Johnson State College, Vermont

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School Overview

Johnson State College is a small public
liberal arts college spanning 350 acres in
the town of Johnson, Vermont. The School
began as a primary and secondary
institution but later transitioned into a
preparatory academy. In 1962, Johnson
State officially transitioned into a
four-year, degree-granting institution.

Student Body
There are just over 1,700 students
currently enrolled at the college. Due to
this figure, Johnson State, as it is
commonly referred to, is able to offer a
student-faculty ratio of 19:1 and an
average class size of almost 15 students
per class. Johnson State offers 3 graduate
programs, 31 undergraduate programs and a
variety of minors to supplement students’
education.

On-Campus Housing

There are 4 different dormitories on
campus and a small number of college
apartments for students to live in while
attending Johnson State.

Clubs

Students can continue to pursue their
interests at Johnson by joining one of the
many clubs or organizations. There are
over 30 academic and extracurricular clubs
at Johnson State and the University offers
extensive community service and student
leadership opportunities.

Athletics

Johnson State College is a member of the
North Atlantic Conference and is
recognized as a division III team by the
NCAA.

General Information

Admission

Office
337 College Hill
Johnson, VT 05656
(802) 635-1219
Fax: (801) 635-1230

Contact: Penny Howrigan
Associate Dean of Enrollment
Services

Main

Address
337 College Hill Road
Johnson, VT
(802) 635-2356
www.jsc.edu

Size
Total undergrads: 1,700
Graduate enrollment: 227

Setting
Rural Village
Small town (Less than 10,000)
Residential Campus

Degrees

offered:
Certificate
Associate
Bachelor's

Admissions Information

Application

Fee
College has an application fee:
Yes
Regular application fee: $40
Online application fee: $40

Enrollment

Rates
Percent applicants admitted: 77%
Percent of students who return for
sophomore year: 66%

College Majors and Programs

Bachelor

of Fine Arts
Creative

Writing
Studio
Arts

Bachelor of Science
Biology
Environmental

Science/Natural Resources
Health
Sciences
Health
and Exercise Science
Physical
Education, Teacher Licensure
Integrated

Environmental Science
Mathematics
Wellness
and Alternative Medicine

Certificates
Nonprofit

Management
Small
Business Management

Teacher Licensure Programs
Art
(PK-6, 7-12, PK-12)
Dance
(7-12)
Elementary

Education (K-6)
English
(7-12)
Mathematics

(7-12)
Music
(PK-12)
Physical
Education (PK-6, 7-12, PK-12)
Science
(7-12)
Social
Studies (7-12)
Theater
Arts (7-12)

Academic

Minors
Adventure

Education
Anthropology

and Sociology
Art
History
Arts
Management (for theater majors)
Biology
Business
(for non-business majors)
Chemistry
Creative
Writing
Dance
Environmental

Education French
Gender
Studies
History
Journalism
Literature
Mathematics
Music
Natural
Resources
Political

Science
Pre-Law
Psychology
Spanish
Studio
Arts
Theater

*We do not guarantee
the accuracy of information on
this page. All information is
subject to change. You should
confirm all information with a
college admissions officer.

Northern Vermont University Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (802) 635-2356
Website: www.northernvermont.edu
Type of School: 4-year, Public
Apply Online: www.northernvermont.edu/admissions-and-aid
Address: 337 College Hill, Johnson, VT 05656-9464
Setting: Rural: Distant
Campus Housing: Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population: 2,376
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): 38%
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 13 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 1,840 (77% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Certificates, Associates, Bachelor's, Master's

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $12,422
Out-of-state Tuition: $26,126
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 98%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $9,572

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

Northern Vermont University Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Northern Vermont University.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 325
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 6
Communications Technologies/Technicians and Support Services 12
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 11
Education 149
English Language and Literature/Letters 3
Health Professions and Related Programs 5
History 1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 12
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 121
Mathematics and Statistics 1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 2
Natural Resources and Conservation 1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 6
Physical Sciences 1
Psychology 21
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 11
Social Sciences 4
Visual and Performing Arts 591
Grand total 4125912

* Based on programs that produced 2019-2020 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Northern Vermont University and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $12,422
Out-of-state $26,126
Books and supplies $1,000

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $10,890
Out-of-state $15,858

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2018-2019

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 391 98%
Grant or scholarship aid 384 96% $9,572
Student loan aid 318 80% $8,014

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 1,889 82% $9,075
Federal student loans 1,469 64% $6,697

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Northern Vermont University. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Northern Vermont University students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2020

Total Male Female
Number of applicants 3,047 1,263 1,784
Percent admitted 100% 75% 80%
Percent admitted who enrolled 10% 10% 10%

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Northern Vermont University Enrollment, Fall 2020

Total Enrollment 2,376
Undergraduate enrollment 2,064
Graduate enrollment 312

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Northern Vermont University Accreditation

This institution is accredited by New England Commission of Higher Education

Specialized institution accreditations:

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