University of Vermont

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$15,096

2.95% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$17,816

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

1.86%

Default Rate

2016 Acceptance Rate

68.9%

22,476 Applicants

2016 Enrolled Students

13,105

88.5% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

74.2%

1,820 Graduates

About

University of Vermont is a higher education institution located in Chittenden County, VT. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at University of Vermont were General Business Administration & Management (221 degrees awarded), General Psychology (147 degrees), and Environmental Studies (127 degrees).

In 2016, 3,097 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at University of Vermont. 58.6% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 41.4% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (2,517 degrees), 15.3 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (164 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at University of Vermont is $15,096, which is $-10,760 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($25,856).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at University of Vermont is $15,096, which is $-10,760 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($25,856).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $17,816.

In 2016, 78% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 43% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$15,096

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at University of Vermont was $15,096. The cost of tuition at University of Vermont is $-10,760 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Doctoral Universities ($25,856).

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Average Net Price

$17,816

2016 Value

3%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 University of Vermont had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $17,816. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of University of Vermont grew by 3%.

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Other Student Expenses

$10,525

Room and Board

$1,200

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at University of Vermont was of $10,525 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,200. The cost of room and board increased by 0.998% between 2015 and 2016. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

78%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

43%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

78% of undergraduate students at University of Vermont received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a growth of 1.3% with respect to 2015, when 77% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.

1.86%

2015 Default Rate

46

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at University of Vermont was 1.86%, which represents 46 out of the 2468 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

University of Vermont received 22,476 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 11.1% annual decline. Out of those 22,476 applicants, 15,495 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 68.9% acceptance rate.

There were 13,105 students enrolled at University of Vermont in 2016, and 77% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

University of Vermont has an overall enrollment yield of 16.1%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

68.9%

Acceptance Rate in 2016

15,495

Accepted Out of 22,476

In 2016, the undergraduate acceptance rate of University of Vermont was 68.9% (15,495 admissions from 22,476 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2015, which was 70.9%. Between 2015 and 2016, the number of applicants declined by -111%, while admissions declined by -135%.

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SAT Scores

77%

Submission Percentage

1,928

Scores Submitted

77% of enrolled first-time students at University of Vermont in 2016 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

University of Vermont has a total enrollment of 13,105 students. The full-time enrollment at University of Vermont is 11,598 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,507. This means that 88.5% of students enrolled at University of Vermont are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at University of Vermont, both undergraduate and graduate, is 77.1% White, 4.15% Hispanic or Latino, 3.14% Asian, 2.69% Two or More Races, 1.29% Black or African American, 0.137% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0305% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at University of Vermont in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (46.2%), followed by White Male (34.4%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (2.43%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (31.1%), followed by White Male (24%) and Asian Female (3.11%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

88.5%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at University of Vermont, both undergraduate and graduate, is 13,105 students. The full-time enrollment at University of Vermont is 11,598 and the part-time enrollment is 1,507. This means that 88.5% of students enrolled at University of Vermont are enrolled full-time compared with 78.1% at similar Doctoral Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

87%

2016 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 87%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Doctoral Universities (83%), University of Vermont had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    10,110

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    544

  3. Asian

    411

The enrolled student population at University of Vermont is 77.1% White, 4.15% Hispanic or Latino, 3.14% Asian, 2.69% Two or More Races, 1.29% Black or African American, 0.137% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0305% 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 51.9% White, 12.8% Hispanic or Latino, and 9.36% 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, 677 students (5.17%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 535 more women than men received degrees from University of Vermont. The majority of degree recipients at University of Vermont are white (2,517 degrees awarded). There were 15.3 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (164 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at University of Vermont is General Business Administration & Management (221 degrees awarded), followed by General Psychology (147 degrees) and Environmental Studies (127 degrees).

