Green Mountain College

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1 College Circle

Poultney, VT 05764-1199

Phone: (802) 287-8000
2013-2014 Tuition
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National Liberal Arts Colleges

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Green Mountain College is a private institution that was founded in 1834. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 637, its setting is rural, and the campus size is 155 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Green Mountain College's ranking in the 2014 edition of Best Colleges is National Liberal Arts Colleges, Tier 2. Its tuition and fees are $32,436 (2013-14).

School mission and unique qualities (as provided by the school):

Green Mountain College takes the environment as the unifying theme underlying the academic and social experience of the campus. Through a broad range of liberal arts and career-focused majors and a vigorous service oriented student affairs program, the College fosters ideals of environmental responsibility, public service, international understanding, and life-long intellectual, physical and spiritual development. Drawing on its rich and varied history, the College is committed to a spirit of adventure and leadership in undergraduate higher education.

General Information

School type private
Year founded 1834
Religious affiliation United Methodist
Academic calendar semester
Setting rural
2012 Endowment $3,156,545


When applying to Green Mountain College, it's important to note the application deadline is rolling. It is selective, with an acceptance rate of 68.6 percent.

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Selectivity selective
Fall 2012 acceptance rate 68.6%
Application deadline rolling
SAT/ACT scores must be received by N/A

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Academic Life

The student-faculty ratio at Green Mountain College is 14:1, and the school has 55.4 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 70 percent.

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Student-faculty ratio 14:1
4-year graduation rate 31%
Five most popular majors for 2012 graduates
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Student Life

Green Mountain College has a total undergraduate enrollment of 637, with a gender distribution of 45.2 percent male students and 54.8 percent female students. At this school, 85 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 15 percent of students live off campus. Green Mountain College is part of the NCAA III athletic conference.

Total enrollment 811
Student gender distribution
Student gender distribution
Undergraduate men who are members of a fraternity N/A
Undergraduate women who are members of a sorority N/A
Collegiate athletic association NCAA III

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Campus Info & Services

Green Mountain College offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring, health service, and health insurance. Green Mountain College also offers campus safety and security services like 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, lighted pathways/sidewalks, and controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc). Of the students at Green Mountain College, 65 percent have cars on campus. Alcohol is permitted for students of legal age at Green Mountain College.

Students who have cars on campus 65%
Health insurance offered Yes

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Paying for School

At Green Mountain College, 78 percent of full-time undergraduates receive some kind of need-based financial aid and the average need-based scholarship or grant award is $19,712.

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Tuition and fees $32,436 (2013-14)
Room and board $11,266 (2013-14)
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* Overview details based on 2012 data

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