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11 Colleges
744 Yearly Graduations
$94,042 Avg 4-Year Tuition (In-State)
$35,083 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 $23,511 per year to get their degree at a college in Vermont, while out of state students will pay an average of $31,964 per year.

About 63% of students who go to college in this state take out loans, with the average yearly loan amount being $8,771 per year.

Learn more about the most popular schools below:

#1

Vermont Technical College

Randolph, Vermont
Public Public vs. Private
353 Yearly Degrees
$16,044 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

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

About 58% of students who apply get accepted. Around 69% of accepted students are men, and 31% are women.

Approximately 83% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $11,104 a year. The student loan default rate of 6.5% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $42,000 during the early-career years.

#2

Community College of Vermont

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

The total student population at Community College of Vermont is 5,102, which includes 812 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 18.4% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $25,800 during the early-career years.

#3

Champlain College

Burlington, Vermont
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
74 Yearly Degrees
$42,784 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 4,137 students at Champlain in total, 3,512 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 2,325 are full-time. For undergraduates at Champlain, the average graduation time is 4.1 years.

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 typical student loan amount is $8,974 a year. Champlain has a 4.2% 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 $38,800 during the early-career years.

#4

University of Vermont

Burlington, Vermont
Public Public vs. Private
64 Yearly Degrees
$19,062 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at University of Vermont is 13,292, of which 11,136 students are undergraduates and of those, 10,235 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at UVM is 4.2 years.

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

50% of UVM students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $10,657 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 2.4% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $37,100 during the early-career years.

#5

Advanced Welding Institute

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

The total student population at Advanced Welding Institute is 66, which includes 66 full-time undergraduates. Students tend to stick around at AWI. The freshman retention rate is 100%.

Roughly 71% of students at AWI take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $8,676 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 22, which includes 21 full-time undergraduates. For undergraduates at New England Culinary Institute, the average graduation time is 4.0 years.

50% of New England Culinary Institute students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $4,458 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 11.1% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $30,200 during the early-career years.

#7

O'Briens Aveda Institute

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

The total student population at O’Briens Aveda Institute is 111, which includes 111 full-time undergraduates. Students tend to stick around at O’Briens Aveda Institute. The freshman retention rate is 89%.

Approximately 62% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $6,684 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 18.8% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

#8

Castleton University

Castleton, Vermont
Public Public vs. Private
10 Yearly Degrees
$13,044 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

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

Around 88% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 50% are men and 50% 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. The student loan default rate of 6.4% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

Students who graduate from Castleton with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $32,000 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#9

Norwich University

Northfield, Vermont
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
7 Yearly Degrees
$42,950 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. Around 69% of accepted students are men, and 31% are women.

Roughly 73% of students at Norwich take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $9,659 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 5.6% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Norwich is $41,900.

#10

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 average amount of student loans is $8,465 a year. The student loan default rate of 10.8% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Northern Vermont University with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $28,000 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#11

Saint Michael's College

Colchester, Vermont
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
0 Yearly Degrees
$48,175 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Saint Michael’s College is 1,724, of which 1,537 students are undergraduates and of those, 1,492 are full-time. Saint Michael’s has a freshman retention rate of 86%, which is a good sign that once students arrive at the school, they want to stay.

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

Approximately 61% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $14,231 a year. Saint Michael’s has a 2.3% 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 $40,000 during the early-career years.

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