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Northern Vermont University-Johnson

Johnson, VT 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate86%
Acceptance Rate86%

About Northern Vermont University Johnson

Northern Vermont University-Johnson Overview

Northern Vermont University-Johnson is a public, state school in a rural setting in Johnson, Vermont. Northern Vermont University Johnson was founded in 2018 and the school currently enrolls around 1,706 students a year, including 1,706 undergraduate students. Northern Vermont University Johnson offers housing for up to 600 students. The majority of students live on campus, and first year-students are required to live in campus housing. On the weekends, about 70% of students stay on-campus and participate in campus events and social life.

There are many ways for students to get involved at Northern Vermont University Johnson!

Love music or performing? Sing in a chorus or perform with one of Northern Vermont University Johnson's theater groups.

Are you interested in journalism and communications? Northern Vermont University Johnson students can write for the campus newspaper, host a radio show or be a producer for the student-run television channel.

There are no fraternities or sororities at Northern Vermont University Johnson, so it might be a good choice if you're not interested in Greek life.

Planning to play sports? Northern Vermont University Johnson has many options for athletes. See them all and learn more about life at Northern Vermont University Johnson on the Student Life page.

2022 Northern Vermont University Johnson Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Overall Acceptance Rate 86%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA Offered but % not available
Average GPA 3.3
In-State Tuition $11,592
Out-of-State $25,680
Percent of Need Met 83%
Average First-Year Financial Aid Package $16,263

Is Northern Vermont University Johnson a Good School?

There is no one way to define a "good" college or university. Admissions criteria, acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how selective an institution is.

Let's take a closer look at these factors to get a better view of what Northern Vermont University Johnson offers and if the college could be a good choice for you.

2022 Acceptance Rate for Northern Vermont University-Johnson

Northern Vermont University Johnson is moderately difficult to get into. Northern Vermont University Johnson admitted 86% of all applicants in 2021. Out of 1,291 applications received in 2022, 1,107 students were offered admission.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Northern Vermont University Johnson

Retention refers to the number of students that stay enrolled at a school over time. It is a way to measure how satisfied students are with their school experience, and if they have the support necessary to succeed in college.

About 64% of students who start at Northern Vermont University Johnson come back for their second year of college. Around 35% of students who started at Northern Vermont University Johnson earn their Bachelor's degrees within six years. The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61% for public schools, and 67% for private, non-profit schools.

Job Outcomes for Northern Vermont University Johnson Grads

Job placement rates after graduation and average starting salaries can all give important clues about the value of a degree from a specific school. Within six months of graduating, 60% of graduates receive at least one full-time job offer.

The average starting salary for recent Northern Vermont University Johnson grads is $25,000 a year. Average starting salaries vary by discipline, but the average starting salary for all 2021 graduates was around $60,000 a year.

Northern Vermont University Johnson's Endowment

An endowment is the total value of a school's investments, donations, and assets. Endowment is not necessarily an indicator of the quality of a school, but it can give you a sense of how much money a college can afford to invest in expanding programs, improving facilities, and support students.

As of 2021, the total market value of Northern Vermont University-Johnson's endowment was $2.3 million. The average college endowment was $905 million in 2021. The school spends $6,102 for each full-time student enrolled.

Tuition and Financial Aid at Northern Vermont University Johnson

Cost is another important factor when choose a college. Some colleges may have high tuition, but do a better job at meeting students' financial need.

Northern Vermont University Johnson meets 83% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates. The average financial aid package for a full-time, first-year student is around $16,263 a year.

Graduates in the class of 2022 had an average of $31,595 in student loans per borrower. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

The 2023-2024 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2022

Some aid is available on a first-come, first-served basis, so fill out the FAFSA asap. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! You should never have to pay to submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), so don't give your money (or info!) to any website that claim you do.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at Northern Vermont University Johnson.

Based on this information, is Northern Vermont University Johnson the school for you? Remember, the best school for one person may be a terrible fit for someone else! So ask yourself: Is Northern Vermont University Johnson a good school for you?

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Where is Northern Vermont University-Johnson Located?

Northern Vermont University Johnson is located in the rural setting of Johnson, Vermont, less than an hour from Montreal.

If you would like to see Northern Vermont University Johnson for yourself, be sure to plan a visit! The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 89 to Johnson, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Burlington International.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Northern Vermont University Johnson and Johnson are like without leaving home.

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College Info

337 College Hill Johnson, VT 05656

Campus Setting: Rural

Northern Vermont University Johnson Application Deadline

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Wondering what life at Northern Vermont University Johnson is like? There are approximately 1,706 students enrolled at Northern Vermont University Johnson. 66% percent of students attend school full-time, 81% percent are from VT and 19% percent of students are from other states.


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