At UVM, we think big and inspire others to do the same. Our academic program combines faculty-student relationships most commonly found in a small liberal arts college with the resources of a major research institution. The university is home to 9,958 undergraduates, 1,371 graduate students, 459 medical students and 1,364 full- and part-time faculty. Located in Burlington, Vermont (America's #1 College Town -- Travel + Leisure), UVM's setting on the shores of Lake Champlain, between the Adirondack and the Green mountain ranges, gives a mountaintop perspective of all that's possible -- and offers the tools you will need to get there.

Facts and History

“UVM” stands for the Latin words Universitas Viridis Montis -- University of the Green Mountains.

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Leadership

The university is led by President Thomas Sullivan, Provost David V. Rosowsky, a board of trustees, faculty senate and many administrative offices.

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Visiting

Burlington is easily reached by car, bus, train or plane. Information sessions and tours are offered most weekdays and several Saturdays each session. We look forward to your visit.

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Burlington, Vermont

UVM students love their college town -- a small city that feels like a big one. Travel + Leisure magazine said it best: Burlington is America's #1 College Town.

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Outreach

UVM is the state's university, and the mutually beneficial relationship is evident.

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Diversity

Ours is a diverse and welcoming community, and we wouldn't want it any other way. Here you will live with and learn from students and faculty of all different backgrounds.

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News, Events, Publications

Professor wins Fulbright to study drug policy; Fikus concert in Brennan's Pub; Women in Film Series; Queer People of Color Brown-Bag Lunch. And that's just Tuesday. Find out what's happening and who's doing what.

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UVM Stories

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 ’86 G’90
Glaciologist studying the collapse of the ice sheet covering western Antarctica
Particpants in Career Center alum job shadow program
Lizzy Pope
Assistant professor of nutrition and food sciences, lead author on study showing Food TV is a Recipe for Weight Gain

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