Vermont Technical College

124 Admin Drive, Randolph, United States
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Overview of Vermont Technical College

About this school

Vermont Technical College, founded in 1866, is a public, specialized institution. Its 544-acre campus is located in Randolph Center, 50 miles from Burlington.
  • Institution Type


    Public

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:1,615
    • Men:846 Men (52.4%)
    • Women:769 Women (47.6%)

Location

Admission Information

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to Vermont Technical College is moderately difficult: more than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is recommended

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
-
4
Mathematics
-
3
Science
-
2
Foreign Language
-
-
Social Studies
-
2
History
-
2
Academic Electives
-
2

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required for some
Not reported
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
Considered if submitted
Not reported
SAT Subject Tests Only
-
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not Reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Accepted with or without writing component
ACT Writing Test Policy
SAT: No policy as of now ACT: No policy as of now

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
PO Box 500
City, State, Zip
Randolph Center, VT 05061-0500
Phone
(802) 728-1244
Fax
(802) 728-1390 x390
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
$47
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer Of Admission
By May 1 or within 2 weeks if notified after May 1
Waiting List Used
Yes
Defer Admission
Student cannot defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
-
Early Decision Notification
-
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
-
Early Action Notification
-

Application Form


Common Application
Accepted, supplemental forms required
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
Required for some freshmen
Letters Of Recommendation
2 recommended for all freshmen
Other
-
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
63% of 684 applicants were admitted
Women
46% of 257 applicants were admitted
Men
74% of 427 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
Not reported
Women
Not reported
Men
299 (95%) of 316 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
Not reported
375 And Above
18%
3.50 - 3.74
-
3.25 - 3.49
19%
3.00 - 3.24
32%
2.50 - 2.99
17%
2.00 - 2.49
13%

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
430-620 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
0%
• Score 600 - 700
28%
• Score 500 - 600
33%
• Score 400 - 500
28%
• Score 300 - 400
6%
• Score 200 - 300
5%
• Score 700 - 800
0%
• Score 600 - 700
17%
• Score 500 - 600
44%
• Score 400 - 500
22%
• Score 300 - 400
17%
• Score 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
19 average |20-23 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
0%
• Score 24 - 29
23%
• Score 18 - 23
62%
• Score 12 - 17
15%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - In-state: $15,510|Out-of-state: $28,182 (53.93%)
  • Room & Board: - $10,598 (36.85%)
  • Other Expenses: - $1,000 (3.48%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $1,650 (5.74%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expenses
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


Vermont Technical College accepts installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Priority deadline March 1
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning November 20
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 003698
Free
State Aid Form
-

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
205 (96.2%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
167 (81.5%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
167 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
13 (7.8%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
58%
Average Award
$12,492
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 153 (91.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,080
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 161 (96.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,350
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 83 (49.7%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
30 (14.1%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $4,620

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
902 (81.8%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
816 (90.5%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
797 (97.7%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
71 (8.9%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
61%
Average Award
$14,736
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 662 (83.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,648
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 716 (89.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,120
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 253 (31.7%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
66 (6.0%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $4,740

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
86%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$29,988
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
11.0%
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
1.0%

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non Need Based Available
Academic scholarships

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Agriculture
Creative Arts/Performance
Not reported
Special Achievements/Activities
Not reported
Special Characteristics
Not reported

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$1,260

Academics & Instruction

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Students not required to own/lease a computer

Foreign Language


Not required

Math/Science


Not required

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


80

Part-Time Faculty


92

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


11%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 24% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 37% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 11% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 13% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 3% of classes
  • 50-99 students: - 2% of classes
  • Over 100 students: - 9% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-99
Over 100 students
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 19% of discussion sections/labs
  • 10-19 students: - 37% of discussion sections/labs
  • 20-29 students: - 14% of discussion sections/labs
  • 30-39 students: - 15% of discussion sections/labs
  • 40-49 students: - 6% of discussion sections/labs
  • 50-59 students: - 2% of discussion sections/labs
  • Over 100 students: - 7% of discussion sections/labs
% of Sections/Labs
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-59
Over 100 students
# of Students

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Not accepted

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
59,000
Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
480
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


Vermont Technical College provides hearing impaired services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


70.0%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


25.8%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


41.6%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


44.0%

Programs & Majors

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (12)


  • Agribusiness/Agricultural Business Operations
  • Architectural Engineering Technology/Technician
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Computer Engineering Technology/Technician
  • Computer Software Engineering
  • Construction Management
  • Dental Hygiene/Hygienist
  • Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician
  • Electromechanical Technology/Electromechanical Engineering Technology
  • Energy Management and Systems Technology/Technician
  • Horse Husbandry/Equine Science and Management
  • Information Technology

Most Popular Disciplines


Not offered

Professional Degree Programs


Some online degree programs

Special Programs


Accelerated program, Cooperative work study program, Distance learning, Double major, English as a second language, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Summer session

Study Abroad


Engineering technologies, Health professions and related sciences, Business/marketing

Online Degrees


None

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Not reported

Master's Programs of Study (1)


  • Not reported

    Campus Life

    Location & Geography

    Population


    4,853

    Nearest Metropolitan Area


    Campus Size


    544 acres

    Weather


    Temperature
    7.5 average low in January, 75.8 average high in September
    Rain
    155 rainy days per year

    Available Transportation


    Nearest Bus Station
    1 mile from campus in Randolph
    Nearest Train Station
    3 miles from campus in Randolph

    Housing

    College Housing


    College offers housing to students

    Types of Housing


    Coed housing

    Students of College Housing


    26% of all students

    Housing Restrictions


    Freshmen and sophomores are required to live on campus

    Freshman Housing Guarantee


    Freshmen are not guaranteed housing

    Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


    74%

    Security

    24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


    Available

    24-Hour Security Patrols


    Available

    Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


    Available

    Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


    Available

    Personal Support Services

    Health Service


    Offered

    Personal Counseling


    Not offered

    Child Care


    Not offered

    Sports & Recreation

    School Athletics


    Athletic Conferences
    -
    Mascot
    -
    School Colors
    -

    Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


    FactorOfferedScholarships Given
    Baseball
    Basketball
    Golf
    Soccer
    Softball

    Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


    SportOfferedScholarships Given
    Baseball
    Basketball
    Golf
    Soccer
    Softball

    Recreational Sports


    Intramural Sports
    basketball, cross-country running, football, racquetball, soccer, softball, swimming and diving, table tennis, tennis, volleyball, water polo

    Student Activities

    Activities And Organizations


    Vermont Technical College offers choral groups, radio station, television station, student council (student government), adventurer's guild (board and video gaming), wvtc (student radio station), outing club, veterinary technology club

    Sororities


    Fraternities


    ROTC


    Army ROTC is offered off campus

    Student Body

    Co-educational


    Yes

    Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


    1,052

    Undergraduates


    All Undergraduates
    1,615
    Women
    769
    Men
    846

    Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


    • 0.5% American Indian/Alaskan Native
    • 2.0% Asian
    • 1.5% Black/African-American
    • 2.9% Hispanic/Latino
    • 4.1% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
    • 0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
    • 86.3% White
    • 2.6% Unknown

    International Students


    1.7% from 6 countries

    Average Age


    27

    Number of Graduate Students


    6

    Student Resources

    Study resources