Acceptance Rate 61.27%
Yield (Enrollment Ratio) 20.42%
Applicants 48,693
Admitted 29,832
Enrolled 6,091

Applying To Vermont Colleges

The average acceptance rate is 61.27% at Vermont colleges and universities where total 48,693 students have applied and 29,832 have been accepted. The average undergraduate application fees is $51.07 and the graduate application fees is $58.75. Next table presents the general admission information for applying to Vermont colleges.
General Admission Information of Vermont Colleges
Open Admission Policy4 out of 25 schools
Average Undergraduate Application Fees$ 51.07
Average Graduate Application Fees$ 58.75
Average Acceptance Rate61.27%
Average Yield (Enrollment Rate)20.42%
Average Test Scores1,237 SAT / 76 ACT

Acceptance Rates and Headcounts

For academic year 2019-2020, total 48,693 students (22,029 men and 26,662 women) applied to and 29,832 (13,420 men and 16,411 women) students were accepted to admit Vermont Colleges. Among them, 2,955 men and 3,136 women were enrolled into Vermont schools. The average acceptance rate is 61.27% and admission yield (enrollment rate) is 20.42%. The table below shows the Vermont colleges admission statistics including admission and enrolment rates.
Admission Statistics for Vermont Colleges (2019-2020)
TotalMenWomen
Applicants48,69322,02926,662
Admitted29,83213,42016,411
Enrolled6,0912,9553,136
Acceptance Rate 61.27% 60.92% 61.55%
Enrollment Ratio 20.42% 22.02% 19.11%
[Chart]Vermont Colleges Average Acceptance Rate and Yield

Average SAT and ACT Scores

For Vermont college, 3,091 students (70.75% of enrolled) have submitted their SAT scores and 1,239 students (26.75%) have submitted their ACT scores for seeking degrees. For score submitters, SAT 75th percentile score is 1,332 and 25th percentile score is 1,143. For ACT scores, 75th percentile score is 84 and 25th percentile score is 67. 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 Writing577.50665.00
SAT Math565.00667.00
ACT Composite25.0029.00
ACT Math21.3326.67
ACT English21.0028.33
[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 12 schools require High School Record (or Transcript). The test scores such as SAT and ACT are required by 3 Vermont colleges. Next table summarizes the application requirements for applying to Vermont colleges.
Admission Checklist for Vermont Colleges
RequiredRecommended
High School GPA65
High School Rank07
High School Record (or Transcript)121
Completion of College Preparatory Program38
Recommendations112
Formal Demonstration of Competencies14
Admission Test Scores33
TOEFL112
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)10