Lyndon State College

Lyndon State College

Lyndonville, VT
location
Public
type
Rural
setting
46%
54%
student ratio
1,323
total students
$9,312 | $19,968
in-state | out-of-state tuition
Rolling
fall application deadline
93%
acceptance rate
Moderately Difficult
admission difficulty
Average test scores for all first-year students that were accepted and enrolled.
Not
Reported
sat math
Not
Reported
sat reading
Not
Reported
sat writing
Not
Reported
act composite

Overview

Undergraduate Degree Programs at Lyndon State College

Lyndon State College is a public liberal arts college in Lyndon, Vermont. Its lush 195-acre campus, the former site of the summer mansion of AT&T founder Theodore Vail, is situated about 20 miles north of St. Johnsbury in the Passumpsic River Valley. "National Geographic" has cited this environment as the most beautiful in the nation.

Accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Lyndon State College has a student population of about 1,400 and boasts a 96% job placement rate of its graduates. About half of its students live on campus in nine residence halls.

Lyndon State College offers 23 undergraduate degrees and various certificate and licensure programs.

Atmospheric Sciences Department

The BS in Atmospheric Sciences degree is offered, with optional concentrations offered in broadcasting, climate change, computer science, environmental sciences, national weather service/military, and private industry. The program is widely recognized as one of the finest undergraduate programs of its kind in the nation.

Business and Accounting

The Business Department awards the following degrees: Bachelor of Science in Accounting (BS); BS in Business Administration; and Associate in Science in Business (AS). A BS in Sports Leadership degree is also awarded.

Education

The Education Department offers a variety of different educational pathways for students at different stages of their career. Degree programs comprise AS in Special Education (two-year); BS in Elementary Education with concentrations in early childhood, elementary education, and special educator K-8; and Bachelor of Arts in Secondary Education (BA) in the areas of English, mathematics, natural sciences, and social sciences.

English, Philosophy, and Film Studies

The English, Philosophy, and Film Studies Department offers students an extensive range and depth of programs in literature, writing, media, philosophy, culture, and film. Degrees awarded comprise BA in English with optional concentrations in the areas of film studies, journalism and writing, and literature and cultural studies; BA in Professional Multimedia Communications; and AS in Professional Multimedia Communications.

Electronic Journalism Arts

The Electronic Journalism Arts Department awards the BS in Electronic Journalism Arts degree and the AS in Electronic Journalism Arts degree. The capstone experience for students is the Vermont Center for Community Journalism, a real-world laboratory for training journalists.

Exercise Sciences

The Exercise Science Department awards the BS in Exercise Science degree with optional concentrations in self-designed program; sports medicine (pre-professional athletic training); sports medicine (pre-professional physical therapy, occupational therapy, or physicians assistant); and health and fitness (strength and conditioning).

General Studies and Liberal Studies

The interdisciplinary BA in Liberal Studies degree allows students to design a theme-based program of study that integrates many fields. Developed for students seeking the Vermont Educator License, the BA curriculum prepares prospective teachers to take the Praxis I and II tests and to develop a knowledge base in areas beyond their selected teaching expertise. Two-year degrees are offered in Applied Sciences (AS) and General Studies (AA).

Mathematics and Computer Science

Degrees awarded comprise the BA in Mathematics; BA in Mathematics-Secondary Education; BS in Computer Information Systems; and AS in Computing. The job placement rate of graduates from Lyndon State's mathematics department is more than 91%.

Mountain Recreation Management

The BS in Mountain Recreation degree is awarded, with three concentrations available: Adventure Leadership, Mountain Resort Management, and Mountain Operations. The program prepares students to become competent managers of recreation resources and leisure services.

Music and Performing Arts

A BS in Music Business and Industry degree program is offered, with concentrations in music, business, production, and digital media. Additional programs comprising audio production, music and self-promotion, and music industry management are offered as standalone degree options for students interested in a two-year program or as a way to augment a four-year program.

