Northern Vermont University

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$11,592
2022 Average Net Price
$15,546
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
2.87%
on Student Loans
2022 Acceptance Rate
72.9%
3,031 Applicants
2022 Enrolled Students
1,779
56.2% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
36.9%
162 Graduates

About

Northern Vermont University is a higher education institution located in Lamoille County, VT. In 2022, the most popular Bachelors Degree concentrations at Northern Vermont University were General Psychology (57 degrees awarded), General Business Administration & Management (25 degrees), and General Studies (23 degrees).

In 2022, 482 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Northern Vermont University. 62% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 38% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (416 degrees), 23.1 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, two or more races (18 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Northern Vermont University is $11,592, which is $−12,404 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Northern Vermont University is $11,592, which is $−12,404 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $15,546.

In 2022, 78% of undergraduate students attending Northern Vermont University received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 56% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$11,592
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Northern Vermont University was $11,592. The cost of tuition at Northern Vermont University is $−12,404 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

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Average Net Price

$15,546
2022 Value
9.01%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Northern Vermont University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $15,546. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Northern Vermont University grew by 9.01%.

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Other Student Expenses

$12,044
Room and Board
$1,000
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Northern Vermont University was of $12,044 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 2.99% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,000. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

78%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
56%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

78% of undergraduate students at Northern Vermont University received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a decline of 1.27% with respect to 2021, when 79% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
2.87%
2019 Default Rate
18
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Northern Vermont University was 2.87%, which represents 18 out of the 628 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

Northern Vermont University received 3,031 undergraduate applications in 2022, which represents a 23.3% annual growth. Out of those 3,031 applicants, 2,209 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 72.9% acceptance rate.

There were 1,779 students enrolled at Northern Vermont University in 2022.

Northern Vermont University has an overall enrollment yield of 11.9%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

72.9%
Acceptance Rate in 2022
2,209
Accepted Out of 3,031

In 2022, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Northern Vermont University was 72.9% (2,209 admissions from 3,031 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2021, which was 75.4%. Between 2021 and 2022, the number of applicants grew by 23.3%, while admissions declined by −25.9%..

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Enrollment

Northern Vermont University had a total enrollment of 1,779 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Northern Vermont University is 1,000 students and the part-time enrollment is 779. This means that 56.2% of students enrolled at Northern Vermont University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Northern Vermont University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 75.6% White, 6.01% Hispanic or Latino, 4.1% Black or African American, 3.04% Two or More Races, 0.787% Asian, and 0.393% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Northern Vermont University in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (43.7%), followed by White Male (27.1%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (4.5%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (71.1%), followed by White Male (11.1%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (6.67%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

56.2%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Northern Vermont University in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,779 students. The full-time enrollment at Northern Vermont University is 1,000 and the part-time enrollment is 779. This means that 56.2% of students enrolled at Northern Vermont University are enrolled full-time compared with 67.6% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

68%
2022 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Northern Vermont University was 68%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (73%), Northern Vermont University had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    1,345 enrolled students
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    107 enrolled students
  3. Black or African American
    73 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Northern Vermont University is 75.6% White, 6.01% Hispanic or Latino, 4.1% Black or African American, 3.04% Two or More Races, 0.787% Asian, and 0.393% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Masters Colleges and Universities is 51.2% White, 17.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 13% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 160 students (8.99%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 116 more women than men received degrees from Northern Vermont University. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Northern Vermont University is white (416 degrees awarded). There were 23.1 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, two or more races (18 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Northern Vermont University is General Psychology (57 degrees awarded), followed by General Business Administration & Management (25 degrees) and General Studies (23 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Northern Vermont University, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (37 degrees awarded), Psychology (83 degrees), and Visual & Performing Arts (55 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Northern Vermont University are Other managers (246,934 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (234,181 people), Postsecondary teachers (194,302 people), Physicians (120,684 people), and Secondary school teachers (117,775 people).

The most specialized majors at Northern Vermont University in 2022 are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (37 degrees awarded), Psychology (83 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (55 degrees), Physical Sciences (18 degrees), and Communication Technologies (5 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Northern Vermont University are Surgeons, Physicians, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Chief executives & legislators, and Nurse anesthetists

The most specialized majors at Northern Vermont University are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (37 degrees awarded), Psychology (83 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (55 degrees), Physical Sciences (18 degrees), and Communication Technologies (5 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Northern Vermont University are Elementary & secondary schools (632,770 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (443,214 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (332,562 people), Outpatient care centers (208,320 people), and Computer Systems Design (200,296 people).

The most specialized majors at Northern Vermont University are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (37 degrees awarded), Psychology (83 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (55 degrees), Physical Sciences (18 degrees), and Communication Technologies (5 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Northern Vermont University.
Most Common (2021)
  1. 57 degrees awarded
  2. 33 degrees awarded
  3. 28 degrees awarded

In 2021, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Northern Vermont University was General Psychology with 57 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

183
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
299
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 183 degrees were awarded to men at Northern Vermont University, which is 0.612 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (299).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 15 degrees were awarded to men at Northern Vermont University in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.07 times more than the 14 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 48 degrees were awarded to men at Northern Vermont University in General Psychology, which is 4.36 times more than the 11 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

32%
100% Completion Time
43%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 32% of students graduating from Northern Vermont University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 43% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 44% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
American Indian or Alaska Native Female
Highest Graduation Rate (66.7%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Northern Vermont University is Female and American Indian or Alaska Native (66.7% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 8.02% of graduates (13 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    416 degrees awarded
  2. Two or More Races
    18 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    13 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Northern Vermont University is white (416 degrees awarded). There were 23.1 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, two or more races (18 degrees).

3.53% of degree recipients (17 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    257 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    159 degrees awarded
  3. Two or More Races Female
    14 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Northern Vermont University is white female (257 degrees awarded). There were 1.62 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (159 degrees).

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Operations

Northern Vermont University employs 22 Professors, 21 Associate professors and 14 Assistant professors. Most academics at Northern Vermont University are Male Associate professor (18), Male Professor (12), and Female Assistant professor (12).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Northern Vermont University are: Office and Administrative Support, with 53 employees, Management, with 41 employees, and Service with 39 employees.

Salary Expenditure

$16.8M
2022 Salaries
1.87%
decline from 2021

In 2022, Northern Vermont University paid a median of $16.8M in salaries, a 1.87% decline from the previous year.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 36.1M (39.6% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$3.75M
Instructional Salaries
57
Number of Employees

In 2022, Northern Vermont University paid a total of $3.75M to 57 employees working as instructors, which represents 22.3% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $11.3M (31.2%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Occupations by Share

Professor
Most Common Instructor
22 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
53 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Northern Vermont University were Professor with 22 employees, Associate professor with 21 employees, and Assistant professor with 14 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Northern Vermont University were Office and Administrative Support with 53 employees, Management with 41 employees, and Service with 39 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Male Associate professor
  2. Male Professor
  3. Female Assistant professor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Northern Vermont University was Male Associate professor with 18 employees, Male Professor with 12 employees, and Female Assistant professor with 12 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Northern Vermont University.

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