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Vermont Technical College

  • Randolph Center, VT
    location
  • Public
    type
  • Rural
    setting
  • 42%58%
    student ratio
  • 1,545
    total students
  • $11,856 | $22,704
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • Rolling
    fall application deadline
  • 66%
    acceptance rate
  • Moderately Difficult
    admission difficulty
  • Average test scores for all first-year students that were accepted and enrolled.
  • 495
    sat math
  • 476
    sat reading
  • 462
    sat writing
  • 19
    act composite

Overview

Hands-On Practical Experience at Vermont Tech

Vermont Technical College is a small, personal college dedicated to ensuring the academic success of its students. Classes are small, averaging just 15 students, and taught by professionals with real-world experience. From agribusiness management to engineering and sustainable design, Vermont Tech offers degrees in the areas most desirable to employers in the area

Vermont Tech offers 2-year programs leading to an Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.) degree, 2-year programs leading to the Associate of Engineering (A.E.) degree, 4-year programs leading to a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree, and a 1-year program leading to a Practical Nursing Certificate.

A Highly Rated Institution

Vermont Tech is consistently rated among the top 10 public colleges in the northeast by "U.S. News and World Report's" annual rankings. "U.S. News and World Report" also ranks Vermont Tech among the top 40 regional colleges in the nation. According to the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education, the regional colleges emphasize undergraduate experience and offer a broad range of programs in liberal arts, nursing, education and business.

Associate Degree programs at Vermont Tech

Vermont Tech offers three different associate degrees: the Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.), the Associate of Science (A.S) and the Associate of Engineering (A.E.).

The Associate of Applied Science degree is offered in a wide range of subjects, including agribusiness management technology, architectural and building engineering technology, automotive technology, business technology and management, construction practice and management, dairy farm management technology, diesel power technology, fire science, general engineering technology, landscape design and sustainable horticulture, and veterinary technology.

Associate of Science candidates major in business technology & management, computer information technology, computer software engineering, nursing or respiratory therapy.

The Associates of Engineering degree includes majors in civil and environmental engineering, computer engineering technology, electrical engineering technology and mechanical engineering technology.

Industry-Specific Facilities

The facilities at Vermont Tech provide hands-on experience to students. These facilities include laboratories, simulation labs, machine and automotive shops, greenhouses, and even veterinary surgical facilities and a working farm. A full-time professional instructs students in the operation of equipment related to their field.

Bachelor Degree programs at Vermont Tech

Students pursuing a B.S. degree at Vermont Tech gain the experience necessary to obtain a wide range of jobs that are in demand in the area.

Majors are offered in architectural engineering technology, applied business management (also offered as an online program), aviation: professional pilot technology, business technology and management, computer engineering technology, computer information technology, computer software engineering, construction practice and management, dental hygiene, diversified agriculture, electrical engineering technology, electromechanical engineering technology, equine studies, nursing (online), sustainable land use, green building design, and renewable energy. , landscape design and sustainable horticulture.

Nursing Program at Vermont Tech

Vermont Tech offers 3 nursing programs: a Practical Nurse certificate program, an Associate Degree in Nursing program, and the online Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Nursing degree-completion program. These programs are built upon the foundational concepts of Dorothea Orem and her 8 outcomes for nursing. These include nursing process, scientific principles, communication theory, ethical and legal principles, understanding the role of nursing as a member of an interdisciplinary team, an understanding of the role of the provider of care, teaching and learning principles, and responsibility for accountability and self-growth.

Vermont Tech nursing graduates score well above the national average on both the Practical Nursing and the Registered Nurse examinations.

Experienced Faculty at Vermont Tech

The professional faculty members at Vermont Tech excel in both academia and the real world. For example, Professor Peter Chapin was part of the technical committee charged with standardizing the C++ programming language. A member of both the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (I.E.E.E.) and the Association for Computing Machinery, Professor Chapin is in charge of the CubeSatLab, a research collaboration with the University of Vermont and the University of Norwich.

Professor Ellen Grimes is a consultant for the Northeast Regional Board of Dental Examiners and serves on its Examination Committee. A Past President of the Vermont Dental Hygienist Association, Dr. Grimes is author of the book, "Medical Emergencies: Essentials for the Dental Professional."

Chair of Business Technology and Management, Professor Joyce Twing has published several textbooks and served on the National Board of Directors for the Future Business Leaders of America. At Vermont Tech, she has received both the Wonkka Advising Award and the Harold G. Wirtz Master Teacher Award.

A Small Town with a Big Ski Hill

The main campus of Vermont Tech is located in Randolph Center, Vermont, the quintessential New England small town, near the geographic center of the state. The campus boasts modern facilities, residence halls with large rooms, and its very own ski hill with tow rope.


