University of Vermont

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$16,280
0.683% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$21,849
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
0.685%
on Student Loans
2022 Acceptance Rate
59.8%
30,231 Applicants
2022 Enrolled Students
14,088
91.2% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
75.8%
1,881 Graduates

About

University of Vermont is a higher education institution located in Chittenden County, VT. In 2022, the most popular Bachelors Degree concentrations at University of Vermont were General Business Administration & Management (212 degrees awarded), General Psychology (156 degrees), and General Biological Sciences (114 degrees).

In 2022, 3,356 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at University of Vermont. 60.8% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 39.2% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (2,766 degrees), 18.3 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (151 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at University of Vermont is $16,280, which is $−13,870 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($30,150).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at University of Vermont is $16,280, which is $−13,870 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($30,150).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $21,849.

In 2022, 88% of undergraduate students attending University of Vermont received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 39% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$16,280
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at University of Vermont was $16,280. The cost of tuition at University of Vermont is $−13,870 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Doctoral Universities ($30,150).

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Average Net Price

$21,849
2022 Value
9.94%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 University of Vermont had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $21,849. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of University of Vermont grew by 9.94%.

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Other Student Expenses

$13,622
Room and Board
$1,200
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at University of Vermont was of $13,622 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 4.16% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,200. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

88%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
39%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

88% of undergraduate students at University of Vermont received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 3.53% with respect to 2021, when 85% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

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0.685%
2019 Default Rate
15
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at University of Vermont was 0.685%, which represents 15 out of the 2190 total borrowers.

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Admissions

University of Vermont received 30,231 undergraduate applications in 2022, which represents a 18.3% annual growth. Out of those 30,231 applicants, 18,075 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 59.8% acceptance rate.

There were 14,088 students enrolled at University of Vermont in 2022. 38% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

University of Vermont has an overall enrollment yield of 16.6%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

59.8%
Acceptance Rate in 2022
18,075
Accepted Out of 30,231

In 2022, the undergraduate acceptance rate of University of Vermont was 59.8% (18,075 admissions from 30,231 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2021, which was 63.5%. Between 2021 and 2022, the number of applicants grew by 18.3%, while admissions grew by 11.3%..

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SAT Scores

38%
Submission Percentage (2022)
1,126
Scores Submitted (2022)

38% of enrolled first-time students at University of Vermont in 2022 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

University of Vermont had a total enrollment of 14,088 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at University of Vermont is 12,845 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,243. This means that 91.2% of students enrolled at University of Vermont are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at University of Vermont, both undergraduate and graduate, is 80.6% White, 4.98% Hispanic or Latino, 3.74% Two or More Races, 3.43% Asian, 1.41% Black or African American, 0.0994% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0213% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at University of Vermont in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (53.1%), followed by White Male (30.1%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (3.24%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (40.3%), followed by White Male (23.7%) and Asian Female (4.54%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

91.2%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at University of Vermont in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 14,088 students. The full-time enrollment at University of Vermont is 12,845 and the part-time enrollment is 1,243. This means that 91.2% of students enrolled at University of Vermont are enrolled full-time compared with 77.4% at similar Doctoral Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

89%
2022 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at University of Vermont was 89%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Doctoral Universities (84%), University of Vermont had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    11,357 enrolled students
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    701 enrolled students
  3. Two or More Races
    527 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at University of Vermont is 80.6% White, 4.98% Hispanic or Latino, 3.74% Two or More Races, 3.43% Asian, 1.41% Black or African American, 0.0994% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0213% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Doctoral Universities is 47.5% White, 15.5% Hispanic or Latino, and 9.58% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 431 students (3.06%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 728 more women than men received degrees from University of Vermont. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at University of Vermont is white (2,766 degrees awarded). There were 18.3 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (151 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at University of Vermont is General Business Administration & Management (212 degrees awarded), followed by General Psychology (156 degrees) and General Biological Sciences (114 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at University of Vermont, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Biology (350 degrees awarded), Math & Statistics (78 degrees), and English (73 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of Vermont are Software developers (515,532 people), Other managers (478,863 people), Physicians (443,111 people), Miscellaneous engineers, including nuclear engineers (356,643 people), and Postsecondary teachers (320,978 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Vermont in 2022 are Biology (350 degrees awarded), Math & Statistics (78 degrees), English (73 degrees), Language & Linguistics (41 degrees), and Engineering (249 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of Vermont are Podiatrists, Surgeons, Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists, Physicians, and Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents

