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Class of 2019 has lowest percent of in-state students

October 14, 2015


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The class of 2019 has the lowest percentage of in-state students in UVM history.Twenty percent of students in the class of 2019 are Vermonters, Admissions Director Beth Wiser said.  That means only 480 of the 2400 students are from Vermont.Wiser attributed the low enrollment to a number of factors in...

Increase in international students

Increase in international students

John Riedel, Staff Writer

September 15, 2015


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UVM seeks to recruit more international students as part of a growing trend among American universities entering the international market. This is a result of  the “Enhancing Quality and Affordability Strategic Action Plan” set forth by President Tom Sullivan in 2013. In 2013, international stude...

UVM welcomes Class of 2019

UVM welcomes Class of 2019

September 1, 2015


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With the largest applicant pool in the history of UVM, the incoming class has been given the title of  ‘most academically talented’As the Class of 2019 walked through UVM’s doors for the first time Aug. 28, dragging boxes, refrigerators and large plastic bags to their dorm rooms, they looked l...

Record number of admitted students

Record number of admitted students

Allie Osorno

February 24, 2015


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As many admitted students roam campus throughout the semester, it is clear that their numbers are higher than ever. The acceptance rate for the University is 71 percent, the highest in recent years, Beth Wiser, director of undergraduate admissions, said. With a record-breaking number of applicants this year,...

Early applications on the rise

Early applications on the rise

December 9, 2014


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The number of early action applications broke a record this year.Beth Wiser, director of admissions since 2008, is not surprised by this.As of this week, the amount of applications are running ahead by about 1,000 over this time last year and 2,800 over two years ago, Wiser said.“We expected there to...

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