We look forward to welcoming you into our international and campus community and hope that you will choose to join UVM for your studies.

Studying at UVM

There are many different ways to come to the University of Vermont as an international student. UVM has international students in undergraduate, graduate, exchange, and pathway programs.

Undergraduate Students

UVM offers degree programs in over 100 areas of study. Learn about application requirements and why UVM may be a great place for YOU! The UVM Admissions website is the place to start.

Pathway Programs

Many international students begin their studies at UVM through one of our pathway options. These are opportunities to take UVM coursework before beginning a degree-seeking program. UVM offers two pathway programs for students interested in earning a bachelor's degree-the Global Gateway Program (GGP) and the US Pathway Program (USPP).  The university also offers one pathway program for students interested in earning a master's degree-the Global Gateway Program Pre-Master's Program.

Graduate Students

UVM offers Master’s, Doctoral (PhD, EdD, etc.) and graduate certificate programs for which international students are eligible. Read about programs and the application process on the Graduate College website.

Exchange Programs

Students seeking to study at UVM for just one semester or academic year may be able to come to UVM through an exchange program.

Financing Your Education

As you plan your US education, it is important to consider to costs of attending, which will vary based on your program and level of study. Undergraduate and pathway students may be considered for certain scholarships, and graduate student funding may be available in the form of assistantships or fellowships. Exchange students are not eligible for additional UVM funding beyond those provided in exchange contracts.