University of Vermont: Narrative Description
UNIVERSITY OF VERMONT E-3
Burlington, VT 05405
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.uvm.edu/
State-supported, university, coed. Awards bachelor's, master's, doctoral, and first professional degrees and post-master's certificates. Founded 1791. Setting: 425-acre suburban campus. Endowment: $240.5 million. Research spending 2003-04: $101.8 million. Educational spending 2003-04: $9270 per student. Total enrollment: 10,940. Faculty: 691 (550 full-time, 141 part-time). Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 15:1. 11,373 applied, 76% were admitted. 23% from top 10% of their high school class, 57% from top quarter, 93% from top half. 27 valedictorians. Full-time: 7,956 students, 55% women, 45% men. Part-time: 1,279 students, 61% women, 39% men. Students come from 50 states and territories, 30 other countries, 63% from out-of-state, 0.2% Native American, 2% Hispanic, 1% black, 2% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 1% international, 5% 25 or older, 52% live on campus, 4% transferred in. Retention: 84% of full-time freshmen returned the following year. Academic areas with the most degrees conferred: social sciences and history; business/marketing; natural resources/environmental science; psychology. Calendar: semesters. ESL program, services for LD students, advanced placement, self-designed majors, freshman honors college, honors program, independent study, distance learning, double major, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, co-op programs and internships, graduate courses open to undergrads. Off campus study. Study abroad program. ROTC: Army.
Options: Common Application, electronic application, early action, deferred admission, international baccalaureate accepted. Required: essay, high school transcript, 1 recommendation, SAT or ACT. Recommended: 2 recommendations. Entrance: moderately difficult. Application deadlines: 1/15, 11/1 for early action. Notification: 3/31, 12/15 for early action. Preference given to state residents.
Costs Per Year:
Application fee: $45. One-time mandatory fee: $300. State resident tuition: $9088 full-time, $379 per credit part-time. Nonresident tuition: $22,728 full-time, $947 per credit part-time. Mandatory fees: $1138 full-time. Part-time tuition varies according to course load. College room and board: $7016. College room only: $4710. Room and board charges vary according to board plan.
Orientation program. Drama-theater group, choral group, student-run newspaper, radio station. Social organizations: 100 open to all; national fraternities, national sororities, local fraternities; 3% of eligible men and 2% of eligible women are members. Most popular organizations: Volunteers in Action, Outing Club, club sports. Major annual events: Springfest, Homecoming. Student services: legal services, health clinic, personal-psychological counseling, women's center. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices and patrols, late night transport-escort service, controlled dormitory access. 3,977 college housing spaces available; 3,900 were occupied in 2003-04. Freshmen guaranteed college housing. On-campus residence required through sophomore year. Option: coed housing available. Bailey-Howe Library plus 3 others with 2.4 million books, 1.9 million microform titles, 20,216 serials, 36,531 audiovisual materials, an OPAC, and a Web page. Operations spending 2003-04: $10.3 million. 685 computers available on campus for general student use. Computer purchase/lease plans available. A campuswide network can be accessed from student residence rooms and from off campus. Staffed computer lab on campus.
Burlington is Vermont's largest city and, while the University is a significant resource, the city has many cultural, recreational, and social offerings. Burlington is a tourist and business center with a rich history and significant business development.
"University of Vermont: Narrative Description." College Blue Book. . Encyclopedia.com. (November 17, 2018). https://www.encyclopedia.com/education/news-and-education-magazines/university-vermont-narrative-description
"University of Vermont: Narrative Description." College Blue Book. . Retrieved November 17, 2018 from Encyclopedia.com: https://www.encyclopedia.com/education/news-and-education-magazines/university-vermont-narrative-description
Encyclopedia.com gives you the ability to cite reference entries and articles according to common styles from the Modern Language Association (MLA), The Chicago Manual of Style, and the American Psychological Association (APA).
Within the “Cite this article” tool, pick a style to see how all available information looks when formatted according to that style. Then, copy and paste the text into your bibliography or works cited list.
Because each style has its own formatting nuances that evolve over time and not all information is available for every reference entry or article, Encyclopedia.com cannot guarantee each citation it generates. Therefore, it’s best to use Encyclopedia.com citations as a starting point before checking the style against your school or publication’s requirements and the most-recent information available at these sites:
Modern Language Association
The Chicago Manual of Style
American Psychological Association
- Most online reference entries and articles do not have page numbers. Therefore, that information is unavailable for most Encyclopedia.com content. However, the date of retrieval is often important. Refer to each style’s convention regarding the best way to format page numbers and retrieval dates.
- In addition to the MLA, Chicago, and APA styles, your school, university, publication, or institution may have its own requirements for citations. Therefore, be sure to refer to those guidelines when editing your bibliography or works cited list.