University of Vermont (UVM)

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University of Vermont can be found in Burlington, VT, a public college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. University of Vermont has an enrollment of about fourteen thousand students.

Many of the students that got into University of Vermont had an SAT score in the range of 1180 - 1360, or got accepted with an ACT score in the range of 26 - 31. Based on sampled GPA data collected and applied, it is estimated that the UVM average GPA range for accepted students is around 3.48 - 3.71. University of Vermont accepts roughly 70 percent of those that apply each year. Of those that are admitted, nearly 20 percent of students enrolled. Based on historical acceptance rate data, the projected UVM acceptance rate 2021 is estimated to be 63%. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall UVM Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for University of Vermont was reported as 67.3% in Fall 2020 with over 19,200 applications submitted to UVM. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • UVM ACT Scores: 26 - 31
  • UVM Average GPA: 3.48 - 3.71

How Hard Is It to Get into University of Vermont?

Applicant Selectivity: High

University of Vermont has a very competitive selection process for applicants, where most students accepted have a higher than average high school GPA and scored in the top percentiles on standardized tests like the SAT or ACT exam.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2023 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2023-2024 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for UVM has been staying about the same from year to year.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 68.9%
  • 2017-2018: 67.2%
  • 2018-2019: 67.6%
  • 2019-2020: 67.3%
  • Projected UVM Acceptance Rate 2023-2024: 62.8%

How Does UVM Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for University of Vermont is nineteen percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
SUNY College at Plattsburgh58.5%
Dartmouth College7.9%
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute47.4%
SUNY at Albany54.3%
University of New Hampshire-Main Campus84.0%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Required
  • Submit Recommendation Letters are Required
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2020)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to UVM (Fall 2020)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading600 - 680
Math580 - 680
Total Score1180 - 1360
ACT®Score Range
English25 - 34
Math25 - 29
Composite Score26 - 31
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