Founded in 1791, the University of Vermont is a comprehensive research university enrolling approximately 10,500 undergraduate students and 1,500 graduate students. UVM has a varied student body, with half of the students from out-of-state and about 370 international students. More than half of the undergraduates live on campus. Students enjoy a high level of contact with their professors. The faculty is well-qualified, with 91 percent holding the highest degree in their field. The university has extensive indoor and outdoor recreational facilities, a multi-purpose student center, a music recital hall and a theater. UVM is conveniently located next to downtown Burlington and public transportation is free to all UVM students. Students enjoy joining some of the over 150 student clubs and organizations and many outdoor sports in all seasons.
Main CampusBurlington, Vermont, United States Campus Website5,000 - 20,000 on Campus<100,000 residents in BurlingtonLanguage(s) spoken on campus: English
The University of Vermont campus is in Burlington, the state's largest city. Burlington's location on Lake Champlain and near the Green Mountains of Vermont allows UVM students to enjoy the best of both city and outdoor life. Vermont is known for changing seasons, autumn being particularly beautiful. Burlington prides itself on its community and provides a very welcoming environment for UVM students. Both on and off-campus, this is a great place to live.
Burlington is just 90 miles from Montreal, Canada, 200 miles from Boston, and 300 miles from New York City and is easily accessible by bus from these locations. The Burlington International Airport offers flights to many major cities in the United States.
International students have many opportunities to participate in extracurricular activities. There are over 150 student organizations on campus for nearly every interest that allow for engagement both on and off-campus.
International buddy program is a special program for international students that pairs international students with a U.S. student. The "buddy" is a great way to connect with the larger UVM student community, get advice on life in Burlington and have an American friend.