Natural Sciences

The BS in Environmental Sciences degree program prepares students to become environmental consultants, scientists, and regulators. The BS in Natural Sciences degree program provides students a foundation of diverse scientific knowledge from which many choose to specialize through graduate studies, professional programs, and scientific employment.

Psychology

The BS in Applied Psychology and Human Services degree is offered with a complement of five tracks to select from in the students' junior and senior year: Psychology graduate school; child/adolescent development; community mental health/substance abuse; elder populations; and generalist. A two-year AS in Human Services degree program is also available.

Social Sciences

The BS in Social Sciences degree is offered with concentration options comprising anthropology and sociology; global studies; history; and social sciences. Experiential opportunities are available, including international travel and internships, anthropological fieldwork, and service learning opportunities.

Criminal Justice

The BS in Criminal Justice degree program focuses on the social, culture, psychological, political, and historical impacts of crime and the criminal justice system.

Visual Arts

Degree programs offered by the Visual Arts Department comprise the Bachelor of Fine Arts in Animation/Illustration; BFA in Graphic design; BA in Cinema/Visual Production; BA in Graphic Design/Visual Communications; AS in Graphic Design/Visual Communications; AS in Photography; and AS in Visual Arts.

Faculty

Lyndon State College has 57 full-time and 115 adjunct faculty members. Student to faculty ratio is 15.2:1. Faculty comprises award-winning classroom instructors, experienced professionals from the public and private sector, and guest lecturers with expertise across a wide range of specialties.

Financial Aid

Lyndon State College offers financial aid to eligible students in the form of federal loans, grants, scholarships, work-study programs, and other sources.


Location & Contact

PO Box 919
Lyndonville, VT 05851-0919
USA

Ms.Cheri Goldrick

Admissions Assistant

Phone: 802-626-6451
Fax: 802-626-6335
Email: admissions@lyndonstate.edu

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Majors & Degrees

Degrees Offered
Bachelor's
Associate's
  • Business/marketing
    • Accounting
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Communication technologies
    • Radio and Television Broadcasting Technology
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
  • Communication/Journalism
    • Journalism
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Radio and Television
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
  • Computer and information sciences
    • Computer Science
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
  • Education
    • Elementary Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • English/Language Arts Teacher Education
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Mathematics Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Reading Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Science Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Social Science Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Special Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • English
    • English
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Health professions and related sciences
    • Athletic Training
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Interdisciplinary studies
    • Biological and Physical Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Mathematics and statistics
    • Mathematics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Parks and recreation
    • Health and Physical Education/Fitness
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Parks, Recreation and Leisure
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Sport And Fitness Administration/Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Physical sciences
    • Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Physical Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Psychology
    • Psychology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Social sciences
    • Social Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Visual and performing arts
    • Commercial and Advertising Art
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.

Admissions

93% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied1,021
    • Accepted952
    • Acceptance Rate93%
    • Enrolled1,323
    • Female Applicants493
    • Females Accepted468
    • Female Acceptance Rate94%
    • Male Applicants528
    • Males Accepted484
    • Male Acceptance Rate91%
  • Applying
    • Application Fee$36
    • Required for All Transcript of high school record
      Letter(s) of recommendation
      Minimum high school GPA of 2
    • Required for Some Essay or personal statement
      Minimum high school GPA of 3
    • Average high school GPA for first-year freshman2.50
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
    • Fall freshmen Yes
    • Out-of-state Fall freshmen Not Reported
    • Early decision plan Not Reported
    • Other early decision plan Not Reported
    • Transfer Yes
  • Test Scores Accepted
    • Test Average School Accepted 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile*
    • SAT Critical Reading 400 510
    • SAT Math 400 510
    • SAT Writing 400 500
    • ACT Composite 18 21
    • * 25th and 75th percentile is the score that 25/75 percent of students score at or below.

