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Saint Michael's College

Check whether Saint Michael's College is right for you as an international student.

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Study abroad at Saint Michael's College

Saint Michael's College (SMC) is a liberal arts and science college of approximately 2,000 students. Home to a scenic 440-acre campus, SMC is located minutes from Burlington, Vermont, USA. You can be skiing on the slopes in 30 minutes, in Montreal in two hours, and Boston in just over three.

Also known as St. Mike's, the College offers over 40 majors in STEM, Humanities, and Social Sciences. It also offers an Honours Program, and independent research and internship opportunities. Most students live on campus, and housing availability is guaranteed for all four years of study.

The College has 21 varsity athletics teams that compete in NCAA Division II, including basketball, tennis, and soccer. You can get involved in one of the more than 40 student organizations, and there’s always the option of starting a new one up yourself.

Why study at Saint Michael's College?

  • Student-staff ratio

    13:1 student-staff ratio helps each student receive a personalized education

  • Chance to make a difference

    More than 70% of SMC students give back to the community through volunteering and social justice projects

  • Range of programs

    More than 40 majors available as well as honors program, independent research and internship opportunities

Life as an international student

Saint Michael’s has been welcoming international students to campus since the 1950s. The Office for International Students and Scholars (OISS) can assist you with any immigration related questions you have, and are also there to help you settle in at SMC.

As a residential campus, St. Mike’s offers housing for international students that will help you integrate into the College community. You will live and work alongside domestic students, as well as share all campus facilities.

Their campus is a 24-hour living and learning community where students not only eat, sleep and study, but socialize, get involved, develop lifelong friendships and become better citizens. With more than a dozen residence halls and student apartments, there are plenty of housing options that you can choose from.

What Saint Michael's College says

  • Lisa Lagerquist

    Lisa Lagerquist

    Saint Michael's College Associate Director of International Admission
    Lisa Lagerquist says

    St. Mike's is a liberal arts university, which means students have the flexibility to pursue multiple subjects and even change their mind. It's a great fit if you are academically curious and want to be engaged in your learning, if you love outdoor activities, or if you want to explore social justice issues.

    International students love our community and our location in Vermont. Our international students say coming to St. Mike's is like becoming part of a new family. Burlington, Vermont is a beautiful, safe and welcoming small city that is the perfect size for meaningful internships and great adventures.

    International students are supported by our international student advisor. Housing is guaranteed for all four years. International students can participate in over 40 clubs, NCAA Div. II athletic teams, study abroad and internship opportunities, and all campus facilities.

    Our Career Readiness Program provides a path to achieve career readiness skills that today's employers are seeking. Students can work with a Saint Michael's Career Coach beginning as early as their first year.

Student life & facilities

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    • No. of Clubs & Organizations 40
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Fees and funding

Saint Michael's will do everything they can to help make your education investment affordable.

Over 90 percent of students receive financial aid. All admitted students are automatically considered for merit-based scholarships.

All international undergraduate students are eligible to receive scholarships awarded by Saint Michael's College. Students may not receive more than one category of scholarship, and if they are awarded more they will receive the scholarship with the greatest value.

Undergraduate tuition - US$46,175 per year

Undergraduate students are eligible for scholarships of up to 60% of tuition. This may decrease our full cost of attendance from over $60,000/year to as low as $35,000/year.


Saint Michael's College

1 Winooski Park, Colchester, VT 05439, USA

Colchester is a picturesque town on the banks of Lake Champlain to the west of the Green Mountains. It's a popular tourist destination offering potential visitors a wealth of outdoor activities, including sailing, fishing and hiking.

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Visa requirements for Saint Michael's College

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