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Middlebury College is a small private liberal arts college located in Middlebury, VT ranked 39th in the United States. It has a total of 3,931 full-time undergraduate students and is quite competitive, accepting practically 1 out of every 7 applicants. Middlebury College offers 65 different majors and is best known for its European Studies, Spanish Language and Literature, and Chinese Language and Literature programs (nationally ranked 1st, 2nd, and 3rd respectively). With an annual tuition of $55,790 per year, Middlebury College is exceptionally pricey. 85.77% of students graduate moving on to the next phase of their lives, working. After graduation, alumni go on to make close to $58,200 per year, which is 40% greater than the national median.

Middlebury, VT

www.middlebury.edu

A+

Rating

15%

Acceptance

4,751

Students

#39

Ranking

$55,790

Tuition

University of Vermont is a large public university located in Burlington, VT ranked 203rd in the nation. It has a total of 13,253 full-time undergraduate students and is not very competitive, with a 67.3% acceptance rate. University of Vermont offers 185 different majors and is best known for its Computer Systems Analysis, Botany, and Radiation Therapy programs (nationally ranked 5th, 7th, and 12th respectively). With an annual tuition of $16,392 for students from Vermont and $41,280 for those from out-of-state, University of Vermont is rather expensive. 70.46% of students graduate moving on to the next chapter of their lives, employment. After graduation, alumni go on to make near $47,300 per year, which is 14% greater than the national median.

Burlington, VT

www.uvm.edu

A

Rating

67%

Acceptance

15,698

Students

#203

Ranking

$41,280

Tuition

Bennington College

#249 VERMONT

Bennington College is a very small private liberal arts college located in Bennington, VT ranked 249th in America. It has a total of 783 full-time undergraduate students and is not very competitive, accepting 60.79% of applicants. Bennington College offers 134 different majors and is best known for its Literature, Ceramics, and Visual and Performing Arts programs (nationally ranked 3rd, 5th, and 14th respectively). With an annual tuition of $55,200 per year, Bennington College is exceptionally expensive. 70% of students graduate starting the next chapter of their lives, working. After finishing college, alumni go on to make more or less $29,500 per year, which is 29% under the national median.

Bennington, VT

www.bennington.edu

A-

Rating

61%

Acceptance

886

Students

#249

Ranking

$55,200

Tuition

Saint Michael's College is a small private institution located in Colchester, VT ranked 4th in Vermont. It has a total of 1,927 full-time undergraduate students and is not competitive, accepting 83.09% of applicants. Saint Michael's College offers 49 different majors and is best known for its Secondary Education and Teaching program, which is ranked 47th in America. With an annual tuition of $45,050 per year, Saint Michael's College is exceptionally expensive. 75.64% of students graduate beginning the next chapter of their lives, employment. After finishing their studies, alumni go on to bring home near $50,800 per year, which is 22% over the national median.

Colchester, VT

www.smcvt.edu

B+

Rating

83%

Acceptance

2,870

Students

#392

Ranking

$45,050

Tuition

Vermont Technical College is a small public school of engineering and technology located in Randolph, VT ranked 5th in Vermont. It has a total of 2,110 full-time undergraduate students and is not very competitive, with a 67.04% acceptance rate. Vermont Technical College offers 46 different majors and is best known for its Electromechanical Instrumentation and Maintenance Technologies, Construction Management, and Electrical Engineering Technologies programs (nationally ranked 3rd, 11th, and 11th respectively). With an annual tuition of $14,040 for in-state students and $27,336 for those from out-of-state, Vermont Technical College is somewhat moderately high-priced. 61.29% of students graduate moving on to the next chapter of their lives, joining the workforce. After college, alumni go on to take home near $45,000 per year, which is 8% greater than the national median.

Randolph, VT

www.vtc.edu/

B

Rating

67%

Acceptance

2,119

Students

#494

Ranking

$27,336

Tuition

Champlain College

#549 VERMONT

Champlain College is a small private institution located in Burlington, VT ranked 6th in Vermont. It has a total of 4,925 full-time undergraduate students and is not competitive, accepting 85.15% of applicants. Champlain College offers 88 different majors and is best known for its Writing, Health Care Facilities Administration, and Computer Graphics programs (nationally ranked 3rd, 4th, and 8th respectively). With an annual tuition of $41,728 per year, Champlain College is rather pricey. 57.33% of students graduate starting the next chapter of their lives, entering the labor market. After finishing college, alumni go on to draw near $45,400 per year, which is 9% over the national median.

