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Explore International Education at UVM

The Office of International Education is responsible for two overarching functions: assisting students and faculty engaged in study abroad programs, and assisting international students, scholars, faculty and staff studying and/or working on our campus.

Nearly 37% of UVM undergraduates study abroad in nearly 80 countries each year. Some study for just a few weeks, while many spend one semester or a year studying in a foreign country. Our Study Abroad Advisors assist students in determining what options might be the right fit for their academic and personal goals. Our staff also help UVM faculty organizing courses abroad.

36% of UVM study abroad students participate in a Faculty-Led Program Abroad (FLPA).

The University of Vermont also is home to more than 500 international students, researchers, faculty and staff from more than 67 countries around the world. 

Our International Student and Scholar Services staff advise on immigration matters and assist international students in their transition to and success at UVM through orientation, educational programs and community building events.

About International Students at UVM

UVM's international students are comprised of matriculated undergraduate and graduate students (those who are enrolled and plan to earn their degree at UVM) and exchange students (those who are visiting UVM for one or two semesters). Roughly 300 students are pursuing undergraduate, graduate and medical degrees at the University of Vermont and we also welcome 75 exchange and non-degree students from all over the world each year.

Top sending countries (in order of numbers enrolled for 2011-12)
  • Graduate/medical students:
    1. China, 2. India, 3. Canada, 4. Ghana
  • Undergraduate matriculated students:
    1. China, 2. Canada, 3. Japan/South Korea 4. Sweden/United Kingdom
  • Exchange students:
    1. United Kingdom, 2. Australia, 3. Spain, 4. Germany
  • Currently, international students hail from over 50 countries including:
    Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Bahamas, Bangladesh, Barbados, Brazil, Canada, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cyprus, Egypt, El Salvador, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Finland, France, Gaza Strip, Germany, Ghana, Greece, India, Iran, Ireland, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Mexico, Nepal, The Netherlands, New Zealand, Nigeria, Norway, Pakistan, Romania, Russia, South Korea, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Tanzania, Thailand, Turkey, Uganda, United Kingdom, Uruguay, Venezuela, Zimbabwe

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