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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. The average in-state tuition for students attending college in Vermont is $24,003 a year, while the average out-of-state tuition is $33,513 a year.

An estimated 64% of college students in Vermont take out loans, with the average 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. For undergraduates at Vermont Tech, the average graduation time is 4.6 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 58%. Around 69% of accepted students are men, and 31% are women.

83% of Vermont Tech students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $11,104 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 7.0% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Vermont Tech is $49,559.

#2

University of Vermont

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

There are 13,292 students at UVM in total, 11,136 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 10,235 are full-time. For undergraduates at UVM, the average graduation time is 4.2 years.

About 71% of students who apply get accepted. Around 36% of accepted students are men, and 64% are women.

Approximately 50% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $10,657 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 1.7% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $44,057 during the early-career years.

#3

Community College of Vermont

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

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

Approximately 21% of the students who attend this school take out loans. 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%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $29,911 during the early-career years.

#4

Advanced Welding Institute

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

The total student population at Advanced Welding Institute is 66, which includes 66 full-time undergraduates. AWI has a freshman retention rate of 100%, which is a good sign that once students arrive at the school, they want to stay.

Approximately 71% of the students who attend this school take out loans. 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

There are 111 students at O’Briens Aveda Institute in total, 111 are full-time undergraduates. The freshman retention rate at O’Briens Aveda Institute is 89%, which is great when compared to the national average of 68%.

62% of O’Briens Aveda Institute students take out loans to afford college costs. 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.

Around 85% of students who apply get accepted. Around 48% of accepted students are men, and 52% are women.

Roughly 66% of students at Champlain take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $8,974 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 5.1% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Champlain is $44,082.

#7

Castleton University

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

There are 2,211 students at Castleton in total, 1,744 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 1,466 are full-time. It takes the average Castleton undergraduate about 4.2 years to complete their degree.

Around 88% of students who apply get accepted. Around 50% of accepted students are men, and 50% are women.

Approximately 76% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $9,131 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 5.7% which is much lower than the average 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 3,975 students at Norwich in total, 3,236 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 2,522 are full-time. It takes the average Norwich undergraduate about 4.2 years to complete their degree.

About 74% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 69% are men and 31% 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. It takes the average Northern Vermont University undergraduate about 4.3 years to complete their degree.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 76%. Around 43% of accepted students are men, and 57% are women.

Approximately 78% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $8,465 a year. Northern Vermont University has a 5.2% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Northern Vermont University with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $31,235 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#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 1,724 students at Saint Michael’s in total, 1,537 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 1,492 are full-time. The freshman retention rate at Saint Michael’s is 86%, which is great when compared to the national average of 68%.

Around 88% of students who apply get accepted. Around 43% of accepted students are men, and 57% are women.

Roughly 61% of students at Saint Michael’s take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $14,231 a year. Saint Michael’s has a 2.6% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Saint Michael’s with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $42,782 during the early years of their career after graduation.

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