University of Vermont Review

At the University of Vermont, in Burlington, possible fields of study include art, business, agriculture, education, environmental sciences, nursing and medicine. The university awards degrees ranging from associate's to doctoral.

University of Vermont Overview

The University of Vermont (UVM) was established in 1791 as New England's fifth college. It's located on a 460-acre campus in Burlington, Vermont, near Lake Champlain.

The University of Vermont provides over 11,000 students with associate, bachelor's, master's and doctoral degree programs in arts, agriculture, business, education, life sciences, engineering, nursing and environmental sciences. Students may also pursue an M.D. through the College of Medicine. Additionally, this university offers green courses and adheres to green practices and policies that have been recognized by and Kaplan College Guide.

Admissions and Enrollment Overview

UVM welcomes first-year, transfer and international students into its undergraduate programs. All students are required to submit an application and fee, as well as one letter of recommendation. Graduate student admission is based on Graduate College admissions requirements, along with the specific program requirements. Scholarship opportunities at the University of Vermont are available for both graduate and undergraduate students.

Campus Facilities and Learning Environment

A main library and two specialty libraries at the University of Vermont offer access to more than 1.5 million books, magazines, journals, government documents and more. Students are also offered academic resources through online collections and interlibrary loans. In addition, students at the college take classes in close proximity to a research park and four research facilities that include a horse farm, maple research complex, horticultural complex and three greenhouse complexes.

At the University of Vermont, there is a 16:1 student-to-faculty ratio and average class size of 29 students. Most undergraduate and graduate students may participate in research opportunities; these projects may consist of students working closely with faculty scientists on various research topics. Research centers at UVM are offered in the areas of bioscience and health; community, place and change; environment and natural systems; and economic vitality.

Colleges and Schools at University of Vermont

  • Rubenstein School of Environment Natural Resources
  • College of Arts and Sciences
  • School of Business Administration
  • College of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences
  • College of Medicine
  • College of Nursing and Health Sciences
  • Continuing Education
  • College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
  • College of Education and Social Services
  • Graduate College
  • Honors College

School Contact Information

  • Address: 85 S. Prospect St., 349 Waterman Building, Burlington, VT 05405
  • Phone Number: 802-656-3131