Acceptance Rate 63.98%
Yield (Enrollment Ratio) 18.96%
Applicants 45,072
Admitted 28,838
Enrolled 5,469

Applying To Vermont Colleges

The average acceptance rate is 63.98% at Vermont colleges and universities where total 45,072 students have applied and 28,838 have been accepted. The average undergraduate application fees is $51.00 and the graduate application fees is $58.00. Next table presents the general admission information for applying to Vermont colleges.
General Admission Information of Vermont Colleges
Open Admission Policy4 out of 25 schools
Average Undergraduate Application Fees$ 51.00
Average Graduate Application Fees$ 58.00
Average Acceptance Rate63.98%
Average Yield (Enrollment Rate)18.96%
Average Test Scores1,241 SAT / 27 ACT

Acceptance Rates and Headcounts

For academic year 2020-2021, total 45,072 students (20,252 men and 24,820 women) applied to and 28,838 (12,552 men and 16,286 women) students were accepted to admit Vermont Colleges. Among them, 2,542 men and 2,927 women were enrolled into Vermont schools. The average acceptance rate is 63.98% and admission yield (enrollment rate) is 18.96%. The table below shows the Vermont colleges admission statistics including admission and enrolment rates.
Admission Statistics for Vermont Colleges (2020-2021)
Acceptance Rate 63.98% 61.98% 65.62%
Enrollment Ratio 18.96% 20.25% 17.97%
[Chart]Vermont Colleges Average Acceptance Rate and Yield

Average SAT and ACT Scores

For Vermont college, 2,527 students (68.00% of enrolled) have submitted their SAT scores and 1,041 students (28.00%) have submitted their ACT scores for seeking degrees. For score submitters, SAT 75th percentile score is 1,336 and 25th percentile score is 1,146. For ACT scores, 75th percentile score is 81 and 25th percentile score is 63. Next table shows the detail SAT and ACT scores distribution of enrolled students at Vermont colleges and universities.
SAT and ACT Score Distribution at Vermont Colleges
25th Percentile75th Percentile
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing576.00670.00
SAT Math570.00666.00
ACT Composite24.0029.00
ACT Math20.0025.00
ACT English19.0027.00
[Chart] SAT/ACT Distribution - Vermont Colleges
[Chart] Average SAT Scores - Vermont Colleges
[Chart] Average ACT Scores - Vermont Colleges

Calendar System and Accepted Credits

In Vermont State, 20 schools use semester calendar systems and 0 schools are based on quarter system. Next table lists the number of schools with their calendar systems.
Semester20 out of 25 schools
Quarter0 out of 25 schools
Trimester1 out of 25 schools
Four-one-four plan1 out of 25 schools
Other academic year0 out of 25 schools
Differs by program1 out of 25 schools
Continuous1 out of 25 schools
Un-Known/Other1 out of 25 schools
Next table describes credits that Vermont colleges and universities are accepting for their students
Dual Credits16 out of 25 schools
Credits for Life Experiences9 out of 25 schools
Advanced placement (AP) Credits18 out of 25 schools
Credit for Military Training15 out of 25 schools

Application Requirements

6 Vermont schools require High School GPA and 11 schools require High School Record (or Transcript). The test scores such as SAT and ACT are required by 2 Vermont colleges. Next table summarizes the application requirements for applying to Vermont colleges.
Admission Checklist for Vermont Colleges
High School GPA64
High School Rank07
High School Record (or Transcript)111
Completion of College Preparatory Program37
Formal Demonstration of Competencies14
Admission Test Scores23
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)10