Green Mountain College

One Brennan Circle, Poultney, VT 05764-1199
Tel: (802)287-8000
Private, non-profit | 733 students
Green Mountain College prepares students for productive, caring, and fulfilling lives by taking the environment as the unifying theme underlying its academic and co-curricular programs. This innovative interdisciplinary approach to liberal arts education is grounded in the institution’s strong tradition of effective teaching and mentoring, and is complemented by a diversity of community-oriented campus life opportunities. Through a wide range of liberal arts and career-focused majors, the college fosters the ideals of environmental responsibility, public service, global understanding, and lifelong intellectual, physical, and spiritual development.

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Green Mountain College
CountyRutland County, VT
Title IV EligibleYes
Carnegie ClassificationOther
Institution Level4 or more years
Institution ControlPrivate, non-profit
Instructional Staff Total
(research/public service staff included)
57 staff115 staff
Student Body
Total Enrollment733 students1,633 students
# Full-Time Students
718 students1,434 students
# Part-Time Students
15 students137 students
# Undergraduate Students
622 students 1,507 students
# Graduate Students
111 students129 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
% Asian
% Hawaiian
% Hispanic
% Black
% White
% Two or more races
Finances and Admission
In-State Tuition Fees
Out-State Tuition Fees
Tuition Noteshttps://www.facebook
Percent Admitted67%64%
SAT Reading (25-75%)490-620450-570
SAT Math (25-75%)460-570460-573
SAT Writing (25-75%)490-600440-570

School Notes:

  • Founded in 1834 by the Troy Conference of the Methodist Church, Green Mountain College is a coeducational, private college, accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Inc. As an environmental liberal arts college, Green Mountain offers students a special opportunity to integrate modern environmental thought into a traditional liberal arts or pre-professional course of study, regardless of major. Undergraduate students may earn a Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science, or Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in one of the College’s 20 majors and academic programs. The College offers two distance Master's degrees: An M.B.A. in sustainable business and a Master of Science in Environmental Studies.
  • Green Mountain College includes 25 Academic Majors & Programs having a 14:1 Student to Faculty Ratio. The major degrees granted are in B.A., B.S., B.F.A., M.S., M.B.A.
  • ELA combines the skills and content of a strong liberal arts course of study with a focus on the environment. This program is rooted in the idea that a thorough understanding of natural and social environments, and our relationships with them, coupled with the skills, knowledge, and courage necessary to act as responsible citizens in a globally interdependent world, are central to the development of a person’s intellect and character.
  • The College is located in the historic town of Poultney, Vermont, twenty-five miles southwest of Rutland, Vermont, and seventy-five miles north of Albany, New York. Excellent interstate highways and public transportation connect the campus with New York City, Boston, and Montreal. Amtrak train service is eight miles from the College. Several major ski resorts–Okemo, Killington, Pico, Bromley, and Stratton Mountain–are within an easy drive of the campus. Green Mountain College is accredited by New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Inc.
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