Vermont Technical College

2014 Quick Stats
PO Box 500

Randolph Center, VT 05061

Phone: (802) 728-1000
2012-2013 Tuition
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rolling admission

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U.S. News Rankings

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U.S. News rank Category Name
#33 Overall Score: 31 out of 100. Regional Colleges (North)

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Vermont Technical College is a public institution that was founded in 1866. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,645, its setting is rural, and the campus size is 544 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Vermont Technical College's ranking in the 2014 edition of Best Colleges is Regional Colleges (North), 33. Its in-state tuition and fees are $11,788 (2012-13); out-of-state tuition and fees are $21,892 (2012-13).

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

One of the five Vermont State Colleges and the only one that specializes in technical education, Vermont Tech offers academic programs that teach the skills needed to succeed in today's evolving technological workplace. Vermont Tech is a small college with a lot to offer, including excellent student support services, long term average of 98% degree related placement rate, clean and beautiful residential campus, student clubs and activities and student run ski hill. Being in the heart of Vermont, Vermont Tech is close to many outdoor recreational activities, arts & entertainment and shopping throughout the state.

General Information

School type public, coed college
Year founded 1866
Religious affiliation N/A
Academic calendar semester
Setting rural
2012 Endowment $3,926,126


When applying to Vermont Technical College, it's important to note the application deadline is rolling. The application fee at Vermont Technical College is $40. It is less selective, with an acceptance rate of 62.8 percent.

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Selectivity less selective
Fall 2012 acceptance rate 62.8%
Application deadline rolling
SAT/ACT scores must be received by N/A

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Academic Life

The student-faculty ratio at Vermont Technical College is 11:1, and the school has 62.6 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 71 percent.

Class sizes
Class sizes
Student-faculty ratio 11:1
4-year graduation rate 42%
Five most popular majors for 2012 graduates
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Student Life

Vermont Technical College has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,645, with a gender distribution of 56.3 percent male students and 43.7 percent female students.

Total enrollment 1,645
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 N/A

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Campus Info & Services

Vermont Technical College offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service, and health insurance. Vermont Technical College also offers campus safety and security services like 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, and controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc). Of the students at Vermont Technical College, 63 percent have cars on campus. Alcohol is permitted for students of legal age at Vermont Technical College.

Students who have cars on campus 63%
Health insurance offered Yes

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Paying for School

At Vermont Technical College, 77.5 percent of full-time undergraduates receive some kind of need-based financial aid and the average need-based scholarship or grant award is $6,375.

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In-state tuition and fees $11,788 (2012-13)
Out-of-state tuition and fees $21,892 (2012-13)
Room and board $8,520 (2012-13)
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* Overview details based on 2012 data

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