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Vermont Trade Schools

10 Colleges
675 Yearly Graduations
$96,013 Avg 4-Year Tuition (In-State)
$36,808 Avg 4-Year Student Loan

Vermont ranked #52 in the nation for trade school degrees handed out in 2021. Around 675 students received some type of diploma that year. Vermont colleges offer students average in-student tuition of $24,003 per year, while students attending fron out-of-state may pay something more like $33,513 per year.

About 64% of students who go to college in this state take out loans, with the average yearly loan amount being $9,202 per year.

Learn more about the most popular schools below:

#1

Vermont Technical College

Randolph, Vermont
Public Public vs. Private
308 Yearly Degrees
$16,082 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 1,516 undergraduates at Vermont Tech, of which 829 are full-time, and there are 1,520 students altogether. It takes the average Vermont Tech undergraduate about 4.6 years to complete their degree.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 56%. Of the accepted students, 68% are men and 32% are women.

Roughly 83% of students at Vermont Tech take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $11,104 a year. The student loan default rate of 7.0% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $49,559 during the early-career years.

#2

University of Vermont

Burlington, Vermont
Public Public vs. Private
97 Yearly Degrees
$19,002 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 11,136 undergraduates at UVM, of which 10,235 are full-time, and there are 13,292 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 64%. Of the accepted students, 31% are men and 69% are women.

Approximately 50% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $10,657 a year. The student loan default rate of 1.7% 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 $44,057 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#3

Community College of Vermont

Montpelier, Vermont
Public Public vs. Private
82 Yearly Degrees
$6,920 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 5,102 students at CCV in total, 812 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

21% of CCV students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $4,440 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 12.2% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from CCV is $29,911.

#4

Advanced Welding Institute

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

There are 66 students at AWI in total, 66 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 11 to 1.

Roughly 71% of students at AWI take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $8,676 a year. The student loan default rate of 8.1% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

#5

O'Briens Aveda Institute

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

The total student population at O’Briens Aveda Institute is 111, which includes 111 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 12 to 1.

Approximately 62% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $6,684 a year. The student loan default rate of 11.1% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

#6

Champlain College

Burlington, Vermont
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
47 Yearly Degrees
$42,984 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Champlain College is 4,137, of which 3,512 students are undergraduates and of those, 2,325 are full-time. It takes the average Champlain undergraduate about 4.1 years to complete their degree.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 62%. Of the accepted students, 42% are men and 58% are women.

Approximately 66% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $8,974 a year. Champlain has a 5.1% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $44,082 during the early-career years.

#7

Castleton University

Castleton, Vermont
Public Public vs. Private
15 Yearly Degrees
$13,078 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Castleton University is 2,211, of which 1,744 students are undergraduates and of those, 1,466 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

Around 87% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 48% are men and 52% are women.

Approximately 76% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $9,131 a year. Castleton has a 5.7% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $37,044 during the early-career years.

#8

Norwich University

Northfield, Vermont
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
6 Yearly Degrees
$44,020 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 3,236 undergraduates at Norwich, of which 2,522 are full-time, and there are 3,975 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 13 to 1.

Around 87% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 67% are men and 33% are women.

73% of Norwich students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $9,659 a year. Norwich has a 4.1% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $49,524 during the early-career years.

#9

Northern Vermont University

Johnson, Vermont
Public Public vs. Private
2 Yearly Degrees
$12,804 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Northern Vermont University is 1,999, of which 1,706 students are undergraduates and of those, 1,183 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 11 to 1.

About 75% of students who apply get accepted. Around 44% of accepted students are men, and 56% are women.

Approximately 78% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $8,465 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 $31,235 during the early-career years.

#10

Saint Michael's College

Colchester, Vermont
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
1 Yearly Degrees
$48,690 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 1,537 undergraduates at Saint Michael’s, of which 1,492 are full-time, and there are 1,724 students altogether. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at Saint Michael’s is 4.1 years.

Around 86% of students who apply get accepted. Around 44% of accepted students are men, and 56% are women.

61% of Saint Michael’s students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $14,231 a year. The student loan default rate of 2.6% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Saint Michael’s is $42,782.

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