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Forbes: Burlington a Top 10 Tech Hub

The University of Vermont’s hometown is a one of the top 10 tech hubs in the U.S., according to a list published by Burlington ranks ninth, behind Austin and ahead of Boston, in the rankings, compiled by the website Nerdwallet.

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National Geographic

National Geographic: Burlington a "Top Adventure Town"

National Geographic named Burlington to its list of top "adventure towns" for its many varied attractions, from a vibrant music scene to great outdoor recreation to fine dining. "This city, nestled on Lake Champlain, has just about everything you could want, rising to the adventure challenge in any season," the magazine writes. ...

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Outside Magazine: Burlington a 'Best Town Ever’

The results are in for Outside’s Best Town Ever competition, in which the magazine put out a call to readers to vote among 64 top towns to determine their favorite. Ranking at number seven, Burlington was called one of the 16 greatest places to live in America. According to the editors, what set the finalists apart were ...

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The Atlantic Features UVM as a ‘Public Ivy’ in a Unique College Town

While including UVM among “public Ivies” such as the University of Michigan, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, University of Virginia and the College of William and Mary -- public institutions of higher ed “that provide an Ivy League collegiate experience at a public-school price” -- The Atlantic notes that ...

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American Health Rankings

America's Health Rankings: Vermont America's Healthiest State for Fourth Consecutive Year

America's Health Rankings 2012 Edition named Vermont the healthiest state in the U.S. for the fourth year in a row. Commended in the report are the state’s high rate of high school graduation, low violent crime rate, high per capita public health funding, and low rate of uninsured population, among other factors. Read more on ...

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Parenting Magazine: Burlington a Top 10 City for Families

Parenting magazines refers to Burlington's family offerings as "idyllic." From the article:

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Business Insider

Business Insider: Burlington a "15 Hottest Cities for the Future"

Don't let Burlington's laid back charm fool you, says Business Insider of the idyllic Vermont city. The web-based business site goes on to say: Burlington is "emerging as a leader in sustainability." Read the entire feature.

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UVM Acclaim

Best Colleges U.S. News and World Report

U.S. News & World Report: UVM a top public

UVM was ranked 35th among 176 public universities in the 2015 "Best Colleges" issue of U.S. News & World Report. The university also ranked 85th in the magazine’s “National Universities" category among nearly 1,600 colleges and universities nationwide. 

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Forbes: UVM a ‘Rising Star’ Among Top Colleges

In a new list from Forbes magazine of “Ten Top Colleges to Watch,” UVM ranks second among four schools in the top 200 that have consistently risen up the list since the rankings began in 2009. The university has moved up 230 positions, from 370th to 140th this year.

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CNN Money: UVM Ranks in Top 25 for Best Four-Year Graduation Rates

Graduating within four years, CNN Money says, is key to keeping the cost of college down. A new ranking published by the financial advice website lists the top 25 public colleges with the best track record at graduating students on time. UVM is 22nd on the list.

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USA Today: UVM Named One of "10 Best Colleges to Study Health Professions"

The University of Vermont has been ranked among the “10 Best Colleges to Study Health Professions” for its number of quality majors within the field, small class sizes and collaborative learning with professors, and high salaries following graduation and at the mid-career level.

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BusinessWeek: UVM a Top School for High Salary Grads

The University of Vermont is ranked 40th on a list published by of the 50 U.S. colleges whose bachelors degree graduates earn the highest salaries. UVM is the seventh ranked public university on the list. UVM's high ranking was based on the salaries of the upper tier, those at the 90th percentile, of mid-career ...

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Washington Monthly

Washington Monthly: UVM Ranks 24th in U.S. for "Best Bang for the Buck"

Washington Monthly ranked the University of Vermont 24th among all colleges and universities in the nation on its "Best Bang for the Buck" list in the magazine’s annual College Guide issue, published in September. An online version also appeared this month.

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The Wall Street Journal

The Wall Street Journal: UVM a top public university for placing grads in best medical, law, and business schools

A Wall Street Journal survey placed the University of Vermont #18 in a list of the top 30 public universities ranked for their success in placing students in the nation's most prestigious medical, law, and business graduate programs. There are over 500 public universities and colleges nationally. Harvard, Yale, Princeton, Johns ...

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Outside Magazine

Outside Magazine Ranks UVM #9 for its Readers

Citing UVM's 100-year-old Outing Club; the Wilderness TREK program for new students; campus proximity to Lake Champlain, the Green Mountains and Adirondacks; and engaging, fieldwork-based courses, among other assets, Outside magazine ranks the University of Vermont #9 in its list of the top 25 colleges for its readers.

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Affordable College Online

Affordable Colleges Online: UVM's Political Science Program Among Highest ROI in U.S.

Which political science degree programs continually graduate students who go on to be to top earners in their field? recently identified the 20 political science programs in the U.S. with the highest return on investment (ROI). UVM is #6 on that list. AC Online had this to say about political science ...

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The Princeton Review

The Princeton Review: UVM a College with a Conscience

The University of Vermont has been chosen as one of the nation's best colleges at fostering social responsibility and public service by The Princeton Review and Campus Compact. UVM is featured along with other distinguished and service-minded institutions across the country in The Princeton Review's "Colleges with a Conscience: 81 ...

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