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition
    • In-state tuition *$9,312
    • Out-of-state tuition *$19,968
    • In-district tuitionNot Reported
    • * Tuition costs are based on a full academic year typically extending from September to June.
  • Fees
    • Full-time student fees$974
    • Room and board *Not Reported
    • Room only *$9,138
    • * Room and board charges vary according to board plan selected (i.e., 12-meal plan, 19-meal plan, etc.) and student level (freshman, sophomore, etc.)
  • Other Payment Considerations
    • Guaranteed tuition plan offeredNo
    • Tuition pre-payment planNo
    • Tuition payment plans offeredInstallments
    • Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuitionEmployees or children of employees

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Undergraduate Students1,323
    • Male Student Percentage54%
    • Female Student Percentage46%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic/Latino1.97%
    • Black or African American2.19%
    • White or Caucasian90.48%
    • American Indian or Alaska Native.98%
    • Asian.98%
    • Native Hawaiian or other Pacific IslanderNot Reported
    • Two or more racesNot Reported
    • Unknown2.8%
  • Other Student Statistics
    • International Breakout.38% representing 11 other countries
    • Out-of-state Students39% out-of-state student

Campus Life

  • Housing
    • College-owned housing available Yes
    • Housing Requirements None
    • Housing options Coed housing , Female-only housing, Special housing for disabled
    • Percentage of undergraduate students who live in college-owned housing 51%
  • Student Activities
    • Student-run campus newspaper Yes
    • Drama / theater group Yes
    • Student-run radio station Yes
    • Student-run television station Yes
    • Marching band No
    • Choral groups Yes
  • Student Services
    • Legal services No
    • Health clinic Yes
    • Personal / psychological counseling Yes
    • Women's center No
  • Student Organizations
    • Greek fraternities No
    • Greek sororities No
    • Local fraternities No
    • Local sororities No
    • Other organizations Not Reported
    • Most popular organizations American Meteorological Society, ASSIST (A Society of Students in Service Together), Student Senate, Campus Activities Board, Outing Club
  • Campus Security and Safety
    • 24-hour emergency telephone / alarm services Yes
    • 24-hour patrols by trained officers Not Reported
    • Students patrols Yes
    • Late-night transport / escort services Yes
    • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Yes
    • Other Not Reported

Athletics

Member of the: NCAA Division III
  • Men's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Badminton Yes No No
    • Baseball No Yes No
    • Basketball Yes Yes No
    • Bowling Yes No No
    • Cheerleading No No No
    • Cross-country running Yes Yes No
    • Field hockey Yes No No
    • Football Yes No No
    • Ice hockey Yes No No
    • Lacrosse No Yes No
    • Racquetball Yes No No
    • Rock climbing Yes No No
    • Rugby Yes No No
    • Skiing Yes No No
    • Skiing (cross-country) Yes No No
    • Soccer No Yes No
    • Softball Yes No No
    • Swimming Yes No No
    • Table Tennis Yes No No
    • Tennis Yes Yes No
    • Track Yes No No
    • Ultimate Frisbee Yes No No
    • Volleyball Yes No No
    • Water polo Yes No No
  • Women's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Badminton Yes No No
    • Baseball No No No
    • Basketball Yes Yes No
    • Bowling Yes No No
    • Cheerleading Yes No No
    • Cross-country running Yes Yes No
    • Field hockey Yes No No
    • Football Yes No No
    • Ice hockey Yes No No
    • Lacrosse No No No
    • Racquetball Yes No No
    • Rock climbing Yes No No
    • Rugby Yes No No
    • Skiing Yes No No
    • Skiing (cross-country) Yes No No
    • Soccer No Yes No
    • Softball Yes Yes No
    • Swimming Yes No No
    • Table Tennis Yes No No
    • Tennis Yes Yes No
    • Track Yes No No
    • Ultimate Frisbee Yes No No
    • Volleyball Yes Yes No
    • Water polo Yes No No

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty160
    • Full-time Percentage36%
    • Part-time Percentage64%
    • Female Percentage40%
    • Male Percentage60%
    • Student:Faculty RatioNot Reported


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