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The University of Vermont and State Agricultural College, more commonly known as the University of Vermont or UVM, is a public research university and, after 1862, the U.S. state of Vermont’s land-grant university.The University of Vermont is labeled one of the original “Public Ivies,” a publicly funded university considered as providing a quality of education.
Founded in 1791, UVM is among the oldest universities in the United States and the fifth college established in New England after Harvard, Yale, Dartmouth and Brown.
The Mission of the University of Vermont:
To create, evaluate, share, and apply knowledge and to prepare students to be accountable leaders who will bring to their work dedication to the global community, a grasp of complexity, effective problem-solving and communication skills, and an enduring commitment to learning and ethical conduct.
The University of Vermont is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, (NEASC), a non-governmental, nationally-recognized organization whose affiliated institutes include elementary schools through collegiate institutions offering postgraduate instruction.
UVM is ranked 85th on U.S. News & World Report’s national university rankings. In 2014, Forbes “America’s Top Colleges” list ranks UVM 140th overall, out of the 650 top-ranked schools in the country.
A Wall Street Journal survey placed the University of Vermont #18 in a list of the top 30 public universities ranked for their success in placing students in the nation’s most prestigious medical, law, and business graduate programs. There are over 500 public universities and colleges nationally.
The student strength at UVM is Undergraduate: 9,958 and Graduate: 1,371
The university’s 451-acre campus is located in Burlington. It is 220 miles northwest of Boston, 285 miles north of New York City and 90 miles southeast of Montreal. It is Located on Lake Champlain a stunning lake with 587 miles (945 kilometers) of shoreline. It just 25 to 60 minutes to ski resorts, including Bolton Valley, Stowe, Sugarbush, Mad River Glen and Smuggler’s Notch and it is named a top city for outside activities, the arts, safety and overall quality of life by Outside, The Huffington Post, Travel + Leisure, The New York Times, Arts & Entertainment, Traveler and other national media.
The university offers first time students on campus living and for this the student needs to fill the form.
They offer Apartments & Family Housing offers like one, two, and three-bedroom apartments and is located in Colchester and Essex, about five miles from campus. The Apartments & Family Housing (AFH) program is an integral part of the educational mission of The University of Vermont. They serve student-families, same-sex couples, single graduate students, single non-traditional undergraduate students, and single upper-class undergraduates. The atmosphere at AFH is conducive to academic success; personal, cultural and social growth; and community involvement. The students which are seeking for off campus housing can look for Quarry Hill Apartments or rooms at the Sheraton Hotel as they are the two great options for UVM undergraduates.
List of Departments
- College of Arts & Sciences&
- School of Business Administration
- College of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences
- College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
- College of Education and Social Services
- College of Medicine
- College of Nursing and Health Sciences
- Honors College
- Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural Resources
Partial scholarship for new applicants
- Global Gateway Program applicants are automatically considered for an international student scholarship when they apply. No special application is needed.
- Eligibility is based on admittance to the Global Gateway Program, academic merit and supporting evidence submitted with the application.
- Selected international students will receive up to a US$10,000 scholarship.
- Any partial scholarship awarded is deducted from Year 1 of their US University tuition fees.
- Available to applicants for all intakes (January, May and August)
Continued partial scholarships throughout your degree
- Global Gateway scholarship students who maintain strong GPA (Grade Point Average) during the first year of study will be eligible for continued scholarship support throughout their undergraduate degree.
- International student scholarships are awarded after successful completion of the Global Gateway Program for a maximum of 6 semesters (Year 2, 3 and 4 of a bachelor’s degree).
- Amount awarded is based on achieving the following grades:
A minimum cumulative 2.75 GPA is required in every term of the bachelor’s degree to remain eligible for scholarships.
Scholarships for direct entry to a bachelor’s degree
International students who apply for direct entry to a bachelor’s degree are considered for University of Vermont merit scholarships:
- Admitted students are selected for these scholarships based on their academic achievements.
- Those selected will receive one of the scholarships based on the level of their achievements.
- No separate applications are required for these merit scholarships.
- Each scholarship is awarded for 4 years (8 semesters) at the amount indicated.
- A cumulative 2.75 grade point average and enrollment in 12 or more credits per semester is required to remain eligible for these scholarships.