U.S. News Rankings
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Burlington College is a private institution that was founded in 1972. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 198, its setting is urban, and the campus size is 32 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Burlington College's ranking in the 2014 edition of Best Colleges is National Liberal Arts Colleges, Tier 2. Its tuition and fees are $22,860 (2013-14).
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Burlington College is an independent liberal arts college with a community-based mission that emphasizes individualized education and responsible citizenship. Founded in 1972, the College awards Bachelor of Arts degrees, Associate of Arts degrees, and professional certificates and offers students a choice between or combination of on-campus and brief-residency programs. Our founders' intention was to create an undergraduate institution firmly rooted in concern for individual students and their interaction with the community.
|School type||private, coed college|
When applying to Burlington College, it's important to note the application deadline is August 15. The application fee at Burlington College is $50. It is selective, with an acceptance rate of 86.1 percent.
For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.
|Fall 2012 acceptance rate||86.1%|
|Application deadline||August 15|
|SAT/ACT scores must be received by||N/A|
The student-faculty ratio at Burlington College is 6:1, and the school has 97 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at Burlington College include: Film/Cinema/Video Studies; Photography; Psychology, General; English Language and Literature/Letters, Other; and Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 61.3 percent.
Burlington College has a total undergraduate enrollment of 198, with a gender distribution of 48.5 percent male students and 51.5 percent female students.
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|Undergraduate men who are members of a fraternity||N/A|
|Undergraduate women who are members of a sorority||N/A|
|Collegiate athletic association||N/A|
Campus Info & Services
Burlington College offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring and health insurance. Burlington College also offers campus safety and security services like lighted pathways/sidewalks, student patrols, and controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc). Of the students at Burlington College, 10 percent have cars on campus. Alcohol is not permitted for students of legal age at Burlington College.
|Students who have cars on campus||10%|
|Health insurance offered||Yes|
Paying for School
At Burlington College, 78.9 percent of full-time undergraduates receive some kind of need-based financial aid and the average need-based scholarship or grant award is $9,164.
Paying for college doesn't have to be difficult or devastating. Go to the Paying for College knowledge center to get advice on raising cash and reducing costs.
|Tuition and fees||$22,860 (2013-14)|
|Room and board||$8,100 (2012-13)|
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* Overview details based on 2012 data