Burlington, Vermont

The nation's smallest big city

Burlington is one of America's liveliest small cities (population: 40,000), and it charms with its proximity to Vermont's idyllic countryside. As the state's educational, medical, financial and cultural epicenter, Burlington is Vermont's prized city. The state's "human scale" is often cited as offering UVM students unique opportunities to get involved and gain essential experience.

This comfortable but cosmopolitan city is known as a top college town and revered for its arts, healthy lifestyle, outdoor options and safety by sources ranging from The Princeton Review and The New York Times (Read "36 Hours in Burlington, Vt." on nytimes.com) to Outside and Travel + Leisure magazines. Students often say that when it comes to Burlington, it was love at first sight. Learn more about visiting us.

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