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 1620 - 1940, or got accepted with an ACT score in the range of 24 - 29. Based on sampled GPA data collected and applied, it is estimated that the UVM average GPA range for accepted students is around 3.35 - 3.64. University of Vermont accepts roughly 80 percent of those that apply each year. Of those that are admitted, nearly 14 percent of students enrolled. Based on historical acceptance rate data, the projected UVM acceptance rate 2015 is estimated to be 76%. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall UVM Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013


The overall acceptance rate for University of Vermont was reported as 77.6% in Fall 2013 with over 22,400 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 SAT Scores: 1620 - 1940
  • UVM ACT Scores: 24 - 29
  • UVM Average GPA: 3.35 - 3.64

How Hard Is It to Get into University of Vermont?

Applicant Selectivity: High

UVM 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 2021 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2021-2022 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for UVM has been on an upward trend when compared to previous years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 70.9%
  • 2010-2011: 70.6%
  • 2011-2012: 75.4%
  • 2012-2013: 76.7%
  • 2013-2014: 77.6%
  • Projected UVM Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 75.7%

How Does UVM Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for University of Vermont is forty percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
SUNY College at Plattsburgh45.6%
Dartmouth College9.8%
Plymouth State University77.5%
SUNY Empire State College80.5%
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute41.2%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • High School Class Rankings 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 2013)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to UVM (Fall 2013)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading540 - 640
Math540 - 650
Writing540 - 650
Total Score1620 - 1940
ACT®Score Range
English23 - 30
Math24 - 28
Composite Score24 - 29
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