2018 Best Colleges and Universities in Vermont
Vermont offers college students spectacular scenery, plenty of invigorating outdoor activities, and excellence in higher education opportunities.
It’s time to take a look at the 2018 best colleges and universities in Vermont.
Middlebury College – The #6 liberal arts college in the nation offers studies in the environment, sciences, literature and international topics. The campus is home to the Bread Loaf Writer’s’ Conference, and attendance at Bread Loaf is a highly sought-after honor. Middlebury is in the top ten of best undergraduate teaching schools, and it is also a best-value choice. The acceptance rate is 16%. The annual tuition and fees run $52,496.
Vermont Technical College – This school ranks #19 in the North among similar colleges and is the only technical trades college in the state. It’s considered an excellent choice for veterans and anyone else looking for good value in a public school. The school turns away 30% Expect to pay approximately $15,000 in in-state tuition and fees.
Castleton University – Ranked at #24 among regional colleges in the North, Castleton is a public school that focuses on the individual and challenges his or her thinking. In-state tuition and fees run approximately $11,500 annually.
Lyndon State College – Lyndon State has earned the rank of #33 among northern universities. The school offers degrees in liberal arts and education. Annual tuition and fees here are approximately $12,000.
Norwich University – The school prides itself on teaching American thought in a global world to cadets and civilians. The school is a best-value choice and has a recognized engineering program, and it is #86 among national universities. The annual tuition and fees are $38,662.
Bennington College – Ranking at #87 in national liberal arts colleges, this private school encourages traditional learning and hands-on activities that add relevance to the college experience. The annual tuition and fees run $52,420.
Champlain College – Champlain is another private institution of higher education, and it ranks #91 regionally among northern universities. Half the students here also study abroad, encouraged by frequent classroom discussions of world travels. This school is not only a best-value choice, but it is also tied for second place in innovation. The school charges $39,818 in tuition and fees each year.
The University of Vermont – Coming in at #97 in among national universities, this school is a popular choice among four-year degree candidates. Veterans will find that the university caters to their needs, and it’s also a best-value choice. The in-state tuition and fees cost $17,740 annually.
The New England Regional Student Program allows students in several states to pay in-state tuition and fees when attending colleges and universities in Vermont.
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