Vermont Technical College - SAT Scores, Costs and Admissions Data

SAT Scores, Financial Aid, Costs, and More

Vermont Technical College
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Vermont Technical College Admissions Overview:

Vermont Tech has an acceptance rate of 88%, which is encouraging for those interested in applying to the school. Those applicants with strong applications (including a short essay) and grades have a good chance of being admitted. SAT and ACT scores are not required if applicants provide Accuplacer test results. Students applying to Vermont Tech will need to submit transcripts of high school course work.

Admissions Data (2016):

Vermont Technical College Description:

Vermont Technical College bills itself as "Vermont's only technical college," and the school has done well in technology- and health-related fields. Roughly 98% of Vermont Tech graduates get a job in their field or go on to graduate school within six months of graduation. The institute offers associate's and bachelor's degrees. Business is most popular at the bachelor's degree level, and nursing has the highest enrollments at the associate's level. The college's main campus is located in Randolph, Vermont, about an hour southeast of Burlington.

Vermont Tech has a second campus in Williston, a town in northwestern Vermont. The 544-acre main campus includes a farmstead and the school's own ski hill. The college takes pride in the attention students receive from the faculty and the practical, hands-on nature of the curriculum. Academics at Vermont Tech are supported by an 10 to 1 student / faculty ratio and an average class size of 15.

Student life is active with over 25 student clubs and organizations. On the athletic front, the Vermont Tech Knights compete in the Yankee Small College Conference, a member of the United States Collegiate Athletic Association.

Enrollment (2016):

  • Total Enrollment: 1,645 (1,638 undergraduate)
  • Gender Breakdown: 52% Male / 48% Female
  • 62% Full-time

Costs (2016 - 17):

  • Tuition and Fees: $14,026 (in-state); $25,858 (out-of-state)
  • Books: $1,000 (why so much?)
  • Room and Board: $9,988
  • Other Expenses: $1,650
  • Total Cost: $26,664 (in-state); $38,496 (out-of-state)

Vermont Technical College Financial Aid (2015 - 16):

  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 87%
  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of Aid
    • Grants: 73%
    • Loans: 74%
  • Average Amount of Aid
    • Grants: $5,772
    • Loans: $9,749

Academic Programs:

  • Most Popular Majors: Architectural Engineering Technology, Business Management, Electromechanical Engineering Technology, Sustainable Design and Technology

Graduation and Retention Rates:

  • First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 70%
  • Transfer-out Rate: 14%
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate: 34%
  • 6-Year Graduation Rate: 44%

Intercollegiate Athletic Programs:

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

    Data Source:

    National Center for Educational Statistics

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