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 Natural Resources & Conservation (257 degrees awarded), Agriculture (112 degrees), and Language & Linguistics (75 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 University of Vermont are Physicians & surgeons (404,877 people), Miscellaneous managers (227,111 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (201,971 people), Postsecondary teachers (190,354 people), and Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (124,079 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Vermont are Natural Resources & Conservation (257 degrees awarded), Agriculture (112 degrees), Language & Linguistics (75 degrees), History (67 degrees), and Biology (286 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of Vermont are Real estate brokers & sales agents, Physicians & surgeons, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Aircraft pilots & flight engineers, and Credit counselors & loan officers

The most specialized majors at University of Vermont are Natural Resources & Conservation (257 degrees awarded), Agriculture (112 degrees), Language & Linguistics (75 degrees), History (67 degrees), and Biology (286 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 University of Vermont are Hospitals (497,789 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (378,804 people), Elementary & secondary schools (364,347 people), Offices of physicians (163,350 people), and Scientific research & development services (126,299 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Vermont are Natural Resources & Conservation (257 degrees awarded), Agriculture (112 degrees), Language & Linguistics (75 degrees), History (67 degrees), and Biology (286 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 University of Vermont.

Most Common

  1. 221 degrees awarded

  2. 147 degrees awarded

  3. 127 degrees awarded

In 2016, the most common bachelors degree concentration at University of Vermont was General Business Administration & Management with 221 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 1,281

  2. 1,816

In 2016, 1,281 degrees were awarded to men at University of Vermont, which is 0.705 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (1,816).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2016, 157 degrees were awarded to men at University of Vermont in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.87 times more than the 84 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2016, 118 degrees were awarded to women at University of Vermont in General Psychology, which is 2.81 times more than the 42 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

66%

100% Completion Time

76%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 66% 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 76% 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 Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

Black or African American Female

Highest Graduation Rate (84.2%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at University of Vermont is Female and Black or African American (84.2% graduation rate). Across all Doctoral Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (67.2%).

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, 1.59% of graduates (29 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    2,517 degrees awarded

  2. Unknown

    164 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    120 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at University of Vermont is white (2,517 degrees awarded). There were 15.3 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (164 degrees).

5.3% of degree recipients (164 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    1,478 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    1,039 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino Female

    72 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at University of Vermont is white female (1,478 degrees awarded). There were 1.42 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (1,039 degrees).

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Operations

University of Vermont has an endowment valued at nearly $405M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $4.37M (1.08%), compared to the 1.54% average return ($4.18M on $271M) across all Doctoral Universities.

In 2015, University of Vermont had a total expenditure of $659M. Of that $659M, they spent $274M on salaries and $659M on benefits.

University of Vermont employs 196 Associate professors, 166 Professors, and 150 Lecturers. Most academics at University of Vermont are Male Professors (111), Male Associate professors(108), and Female Associate professors (88).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of Vermont are: Office and Administrative Support, with 445 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 328 employees, and Service with 260 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$405M

2015 Endowment

0.396%

decline from 2014

University of Vermont has an endowment valued at about $405M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of University of Vermont declined 0.396% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $134M 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. $116M - Federal

  2. $2.85M - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2015, University of Vermont received $116M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $2.85M from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Primary Expenses

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$274M

Salary Expenditure

$659M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, University of Vermont had a total expenditure of $659M. Of that $659M, they spent $274M on salaries and $659M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

This tree map shows all of the primary expenses of Research at University of Vermont as a share of total expenditure.

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Salary Expenditure

$274M

2015 Salaries

1.1%

growth from 2014

In 2015, University of Vermont paid a median of $274M in salaries, which represents 41.5% of their overall expenditure ($659M) and a 1.1% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 2.56% growth from 2013 and a 2.06% growth from 2012.

The median for similar Doctoral Universities is 206M (43.4% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$54.1M

Instructional Salaries

609

Number of Employees

In 2015, University of Vermont paid a total of $54.1M to 609 employees working as instructors, which represents 19.8% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $62.1M (30.2%) for similar Doctoral Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Associate professor

Most Common Instructor

196 Employees

Office and Administrative Support

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

445 Employees

In 2016, the most common positions for instructional staff at University of Vermont were Associate professor with 196 employees; Professor with 166 employees; and Professor with 150 employees.

In 2016, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of Vermont were Office and Administrative Support with 445 employees; Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 328 employees; and Service with 260 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Professor

  2. Male Associate professor

  3. Female Associate professor

In 2016, the most common demographic for instructional staff at University of Vermont was Male Professor with 111 employees, Male Associate professor with 108 employees, and Female Associate professor with 88 employees.

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

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