UVM Admission Chances

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Acceptance Chances

Can I get into UVM? These admission statistics provide an indication how difficult it is to get in and what your chances are. 17,907 out of 25,274 applicants or 71% were admitted making UVM a moderately competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements. Academically, it has very high requirements for admission test scores. Only 13% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

Women Men Total
Applied 14,527 10,747 25,274
Accepted 10,898 7,009 17,907
Acceptance Rate 75% 65% 71%
Enrolled 1,424 976 2,400
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 13% 14% 13%

Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT and ACT requirements for students to be admitted to University of Vermont and what score do you need to get in? The tables below describe the SAT and ACT test score percentile profile of the Fall 2015 starting class.

ACT Requirements

Admission data indicates that UVM regularly accepts students with ACTs of 25 and above. 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. 38 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to University of Vermont.

SAT Requirements (New SAT)

Reporting indicates 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 1085. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1275 out of 1600. A competitive SAT score is critical as 79 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.

25th Percentile Score 75th Percentile Score
SAT Composite 1180 1370
SAT Reading 600 700
SAT Math 570 660
ACT Composite 25 30
ACT English 24 31
ACT Math 24 28

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by Score

What do these ratings mean?

ACT Score Competitiveness Est. Admission Chances
30 and Above Good >82%
27 to 30 Avg + 71%-82%
25 to 27 Avg - 62%-71%
23 to 25 Reach 51%-62%
Less than 23 Low <51%
SAT Score (NEW 1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1370 and Above Good >81%
1275 to 1370 Avg + 71%-81%
1180 to 1275 Avg - 59%-71%
1085 to 1180 Reach 46%-59%
Less than 1085 Low <46%

Estimated GPA Requirements

University of Vermont has not reported high school GPA data for its freshman class at this time.

Fall 2017 Application Deadline

The application deadline for Fall 2017 has passed. Applications were due on Jan 15, 2017.

Admission Requirements

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

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

Does accept high school AP credits or award dual credit towards both a college and high school degree?

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.

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