Location & Contact

PO Box 500
Randolph Center, VT 05061-0500
USA

Jessica Van Deren

Director of Admissions

Phone: 802-728-1244
Fax: 802-728-1390
Email: admissions@vtc.edu

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Majors & Degrees

Degrees Offered
Bachelor's
Associate's
  • Agriculture
    • Agribusiness
      Associate Degree offered for this major. Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Dairy Science
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Horse Husbandry/Equine Science and Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Landscaping and Groundskeeping
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Ornamental Horticulture
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
  • Business/marketing
    • Business Administration and Management
      Associate Degree offered for this major. Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Construction Management
      Associate Degree offered for this major. Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Computer and information sciences
    • Information Technology
      Associate Degree offered for this major. Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Engineering
    • Computer Software Engineering
      Associate Degree offered for this major. Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Engineering technologies
    • Architectural Engineering Technology
      Associate Degree offered for this major. Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Automotive Engineering Technology
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Civil Engineering Technology
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Computer Engineering Technology
      Associate Degree offered for this major. Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Construction Engineering Technology
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology
      Associate Degree offered for this major. Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Electromechanical Technology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Energy Management and Systems Technology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
  • Health professions and related sciences
    • Dental Hygiene
      Associate Degree offered for this major. Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Respiratory Care Therapy
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Veterinary/Animal Health Technology
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
  • Homeland security, law enforcement, firefighting, and protective services
    • Fire Science/Firefighting
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
  • Mechanic and repair technologies
    • Diesel Mechanics Technology
      Associate Degree offered for this major.

Admissions

66% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied841
    • Accepted560
    • Acceptance Rate66%
    • Enrolled1,545
    • Female Applicants327
    • Females Accepted170
    • Female Acceptance Rate51%
    • Male Applicants514
    • Males Accepted390
    • Male Acceptance Rate75%
  • Applying
    • Application Fee
    • Required for All Transcript of high school record
    • Required for Some Essay or personal statement
      Interview
      Letter(s) of recommendation
    • Average high school GPA for first-year freshman3.02
  • 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 476 390 510
    • SAT Math 495 420 530
    • SAT Writing 462 380 510
    • ACT Composite 19 17 22
    • * 25th and 75th percentile is the score that 25/75 percent of students score at or below.

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition
    • In-state tuition *$11,856
    • Out-of-state tuition *$22,704
    • In-district tuitionNot Reported
    • * Tuition costs are based on a full academic year typically extending from September to June.
  • Fees
    • Full-time student fees$1,344.00
    • Room and board *$9,414.00
    • Room only *$5,606.00
    • * 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 Students1,545
    • Male Student Percentage58%
    • Female Student Percentage42%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic/Latino1.23%
    • Black or African American.78%
    • White or Caucasian88.16%
    • American Indian or Alaska Native1.17%
    • Asian1.29%
    • Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander.32%
    • Two or more races%
    • Unknown3.62%
  • Other Student Statistics
    • International BreakoutNot Reported
    • Out-of-state Students14% out-of-state student

Campus Life

  • Housing
    • College-owned housing available Yes
    • Housing Requirements None
    • Housing options Coed housing
    • Percentage of undergraduate students who live in college-owned housing Not Reported
  • Student Activities
    • Student-run campus newspaper No
    • Drama / theater group No
    • 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 No
    • 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 Student Council (student government), Adventurer's Guild (board and video gaming), WVTC (student radio station), Outing Club, Veterinary Technology Club
  • Campus Security and Safety
    • 24-hour emergency telephone / alarm services Yes
    • 24-hour patrols by trained officers Yes
    • Students patrols Not Reported
    • Late-night transport / escort services Yes
    • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Yes
    • Other Not Reported

Athletics

Member of the: United States Collegiate Athletic Association
  • Men's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Baseball No Yes No
    • Basketball Yes Yes No
    • Bowling Yes No No
    • Cross-country running Yes No No
    • Fencing Yes No No
    • Football Yes No No
    • Golf Yes Yes No
    • Ice hockey Yes No No
    • Racquetball Yes No No
    • Rifle Yes No No
    • Rock climbing Yes No No
    • Rugby Yes No No
    • Skiing Yes No No
    • Skiing (cross-country) Yes No No
    • Soccer Yes Yes No
    • Softball Yes No No
    • Swimming Yes No No
    • Table Tennis Yes No No
    • Tennis Yes No No
    • Volleyball Yes No No
    • Water polo Yes No No
    • Weight Lifting Yes No No
  • Women's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Baseball No No No
    • Basketball Yes Yes No
    • Bowling Yes No No
    • Cross-country running Yes No No
    • Fencing Yes No No
    • Football Yes No No
    • Golf Yes Yes No
    • Ice hockey Yes No No
    • Racquetball Yes No No
    • Rifle Yes No No
    • Rock climbing Yes No No
    • Rugby No No No
    • Skiing Yes No No
    • Skiing (cross-country) Yes No No
    • Soccer Yes Yes No
    • Softball Yes Yes No
    • Swimming Yes No No
    • Table Tennis Yes No No
    • Tennis Yes No No
    • Volleyball Yes No No
    • Water polo Yes No No
    • Weight Lifting Yes No No

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty200
    • Full-time Percentage42%
    • Part-time Percentage58%
    • Female Percentage50%
    • Male Percentage50%
    • Student:Faculty Ratio10:1 or 1,210 students to 122 faculty


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