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UNIVERSITY OF VERMONT (UVM)

university-of-vermontThe University of Vermont is a public higher education institution, founded in 1791, in Burlington, Vermont. The University combines faculty-student relationships most commonly found in a small liberal arts college with the resources of a major research institution.

Key Figures
100 undergraduate programs
45 masters programs
20 doctoral degree programs
1 M.D. program
9,970 undergraduate students
1,317 graduate students
454 medical students
30 – average class size
16:1 – student to faculty ratio
98% of faculty holds a PhD or the highest degree in their field
#34 – among 173 public universities*
#82 – overall among national universities*
*(U.S. News & World Report)

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Photo Credit: Alexius Horatius

Campus Life

Located in Burlington, Vermont (America’s #1 College Town – as ranked by Travel + Leisure), UVM’s setting in a valley on the shores of Lake Champlain, between the Adirondack and the Green mountain ranges, inspires visitors and residents.

More than 170 student organizations also keep things lively around campus, with more than 80% of student engagement. The University’s student support services also help graduates get high placement rates with 85% of the graduates finding employment within a year of graduation, as well as assist current students with more than 1000 different internship opportunities listed by their career services. Many of the students, not immediately progressing onto the job market after graduation, have been admitted to top-tiered & Ivy League universities such as Brown University, Columbia University, Cornell University, Georgetown University, Harvard University, MIT, Princeton University, Yale University, etc., to continue with their postgraduate studies.

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Partnership with IHC

The University of Vermont has an articulation agreement with IHC. Students at IHC have guaranteed admission at UVM with their 60 credit hours with a condition of maintaining a GPA of 2.7.

Dr. Gayle Nunley, Director of Global Educational Initiatives at the University of Vermont explains about the nature of the partnership between IHC & UVM and what benefits that brings to IHC students, transferring to UVM after their first 2 years in Dubai.

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Undergraduate Programs

COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURE & LIFE SCIENCES

Animal Science Biochemistry Biological Science
Community Entrepreneurship Community and International Development Dietetics
Nutrition and Food Sciences Ecological Agriculture Environmental Sciences
Environmental Studies Microbiology Molecular Genetics
Nutrition and Food Sciences Public Communication Plant Biology Sustainable Landscape Horticulture

COLLEGE OF ARTS & SCIENCES

Anthropology Art History Art Studio
Asian Studies Biochemistry Biology
Biological Science Chemistry Chinese
Classical Civilization Computer Science Economics
English Environmental Sciences Environmental Studies
European Studies Film and Television Studies French
Gender Sexuality and Women’s Studies Geography
Geology German Global Studies
Greek History Italian Studies
Japanese Latin Latin American and Caribbean Studies
Linguistics Mathematics Music
Neuroscience Plant Biology Philosophy
Physics Political Science Psychological Science
Religion Russian Russian/East European Studies
Sociology Spanish Theatre
Zoology

SCHOOL OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION

Business Administration
By their senior year of college, students select one of three strategic themes: Global Business, Sustainable Business, Entrepreneurship. Students have the option to select one of four concentrations: Accounting; Finance; Marketing; Business Analytics.

COLLEGE OF EDUCATION & SOCIAL SERVICES

Art Education Early Childhood Education Early Childhood Special Education
Elementary Education Human Development & Family Studies Middle Level Education
Music Education Physical Education Secondary Education
English Secondary Education Language
Secondary Education Mathematics Secondary Education
Science Secondary Education Social Science
Social Work

COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING & MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES

Civil Engineering Computer Science Computer Science and Information Systems
Electrical Engineering Engineering Engineering Management
Environmental Engineering Mathematics Mechanical Engineering
Statistics

THE RUBENSTEIN SCHOOL OF ENVIRONMENT & NATURAL RESOURCES

Environmental Sciences Environmental Studies Forestry
Natural Resources Parks, Recreation and Tourism Wildlife and Fisheries Biology

COLLEGE OF NURSING & HEALTH SCIENCES

Athletic Training Communication Sciences and Disorders Exercise and Movement Science
Medical Laboratory Science Nuclear Medicine Technology Nursing
Nursing (for Registered Nurses) Radiation Therapy

PRE-PROFESSIONAL PROGRAMS

Pre-Dental Pre-Law Pre-Medical
Pre-Physical Therapy Pre-Veterinary