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Vermont Technical College

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

Vermont Tech Tuition Information

In 2022, tuition for full-time students at Vermont Tech was $14,712 a year for in-state students and $28,128 a year for out-of-state students.

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

Remember, the total cost of tuition isn't the final cost for attending college. Many students find the actual cost of college is way less than the sticker price after grants, scholarships, and tuition discounts are awarded. Additionally, student loans can make theactual cost of attending college feel more doable until you're done with college.

International students can expect to pay 28,128 per year for tuition at Vermont Technical College.

Vermont Technical College meets 49% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates. First-year students that attend Vermont Technical College full-time are awarded $13,100 a year in financial aid, on average.

Students in the class of 2023 who had taken out student loans graduated with an average of $37,444 of debt.

In-state vs. Out-of-state Tuition at Vermont Technical College

Vermont Technical College is a public, state institution, so it offers a reduced tuition rate of $14,712 for students who qualify as state residents and attend full-time. For non-Vermont residents, out-of-state tuition is $28,128 a year.

Public schools receive funds from the state to help them cover costs. Public, state schools can offer lower tuition for students who meet the requirements for in-state residency.

Choosing a college where you qualify for in-state tuition can cut the cost of college tuition. Be sure to verify your state's eligibility criteria for in-state tuition. Each state has different requirements to qualify as in-state resident. In many states, students must have lived in the state for 12 months before starting school to qualify for in-state tuition. There may be additional requirements as well, depending on where you live.

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Vermont Technical College International Student Tuition

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

International students at Vermont Technical College usually pay around $28,128 per year, before any scholarships, grants or other financial aid.

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

•Vermont Technical College-specific scholarships

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


Vermont Technical College Room, Board, Fees, and More


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

House and Food Costs at Vermont Technical College

Housing and campus dining at Vermont Technical College is $12,404 a year. This number includes the cost of living in dorms or other on-campus housing, and a meal plan that enables you to eat in the Vermont Technical College's on-campus cafeterias and dining halls.

Meal-plan costs can depend on the number of meals you intend to eat on-campus

Cost of Books at Vermont Technical College

The cost of books often surprises first-year college students. The actual 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.

Yearly Fees

Most schools charge some yearly fees to help cover the cost of facilties, like the library, gym and computer labs.

Keep in mind, there could also be other costs associated with participating in special activities, like Greek Life, or participating in sports or other extracurriculars. Most colleges have resources for students with financial need to get help covering these fees.

The Cost of Transportation at Vermont Technical College

The cost of getting around 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 easy to get around on foot? Do you plan to bring a car or will you need to use busses, subways, or other modes of transportation? All of these questions can drastically impact your estimated cost of transportation. At Vermont Technical College, freshman are allowed to park on campus.

A school's location can impact your transportation budget. Small, rural schools may be easier to get around, but the cost of getting to campus may be higher. On the other hand getting around in a city could be pricey, but cities may offer more trains, busses and low-cost flight options to actually get to school. Vermont Technical Collegeis located in a rural area in Vermont.

Other Costs

When budgeting for college, be sure to leave some room in your budget for the cost of things like going out to eat or see shows, furnishing your living space, and things like haircuts, clothes and, yes, even toilet paper and shampoo.


Financial Breakdown for Vermont Technical College


Now, let’s go over all of the costs we've covered, to get a better idea of the actual cost of attending Vermont Technical College.

How Much Does Vermont Technical College Cost?

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

2023 Total Tuition and Expenses
In-state Tuition $14,712
Out-of-State Tuition $28,128
Room and Board $12,404
Other expenses $1,650

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.


Vermont Technical College Financial Aid


In 2023, 626 of the 1,630 undergrads enrolled received financial aid. Vermont Technical College meets 49% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates.

The average financial aid package for a full-time, first-year student is around $13,100 a year. Around 75% of Vermont Technical College undergrads take out student loans to cover any remaining costs. Vermont Technical College graduates who have student loans graduate with an average of $37,444 of student loan debt.

The average debt for each loan type varies.

Average Debt By Loan Type
Federal Loans $18,626
Private Loans $46,948
Most Common Loans for Vermont Technical College Students
Federal Loans 75%
Private loans 50%

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 Vermont Technical College financial aid, keep reading, or visit their financial aid website.

Scholarships at Vermont Technical College

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 2023, Vermont Technical College awarded 446 need-based scholarships to students, giving away total of $5.3 million to help students with financial need cover the cost of school. An additional $1.27 million in merit-based scholarship money was awarded to students without demonstrated financial need.

Vermont Technical College 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 Vermont Technical College 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 Vermont Technical College was $13,100 in 2023. By substracting the average financial aid package from the estimated costs, we get a number that may make the cost of Vermont Technical College seem more manageable.

Estimated Net Cost for Full-Time Students
In-State, On-Campus $6,043
Net In-state, Off-campus $5,089
Out-of-State, On-Campus $32,559

What will attending Vermont Technical College 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 get a better idea of the actual cost of attending that school, based on their financial situation. You can find the Vermont Technical College's net cost calculator on their website.

Vermont Technical College Tuition Payment Plans

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

Students cannot pay tuition in installments. Contact the financial aid office to verify this and discuss options.

Does Vermont Technical College Offer Tuition Waivers?

Schools sometimes waiver tuition for certain groups, to reduce the total cost of attendance. Some schools offer tuition waivers for employees and their family members, underrepresented students, or military students. Even with a tuition waiver, other expenses and fees are the responsibility of the student.

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

Vermont Technical College'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 supporting students.

For more information about Vermont Technical College's endowment, check with the school directly. For each full-time student, Vermont Technical College spends about $15,331 a year.


Learn More About Vermont Technical College


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Vermont Tech Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$30,593

In State

$44,009

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
$14,712
$28,128
Fees
$1,827
$1,827
Housing
$12,404
$12,404
Books
$1,650
$1,650

Vermont Tech Financial Aid

Students Who Receive Need-Based Aid

55%

Average Financial Aid Package

$12,760

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

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

1,634

Campus Setting

Rural

Acceptance Rate

60%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$16,539

Out-of-State

$29,955

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

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