University of Vermont

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$16,392
2.86% growth from 2018
2019 Average Net Price
$19,185
After Financial Aid
2017 Student Loan
2.45%
Default Rate
2019 Acceptance Rate
67.3%
19,233 Applicants
2019 Enrolled Students
13,548
89.3% Full-Time
2018 Graduation Rate
76.3%
1,793 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 (264 degrees awarded), General Psychology (133 degrees), and Environmental Studies (119 degrees).

In 2019, 3,538 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at University of Vermont. 57.9% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 42.1% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (2,776 degrees), 21.9 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (127 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at University of Vermont is $16,392, which is $−12,108 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($28,500).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at University of Vermont is $16,392, which is $−12,108 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($28,500).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $19,185.

In 2019, 80% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 42% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$16,392
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of tuition at University of Vermont was $16,392. The cost of tuition at University of Vermont is $−12,108 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Doctoral Universities ($28,500).

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Average Net Price

$19,185
2019 Value
0.395%
1 Year Growth

In 2019 University of Vermont had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $19,185. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of University of Vermont grew by 0.395%.

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Other Student Expenses

$12,269
Room and Board
$1,200
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at University of Vermont was of $12,269 in 2019. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,200. The cost of room and board increased by 11.4% between 2018 and 2019. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

80%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
42%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

80% of undergraduate students at University of Vermont received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a growth of 0% with respect to 2018, when 80% 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.
2.45%
2017 Default Rate
54
Number of Defaults

In 2017 the default rate for borrower's at University of Vermont was 2.45%, which represents 54 out of the 2205 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 19,233 undergraduate applications in 2019, which represents a 9.55% annual decline. Out of those 19,233 applicants, 12,943 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 67.3% acceptance rate.

There were 13,548 students enrolled at University of Vermont in 2019, and 79% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

University of Vermont has an overall enrollment yield of 20.4%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

67.3%
Acceptance Rate in 2019
12,943
Accepted Out of 19,233

In 2019, the undergraduate acceptance rate of University of Vermont was 67.3% (12,943 admissions from 19,233 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2018, which was 67.6%. Between 2018 and 2019, the number of applicants declined by −9.55%, while admissions declined by −9.9%.

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SAT Scores

79%
Submission Percentage
2,084
Scores Submitted

79% of enrolled first-time students at University of Vermont in 2019 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

University of Vermont has a total enrollment of 13,548 students. The full-time enrollment at University of Vermont is 12,100 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,448. This means that 89.3% of students enrolled at University of Vermont are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at University of Vermont, both undergraduate and graduate, is 80.2% White, 4.33% Hispanic or Latino, 3.17% Two or More Races, 3.05% Asian, 1.52% Black or African American, 0.125% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0221% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at University of Vermont in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (48.9%), followed by White Male (32.9%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (2.6%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (44.8%), followed by White Male (26.4%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (3.69%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

89.3%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at University of Vermont, both undergraduate and graduate, is 13,548 students. The full-time enrollment at University of Vermont is 12,100 and the part-time enrollment is 1,448. This means that 89.3% of students enrolled at University of Vermont are enrolled full-time compared with 77.6% at similar Doctoral Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

87%
2019 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
    10,859
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    587
  3. Two or More Races
    430

The enrolled student population at University of Vermont is 80.2% White, 4.33% Hispanic or Latino, 3.17% Two or More Races, 3.05% Asian, 1.52% Black or African American, 0.125% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0221% 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 50.3% White, 14.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 9.48% 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, 379 students (2.8%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2019, 558 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 (2,776 degrees awarded). There were 21.9 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (127 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at University of Vermont is General Business Administration & Management (264 degrees awarded), followed by General Psychology (133 degrees) and Environmental Studies (119 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 (284 degrees awarded), Agriculture (120 degrees), and Math & Statistics (99 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 (405,352 people), Other managers (206,158 people), Postsecondary teachers (183,132 people), Secondary school teachers (160,314 people), and Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (135,238 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Vermont are Natural Resources & Conservation (284 degrees awarded), Agriculture (120 degrees), Math & Statistics (99 degrees), Biology (320 degrees), and History (55 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 University of Vermont are Surgeons, Other financial specialists, Agents & business managers of artists, performers, & athletes, Physicians, and Architectural & engineering managers

The most specialized majors at University of Vermont are Natural Resources & Conservation (284 degrees awarded), Agriculture (120 degrees), Math & Statistics (99 degrees), Biology (320 degrees), and History (55 degrees).

