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University of Vermont

Check whether the University of Vermont is right for you as an international student.

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Burlington, USA
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Study abroad at the University of Vermont

The University of Vermont (UVM) is a public research university in Burlington, Vermont, US. It offers students a choice of over 100 majors including business, education, engineering, environment, health and life sciences, as well as the Global Gateway Program (GGP) that helps international students adjust to studying at the University of Vermont.

UVM boasts a wide range of facilities for all students including the Bailey/Howe Library that’s home to the largest collection of books in Vermont. The campus offers places to eat, relax and study, and there’s a shuttle transportation system that makes getting around campus easy.

The Patrick-Forbush-Gutterson Athletic Complex provides a variety of sporting facilities including a fitness center, swimming pool, ice rink, tennis and squash courts, and multipurpose studios. UVM also offers 18 varsity sports, and the University’s teams compete in the NCAA Division I as the Catamounts.

If you want to get involved in sports at a more relaxed level during your time at UVM, there are 60 club sports you can join. Some are involved in intercollegiate competition, and there are another 20 intramural teams.

Why study at UVM?

  • Top ranked university

    UVM is ranked 96th best university in the US (U.S. News & World Report, 2019)

  • Employability

    93% of UVM students are employed or continuing their education within six months of graduating

  • Sports and athletics

    The University’s sports teams compete in the prestigious NCAA Division I

Life as an international student

UVM has a diverse student body, and welcomes students from all over the world. As a student on a Global Gateway Program you’ll have access to all the university's amenities and facilities, including support services for any personal or academic help you might need.

As an international undergraduate student you must live on campus for the first two years of your degree program. Undergraduate GGP students will live in Marsh-Austin Tupper residences, which is a three-winged hall and is also home to the Global Gateway Program support services.

Living on campus is the ideal way to settle into life at UVM and make new friends. You’ll also be able to get involved in one of the more than 210 student clubs and organizations, which include a nationally recognized debate team, student-run newspaper, radio station, TV station, and a host of other cultural, political, and religious clubs.

Student life & facilities

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Fees and funding

Making an investment in your education will benefit you in countless ways. At UVM, pursue your passion, explore cutting-edge research, serve the community, and make friends for life.

  • Master's International Year - 2 Semester

    41280 USD

  • Undergraduate's International Year

    41280 USD

  • Direct Entry/Tuition Fee

    41280 USD

Scholarships are awarded on a variety of factors, including academic achievement, talent, athletic ability, leadership, geographical location, field of study, and demonstrated financial need.

Scholarships available:

  • Prospective First-Year Undergraduate Student
  • Global Gateway Program (GGP) Student
  • Transfer Student
  • Current/Returning Undergraduate Student
  • Graduate Student
  • Medical Student
  • Veteran


University of Vermont

Burlington, VT 05405, United States

Burlington, Vermont is the home of University of Vermont and is a good match for those seeking a vibrant city atmosphere.

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Visa requirements for the University of Vermont

Many international students will require a visa to study in the US, and this is a vital step of your study abroad journey. Make sure you understand the requirements you may need to meet before applying.

USA student visa requirements