University of Vermont

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$16,392
0% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$20,235
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
1.77%
Default Rate
2020 Acceptance Rate
71.3%
18,569 Applicants
2020 Enrolled Students
13,292
89.1% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
75.9%
1,733 Graduates

About

University of Vermont is a higher education institution located in Chittenden County, VT. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at University of Vermont were General Business Administration & Management (201 degrees awarded), General Psychology (122 degrees), and Environmental Science (121 degrees).

In 2020, 3,176 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at University of Vermont. 60.2% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 39.8% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (2,633 degrees), 24.2 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (109 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at University of Vermont is $16,392, which is $−12,237 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($28,629).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at University of Vermont is $16,392, which is $−12,237 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($28,629).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $20,235.

In 2020, 82% of undergraduate students attending University of Vermont received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 42% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$16,392
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at University of Vermont was $16,392. The cost of tuition at University of Vermont is $−12,237 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Doctoral Universities ($28,629).

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Average Net Price

$20,235
2020 Value
5.47%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 University of Vermont had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $20,235. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of University of Vermont grew by 5.47%.

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Other Student Expenses

$12,706
Room and Board
$1,200
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at University of Vermont was of $12,706 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,200. The cost of room and board increased by 3.56% between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

82%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
42%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

82% of undergraduate students at University of Vermont received financial aid through grants or loans in 2020. This represents a growth of 2.5% with respect to 2019, when 80% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
1.77%
2018 Default Rate
40
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at University of Vermont was 1.77%, which represents 40 out of the 2254 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

University of Vermont received 18,569 undergraduate applications in 2020, which represents a 3.45% annual decline. Out of those 18,569 applicants, 13,244 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 71.3% acceptance rate.

There were 13,292 students enrolled at University of Vermont in 2020, and 79% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

University of Vermont has an overall enrollment yield of 18.8%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

71.3%
Acceptance Rate in 2020
13,244
Accepted Out of 18,569

In 2020, the undergraduate acceptance rate of University of Vermont was 71.3% (13,244 admissions from 18,569 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2019, which was 67.3%. Between 2019 and 2020, the number of applicants declined by −3.45%, while admissions grew by 2.33%.

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SAT Scores

79%
Submission Percentage
1,959
Scores Submitted

79% of enrolled first-time students at University of Vermont in 2020 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

University of Vermont has a total enrollment of 13,292 students. The full-time enrollment at University of Vermont is 11,843 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,449. This means that 89.1% of students enrolled at University of Vermont are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at University of Vermont, both undergraduate and graduate, is 80.4% White, 4.92% Hispanic or Latino, 3.39% Two or More Races, 3.34% Asian, 1.67% Black or African American, 0.0752% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.015% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at University of Vermont in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (50%), followed by White Male (32.2%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (2.95%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (41.9%), followed by White Male (28.4%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (3.86%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

89.1%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at University of Vermont, both undergraduate and graduate, is 13,292 students. The full-time enrollment at University of Vermont is 11,843 and the part-time enrollment is 1,449. This means that 89.1% of students enrolled at University of Vermont are enrolled full-time compared with 76.4% at similar Doctoral Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

85%
2020 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at University of Vermont was 85%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Doctoral Universities (84.5%), University of Vermont had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    10,685
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    654
  3. Two or More Races
    450

The enrolled student population at University of Vermont is 80.4% White, 4.92% Hispanic or Latino, 3.39% Two or More Races, 3.34% Asian, 1.67% Black or African American, 0.0752% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.015% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Doctoral Universities is 49.8% White, 15.1% Hispanic or Latino, and 9.74% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2020, 648 more women than men received degrees from University of Vermont. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at University of Vermont is white (2,633 degrees awarded). There were 24.2 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (109 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at University of Vermont is General Business Administration & Management (201 degrees awarded), followed by General Psychology (122 degrees) and Environmental Science (121 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at University of Vermont, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Natural Resources & Conservation (294 degrees awarded), Agriculture (108 degrees), and History (58 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of Vermont are Physicians (391,701 people), Other managers (196,082 people), Postsecondary teachers (195,273 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (177,764 people), and Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (132,679 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Vermont are Natural Resources & Conservation (294 degrees awarded), Agriculture (108 degrees), History (58 degrees), Biology (291 degrees), and Math & Statistics (88 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of Vermont are Surgeons, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Clinical and counseling psychologists, Computer hardware engineers, and Entertainers & performers, sports & related workers, all other

