Green Mountain College

Poultney, VT

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Green Mountain College

Green Mountain College

Green Mountain College Student Essentials

Green Mountain College Student Essentials
Region: Northeast
Setting: Rural Setting
Type: Private
Affiliation: United Methodist
Size: Small (Under 2,000 Undergrad)
Mascot: Eagle
Website: www.greenmtn.edu
On-Campus Housing Available: Yes
Selectivity: Selective
In-State Tuition: $30,968
Out-of-State Tuition: $30,968
Retention Rate: 71%
Enrollment: 862
Year Established: 1834

About Green Mountain College

Green Mountain College is a progressive New England college in scenic Poultney, Vermont, that specializes in the environmental sciences. Green Mountain College also offers professional opportunities outside of class.

All of Green Mountain College’s students take a set number of courses in the environmental sciences and liberal arts.

Beyond these foundational courses, students may also major in environmental sciences and related fields. Examples of these majors include:

  • Adventure Education
  • Environmental Studies
  • Natural Resource Management
  • Sustainable Agriculture and Food Development
  • Sustainable Business

Additional majors include:

  • Elementary Education
  • Fine Arts
  • English
  • Food and Hospitality Management
  • Sociology

Green Mountain College also has progressive study options. These include independent study programs, self-designed majors and interdisciplinary majors.

Green Mountain College offers practical work opportunities, as well, including internships and other service-learning projects outside of class.

Students may also get involved in “green” clubs, and environmental organizations. There are also many opportunities to hike and do other outdoor activities in the nearby Adirondack and Green mountains.

Green Mountain’s admissions requirements are also progressive. First of all, Green Mountain College does not require ACT or SAT scores. Also, while they consider an applicant’s GPA, they also consider extracurricular activities and special talents.

Green Mountain College awards academic scholarships and scholarships for those who have demonstrated a commitment to the environment. Students may also apply for need-based federal awards like loans and grants. To apply for financial aid, applicants must submit a FAFSA.

Green Mountain College Map & Location

Green Mountain College
One Brennan Circle
Poultney, VT 05764


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Getting Around Green Mountain College

Walkability

Excellent walkability. You do not need a car for this area.

9/10
walk

Weather

Seasonal average temperatures for Poultney, VT

Winter
Dec
36
20
Jan
31
11
Feb
36
13
Spring
Mar
45
23
Apr
60
36
May
72
47
Summer
Jun
81
56
Jul
85
61
Aug
82
59
Fall
Sep
74
51
Oct
61
40
Nov
48
31

Students

Full-Time Undergrad Students 692
Freshman Class 175
Total Students (Undergrads & Graduate Students) 862

Ethnic Diversity:

  • Latino: 1%
  • African American: 4%
  • Caucasian: 67%
  • Asian: 2%
  • Unknown and Other: 26%
Latino 1%
African American 4%
Caucasian 67%
Asian 2%
Unknown and Other 26%

Undergraduate 80%
Graduate 20%
Full-Time 100%
Part-Time 0%
Women 64%
Men 36%
International 3%
Domestic 97%

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