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Vermont Technical College

Randolph Center, VT 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate60%
Acceptance Rate60%

Vermont Tech Admissions

If you are considering submitting an application to Vermont Tech, the fee for the application costs $50.

Vermont Tech Admissions Stats at a Glance

Here is an overiew of some of Vermont Tech's admissions stats.

Vermont Tech 2022 Admissions Statistics
Mean Unweighted GPA 3.2
Mean SAT Score 1068
Admissions Test Policy Not optional and are considered
Applicants Who Submit SATs 42%
Applicants Who Submit ACTs 9%
Waitlist Yes

Vermont Technical College Application Deadlines

These are the application deadlines for Vermont Technical College.

Application Type Offered Application Deadline Notification Deadline
Early Decision I No –– ––
Early Decision II –– –– ––
Early Action No –– ––

Applying Early to Vermont Tech?

Vermont Tech does not offer early decision or early action.

➡️ Discover a list of some top colleges that accept significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

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How Difficult Is It To Get Admitted to Vermont Tech?

Vermont Tech is a moderately difficult school to get into. Vermont Tech evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny or waitlist.

In 2021, Vermont Tech accepted 60% of all applicants, around 549 from the 908 applicants.

Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like Vermont Tech, accept fewer than 85% of all applicants. At least 75% of all admitted students have GPAs in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT or over 18 on the ACT. Admissions to nursing, dental hygiene, veterinary technology programs is program very difficult.

Transferring to Vermont Technical College

Transfer student admissions is moderately difficult.

For Students Waitlisted to Vermont Tech

In 2022, Vermont Tech waitlisted 21 students and 21 accepted a place on the waitlist. Of those, 5 eventually got in.

What's Most Important for Getting Into Vermont Tech?

Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college decides which factors are are most important when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and choose schools that prioritize the areas where you're strong.

Admissions Factors at Vermont Tech

What does Vermont Tech consider during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.

Admissions Factor Level
Rigor of Secondary School Record Very Important
Academic GPA Important
Class Rank Considered
Application Essay Considered
Recommendation(s) Considered
Standardized Test Scores Considered

Make sure to check with Vermont Tech for more information on admission factors.

Vermont Tech 2022-2023 Application Requirements

To apply to Vermont Tech, all applicants must submit the following items. Double check with Vermont Tech's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.

Area Required Recommended Required for Some Details (If Any)
Written Essay or Personal Statement
Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale) 3
Letter(s) of Recommendation 2 2
Transcript of High School Record

GPA and Testing

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Vermont Tech?

Students admitted to Vermont Tech have an average unweighted GPA of 3.2.

About GPAs

Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that highlights your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.

An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.

Standardized Test Scores

Vermont Tech considers ACT or SAT scores as part of the admissions process.

Vermont Tech 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.

In 2022, 42% of Vermont Tech's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 9% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.

What is a Good SAT Score for Vermont Tech?

To be competitive with other Vermont Tech applicants, you should aim to earn between 988 and 1150 (or higher!) on the SAT. At Vermont Tech 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1150 and 25% of scored lower than 988, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.The mean composite SAT score for a Vermont Tech student is 1068.

On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Vermont Tech students scored 580 or higher and 75% of students scored 490 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Vermont Tech students scored 590 or higher, and 75% scored a 490 or higher.

What is a Good ACT Score for Vermont Tech?

To be most competitive at Vermont Tech, you should strive to earn between 16 and 23 on the ACT.

An ACT score of 23 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Vermont Tech's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 23, and three out of four students scored lower than 23 on the ACT.

A 16 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Vermont Tech students. Only one out of every four students scored below 16.

Want To Bring Up Your ACT Score? Access ACT practice tests and study tips and see upcoming ACT test dates.

More Information on Transferring to Vermont Technical College

For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to Vermont Tech. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.

Transfer students can enroll in Vermont Tech during the following terms:

• Fall Term

• Spring Term

• Summer Term

Vermont Tech Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to Vermont Tech?

❌ Students who are admitted to Vermont Tech must attend in the term they start. Deferring admissions is not encouraged. If you have a unusual circumstance, contact the admissions department.

Does Vermont Tech accept transfer credits?

✅ Vermont Tech accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Vermont Tech accepts:

• CLEP subject tests • DSST/DANTES

Does Vermont Tech accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?

❌ Vermont Tech does not accept International Baccalaureate credits but does accept Advanced Placement (AP) credits.

Do I have to submit test scores to Vermont Tech?

✅ Vermont Tech is not test optional. You must submit test scores as part of the application.

What is Vermont Tech's acceptance rate?

✅ Vermont Tech has an acceptance rate of 60%.

What is the early decision acceptance rate at Vermont Tech?

❌ Vermont Tech does not offer early decision.

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Vermont Tech Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Somewhat Selective


How hard is it to get into Vermont Tech? Vermont Tech is a somewhat selective institution. The Vermont Tech acceptance rate is 60%. This means that the institution accepts 60 out of every 100 applicants.


Vermont Tech Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Vermont Tech is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Vermont Tech is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Vermont Tech ACT Scores


ACT Range

16 - 23

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT Score

Estimated Chance

23 and Above


16 to 23


16 and Less


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ACT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median ACT score of an admitted student to Vermont Tech is 19. Students with an ACT score of 23 and above have a good chance of getting into Vermont Tech. Students with an ACT score that falls between 16 and 23 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 16 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.

Vermont Tech SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

988 - 1150


Math SAT Range

498 - 580


Reading SAT Range

490 - 590

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

SAT Score

Estimated Chance

1150 and Above


988 to 1150


988 and Less


SAT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median SAT score for Vermont Tech students is 1068. Applicants with SAT scores of 1150 and above have a good chance of being admitted to Vermont Tech, while applicants with SAT scores between 988 to 1150 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 988 have a low chance of being offered a spot at Vermont Tech.

Vermont Tech GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)


GPA Needed to Get Accepted

At Vermont Tech, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.19. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.

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

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