Lyndon State College Admissions

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Lyndon State College is an accessible school--in 2016, it had an acceptance rate of 98%. Prospective students are encouraged to apply using the Common Application. Required materials include high school transcripts, a letter (or two) of recommendation, and scores from the SAT or ACT.

Admissions Data (2016)

Lyndon State College Description

Located in the Northeast Kingdom in Vermont, Lyndon State College is a public college with a focus on both the liberal arts and professional study. Outdoor lovers will love the campus's close proximity to excellent skiing, hiking, climbing, and kayaking. The hill-top campus has a stunning view of Burke Mountain and the surrounding woodlands and farmland. The college values hands-on learning, and professional programs in fields such as business, human services, and television studies are popular among undergraduates. Academics are supported by a 14 to 1 student/faculty ratio. Student life is active with over 25 clubs and organizations. In athletics, the Lyndon State Hornets compete in the NCAA Division III North Atlantic Conference. The college fields six men's and six women's intercollegiate sports.

Enrollment (2016)

  • Total Enrollment: 1,256 (1,171 undergraduates)
  • Gender Breakdown: 59% Male / 41% Female
  • 82% Full-time

Costs (2016 - 17)

  • Tuition and Fees: $11,290 (in-state); $22,978 (out-of-state)
  • Books: $1,000 (why so much?)
  • Room and Board: $9,988
  • Other Expenses: $1,600
  • Total Cost: $23,878 (in-state); $35,566 (out-of-state)

Lyndon State College Financial Aid (2015 - 16)

  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 98%
  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of Aid
    • Grants: 92%
    • Loans: 77%
  • Average Amount of Aid
    • Grants: $6,340
    • Loans: $8,216

Academic Programs

  • Most Popular Majors: Business Administration, Graphic Design, Human Services, Meteorology, Social Sciences, Television Studies

Graduation and Retention Rates

  • First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 68%
  • Transfer-out Rate: 22%
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate: 20%
  • 6-Year Graduation Rate: 38%

Intercollegiate Athletic Programs

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

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Lyndon State College Mission Statement

Lyndon State College prepares every student for personal and professional success through experience-based, high-quality programs in the liberal arts and professional studies.
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