U.S. News & World Report has again ranked the University of Vermont a top-50 public university in its 2019 College Guide. UVM was ranked 42nd among 132 public universities in the guide.

The university was ranked 96th among 312 national universities. Last year it was ranked 97th.

“We’re very pleased to be again ranked among the top public universities in the nation by U.S. News and in the top 30 percent of all national universities,” said Stacey Kostell, vice president for enrollment management. “Our mission at UVM is to provide a high caliber academic and student life experience. It’s rewarding when the work we do to achieve those goals is validated with a national ranking like this one.”

For the fourth year in a row, UVM’s incoming class has achieved the highest academic credentials in the university’s history. The class of 2022, an estimated 2,500 students, has earned an average SAT score of 1264 and an average ACT of 28.1, record highs for any incoming class.


Jeffrey R. Wakefield