Green Mountain College Admissions

SAT Scores, Acceptance Rate, Financial Aid & More

Green Mountain College
Green Mountain College. Photo Credit: Bob Handelman

Green Mountain College Admissions Overview:

Green Mountain College is a moderately open school, with an acceptance rate of 79%. Students with strong grades and supporting materials have a decent chance of being admitted. Those interested in applying can fill out an application with the school, or can use the Common Application. Green Mountain is test-optional, but applicants still need to submit high school transcripts, a personal statement, writing sample, and letters of recommendation.

Admissions Data (2016):

Green Mountain College Description:

Green Mountain College is a small liberal arts college with an environmental focus. The 155-acre campus is located in Poultney, a quaint New England village in Southern Vermont. Green Mountain College is a member of the Eco League with four other small colleges that focus on sustainability: Alaska Pacific UniversityCollege of the AtlanticNorthland College, and Prescott College. Students can easily take a semester or two at one of these other schools. Students can choose from 22 majors and 27 minors, and Green Mountain College's curriculum emphasizes hands-on learning.

Academics are supported by a 14 to 1 student / faculty ratio. In athletics, the Green Mountain Eagles compete in the NCAA Division III North Atlantic Conference. The college fields six men's and six women's Division III sports.

Enrollment (2016):

  • Total Enrollment: 755 (516 undergraduates)
  • Gender Breakdown: 45% Male / 55% Female
  • 93% Full-time

Costs (2016 - 17):

  • Tuition and Fees: $37,002
  • Books: $ - (why so much?)
  • Room and Board: $11,722
  • Other Expenses: $550
  • Total Cost: $49,273

Green Mountain College Financial Aid (2015 - 16):

  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 99%
  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of Aid
    • Grants: 97%
    • Loans: 86%
  • Average Amount of Aid
    • Grants: $27,142
    • Loans: $6,929

Academic Programs:

  • Most Popular Majors: Business, Environmental Studies, Natural Resource Management, Resort and Hospitality Management, Self-Designed Major

Graduation and Retention Rates:

  • First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 54%
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate: 41%
  • 6-Year Graduation Rate: 49%

Intercollegiate Athletic Programs:

  • Men's Sports: Lacrosse, Track and Field, Cross Country, Soccer, Basketball
  • Women's Sports: Tennis, Volleyball, Lacrosse, Cross Country, Basketball, Track and Field, Soccer

Data Source:

National Center for Educational Statistics

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Green Mountain College and the Common Application

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