Top Vermont Colleges and Universities

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Vermont is located in the northeastern region of the United States. There are five colleges in the Vermont State College system in addition to many excellent private colleges; some of these are described below.
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Top Five Schools in Vermont

University of Vermont

The University of Vermont is a public educational institution located in Burlington. It was founded in 1791 and has an undergraduate population of 9,040. The university is ranked 96th by U.S. News & World Report. Originally the university was founded under the name of 'University of the Green Mountains.' There are ten schools and colleges at the University of Vermont: Agriculture and Life Sciences, Arts and Sciences, Business Administration, Education and Social Services, Engineering and Mathematical Sciences, Environment and Natural Resources, Graduate College, Honors College, Medicine and Nursing and Health Sciences. The undergraduate tuition for residents is $10,422 and $26,306 for non-residents.

Champlain College

Champlain College, located in Burlington, is a private educational institution. It was founded in 1878 and has an undergraduate student population of 1,950. The university is primarily known for its programs in business, public service and applied technology. There are four academic divisions at Champlain University and they are the Business Division, Information Technology & Sciences Division, Communication & Creative Media Division and Education & Human Studies Division. Students at Burlington are also required to take classes designed to enhance their ability to think critically. The undergraduate tuition is $7,697.

Norwich University

Norwich University is a private educational institution located in Northfield. It was founded in 1819 and has an undergraduate student population of approximately 2,000. The university is primarily a military college and is home to the Corps of Cadets. However, there are a number of traditional students that attend the university. Norwich University also has the distinction of being the oldest military college in the U.S. and is known as the birthplace of ROTC. There are 28 majors that undergraduates can choose from. The undergraduate tuition is $11,607.

Saint Michaels College

Saint Michaels College, located in Colchester, is a private educational institution. It was founded in 1904 and has an undergraduate student population of 2,000. The school is a Catholic college and was founded by a French order of Catholic priests known as the Society of Edmund. Class sizes are quite small and boast an impressive student-to-teacher-ratio of 12:1. Undergraduates can choose from among 29 majors and 37 minors. The undergraduate tuition is $26,698.

Middlebury College

Middlebury College, located in the quaint town of Middlebury, is a private educational institution. The college was founded in 1800 and has an undergraduate student population of 2,350. The town of Middlebury makes for a rural setting but that doesn't stop students from attending the liberal arts college ranked fifth by U.S. News & World Report. The school hosts the famous Bread Loaf Writer's Conference, which is held every summer. Middlebury also has the distinction of being the first university in the U.S. to graduate a black student, Alexander Twilight in 1823. The total cost of attending Middlebury College for one year including tuition, room, board and activities fee is $46,910.

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