Undergraduate Retention Rates
First-Time First Year Cohorts Entering UVM From Fall 2016 to Fall 2021:
CNHS Students Returning after the First Year
CNHS Students Returning after the Second Year
|Fall 2021||92.1%||data not yet available|
The above chart shows the percentage of first-time, first-year undergraduate students from 2016-2020 who returned to CNHS after their first and second years in the college. Source: UVM Office of Institutional Research
Four-Year Graduation Rates
|Fall 2018 Cohort||Fall 2017 Cohort||Fall 2016 Cohort||Fall 2015 Cohort|
Fall 2014 Cohort
|# in Original Cohort||234||225||236||235||223|
|Prog. of Entry||70.9%||69.8%||64.8%||67.7%||61.9%|
|Other Prog. in Same College||5.1%||5.8%||5.1%||4.3%||6.3%|
|Different College & Prog.||8.1%||7.1%||6.4%||9.8%||10.8%|
|Overall 4-Year Graduation Rate||84.2%||82.7%||76.3%||81.7%||78.9%|
The data above show the number of first-time, first-year undergraduate students who graduated from CNHS or another college within the University of Vermont within four years after matriculating into the College of Nursing and Health Sciences. Source: UVM Office of Institutional Research
What Our Students Say
- "I feel very well-prepared for the board exam and for my future career."
- "My best friends come from CNHS and I believe that’s because we are like-minded in how we care for people and hope to improve others' quality of life."
- "I liked UVM because the faculty was warm, welcoming and incredibly knowledgeable. Their number one goal was to see us succeed."
Source: CNHS Senior Exit Survey
The College of Nursing and Health Sciences recognizes and celebrates student achievement. The following awards are given to deserving students annually:
- Dean's Award
Recognizes a CNHS student who has demonstrated exemplary professional growth and contributions during their tenure at UVM.
- Dean's Inclusive Excellence Award
Recognizes a student who has made major contributions to create an environment of social justice, inclusion and equity in the Department, College, University and community.
- Commencement Banner Bearer
In recognition of an undergraduate or graduate student who has been nominated by his/her peers and faculty to carry the College banner at the University Commencement Ceremony.
- Dean's List
Dean's List status is awarded to full-time undergraduate students with a cumulative grade-point average of not less than 3.0 who stood in the top 20 percent of each class of their college/school during the preceding semester. View Dean's List >>
- Honors College
The Honors College offers an intensely focused, academically challenging environment for some of the university's most outstanding undergraduate students.