Burlington, VT

www.champlain.edu

B-

Rating

85%

Acceptance

6,060

Students

#549

Ranking

$41,728

Tuition

Norwich University

#618 VERMONT

Norwich University is a small private college located in Northfield, VT ranked 7th in Vermont. It has a total of 3,693 full-time undergraduate students and is not very competitive, accepting 75.07% of applicants. Norwich University offers 57 different majors and is best known for its Military Technologies, Construction Management, and Computer and Information Systems Security programs (nationally ranked 1st, 19th, and 21st respectively). With an annual tuition of $39,234 per year, Norwich University is rather expensive. 57.28% of students graduate ready to the next stage of their lives, employment. After finishing college, alumni go on to earn around $53,700 per year, which is 29% over the national median.

Northfield, VT

www.norwich.edu/

B-

Rating

75%

Acceptance

4,880

Students

#618

Ranking

$39,234

Tuition

Landmark College

#677 VERMONT

Landmark College is a very small private associates college located in Putney, VT ranked 8th in Vermont. It has a total of 631 full-time undergraduate students and is not very competitive, accepting 47.02% of applicants. Landmark College offers 10 different majors and is best known for its Fine Art and Computer Science programs, which are both ranked 3rd in Vermont. With an annual tuition of $59,100 per year, Landmark College is exceptionally costly. 32.89% of students graduate ready to the next chapter of their lives, working. After graduation, alumni go on to generate roughly $23,600 per year, which is 43% less than the national median.

Putney, VT

www.landmark.edu

C+

Rating

47%

Acceptance

703

Students

#677

Ranking

$59,100

Tuition

Green Mountain College is a private institution located in Poultney, VT ranked 9th in Vermont. 45.56% of students graduate ready to the next phase of their lives, entering the labor market. After finishing their studies, alumni go on to make near $30,300 per year, which is 27% under the national median.

Poultney, VT

C+

Rating

100%

Acceptance

Students

#1069

Ranking

-

Tuition

Castleton University is a small public college located in Castleton, VT ranked 10th in Vermont. It has a total of 2,165 full-time undergraduate students and is not competitive, accepting narrowly greater than 5/6 of applicants. Castleton University offers 76 different majors and is best known for its Accounting and Business Management and Literature programs, which are respectively ranked 9th and 19th in the United States. With an annual tuition of $11,304 for students from Vermont and $27,984 for those from out-of-state, Castleton University is reasonably high-priced. 54.1% of students graduate moving on to the next stage of their lives, employment. After finishing college, alumni go on to draw around $37,900 per year, which is 9% less than the national median.

Castleton, VT

www.castleton.edu

C

Rating

84%

Acceptance

3,418

Students

#1416

Ranking

$27,984

Tuition

Northern Vermont University is a small public institution located in Johnson, VT ranked 11th in Vermont. It has a total of 2,623 full-time undergraduate students and is not very competitive, accepting 77.78% of applicants. Northern Vermont University offers 87 different majors and is best known for its Alternative Medicine and Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology programs, which are respectively ranked 4th and 34th in the nation. With an annual tuition of $11,256 for in-state students and $24,960 for those from out-of-state, Northern Vermont University is somewhat moderately costly. 38.99% of students graduate starting the next chapter of their lives, entering the labor market. After college, alumni go on to bring in close to $33,200 per year, which is 20% below the national median.

Johnson, VT

www.northernvermont.edu

C

Rating

78%

Acceptance

3,124

Students

#1656

Ranking

$24,960

Tuition

Community College of Vermont is a mid-sized public associates college located in Montpelier, VT ranked 12th in Vermont. It has a total of 9,567 full-time undergraduate students. Community College of Vermont offers 33 different majors. With an annual tuition of $6,504 for in-state students and $13,248 for those from out-of-state, Community College of Vermont is relatively affordable. 14.24% of students graduate moving on to the next phase of their lives, employment. After finishing their studies, alumni go on to bring home approximately $28,800 per year, which is 31% under the national median.

Montpelier, VT

www.ccv.edu

D+

Rating

100%

Acceptance

9,567

Students

#2489

Ranking

$13,248

Tuition