The most specialized majors at University of Vermont are Natural Resources & Conservation (294 degrees awarded), Agriculture (108 degrees), History (58 degrees), Biology (291 degrees), and Math & Statistics (88 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of Vermont are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (471,899 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (408,711 people), Elementary & secondary schools (389,637 people), Offices of physicians (187,569 people), and Scientific research & development services (145,315 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Vermont are Natural Resources & Conservation (294 degrees awarded), Agriculture (108 degrees), History (58 degrees), Biology (291 degrees), and Math & Statistics (88 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by University of Vermont.
Most Common
  1. 201 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 122 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 121 degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common bachelors degree concentration at University of Vermont was General Business Administration & Management with 201 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

1,264
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
1,912
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 1,264 degrees were awarded to men at University of Vermont, which is 0.661 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (1,912).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2020, 151 degrees were awarded to men at University of Vermont in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.89 times more than the 80 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2020, 107 degrees were awarded to women at University of Vermont in General Psychology, which is 3.96 times more than the 27 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

65%
100% Completion Time
76%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 65% of students graduating from University of Vermont completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 76% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 77% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Female
Highest Graduation Rate (87.3%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at University of Vermont is Female and Asian (87.3% graduation rate). Across all Doctoral Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (72.4%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 0.577% of graduates (10 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    2,633 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    109 degrees awarded
  3. Asian
    97 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at University of Vermont is white (2,633 degrees awarded). There were 24.2 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (109 degrees).

1.83% of degree recipients (58 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. White Female
    1,618 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    1,015 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    69 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at University of Vermont is white female (1,618 degrees awarded). There were 1.59 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (1,015 degrees).

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Operations

University of Vermont has an endowment valued at nearly $562M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $10.1M (1.79%), compared to the 3.48% average return ($10.5M on $302M) across all Doctoral Universities.

In 2020, University of Vermont had a total salary expenditure of $740M. University of Vermont employs 189 Professors, 182 Associate professors, and 146 Lecturers. Most academics at University of Vermont are Male Professors (123), Female Associate professors(100), and Male Associate professors (82).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of Vermont are: Office and Administrative Support, with 347 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 337 employees, and Service with 258 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$562M
2020 Endowment
0.745%
decline from 2019

University of Vermont has an endowment valued at about $562M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of University of Vermont declined 0.745% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $261M higher than than the median endowment of Doctoral Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Doctoral Universities: Higher Research Activity Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $131M - Federal
  2. $6.25M - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2020, University of Vermont received $131M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $6.25M from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$314M
2020 Salaries
3.12%
growth from 2019

In 2020, University of Vermont paid a median of $314M in salaries, which represents 42.4% of their overall expenditure ($740M) and a 3.12% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 3.67% growth from 2018 and a 2.71% growth from 2017.

The median for similar Doctoral Universities is 238M (43% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$58.4M
Instructional Salaries
608
Number of Employees

In 2020, University of Vermont paid a total of $58.4M to 608 employees working as instructors, which represents 18.6% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $69.9M (29.4%) for similar Doctoral Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Professor
Most Common Instructor
189 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
347 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at University of Vermont were Professor with 189 employees; Associate professor with 182 employees; and Associate professor with 146 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of Vermont were Office and Administrative Support with 347 employees; Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 337 employees; and Service with 258 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic
  1. Male Professor
  2. Female Associate professor
  3. Male Associate professor

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at University of Vermont was Male Professor with 123 employees, Female Associate professor with 100 employees, and Male Associate professor with 82 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at University of Vermont.

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