Founded in 1791, the University of Vermont is the top university in the State of Vermont and is among the elite top 50 public research universities in the US.
As the 5th oldest university in New England (after Harvard, Yale, Dartmouth and Brown), the university’s outstanding reputation and location in one of America’s most beautiful regions attract students from around the world.
The University of Vermont is a public ivy with world-class faculty, an exceptional learning experience, a vibrant campus community, tools for achieving success after graduation, and an ideal location at an educational value.
Subject Strengths: Business, Biological and Health Sciences, Environmental Studies, and Engineering.
The University of Vermont’s stunning historic campus is located in the small, safe city of Burlington on the sparkling shores of Lake Champlain and nestled between the Adirondack and Green Mountains. Centered around pedestrian–friendly Church Street, Burlington has something for everyone in a fun mix of old and new, funky and chic, served up in a cultured and hip atmosphere. There is a vibrant social scene with eclectic venues for rock, hip-hop, jazz, reggae, bluegrass and classical concerts in addition to theatre, art exhibitions, cultural celebrations and athletic events. Burlington is also a food lover’s destination with an endless choice of bistros, gastropubs, ethnic restaurants, bakeries, coffeehouses and is home to world-famous Ben & Jerry’s ice cream. For clean, fresh air and exercise, just step outside to an abundant range of outdoor activities, from snow sports to canoeing, hiking and camping. With all that Burlington has to offer, this urban hotspot has earned many accolades. Here are some amenities near our campus.