Vermont Technical College Admissions: Everything You Want to and Need to Know

Overview of Vermont Technical College

Vermont Technical College bills itself as “Vermont’s only technical college,” and the school has done well in technology and health-related fields. The institute offers associate’s and bachelor’s degrees. The institution has a large selection of undergraduate and graduate degree programs for students to select from. Students are supported by an 11 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 the university’s over 25 clubs and organizations. On the athletic front, the Vermont Tech Knights play in the Yankee Small College Conference.


  • Total Enrollment: 1,616 (1,610 undergraduate)
  • Gender Breakdown: 52% Male/48% Female
  • 60% Full-time

Cost of Attendance Information

  • Tuition and Fees: $15,971 (in-state); $29,003 (out-of-state)
  • Books: $1,000
  • Room and Board: $11,420
  • Other Expenses: $1,650
  • Total Cost: $30,041 (in-state); $43,073 (out-of-state)

Financial Aid Information

  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 95%
  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of Aid
    • Grants: 85%
    • Loans: 80%
  • Average Amount of Aid
    • Grants: $6,614
    • Loans: $7,441

Academic Programs Offered

  • Most Popular Majors: Architectural Engineering Technology, Business Management, Electromechanical Engineering Technology, Sustainable Design, and Technology

Retention and Graduation

  • First-Year Student Retention (full-time students): 77%
  • Transfer-out Rate: 18%
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate: 28%
  • 6-Year Graduation Rate: 35%

NCAA Athletic Programs

  • Men’s Sports: Basketball, Soccer, Track and Field, Cross Country
  • Women’s Sports: Basketball, Soccer, Track and Field, Cross Country

Overview of Vermont Technical College Admissions

Vermont Tech has an acceptance rate of 68%, which is encouraging for those interested in applying to the school. 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. Glowing recommendation letters can bolster your application, along with being involved with student organizations and attempting a challenging course load. Students with unique talents and accomplishments can still receive strong consideration even if their GPAs are outside of the admissions offices mean range. After applying, students will receive a message from an admissions counselor about the application process’s next steps. Interested students should check out the university’s website, which has helpful tips and contact information for the admissions offices.

Admissions Data                        

  • Vermont Technical College Acceptance Rate: 68%
  • Test Scores — 25th/75th Percentile
    • SAT Critical Reading: 570/650
    • SAT Math: 500/610
    • SAT Writing: -/-
    • ACT Cumulative: 19/27
    • ACT English: -/
    • ACT Math: – /-
    • ACT Writing: -/-

Safety Net Schools: Easy to Gain Admission

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

Hampton University, Washington State University, University of Texas at San Antonio, East Carolina University, Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, Texas State University

Same Tier: Just As Hard to Gain Admission

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

University of Oregon, University of Alabama, Colorado State University, Quinnipiac University, Ohio University, University of North Texas, University of Texas at Arlington

Reach Institutions: Gaining Admissions Will be More of a Challenge

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

Syracuse University, United States Military Academy, Penn State University Park, University of Cincinnati, Hofstra University, Temple University, Seton Hall University

Applying to Vermont Technical College

Application Deadline: Rolling

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