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Colleges / Vermilion Community College

About Vermilion Community College

Vermilion Community College is a public, state school in an rural setting in Ely, Minnesota. Vermilion Community College was founded in 1922 and enrolls 745 undergrads and no graduate students.

Vermilion Community College offers housing for up to 260 students. Most students live off campus, either in nearby housing that is not owned by the college, or

2021 Vermilion Community College Admissions Facts At-a Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Overall Acceptance Rate 57%
Average GPA 2.8
In-State Tuition $4,871
Out-of-State $6,088

Vermilion Community College Regular Decision Deadline 2022

Early Admission at Vermilion Community College

Vermilion Community College does not offer early decision or early action.

Vermilion Community College Acceptance Rate 2021

It is not competitive to get into Vermilion Community College. Around 57% of applicants get into Vermilion Community College each year. Out of 595 applications received in 2021, 341 students were offered admission . ### Vermilion Community College Waitlist

Vermilion Community College reports that no students were waitlisted or admitted off the waitlist in 2021.

How Do I Get Into Vermilion Community College?

Vermilion Community College is considered not competitive to get into. Every admissions committee has a different way of evaulating applicants, but most look at a combination of grades, test scoes, activities, as well as essays and recommendations. To apply to Vermilion Community College, applicants must submit the following items.

Vermilion Community College Application Requirements

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Other Requirements Immunization records
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Vermilion Community College Average GPA and Test Scores

The average high school GPA for a student admitted to Vermilion Community College is 2.8 out of 4.0.

Visit the Admissions tab above for more on how to apply to Vermilion Community College.

Vermilion Community College Waitlist

Vermilion Community College reports that no students were waitlisted or admitted off the waitlist in the most recent year.

Is Vermilion Community College Test Optional?

Vermilion Community College does not have a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

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Does Vermilion Community College Offer Dorms?

Yes! Vermilion Community College provides on-campus housing for up to 260 students.

Vermilion Community College students are active in the school's Student Life Committee, student government and Drama Club. New Student Week, New Year's Dance, and and Karaoke Night are a few of the events that the campus rallies behind each year.

Click the Student Life tab above to learn more about the student body and campus life at Vermilion Community College.

Financial Aid at Vermilion Community College

The 2022-2023 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2021

Some financial aid is available on a first-come, first-serve basis, so fill out the FAFSA early. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! No one should ever pay to fill out the FREE Application for Federal Student Aid, (FAFSA), so be very wary of anyone asking you for money.

Is Vermilion Community College a Good School?

The definition of a "good school" is different for different people. Acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how selective an institution is, but they don't tell you how happy or successful students are.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Vermilion Community College

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 and Student Debt

Job placement and student debt statistics for recent graduates can give you a sense of the return on investment a school offers.

Based on this information, how does Vermilion Community College sound? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may be a terrible fit for someone else! So ask yourself: Is Vermilion Community College a good school for you?

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Where is Vermilion Community College?

Vermilion Community College is located in the rural setting of Ely, Minnesota.

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College Info

1900 East Camp Street Ely, MN 55731-1996

Campus Setting: Rural

Vermilion Community College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

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Transfer Applications are Due

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The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Vermilion Community College is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Vermilion Community College is Continuous processing.

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Wondering what life at Vermilion Community College is like? There are approximately 745 students enrolled at Vermilion Community College. 72% percent of students attend school full-time.


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