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Vermont Colleges and Universities

 

Colleges and Universities in Vermont

For students ready to earn a degree, colleges and universities in Vermont could be as sweet as maple syrup. A relatively low unemployment rate and affordable housing only make it that much better for college students who need to stretch their dollars before heading out into the real world to find a job. Students in the state will find public and private colleges to attend and can seek training in fields that range from the liberal arts to the culinary, law, teacher education and more.

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Building your future in Vermont

Government agencies report that, despite the recent recession, the Vermont economy is headed in the right direction. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the state had one of the highest levels of payroll employment growth - 2.1 percent - in the nation for the period from June 2010 to June 2011. In addition, the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis found Vermont's GDP grew 3.2 percent last year.

Although the agricultural industry is vital to Vermont's economy, there are other significant sectors in the state's economy. Insurance, manufacturing and tourism play important roles in the state. The U.S. Department of Labor reports other growing industries include health care, education and financial services. There are a number of occupations that are considered to be in-demand in the state and that could be right for graduates for colleges and universities in Vermont. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the mean earned wages for some of these occupations were:

  1. Accountants and auditors: $66,250
  2. Elementary school teachers, except special education: $52,750
  3. Lodging managers: $67,990
  4. Postsecondary business teachers: $80,160
  5. Registered nurses: $63,210

With 33.6 percent of the state's adults holding a bachelor's degree or higher, Vermont has a workforce that is more educated than the national average. The colleges in Vermont are preparing the next generation of college grads for success in the world and it is up to you to decide if you will be among them.

See also: Vermont Vocational Schools and Career Training

Directory of Vermont Colleges & Universities

Campus & Online Schools Accepting Students from Vermont

Other Colleges & Universities in Vermont

Bennington College
Bennington, Vermont www.bennington.edu
Burlington College
Burlington, Vermont www.burlington.edu
Castleton State College
Castleton, Vermont www.castleton.edu
Champlain College
Burlington, Vermont www.champlain.edu
College of St Joseph
Rutland, Vermont www.csj.edu
Community College of Vermont
Waterbury, Vermont www.ccv.vsc.edu
Goddard College
Plainfield, Vermont www.goddard.edu
Green Mountain College
Poultney, Vermont www.greenmtn.edu
Johnson State College
Johnson, Vermont www.jsc.edu
Landmark College
Putney, Vermont. For high potential students with learning disabilities and AD/HD www.landmark.edu
Lyndon State College
Lyndonville, Vermont www.lsc.vsc.edu
Marlboro College
Marlboro, Vermont www.marlboro.edu
Middlebury College
Middlebury, Vermont www.middlebury.edu
Norwich University
Northfield, Vermont www.norwich.edu
Saint Michael's College
Colchester, Vermont www.smcvt.edu
Southern Vermont College
Bennington, Vermont www.svc.edu
Sterling College
Craftsbury Common, Vermont www.sterlingcollege.edu
University of Vermont
Burlington, Vermont www.uvm.edu
Vermont Technical College
Randolph Center, Vermont www.vtc.edu
Woodbury College
Montpelier, Vermont www.woodbury-college.edu
Saint Michael's College
Burlington
School for International Training
Brattleboro
Vermont Law School
South Royalton
Vermont State Colleges System
Waterbury, Vermont