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Colleges / University of Vermont

University of Vermont

Burlington, VT 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate64%
Acceptance Rate64%

University of Vermont Tuition Information

In 2022, tuition for full-time students at University of Vermont was $16,280 a year for in-state students and $41,280 a year for out-of-state students.

Usually, college tuition goes up about 3% every year.

Remember, the "sticker price" of tuition doesn't give you all the info you need to know how much you will actually have to pay for college. Many students owe way less than the sticker price after grants, scholarships, and tuition discounts kick in. Plus, student loans can make theactual cost of attending college more manageable until you're done with college.

International students can expect to pay 41,280 per year for tuition at University of Vermont.

In-state vs. Out-of-state Tuition at University of Vermont

University of Vermont is a public, state institution, so it offers a reduced tuition rate of $16,280 for students who qualify as state residents and attend full-time. For students who are not considered Vermont-residents, out-of-state tuition is $41,280 a year.

Public colleges and universities receive funding from the state government. These institutions offer reduced tuition for those who qualify as Vermont residents.

Attending a school where you are eligible for the reduced tuition offered to state residentscan save on the cost of tuition, as well as loans and interest owed. Be sure to confirm your state's guidelines for how to qualify for in-state tuition. Each state has different requirements to qualify as in-state resident. Most states require students to have resided in the state for a certain period of time before qualifying. There may be other criteria as well, depending on the state you and your parents currently reside in.

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University of Vermont International Student Tuition

University of Vermont has the same tuition for international students as for those from out of state.

International students at University of Vermont usually pay around $41,280 per year, before any scholarships or financial aid.

Students from outside of the U.S. are not eligible for federal financial aid, but should research private or University of Vermont-specific grants, scholarships, and other funding opportunities.. International students with need may qualify for the following types of financial support at University of Vermont:

•Athletic Awards •University of Vermont-specific scholarships

International students without financial need may be eligible for merit-based institutional scholarships and athletic awards.


University of Vermont Living Expenses, Fees, and More


In addition to tuition, room and board, books, transportation and fees are also costs it consider when planning for college. Let's take a look at what impacts these costs, and what to expect at University of Vermont.

House and Food Costs at University of Vermont

Room and board at University of Vermont is $13,354 a year. This number includes the cost of living in dorms or other on-campus housing, plus a meal plan that allows you to eat all or some of your meals the school dining facilities.

Board costs may vary depending on how many meals are included in the plan you choose.

Cost of Books at University of Vermont

First-year students are sometimes surprised by how much books and supplies cost–and not in a good way. The real cost of books and supplies depends on the courses you take and the textbooks, computer programs, or other materials are required.. To save money, many students choose to use books from the library or buy used textbooks and materials.

Annual Fees

The majority of colleges also have fees to offsets cost associated with maintaining facilties, like the computer labs and libraries, athletic facilities, and more.

Keep in mind, there could also be other costs associated with participating in certain activities, like Greek Life, or playing on an intramural sports team. Many schools have resources for students with demonstrated need to get help covering these costs.

Planes, Trains, and Automobiles: Transportation costs at University of Vermont

The cost of transportation in college can really vary. Will you take a subway, car or an airplane to get to school? Is on-campus parking free, or will you need to budget for parking? Is the campus walkable? Do you own a car, or will you need to use public transportation? All of these questions can drastically impact your transportation budget. At University of Vermont, freshman are not allowed to park on campus.

A school's location can also have a big effect on transportation costs. Small, rural schools may be easier to get around, but the cost of getting to campus may be higher. On the other hand transportation in an urban area might be costly, but there may be more trains, busses and low-cost flight options to actually get to school. University of Vermontis in a suburban setting in Vermont.

Other Costs

When budgeting for college, don’t forget to consider personal expenses, like entertainment, clothes, furnishings and toiletries.


Financial Breakdown for University of Vermont


Now, let’s do a rundown of all of the costs associated with college, to get a better estimate of the actual cost of attending University of Vermont.

Total Cost of University of Vermont

What will the cost of attending University of Vermont be? Here is a breakdown of tuition and expenses.

2022 Total Tuition and Expenses
In-state Tuition $16,280
Out-of-State Tuition $41,280
Room and Board $13,354
Other expenses $3,362

The total estimated cost will vary depending on whether you are going to live on-campus or off-campus.

Tuition and fees may vary depending on program, course level, location, and more.

