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UVM Admission Requirements

Burlington, Vermont

Chances of getting into University of Vermont

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
67.6%
Admission Difficulty for University of Vermont
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsVery High
Applicant CompetitionLow

How hard is it to get into UVM and can I get accepted? The school has a 68% acceptance rate ranking it #8 in Vermont for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 14,365 out of 21,263 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 22 percent. University of Vermont typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. 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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Find out which students are getting accepted at UVM, which are not, and how your GPA, SAT, or ACT scores compare.

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UVM SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
1180-1360
Applicants Submitting SAT
77%
SAT Scores for University of Vermont
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 600
SAT Math 25th 580
SAT Composite 25th 1180
SAT Scores for University of Vermont
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 680
SAT Math 75th 680
SAT Composite 75th 1360
Average SAT Score 1270

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 27 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1180 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 1090. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1270 out of 1600. The school ranks #2 in Vermont for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 77 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2018 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

University of Vermont admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1360 and Above Good >78%
1270 to 1360 Avg + 68%-78%
1180 to 1270 Avg - 56%-68%
1090 to 1180 Reach 42%-56%
Less than 1090 Low <42%
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UVM ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
26-31 
Applicants Submitting ACT
37%
ACT Scores for University of Vermont
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 25
ACT Math 25th 24
ACT Composite 25th 26
ACT Scores for University of Vermont
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 33
ACT Math 75th 29
ACT Composite 75th 31
Average ACT Score 28

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 26 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 18 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 24 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 31 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #2 in Vermont for highest average ACT composite score. 37 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to University of Vermont.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2018 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

University of Vermont admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
31 and Above Good >80%
28 to 31 Avg + 68%-80%
26 to 28 Avg - 58%-68%
24 to 26 Reach 48%-58%
Less than 24 Low <48%
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UVM GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.69*
Typical High School Grades
B+

What GPA do you need to get into University of Vermont?

Applicants require very good grades in high school to get into UVM. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at University of Vermont was 3.69 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #2 in Vermont for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as UVM accepts 68% of students who apply.

 What do these ratings mean?

*This school has not released high school GPA data for its incoming freshmen. In these cases, CollegeSimply employs an artificial intelligence (AI) process to predict GPA based on this school's test scores and a large sample of other colleges' data. 3.69 is an estimate of the school's average incoming freshman GPA.

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High School Class Rank

71% of University of Vermont freshman were in the top twenty five percent of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted University of Vermont students
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%
Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

Applying

Admission Statistics

University of Vermont admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 12,852 8,411 21,263
Accepted 9,129 5,236 14,365
Acceptance Rate 71% 62% 68%
Enrolled 1,581 950 2,531
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 17% 18% 18%

Fall 2020 Application Deadline

Applications were Due
Jan 15, 2020
Days left to Apply
None

The application deadline for Fall 2020 has passed. Applications were due on Jan 15, 2020.

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to University of Vermont and what student information is used for admission decisions?

University of Vermont Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Required
Completion of College Preparatory Program Required
Recommendations Required
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at University of Vermont
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit No
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.

FAQs

Does University of Vermont prefer SAT or ACT?

77% of students submit their SAT scores to UVM. 37% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

What is my chance of getting into University of Vermont?

68% of those who apply are granted admission to UVM. Admission competition is low and the college has very high admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

What SAT score is required for University of Vermont?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1180 and 1360. 77% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

What ACT score is required for University of Vermont?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 26 and 31. 37% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.


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