Landmark College Admissions

Test Scores, Acceptance Rate, Financial Aid & More

Landmark College
Landmark College. Photo Courtesy of Landmark College

Landmark College Admissions Overview:

Admissions at Landmark College are not highly selective--the school admitted 36% of applicants in 2016. Landmark is test-optional, which means that applicants are not required to submit scores from the SAT or ACT. To apply, students will need to submit an application through the school's website, along with a letter of recommendation, an interview (either in-person or over Skype/phone), and a personal statement.

For more information, feel free to contact the admissions office. 

Admissions Data (2016):

Landmark College Description:

Landmark is a private liberal arts college located in Putney, Vermont. Historically a two-year college, Landmark launched a Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Studies program in 2012. With its small size and student/faculty ratio of 6 to 1, Landmark offers a remarkably individualized educational experience. The truly unique aspect of Landmark is its mission: to create learning strategies and an effective educational environment for those with learning disabilities, ADHD, and ASD. They were the first college to establish college-level studies designed for students with dyslexia, and they continue to provide support and resources to students who have different ways of learning.

The personalized approach, along with an encouraging community, gives every student at Landmark an equal opportunity and the chance to learn their own way. For those with a wild side, Landmark has Adventure Education Classes, with courses like "Wilderness First Aid" and "Introduction to Rock Climbing." Landmark has a variety of student clubs and organizations as well as a host of intramural sports and athletic programs.

Enrollment (2016):

  • Total Enrollment: 468 (all undergraduates)
  • Gender Breakdown: 69% Male / 31% Female
  • 78% Full-time

Costs (2016 - 17):

  • Tuition and Fees: $52,650
  • Books: $1,500 (why so much?)
  • Room and Board: $10,970
  • Other Expenses: $3,900
  • Total Cost: $69,020

Landmark College Financial Aid (2015 - 16):

  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 81%
  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of Aid
    • Grants: 79%
    • Loans: 38%
  • Average Amount of Aid
    • Grants: $23,266
    • Loans: $6,523

Academic Programs:

  • Most Popular Majors: Liberal Studies

Transfer, Graduation and Retention Rates:

  • First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 67%
  • Transfer Out Rate: 21%
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate: -%
  • 6-Year Graduation Rate: -%

Data Source:

National Center for Educational Statistics

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Landmark College Mission Statement:

mission statement from http://www.landmark.edu/about/

"Landmark College's mission is to transform the way students learn, educators teach and the public thinks about education.

We provide highly accessible approaches to learning that empower individuals who learn differently to exceed their aspirations and to achieve their greatest potential. Through the Landmark College Institute for Research and Training, the College aims to extend its mission across the nation and throughout the world."

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