University of Vermont’s tuition and fees change based on: •Course load for both full and part-time students


Financial Aid at University of Vermont


In 2022, 5,408 of the 11,626 undergrads enrolled received financial aid. University of Vermont meets 69% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates.

The average financial aid package for a full-time, first-year student is around $28,813 a year. Around 59% of University of Vermont undergrads take out student loans to cover any remaining costs. University of Vermont graduates who have student loans graduate with an average of $35,578 of student loan debt.

The average debt for each loan type varies.

Average Debt By Loan Type
Federal Loans $20,482
University of Vermont-Specific Loans $6,555
Private Loans $48,133
Most Common Loans for University of Vermont Students
Federal Loans 57%
Institutional Loans 8%
Private loans 17%

Most students take out institutional or government loans, because they tend to have lower interest rates and more flexible repayment options than private loans. Loans from the federal government can be subsidized or unsubsidized. Subsidized loans do not accrue interest during school, while unsubsidized loans begin accruing interest at the time the loan is issued. If students do no qualify for enough federal loans to cover the cost of tuition, some take out private loans. Parents can also take out ParentPLUS loans, which are government loans for parents who are helping their children pay for college.

The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) helps colleges determine how much financial need students and their familes have, so they can offer a financial aid package that meets, or come close to meeting, their need. For more information on University of Vermont financial aid, keep reading, or visit their financial aid website.

Scholarships at University of Vermont

Some students may receive grants and scholarships to help pay for college. Unlike loans, scholarships and grants do not have to be paid back.

In 2022, University of Vermont awarded 5,305 need-based scholarships to students, giving away total of $99.1 million to help students with financial need cover the cost of school. An additional $56.39 million in merit-based scholarship money was awarded to students without demonstrated financial need.

University of Vermont Net Cost

The net price of college is the actual cost of attending a school for one year. Net cost is calculated by subtracting any scholarships, grants or other aid that does not need to be paid back from the total cost. Student loans are not part of the calculation, because they need to be repaid.

Now that we have a sense of the total estimated costs for University of Vermont students, we can subtract the average financial aid package to find the estimated net cost. Net cost can vary depending on a students’ need and the financial aid award received.

When considering whether a school fits your budget, it is important to consider the estimated net cost, not just the sticker price of tuition. Often, schools with the highest tuition also offer the most generous aid packages, so estimate your net cost before eliminating a school because it does fit your budget.

The average amount of financial aid received by a full-time first year student with demonstrated need at University of Vermont was $28,813 in 2022. By substracting the average financial aid package from the estimated costs, we get a number that may make the cost of University of Vermont seem more manageable.

Estimated Net Cost for Full-Time Students
In-State, On-Campus $-20,820
Net In-state, Off-campus $-8,723
Out-of-State, On-Campus $32,993

Note: a negative number can indicate that a refund will be given to use toward other expenses such as housing, fees, and books. In such cases, be sure to reach out to the school directly for any clarification or questions.

What will attending University of Vermont really cost you? The answer depends on several factors.

As of 2011, colleges are required to have a net price calculator on their website to help prospective students and their families make more informed decisions about the actual cost of attending that school, based on their financial situation. You can find the University of Vermont's net cost calculator on their website.

University of Vermont Tuition Payment Plans

Some students choose to use payment plans to make the cost of tuition fit more comfortably in their budget.

University of Vermont offers an Installment Payment Plan, which allows students to pay tuition in a series of smaller chunks instead of one lump sum.

Does University of Vermont Offer Tuition Waivers?

Schools sometimes waiver tuition for certain groups, to offset the cost of attending. Some colleges offer tuition waivers for employees and their family members, underrepresented students, or military students. Even with a tuition waiver, students are usually responsible for housing, meal plans, and other expenses.

University of Vermont has some full or partial tuition waivers available for: - Employees or Children of Employees

Check the financial aid website for more information on payment plans and tuition waivers.


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University of Vermont Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$33,444

In State

$58,444

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
$16,280
$41,280
Fees
$2,610
$2,610
Housing
$13,354
$13,354
Books
$1,200
$1,200

University of Vermont Financial Aid

Students Who Receive Need-Based Aid

52%

Average Financial Aid Package

$27,906

Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

13,826

Campus Setting

Suburban

Acceptance Rate

64%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$18,890

Out-of-State

$43,890

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Jan 15
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