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Saint Michael's College

Saint Michael's College

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

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Colchester, USA
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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 45 majors, in fields such as Social Studies, Humanities, and professional areas like Business Administration. 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, cross country 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.

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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

Life as an international student

Each semester sees between 150-200 new international students enrolled in one of St Mike's programs. 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.

Student life & facilities

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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.

International Student Scholarship

No application to complete. All admitted students are automatically considered for a scholarship between $2,000 and $31,000 per year. All scholarship awards are renewed each year.


Recognizes international students who have a vision for enhancing intercultural understanding. We will award up to five renewable scholarships covering 60% tuition for the 2020-2021 academic year. The scholarship is open to students of all academic majors. A short application must be submitted.

Book Award

Full-tuition scholarships are available. Students must be nominated by their high school counselors.

International Baccalaureate Program Scholarships

Students who complete the IB Diploma Program are eligible for scholarships starting at $18,000/year.

For Pathway Students

Students who complete the Saint Michael's College Pathway Program will automatically matriculate into the Bachelor's degree program and receive a scholarship of $15,000/year or more.


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.

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.

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