Northern Vermont University

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world rank  2982

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University Overview

Established in 2018, Northern Vermont University is a non-profit public state higher-education institution located in the rural setting of the medium town of Johnson (population range of 2,500-9,999 inhabitants), Vermont. This institution also has a branch campus in Lyndonville. Officially accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education, Northern Vermont University (NVU) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 3,000-3,999 students) coeducational US higher education institution. Northern Vermont University (NVU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation), bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 5 years old US higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 80-90% making this US higher education organization a least selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. NVU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Acronym NVU
Founded 2018 Merger between Johnson State College (1828) and Lyndon State College (1911)
Motto Docendo discimus
By teaching, we learn
Colours Green, navy and white

University Location

Address 337 College Hill
05656-9464 Vermont
United States
Tel +1 (802) 635 2356
Fax +1 (802) 635 1230
Other locations Lyndonville

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)
10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
15,000-17,500 US$
(11,000-12,900 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
New Admission Requirements - Secondary school GPA is recommended
- Secondary school rank is neither required nor recommended
- Secondary school record is recommended
- Completion of college-preparatory program is recommended
- Recommendations are required
- Formal demonstration of competencies is neither required nor recommended
- Admission test scores are recommended
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is required
- Other Tests (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) are neither required nor recommended
Admission Rate 80-90%
Admission Office 337 College Hill
Johnson 05656
(802) 635 1219
800 635 2356

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 3,000-3,999
Academic Staff 50-99
Control Type Public State
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Rural
Religious Affiliation None

Carnegie Classification New

Basic Classification Master's Colleges & Universities: Small Programs
2000 Classification Masters Colleges and Universities I
Size & Setting Four-year, small, primarily residential institution
Enrollment Profile Very high undergraduate
Undergraduate Profile Four-year, full-time, inclusive, higher transfer-in institution
Undergraduate Instructional Program Professions plus arts & sciences, some graduate coexistence
Graduate Instructional Program Arts & sciences focus, high graduate coexistence

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Northern Vermont University's Library
Northern Vermont University's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 255,770 physical volumes, 9,275 physical media, 533,385 digital/electronic medium and 51 licensed digital/electronic databases. Northern Vermont University's library has 2 branches.
Housing Yes
Northern Vermont University provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 1,338 students in the 2018 academic year.
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Memberships and Affiliations

  • Vermont State Colleges (VSC)
  • American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU)
  • National Athletic Association (NAA)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

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