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982 Mansion Drive

Bennington, VT 05201

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Phone: (802) 442-5427
2012-2013 Tuition
$21,273
tuition and fees
Admissions
rolling admission
79.8%
accepted

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U.S. News Rankings

Ranking score and category
U.S. News rank Category Name
RNP Ranked Not Published.
U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it.
Regional Colleges (North)

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Summary

Southern Vermont College is a private institution that was founded in 1926. It has a rural setting and the campus size is 367 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Southern Vermont College's ranking in the 2014 edition of Best Colleges is Regional Colleges (North), Tier 2. Its tuition and fees are $21,273 (2012-13).

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

Located on a beautiful mountainside campus overlooking the Green Mountains of Vermont, Southern Vermont College is a nurturing habitat for the qualities that will help you succeed in work and in life. The college's focus on liberal arts encourages critical thinking, the development of original ideas, and an understanding of our complex world. SVC's focus on careers will give you practical skills and experience. And because our campus extends into the local township, you learn how to connect with and work within a real community in order to make the world a better place.

General Information

School type private, coed college
Year founded 1926
Religious affiliation N/A
Academic calendar semester
Setting rural
2012 Endowment N/A

Applying

When applying to Southern Vermont College, it's important to note the application deadline is rolling. Scores for either the ACT or SAT test are due August 1. The application fee at Southern Vermont College is $30. It is least selective, with an acceptance rate of 79.9 percent.

For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.

Selectivity least selective
Fall 2012 acceptance rate 79.9%
Application deadline rolling
SAT/ACT scores must be received by August 1

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Academic Life

The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 58 percent.

Class sizes N/A
Student-faculty ratio N/A 4
4-year graduation rate N/A
Five most popular majors for 2012 graduates
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Student Life

Southern Vermont College is part of the NCAA III athletic conference.

Total enrollment N/A
Student gender distribution N/A
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

Southern Vermont College offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring and placement service. Southern Vermont 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).

Students who have cars on campus N/A
Health insurance offered No

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Paying for School

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Tuition and fees $21,273 (2012-13)
Room and board $9,943 (2012-13)
Financial aid statistics N/A

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* Overview details based on 2012 data


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