UVM Admission Requirements
Chances of getting into University of Vermont
|Admission Standards||Very High|
How hard is it to get into UVM and can I get accepted? The school has a 67% acceptance rate ranking it #7 in Vermont for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 14,777 out of 21,991 applicants were admitted making UVM a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements. Academically, it has very high requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 20 percent. Only 18% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top quarter of their high school class.
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UVM SAT Scores
Applicants Submitting SAT76%
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||650|
|SAT Math 25th||600|
|SAT Composite 25th||1250|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||710|
|SAT Math 75th||700|
|SAT Composite 75th||1410|
|Average SAT Score||1330|
SAT Scores you need to get in
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to University of Vermont?
University of Vermont typically requires applicants to be in the top 18 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1250 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 1170. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1330 out of 1600. The school ranks #2 in Vermont for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 76 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1410 and Above||Good||>78%|
|1330 to 1410||Avg +||67%-78%|
|1250 to 1330||Avg -||54%-67%|
|1170 to 1250||Reach||41%-54%|
|Less than 1170||Low||<41%|
UVM ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT39%
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||25|
|ACT Math 25th||25|
|ACT Composite 25th||25|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||32|
|ACT Math 75th||29|
|ACT Composite 75th||30|
|Average ACT Score||27|
ACT Scores needed to get accepted
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into UVM?
Admission data indicates that UVM regularly accepts students with ACT's of 25 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 22 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 22 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 28 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 30 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #2 in Vermont for highest average ACT composite score. 39 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to University of Vermont.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|30 and Above||Good||>79%|
|27 to 30||Avg +||67%-79%|
|25 to 27||Avg -||57%-67%|
|23 to 25||Reach||46%-57%|
|Less than 23||Low||<46%|
University of Vermont has not reported high school GPA data for its accepted students.
71% of University of Vermont freshman were in the top twenty five percent of their high school graduating class.
|High School Class Rank||Freshmen Within Range|
|Top 10% of class||34%|
|Top 25% of class||71%|
|Top 50% of class||96%|
|Bottom 50% of class||4%|
|Bottom 25% of class||0%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||18%||18%||18%|
Applications are DueJan 15, 2020
Days left to Apply118
Applicants have 118 days left until the Fall 2020 term applications are due on Jan 15, 2020.
Seniors, these are the SAT and ACT test dates you can still sit for a test and send your results to UVM before the Jan 15 application deadline.
|SAT Test Date||Scores Available|
|Oct 5||Oct 18|
|Nov 2||Nov 15|
|Dec 7||Dec 20|
|ACT Test Date||Scores Available|
|Oct 26||Nov 14|
|Dec 14||Dec 24|
What are the requirements for admission to University of Vermont and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Required|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Required|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
|Credit for Life Experiences||No|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=231174 IPEDS survey data for University of Vermont.