Colleges and Universities in Vermont

Ranking Institution name Tuition Control Acceptance Rate
1
Burlington, Vermont
$35.832 Public 73%
2
Middlebury, Vermont
$45.314 Private Non-Profit 17%
3
Northfield, Vermont
$33.371 Private Non-Profit 63%
4
Burlington, Vermont
$31.350 Private Non-Profit 71%
5
Colchester, Vermont
$39.015 Private Non-Profit 75%
6
Castleton, Vermont
$24.014 Public 92%
7
Lyndonville, Vermont
$20.942 Public 99%
8
Randolph Center, Vermont
$23.006 Public 83%
9
Winooski, Vermont
$11.236 Public 0%
10
Johnson, Vermont
$21.950 Public 97%
11
Bennington, Vermont
$45.080 Private Non-Profit 65%
12
Poultney, Vermont
$32.192 Private Non-Profit 76%
13
Bennington, Vermont
$22.000 Private Non-Profit 99%
14
Putney, Vermont
$49.630 Private Non-Profit 86%
15
Montpelier, Vermont
$0 Private For-Profit 0%
16
Marlboro, Vermont
$38.110 Private Non-Profit 79%
17
Plainfield, Vermont
$14.930 Private Non-Profit 100%
18
Burlington, Vermont
$22.885 Private Non-Profit 83%
19
Rutland, Vermont
$21.100 Private Non-Profit 68%
20
Williston, Vermont
$0 Private For-Profit 0%
21
Craftsbury Common, Vermont
$29.894 Private Non-Profit 94%
22
South Burlington, Vermont
$0 Private For-Profit 0%
23
South Burlington, Vermont
$0 0%
24
Burlington, Vermont
$0 Public 0%
25
Brattleboro, Vermont
$0 Private Non-Profit 0%
26
South Royalton, Vermont
$0 Private Non-Profit 0%
27
Montpelier, Vermont
$0 0%
28
Brattleboro, Vermont
$0 Private Non-Profit 0%

Education in Vermont

As of June 2014, 17.22 of Vermont’s population aged over 25 had some college degree, compared to 21.29 for the entire United States. Two-year college graduates constituted 8.61, four-year graduates – 20.73 and Master graduates – 9.62 of the Vermont population.

Education of Vermont

As of June 2014, the Vermont’s average income per capita is 28846, compared to the average of 28051 for the United States, while the median household income is 54168. The unemployed people available workforce constituted 3.7 of the state’s population, while the job growth expected over the next decade is 37. The indicators of sales and income taxes were 6 and 3.55 respectively.

Cost of living in Vermont

If we take the average indicator for the entire United States as 100, the overall cost of living in the state of Vermont makes 116, with the cost of food being 111.5 and expenses for health care services such as stay in a hospital room, doctor’s and dentist’s appointments – 105. The state’s average indicator for the cost of housing, comprising mortgage, rent and taxes is 127. The index of Vermont’s charges for utilities services, such as heating, cooling, natural gas and electricity makes 129. The average transportation costs make 107, while other miscellaneous expenses, such as clothing, repairs, and entertainment constitute 111 points.

Air pollution and health in Vermont

Vermont’s index of air quality is 96.5 on a scale from 0 to 100 points (higher is better) according to EPA reports taking into account the days of ozone alert and volume of such pollutants as lead, carbon monoxide, sulfur and others. State’s weather quality is graded at 64 points out of 100 on the basis of such indices as toxic discharges, sediments, turbidity and pollutants. The index of Superfund sites is 80 compared to 71 for the entire country. In 2014, the number of physicians per 100,000 persons is 339 and the health cost index is higher compared to the average US index.

Climate in Vermont

Vermont’s annual rainfall is 40.8 inches, compared to 36.5 for the entire US. In winter the state gets the annual snowfall of 91.4, while the United States in general get 25. There are 143 days with measurable precipitation, and 167 sunny days per annum. In July, the average high temperature is 79.4 degrees Fahrenheit, and in January the average lowest is 5.8 degrees. The comfort index on the scale from 0 to 100 (higher is better) makes 56 and is based on the combination of summer temperature and effect humidity on the population.


Data provided by U.S. Department of Education Institute of Education Sciences nces.ed.gov