Each With Its Own Distinct Character
Vermont boasts more colleges per capita than any other state in the nation. We are home to 19 private colleges plus a semester exchange option, a 5-campus state college system with 12 community colleges, and a flag-ship public university. This remarkable selection of learning opportunities attracts those with passion and talent from around the world to our institutions of higher learning.
Reflecting Vermont’s lifestyle, students can pursue their goals in dynamic settings where personalized learning is the norm. Vigorous debate and creative thinking flourish along with a respect for tradition and stewardship. Offering a wide variety of degrees, our institutions prepare students for a lifetime of engagement, not only for jobs that may change or disappear but also for those that do not yet exist.
Consistently rated one of the healthiest and safest places to live, Vermont is lauded for its quality of life, natural beauty, human scale, and accessibility. This helps keep the focus on creating success in a place of inspiration.
We invite you to explore our unique offerings and campuses.
Private Colleges – Association of Vermont Independent Colleges
State Colleges – Vermont State Colleges
Public University – University of Vermont
Degrees – Consortium of Vermont Colleges