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Facts and Figures

#82 by U.S. News & World Report
#14 on ‘Up and Coming Schools’ list
#36 of national public universities in the U.S.
Top 25 environmentally responsible school
92% of full-time faculty hold a Ph.D. or the highest degree in their field
5th oldest university in New England, (after Harvard, Yale, Dartmouth and Brown)
Fully accredited by the New England, Association of Schools and Colleges, (NEASC).
9,970 undergraduate student population
2% international student population
1:16 faculty to student ratio
30 average student class size
460 acres campus size
Category: public university
Location: Burlington, Vermont
Founded: 1791

#1 Best College Town in America by Travel & Leisure magazine
Top 10 places to go to college by Huffington Post
Top 15 hottest cities for the future by Business Insider
#2 healthiest state in the U.S. by America’s Health Rankings
Top 5 happiest states from The Atlantic magazine
#2 in safety by the Institute for Economics and Peace.

FAQ Global Gateway

The Global Gateway Advantage

What does it mean to be a Global Gateway student? It means we will welcome you to our community and support your academic pursuits the day you arrive on campus. The following are answers to frequently asked questions for students looking to apply to the Global Gateway Program.
Do I study English language? Yes. Depending on your language level, you may take the 2- or 3-semester Global Gateway Program at the International Study Center (ISC).
Do I study academic courses? You take specialized academic courses that fulfill the university’s general education requirements and fully prepare you to enter your degree program.
Do I take classes with American students? During the GGP, you will take your elective math or
science courses with American students.
Do I get academic credit for my degree? You will take credit-bearing courses in the GGP.
Credits vary by course.
Do I get extra academic support and learn study skills? The International Study Center at the University of Vermont provides additional support to help you succeed academically.
Do I get extra personal help to adjust to living in America? The GGP and ISC staff will support you to ensure you adapt to being an active member of the student community and living in America.
After the GGP, do I continue into the second year of my degree program? Upon successful completion of the GGP, you will move into the second year of your degree program.
Will I graduate after 4 years? Students who successfully complete the academic coursework of the GGP and their degree program may graduate after 4 years.
Do I lose time in the GGP? You do not lose time during the GGP. You can still graduate in 4 years, similar to direct entry students.
Is there an application fee? There is no application fee for the GGP application.
Do I get a university issued I-20? The University of Vermont issues the I-20 and will work with you to renew your I-20 after the GGP.
Do I need to submit letters of recommendation to apply? Letters of recommendation are not required for Global Gateway applicants.
Am I taught by university faculty? The GGP is taught entirely by esteemed University
of Vermont faculty.
Will I get an admissions decision in a timely manner? GGP applications are promptly reviewed.


Undergraduate Pathways


• Sustainable Business • Global Business • Entrepreneurship • Accounting • Finance • Marketing • Business Analytics • Civil Engineering • Computer Science • Computer Science and Information Systems • Electrical Engineering • Engineering • Engineering Management • Environmental Engineering • Mathematics • Mechanical Engineering • Statistics • Art History • Film and Television Studies • Music • Music Performance • Studio Art • Theatre • Chinese • Classical Civilization • English • French • German • Greek • History • Japanese • Latin • Philosophy • Religion • Russian • Spanish • Asian Studies • Environmental Studies • Environmental Sciences • European Studies • Global Studies • Gender, Sexuality and Women’s Studies • Italian Studies • Latin American Studies • Neuroscience
• Russian/East European Studies • Biochemistry • Biology • Biological Science (integrated) • Chemistry • Computer Science • Geology • Mathematics • Plant Biology • Physics • Zoology • Anthropology • Economics • Geography • Linguistics • Political Science • Psychology • Sociology • Athletic Training • Communication Sciences and Disorders • Exercise and Movement Science • Medical Laboratory Science • Nuclear Medicine Technology • Nursing • Radiation Therapy Art Education • Early Childhood Education • Early Childhood Special Education • Elementary Education • Human Development and Family Studies • Middle Level Education • Music Education • Physical Education • Secondary Education
• Secondary Education – English • Secondary Education – Language • Secondary Education – Mathematics • Secondary Education – Science • Secondary Education – Social Science • Social Work Animal Science • Biochemistry • Biological Science • Community Entrepreneurship • Community and International Development • Dietetics, Nutrition and Food Science • Ecological Agriculture • Environmental Sciences • Environmental Studies • Microbiology • Molecular Genetics • Nutrition and Food Sciences • Plant Biology • Public Communication • Sustainable Landscape Horticulture







Entry Requirements

2 Semesters TOEFL iBT 65, IELTS 6.0
or 6.0 Password Test. GPA 2.75 and above.
+ specific academic entry requirements

1 Semester TOEFL iBT 55, IELTS 5.5
or 5.5 Password Test. GPA 2.75 and above.
+ specific academic entry requirements.*

Direct Entry
TOEFL iBT (or equivalent): 79
GPA: Minimum 2.75-3.0 grade
point average a on US 4.0 scale or
country/regional equivalent
• The same foreign language (American
sign language meets this requirement)
• A natural or physical science,
including a laboratory science
• Social sciences
• Mathematics (algebra I,
algebra II and geometry
or equivalents)
• English

Dates and Prices

Estimated costs.
FALL 2014
FALL 2014
Tuition 2 TERMS SUMMER  $35,176   FALL 2 TERMS $35,700
FALL 2014 EAP + 2 TERMS $41,700
Fees $2,574 $2,594 $3,652
Room and board $11,939 $12,214 $18,632
Insurance $1,997 $3,151 $3,466
Total $51,686 $53,659 $67,450

Summer 2014 March 21, 2014 May 12, 2014 August 8, 2014 Memorial Day Holiday: May 26
Fourth of July Holiday: July 4 12 weeks
Fall 2014 June 23, 2014 August 18, 2014 December 3, 2014 Labor Day Holiday: September 1
Thanksgiving Break: November 24–28 16 weeks
Spring 2015 November 15, 2014 January 5, 2015 April 29, 2015
Martin Luther King Holiday: January 19
Presidents’ Day Holiday: February 16
Spring Break: March 2–6
16 weeks

Price Guidelines
Estimated Price Guidelines
SPRING  2 TERMS $35,176
SUMMER  2 TERMS $35,700
FALL  2 TERMS $41,700
FALL  EAP + 2 TERMS $42,770

Tuition Fees SPRING  2 TERMS $2,460   SUMMER  2 TERMS  $2,574 FALL  2 TERMS $2,594 FALL  EAP + 2 TERMS $3,652
Room and board SPRING  2 TERMS  $11,939 SUMMER  2 TERMS  $12,214 $18,632
Insurance SPRING  2 TERMS  $1,997 SUMMER  2 TERMS  $3,151 $3,466
Total SPRING  2 TERMS $51,686 SUMMER  2 TERMS  $53,659 FALL  2 TERMS $67,450


*Charged upon arrival. Price estimated based on 2014–2015 price and is subject to change.


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