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11 Colleges
744 Yearly Graduations
$91,781 Avg 4-Year Tuition (In-State)
$38,923 Avg 4-Year Student Loan

Vermont ranked #52 in the nation for trade school degrees handed out in 2019. Around 744 students received some type of diploma that year. Students who are able to take advantage of in-state tuition will only pay an average of $22,945 per year to get their degree at a college in Vermont, while out of state students will pay an average of $31,313 per year.

About 68% of students who go to college in this state take out loans, with the average yearly loan amount being $9,731 per year.

Learn more about the most popular schools below:

#1

Vermont Technical College

Randolph, Vermont
Public Public vs. Private
353 Yearly Degrees
$15,292 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 1,632 undergraduates at Vermont Tech, of which 987 are full-time, and there are 1,638 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 10 to 1.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 63%. Around 73% of accepted students are men, and 27% are women.

Roughly 80% of students at Vermont Tech take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $10,667 a year. Vermont Tech has a 5.6% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Vermont Tech with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $42,000 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#2

Community College of Vermont

Montpelier, Vermont
Public Public vs. Private
75 Yearly Degrees
$6,654 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 5,378 students at CCV in total, 768 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 12 to 1.

Approximately 31% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $4,498 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 16.2% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from CCV is $25,800.

#3

Champlain College

Burlington, Vermont
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
74 Yearly Degrees
$41,828 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 4,531 students at Champlain in total, 3,800 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 2,488 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Champlain is 4.2 years.

About 75% of students who apply get accepted. Around 48% of accepted students are men, and 52% are women.

68% of Champlain students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $9,368 a year. The student loan default rate of 5.2% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $38,800 during the early-career years.

#4

University of Vermont

Burlington, Vermont
Public Public vs. Private
64 Yearly Degrees
$18,802 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 11,328 undergraduates at UVM, of which 10,434 are full-time, and there are 13,395 students altogether. Students tend to stick around at UVM. The freshman retention rate is 86%.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 67%. Of the accepted students, 37% are men and 63% are women.

54% of UVM students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $9,119 a year. The student loan default rate of 2.5% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

Students who graduate from UVM with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $37,100 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#5

Advanced Welding Institute

South Burlington, Vermont
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
60 Yearly Degrees

There are 56 full-time undergraduates at AWI, and 56 students altogether. The freshman retention rate at AWI is 100%, which is great when compared to the national average of 68%.

Approximately 58% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $10,869 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 12.1% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

#6

New England Culinary Institute

Montpelier, Vermont
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
53 Yearly Degrees
$22,210 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at New England Culinary Institute is 73, which includes 68 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 11 to 1.

Roughly 79% of students at New England Culinary Institute take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $18,204 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 16.7% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from New England Culinary Institute is $30,200.

#7

O'Briens Aveda Institute

Williston, Vermont
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
46 Yearly Degrees

There are 39 students at O’Briens Aveda Institute in total, 39 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 8 to 1.

Approximately 79% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $6,277 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 20.0% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

#8

Castleton University

Castleton, Vermont
Public Public vs. Private
10 Yearly Degrees
$12,470 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 1,892 undergraduates at Castleton, of which 1,668 are full-time, and there are 2,196 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

About 82% of students who apply get accepted. Around 50% of accepted students are men, and 50% are women.

Roughly 77% of students at Castleton take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $9,604 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 5.2% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Castleton is $32,000.

#9

Norwich University

Northfield, Vermont
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
7 Yearly Degrees
$41,496 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 3,182 undergraduates at Norwich, of which 2,581 are full-time, and there are 3,986 students altogether. For undergraduates at Norwich, the average graduation time is 4.2 years.

About 65% of students who apply get accepted. Around 68% of accepted students are men, and 32% are women.

73% of Norwich students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $10,721 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 4.3% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $41,900 during the early-career years.

#10

Johnson State College

Johnson, Vermont
Public Public vs. Private
2 Yearly Degrees
$12,422 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Johnson State College is 2,590, of which 2,291 students are undergraduates and of those, 1,647 are full-time. For undergraduates at Johnson State College, the average graduation time is 4.6 years.

Around 87% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 38% are men and 62% are women.

79% of Johnson State College students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $8,178 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 8.7% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Johnson State College is $28,000.

#11

Saint Michael's College

Colchester, Vermont
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
0 Yearly Degrees
$47,045 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Saint Michael’s College is 1,950, of which 1,694 students are undergraduates and of those, 1,669 are full-time. It takes the average Saint Michael’s undergraduate about 4.1 years to complete their degree.

Around 85% of students who apply get accepted. Around 46% of accepted students are men, and 54% are women.

67% of Saint Michael’s students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $9,532 a year. The student loan default rate of 2.2% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

Students who graduate from Saint Michael’s with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $40,000 during the early years of their career after graduation.

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