Northern Vermont University

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$11,592
2.99% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$16,800
After Financial Aid
2020 Acceptance Rate
75.8%
2,237 Applicants
2020 Enrolled Students
1,999
61.1% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
43.3%
212 Graduates

About

Northern Vermont University is a higher education institution located in Lamoille County, VT. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Northern Vermont University were General Psychology (68 degrees awarded), General Studies (41 degrees), and General Business Administration & Management (31 degrees).

In 2020, 562 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Northern Vermont University. 62.3% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 37.7% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (461 degrees), 13.6 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (34 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Northern Vermont University is $11,592, which is $−10,938 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,531).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Northern Vermont University is $11,592, which is $−10,938 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,531).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $16,800.

In 2020, 84% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 62% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$11,592
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at Northern Vermont University was $11,592. The cost of tuition at Northern Vermont University is $−10,938 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,531).

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Average Net Price

$16,800
2020 Value
3.18%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 Northern Vermont University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $16,800. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of Northern Vermont University grew by 3.18%.

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Other Student Expenses

$11,020
Room and Board
$1,000
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Northern Vermont University was of $11,020 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,000. The cost of room and board increased by 3.96% between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

84%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
62%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

84% of undergraduate students at Northern Vermont University received grants or loans in 2020. This represents a growth of 2.44% with respect to 2019, when 82% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Admissions

Northern Vermont University received 2,237 undergraduate applications in 2020, which represents a 26.6% annual decline. Out of those 2,237 applicants, 1,695 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 75.8% acceptance rate.

There were 1,999 students enrolled at Northern Vermont University in 2020, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Northern Vermont University has an overall enrollment yield of 13.3%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

75.8%
Acceptance Rate in 2020
1,695
Accepted Out of 2,237

In 2020, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Northern Vermont University was 75.8% (1,695 admissions from 2,237 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2019, which was 77.8%. Between 2019 and 2020, the number of applicants declined by −26.6%, while admissions declined by −28.5%.

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SAT Scores

N/A%
Submission Percentage
N/A
Scores Submitted

N/A% of enrolled first-time students at Northern Vermont University in 2020 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Northern Vermont University has a total enrollment of 1,999 students. The full-time enrollment at Northern Vermont University is 1,222 students and the part-time enrollment is 777. This means that 61.1% of students enrolled at Northern Vermont University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Northern Vermont University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 76.9% White, 4.05% Hispanic or Latino, 3.75% Two or More Races, 2.75% Black or African American, 0.75% Asian, 0.4% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Northern Vermont University in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (44.3%), followed by White Male (31.3%) and Two or More Races Female (2.79%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (69.2%), followed by White Male (17.9%) and Two or More Races Female (2.56%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

61.1%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Northern Vermont University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,999 students. The full-time enrollment at Northern Vermont University is 1,222 and the part-time enrollment is 777. This means that 61.1% of students enrolled at Northern Vermont University are enrolled full-time compared with 68.8% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

54%
2020 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 Northern Vermont University was 54%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (75%), Northern Vermont University had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    1,537
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    81
  3. Two or More Races
    75

The enrolled student population at Northern Vermont University is 76.9% White, 4.05% Hispanic or Latino, 3.75% Two or More Races, 2.75% Black or African American, 0.75% Asian, 0.4% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0% 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 Masters Colleges and Universities is 52.6% White, 16.6% Hispanic or Latino, and 13% 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, 217 students (10.9%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2020, 138 more women than men received degrees from Northern Vermont University. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Northern Vermont University is white (461 degrees awarded). There were 13.6 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (34 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Northern Vermont University is General Psychology (68 degrees awarded), followed by General Studies (41 degrees) and General Business Administration & Management (31 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Northern Vermont University, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Communication Technologies (13 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (45 degrees), and Psychology (91 degrees).

Workforce

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 Northern Vermont University are Other managers (205,994 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (198,333 people), Postsecondary teachers (131,214 people), Social workers, all other (110,131 people), and Graphic designers (104,080 people).

The most specialized majors at Northern Vermont University are Communication Technologies (13 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (45 degrees), Psychology (91 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (69 degrees), and Natural Resources & Conservation (12 degrees).

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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 Northern Vermont University are Surgeons, Computer hardware engineers, Chief executives & legislators, Physicians, and Aircraft pilots & flight engineers

The most specialized majors at Northern Vermont University are Communication Technologies (13 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (45 degrees), Psychology (91 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (69 degrees), and Natural Resources & Conservation (12 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Northern Vermont University are Elementary & secondary schools (565,987 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (328,067 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (245,181 people), Outpatient care centers (181,866 people), and Individual & family services (138,544 people).

The most specialized majors at Northern Vermont University are Communication Technologies (13 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (45 degrees), Psychology (91 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (69 degrees), and Natural Resources & Conservation (12 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Northern Vermont University.
Most Common
  1. 68 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 41 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 31 degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Northern Vermont University was General Psychology with 68 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

212
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
350
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 212 degrees were awarded to men at Northern Vermont University, which is 0.606 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (350).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2020, 24 degrees were awarded to men at Northern Vermont University in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.85 times more than the 13 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2020, 58 degrees were awarded to women at Northern Vermont University in General Psychology, which is 5.27 times more than the 11 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

26%
100% Completion Time
39%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 26% of students graduating from Northern Vermont University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 39% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 41% 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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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Female
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Northern Vermont University is Female and Asian (100% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (72.4%).

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, 7.08% of graduates (15 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    461 degrees awarded
  2. Unknown
    34 degrees awarded
  3. Two or More Races
    25 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Northern Vermont University is white (461 degrees awarded). There were 13.6 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (34 degrees).

6.05% of degree recipients (34 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. White Female
    288 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    173 degrees awarded
  3. Two or More Races Female
    18 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Northern Vermont University is white female (288 degrees awarded). There were 1.66 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (173 degrees).

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Operations

Northern Vermont University has an endowment valued at nearly $N/A, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $145k (NaNk%), compared to the 3.19% average return ($1.26M on $39.6M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2020, Northern Vermont University had a total salary expenditure of $N/A. Northern Vermont University employs 27 Professors, 22 Associate professors, and 18 Assistant professors. Most academics at Northern Vermont University are Male Professors (17), Male Associate professors(17), and Female Assistant professors (13).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Northern Vermont University are: Management, with 46 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 46 employees, and Service with 37 employees.

Finances

Endowment

0%
growth from 2019

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $3.65M - Federal
  2. $125k - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2020, Northern Vermont University received $3.65M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $125k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$19.7M
2020 Salaries
4.33%
decline from 2019

In 2020, Northern Vermont University paid a median of $19.7M in salaries, which represents NaNM% of their overall expenditure ($N/A) and a 4.33% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 0.234% decline from 2018 and a 83.9% growth from 2017.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 34.6M (40.9% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$4.25M
Instructional Salaries
67
Number of Employees

In 2020, Northern Vermont University paid a total of $4.25M to 67 employees working as instructors, which represents 21.6% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $11M (31.8%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Professor
Most Common Instructor
27 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
46 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at Northern Vermont University were Professor with 27 employees; Associate professor with 22 employees; and Associate professor with 18 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Northern Vermont University were Management with 46 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 46 employees; and Service with 37 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic
  1. Male Professor
  2. Male Associate professor
  3. Female Assistant professor

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Northern Vermont University was Male Professor with 17 employees, Male Associate professor with 17 employees, and Female Assistant professor with 13 employees.

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

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