Lyndon State College Admissions: Everything You Want to and Need to Know

Overview of Lyndon State College

Situated in the Northeast Kingdom in Vermont, Lyndon State College is a public college focusing on both the liberal arts. The institution has a large selection of undergraduate and graduate degree programs for students to choose from. Students are supported by a robust 14 to 1 student/faculty ratio, and professors take a personalized approach to the teaching and learning process. Outside of the classroom, students will find plenty of opportunities to engage with the campus community via their 25 clubs and organizations. The Lyndon State Hornets play in the NCAA Division III North Atlantic Conference.


  • Total Enrollment: 1,256 (1,171 undergraduates)
  • Gender Breakdown: 59% Male/41% Female
  • 82% Full-time

Cost of Attendance Information

  • Tuition and Fees: $11,290 (in-state); $22,978 (out-of-state)
  • Books: $1,000
  • Room and Board: $9,988
  • Other Expenses: $1,600
  • Total Cost: $23,878 (in-state); $35,566 (out-of-state)

Financial Aid Information

  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 98%
  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of Aid
    • Grants: 92%
    • Loans: 77%
  • Mean Amount of Aid
    • Grants: $6,340
    • Loans: $8,216

Academic Programs Offered

  • Most Popular Majors: Business Administration, Graphic Design, Human Services, Meteorology, Social Sciences, Television Studies

Retention and Graduation

  • First-Year Student Retention (full-time students): 68%
  • Transfer-out Rate: 22%
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate: 20%
  • 6-Year Graduation Rate: 38%

NCAA Athletic Programs

  • Men’s Sports: Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Lacrosse, Soccer, Tennis, Track and Field
  • Women’s Sports: Basketball, Cross Country, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball

Overview of Lyndon State College Admissions

Lyndon State College is an accessible school–in 2019, it had an acceptance rate of 98%. Students whose SAT/ACT scores and GPA are within the institution’s requirements have a good chance of being admitted. Applicants must complete an online application and send test scores from either the SAT or ACT and high school transcripts. Students with unique talents and accomplishments can still receive strong consideration even if their GPAs are outside of the mean range. After applying, students will receive a message from an admissions counselor about the application process’s next steps. Students should make a campus visit to determine if the institution is a good fit for them.

Admissions Data             

  • Lyndon State College Acceptance Rate: 98%
  • Test Scores — 25th/75th Percentile
    • SAT Critical Reading: 410/540
    • SAT Math: 430/520
    • SAT Writing: -/-
    • ACT Cumulative: 15/23
    • ACT English: 13/23
    • ACT Math: 15/24
    • ACT Writing: -/-

Safety Net Schools: Easy to Gain Admission

If past admission data predicts that you would be a competitive candidate for Lyndon State College, it should be easy to gain admissions to the schools below. If Lyndon State College is currently out of your reach, then you are sure to be a competitive candidate for the schools below.

State University of New York College of Agriculture and Technology at Cobleskill, Southern Vermont College, Alabama State University, College of St. Elizabeth, Albertus Magnus College, Texas Southern University, California State University Dominguez Hills

Same Tier: Just As Hard to Gain Admission

If you’re a competitive candidate for Lyndon State College, you should have an equal chance of gaining admissions at these schools.

California State University Northridge, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, California State University Fresno, California State University Bakersfield, California State University East Bay, Kean University, California State University Los Angeles

Reach Institutions: Gaining Admissions Will Be More of a Challenge

These schools are more challenging to gain admission into than Lyndon State College. If you improve your GPA and SAT/ACT scores, you’ll be a competitive candidate.

California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, Liberty University, Washington State University, East Carolina University, Texas State University, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, Georgia State University

Applying to Lyndon State College

Application Deadline: Rolling

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