The most specialized majors at University of Vermont are Biology (350 degrees awarded), Math & Statistics (78 degrees), English (73 degrees), Language & Linguistics (41 degrees), and Engineering (249 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of Vermont are Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (644,646 people), Computer Systems Design (608,401 people), Elementary & secondary schools (583,757 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (574,476 people), and Architectural, engineering & related services (465,085 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Vermont are Biology (350 degrees awarded), Math & Statistics (78 degrees), English (73 degrees), Language & Linguistics (41 degrees), and Engineering (249 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by University of Vermont.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 212 degrees awarded
  2. 156 degrees awarded
  3. 114 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common bachelors degree concentration at University of Vermont was General Business Administration & Management with 212 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

1,314
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
2,042
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 1,314 degrees were awarded to men at University of Vermont, which is 0.643 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (2,042).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 157 degrees were awarded to men at University of Vermont in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.47 times more than the 107 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 119 degrees were awarded to men at University of Vermont in General Psychology, which is 2.64 times more than the 45 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

64%
100% Completion Time
76%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 64% of students graduating from University of Vermont completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 76% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 77% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Two or More Races Female
Highest Graduation Rate (79.1%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at University of Vermont is Female and Two or More Races (79.1% graduation rate). Across all Doctoral Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 1.38% of graduates (26 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    2,766 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    151 degrees awarded
  3. Asian
    119 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at University of Vermont is white (2,766 degrees awarded). There were 18.3 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (151 degrees).

1.43% of degree recipients (48 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    1,677 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    1,089 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    92 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at University of Vermont is white female (1,677 degrees awarded). There were 1.54 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (1089 degrees).

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Operations

University of Vermont has an endowment valued at nearly $761M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of −NaNM (−5.43%) compared to the 1.13% average return (4.2M on 373M) across all Doctoral Universities.

In 2022, University of Vermont had a total salary expenditure of 743M. University of Vermont employs 189 Lecturers, 176 Associate professors and 167 Professors. Most academics at University of Vermont are Male Professor (109), Female Lecturer (102), and Female Associate professor (100).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of Vermont are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 376 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 324 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 265 employees.

Endowment

$761M
2022 Endowment
4.1%
growth from 2021

University of Vermont has an endowment valued at about $761M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of University of Vermont grew 4.1% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $388M higher than than the median endowment of Doctoral Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Doctoral Universities: Higher Research Activity Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $158M - Federal
  2. $5.91M - State
  3. $6k - Local

As of 2022, University of Vermont received $158M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $5.91M from state grants and contracts, and $6k from local grants and contracts.

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Salary Expenditure

$314M
2022 Salaries
3.12%
growth from 2021

In 2022, University of Vermont paid a median of $314M in salaries, which represents 42.2% of their overall expenditure ($743M) and a 3.12% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Doctoral Universities is 246M (41.5% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$58.3M
Instructional Salaries
625
Number of Employees

In 2022, University of Vermont paid a total of $58.3M to 625 employees working as instructors, which represents 18.6% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $73.7M (30%) for similar Doctoral Universities.

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Occupations by Share

Lecturer
Most Common Instructor
189 Employees
Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
376 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at University of Vermont were Lecturer with 189 employees, Associate professor with 176 employees, and Professor with 167 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of Vermont were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 376 employees, Office and Administrative Support with 324 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 265 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Male Professor
  2. Female Lecturer
  3. Female Associate professor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at University of Vermont was Male Professor with 109 employees, Female Lecturer with 102 employees, and Female Associate professor with 100 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at University of Vermont.

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