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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 General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (462,580 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (420,918 people), Elementary & secondary schools (392,808 people), Offices of physicians (211,940 people), and Scientific research & development services (154,076 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Vermont are Natural Resources & Conservation (284 degrees awarded), Agriculture (120 degrees), Math & Statistics (99 degrees), Biology (320 degrees), and History (55 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. 264 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 133 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 119 degree-majorss awarded

In 2019, the most common bachelors degree concentration at University of Vermont was General Business Administration & Management with 264 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

1,490
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
2,048
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 1,490 degrees were awarded to men at University of Vermont, which is 0.728 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (2,048).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2019, 213 degrees were awarded to men at University of Vermont in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.75 times more than the 122 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2019, 122 degrees were awarded to women at University of Vermont in General Business Administration & Management, which is 0.573 times less than the 213 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

62%
100% Completion Time
75%
150% Completion Time

In 2019, 62% of students graduating from University of Vermont completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 75% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 76% within 200%.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
American Indian or Alaska Native Male
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at University of Vermont is Male and American Indian or Alaska Native (100% graduation rate). Across all Doctoral Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (69.1%).

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, 1.78% of graduates (32 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    2,776 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    127 degrees awarded
  3. Unknown
    120 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at University of Vermont is white (2,776 degrees awarded). There were 21.9 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (127 degrees).

3.39% of degree recipients (120 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Female
    1,648 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    1,128 degrees awarded
  3. Two or More Races Female
    70 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at University of Vermont is white female (1,648 degrees awarded). There were 1.46 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (1,128 degrees).

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Operations

University of Vermont has an endowment valued at nearly $567M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $25.2M (4.44%), compared to the 4.24% average return ($13.2M on $311M) across all Doctoral Universities.

In 2019, University of Vermont had a total salary expenditure of $728M. University of Vermont employs 186 Professors, 181 Associate professors, and 152 Lecturers. Most academics at University of Vermont are Male Professors (122), Female Associate professors(97), and Male Associate professors (84).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of Vermont are: Office and Administrative Support, with 423 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 338 employees, and Service with 268 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$567M
2019 Endowment
2.11%
growth from 2018

University of Vermont has an endowment valued at about $567M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of University of Vermont grew 2.11% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $256M 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. $117M - Federal
  2. $4.95M - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2019, University of Vermont received $117M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $4.95M from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$304M
2019 Salaries
3.67%
growth from 2018

In 2019, University of Vermont paid a median of $304M in salaries, which represents 41.8% of their overall expenditure ($728M) and a 3.67% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 2.71% growth from 2017 and a 3.56% growth from 2016.

The median for similar Doctoral Universities is 234M (42.4% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$60M
Instructional Salaries
622
Number of Employees

In 2019, University of Vermont paid a total of $60M to 622 employees working as instructors, which represents 19.7% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $71.1M (30.3%) for similar Doctoral Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Professor
Most Common Instructor
186 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
423 Employees

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at University of Vermont were Professor with 186 employees; Associate professor with 181 employees; and Associate professor with 152 employees.

In 2019, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of Vermont were Office and Administrative Support with 423 employees; Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 338 employees; and Service with 268 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

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

In 2019, the most common demographic for instructional staff at University of Vermont was Male Professor with 122 employees, Female Associate professor with 97 employees, and Male Associate professor with 84 employees.

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

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