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The University of Vermont, also known as UVM, is a national, public research university and the state of Vermont's land-grant university. It was established in 1791. The campus is spread across an area of over 450 acres. The university offers an array of degrees and programs in diverse Course Topics. UVM is organized into the following academic divisions:
  • College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
  • College of Arts and Sciences
  • College of Education and Social Services
  • College of Engineering and Mathematics
  • College of Medicine
  • College of Nursing and Health Sciences
  • Honors College
  • Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural Resources
  • School of Business Administration
UVM's athletic teams are nicknamed the Catamounts. The varsity teams compete in the NCAA's Division I America East Conference.

Profile of University of VermontStudents attend University of Vermont in Burlington, VT, a small city. The school is a public institution. University of Vermont degrees go up to the Doctoral degree.

Course Topics

The range of program offerings available from the school is especially impressive compared to its number of students. University of Vermont is known for its programs in mathematics, fine arts, liberal arts, and conservation and resource management.

University of Vermont Selectivity

The school is selective and does not offer open admission. Three quarters of students in 2007 had SAT verbal scores of at least 540. Half of math SAT scores of accepted students fell between 540 and 640.

The school has a tenure system for senior faculty. The full-time faculty at University of Vermont is well-paid, which often goes with faculty quality.

Student Enrolment

There are 12, 239 students at the school .

Student Life
University of Vermont offers dorm rooms to a higher percentage of its students than do most colleges. The school values student athletics, and belongs to the America East.

University of Vermont Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Liberal Arts589political science, English, sociology, history, anthropology, economics, international development, geography, . . .
Education and Teaching339curriculum and instruction, elementary school teaching, educational administration, special ed, higher education administration, social studies teaching, school Counselling, education, . . .
Business and Management220business management, entrepreneurship
Therapy and Counselling216psychology, communication disorders, physical therapy
Science188biology, chemistry, geology, botany, biochemistry, wildlife biology, molecular biology, physics, . . .
Conservation and Resource Management157environmental studies, conservation, environmental science, forestry, land use planning
Engineering114mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, civil engineering, industrial engineering, materials science, environmental engineering, biomedical engineering
Medicine97medicine, neuroscience
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy87nutrition sciences, parks and recreation management, dietitian, athletic trainer, exercise science
Family and Social Work87social work, family studies, public administration
Nursing and Emergency Medicine86registered nursing, nursing science, nurse practitioner
Fine Arts70fine arts, art history and criticism
Animal Science and Care58animal science
Mathematics39mathematics, statistics
Computer Science and Engineering30computer science, systems analyst
Religion and Philosophy29philosophy, religion
Medical Support and Technology27clinical lab tech, nuclear medical tech, radiation therapist
Landscaping and Horticulture20horticultural science, agronomy, plant sciences
Drama and Performing Arts13drama
Media12public relations and advertising
Photography and Commercial Art7film studies
Music2music, music performance
Agricultural Science and Management1agriculture
Contact: University of VermontUniversity of Vermont

85 S Prospect St

Burlington, VT 05405-0160

General Phone: (802) 656-3131


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