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UVM Admission Requirements


Acceptance Rate

67.2%
Admission Difficulty for University of Vermont
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsVery High
Applicant CompetitionLow

Can I get into UVM? The school has a 67% acceptance rate. 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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SAT Requirements

SAT Range
1250-1410
Applicants Submitting SAT
76%
SAT Scores for University of Vermont
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 650
SAT Math 25th 600
SAT Composite 25th 1250
SAT Scores for University of Vermont
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 710
SAT Math 75th 700
SAT Composite 75th 1410
Estimated Average SAT 1330
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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. 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.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

University of Vermont admission chances by SAT score
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%

ACT Requirements

ACT Range
25-30 
Applicants Submitting ACT
39%
ACT Scores for University of Vermont
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 25
ACT Math 25th 25
ACT Composite 25th 25
ACT Scores for University of Vermont
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 32
ACT Math 75th 29
ACT Composite 75th 30
Estimated Average ACT 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. 39 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to University of Vermont.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

University of Vermont admission chances by ACT score
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%

Estimated GPA Requirements

University of Vermont has not reported high school GPA data for its accepted students.

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%

Admission Statistics

University of Vermont admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 12,964 9,027 21,991
Accepted 9,292 5,485 14,777
Acceptance Rate 72% 61% 67%
Enrolled 1,641 1,001 2,642
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 18% 18% 18%

Fall 2019 Application Deadline

Applications were Due
Jan 15, 2019
Days left to Apply
None

The application deadline for Fall 2019 has passed. Applications were due on Jan 15, 2019.

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to University of Vermont and what considerations affect 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.