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The University of Vermont's Independent Voice Since 1883

The Vermont Cynic

The University of Vermont's Independent Voice Since 1883

The Vermont Cynic

Photo Illustration: UVM expects to generate $290 million in revenue from net tuition money this year.

Where does my tuition money go? A breakdown of student fees

Kennedy Connors, Features Staff Writer April 25, 2024

Out-of-state students will see a $42,725 tuition fee this upcoming school year, a 3.5% increase. With the bill approaching close to $50,000, there’s a question of how this money is spent. UVM expects...

Out-of-state students will see a 3.5% increase starting the 2024-25 school year.

UVM to increase out-of-state tuition, in-state remains the same

Molly Yeska, Cynic News Reporter November 30, 2023

UVM is increasing out-of-state tuition by 3.5% for the 2024-25 school year while keeping in-state tuition frozen, according to a Nov. 1 press release. Starting next year, out-of-state students will...

Sophomore Finlay Buchanan-Jacobs created a petition demanding partial student reimbursement for housing and tuition. As of April 21, the petition has more than 7,800 signatures.

Student pushes UVM for a more substantial refund for all UVM students

Irene Choi, Cynic News Reporter April 21, 2020

When UVM first transitioned to online classes in mid-March due to COVID-19, administrators were met with backlash from students for not providing housing and tuition reimbursement. This was due to a...

An employee of the Student Financial Services office sits behind their desk, Jan. 15. The office is open 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m Monday through Friday.

Nearly half of enrolled Vermonters attend UVM tuition free

Irene Choi, Cynic News Reporter January 23, 2020

UVM, the flagship public university of Vermont, has one of the highest in-state tuition rates among U.S. state universities. Across the board, Vermont public colleges and universities, including UVM,...

President Suresh Garimella addresses assembled media at a press conference, Nov. 14.

UVM President unveils plan to freeze tuition

Sawyer Loftus, News & Sports Editor November 18, 2019

UVM President Suresh Garimella said he plans to push the board of trustees to approve a tuition freeze for the 2020-21 school year.  This would be the first move of its kind in 40 years of UVM history,...

First-year students walk down Main Street Aug. 26, 2019 on their way to the University green at convocation.

New policies lead to decline in applicants

Lindsay Freed, Senior Staff Writer February 4, 2019

UVM is seeing a slight decline in student applications after taking steps to make the University more competitive and adding a fee to its application process. The number of undergraduate students applying...

Millions in renovations approved

Millions in renovations approved

Julianne Lesch, Staff Writer October 30, 2018

Over the next three years UVM is expected to spend roughly $107.1 million on a variety of on-campus construction projects. The board of trustees, the University’s decision-making body, met Oct. 26 ...

Lowest tuition increase in 40 years approved by board of trustees

Lowest tuition increase in 40 years approved by board of trustees

Linsday Freed, Staff Writer May 29, 2017

The lowest tuition percentage increase since 1977 was passed by the board of trustees May 20. In-state tuition will rise 2.7 percent, from $15,096 to $15,504, and out-of state tuition will rise 2.5...

Board of trustees third tri-annual meeting

Lindsay Freed, Staff Writer May 25, 2017

New Minors and Certificates Presented to the Board The Faculty Senate approved two new minors and two new undergraduate certificates. The new public policy analysis minor will be in the College of Arts...

State funding for in-state students

State funding for in-state students

Staff Editorial February 22, 2017

As Vermont goes through a budget transformation, President Sullivan has added UVM to the conversation of where funds should be allocated. His request this time specifies that funds be used for...

Vt. legislators cut 40 percent rule

Vt. legislators cut ’40 percent rule’

May 3, 2016

Tuition rates for out-of-state students could soon change due to a new budget passed by the Vermont House of Representatives.In March, the House passed a budget that would remove “the 40 percent rule”...

The Vermont Statehouse in Montpelier is pictured March 16. PHO- TO COURTESY OF HEADWATERS MAGAZINE

UVM seeks to cut ’40 percent rule’

Ian Lund March 22, 2016

The University of Vermont has tried to increase its state funding for eight years with no luck. Now, the school is trying to get new options by pushing the state to eliminate what the school calls the...

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