What happens to students after they graduate from UVM?

For more than 200 years, UVM -- a public ivy -- has been educating students from across the U.S. and throughout the world, and preparing them for rewarding futures. From undergraduates, international and graduate students to medical, veterans and returning students -- let our admissions process guide you on your academic journey.


UVM offers a public ivy experience to 9,958 undergraduate students. Students study one of 100 undergraduate majors, with gifted faculty who inspire and prepare students for every kind of success after graduation.

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International Undergraduate

Many international students find UVM an ideal setting for an undergraduate education. International students come here from approximately 65 countries and fall in love with our rich academic life and energetic college town.

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The Graduate College at the University of Vermont enrolls about 1,300 students in 46 master's programs and 21 doctoral programs.

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UVM's College of Medicine graduates are prized by residency programs for their superb clinical skills and by communities for their commitment to public service.

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Financial Aid

The university follows a need-based philosophy in awarding financial aid; a variety of other financing options are available for those who do not qualify for need-based aid.

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Continuing and Distance Education

Apply to continue your education, plan a career change, obtain professional development and more.

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UVM Stories

T. Cleopatra Doley
Teach for America corps member, inner-city youth in New York
Josh Goldsmith
Producer, Big Spaceship digital marketing
Eric Lipton
New York Times reporter, two-time Pulitzer winner
Nathan Gasek in front  of microscope
Funded undergraduate researcher
Sophia Hoffacker
Environmental studies and political science double major, winner of prestigious national scholarship
Frances Iannucci rowing boat
Honors student, conducted summer research in Mongolia
Chemistry major, winner of prestigious Goldwater Scholarship
Ian Joughin ā€™86 Gā€™90
Glaciologist studying the collapse of the ice sheet covering western Antarctica

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Number of club sports; many offer regional and national competition


Bottled water sold on campus (largest public university in U.S. to ban campus sales of bottled water)


Percentage of UVM graduates who are employed full time or enrolled in graduate school within a year of graduation


UVM students who do research with faculty mentors


UVM rank for most classes with under 20 students (Among publics in U.S. News & World Report top 100 national universities)

american east

Number of America East Academic Cups that have been awarded to UVM Athletics in the past decade for the highest cumulative GPA among student-athletes


Ranking among the nation's top small research universities

top 10

Among U.S. college towns -- The New York Times


UVM students have won or been finalists in scholarship competitions ranging from the Fulbright to Rhodes in the last five years


UVM students who have engaged in research, a capstone course, study abroad or service learning


Number of environmentally themed majors and concentrations


Number of programmed housing options


Greenhouse gas emissions by 2025 is UVM's climate neutrality goal


Award-winning student newspaper. The Vermont Cynic won 2011-12 and 2012-13 Newspaper Pacemaker awards, college journalism's top prize, and two 2013-14 best-of-show awards


Ranking for number of graduates entering the Peace Corps


Dollars awarded to UVM faculty last year in sponsored funding


Amount of campus waste that is recycled


of admitted students were offered a merit scholarship last year