New England Culinary Institute: Narrative Description

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250 Main St.
Montpelier, VT 05602-9720
Tel: (802)223-6324; 877-223-6324; Admissions: 877-223-6324; Fax: (802)223-0634; E-mail: [email protected]; Web Site:

Description: Proprietary, primarily 2-year, specialized, coed. Awards certificates, terminal associate, and bachelor's degrees. Founded 1980. Setting: small town campus. Endowment: $291,550. Educational spending 2002-03: $5000 per student. Total enrollment: 606. Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 6:1. 426 applied, 24% were admitted. Full-time: 606 students, 26% women, 74% men. Students come from 49 states and territories, 93% from out-of-state, 0.2% Native American, 3% Hispanic, 2% black, 2% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 0.5% international, 32% 25 or older, 80% live on campus. Academic area with the most degrees conferred: personal/miscellaneous services. Core. Services for LD students, advanced placement, accelerated degree program, honors program, co-op programs and internships.

Entrance Requirements: Options: Peterson's Universal Application, Common Application, electronic application, early admission, deferred admission. Required: essay, high school transcript, 1 recommendation, interview. Required for some: minimum TOEFL scores for foreign students. Placement: SAT I recommended. Entrance: moderately difficult. Application deadline: Rolling.

Costs Per Year: Application fee: $0. Comprehensive fee: $26,365 includes full-time tuition ($20,450), mandatory fees ($390), and college room and board ($5525). College room only: $3500. Full-time tuition and fees vary according to program.

Collegiate Environment: Orientation program. Student-run newspaper. Social organizations: 10 open to all; 75% of eligible men and 25% of eligible women are members. Most popular organizations: American Culinary Federation, Toastmasters, Ice Carving Club. Major annual events: skiing trips, annual chef vs. student softball games and bbq, talent show. Student services: personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices, student patrols, Mod patrols in the evening. 270 college housing spaces available; 260 were occupied in 2002-03. No special consideration for freshman housing applicants. Options: coed, men-only, women-only housing available. New England Culinary Institute Library with 2,400 books, 30 serials, 35 audiovisual materials, and an OPAC. Operations spending 2002-03: $12,000. 14 computers available on campus for general student use. Computer purchase/lease plans available. A campuswide network can be accessed from student residence rooms. Staffed computer lab on campus.

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