Johnson State, founded in 1828, is a public, multipurpose college. Its 350-acre campus, including modern architecture, is located in Johnson, 40 miles from Burlington.

Website: www.northernvermont.edu/

Public
Co-ed
1,458
Undergraduate
Students
(64.3%) 937 Women
(35.7%) 521 Men
204
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
86% of 1,291 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.32
SAT Math
Not reported
SAT EBRW
Not reported
ACT Composite
21 average
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
In-state: $24,802
Out-of-state: $38,122
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $13,204
Out-of-state: $26,524
Room and Board
$11,598
Average Percent of Need Met
85%
Average Freshman Award
$16,263
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$31,595
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
44
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 23% of classes
10-19 students: 55% of classes
20-29 students: 20% of classes
30-39 students: 1% of classes
40-49 students: 0% of classes
50-99 students: 0% of classes
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Campus Life

Johnson Population
3,272
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Montreal
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are given priority consideration for housing
Students in College Housing
60% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
Badgers
Sororities
 
Fraternities
 
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
Not reported
International Students
Not reported
First-Year Students Returning
64.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
15.4%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
60%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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Freshman Admission Requirements


Entrance Difficulty

Moderately Difficult: More than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation

High School Graduation
High school diploma required and GED is accepted
High School Program
 

High School Units Required or Recommended

High School Units Required or Recommended
Subject Required Units Recommended Units
English 4  
Mathematics 3 4
Science 2 3
Foreign Language   1
Social Studies 2  
History 2  
Academic Electives    

Examinations

Examinations
Exam Required Units Scores Due in Admissions Office
SAT or ACT Recommended Not reported
SAT Only    
ACT Only    
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT    
SAT Subject Tests Only  
SAT Essay Component Policy Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy Not reported

Applying for Admission


Admissions Office

Address
337 College Hill
City, State, Zip
Johnson, VT 05656
Phone
(802) 635-1219
Fax
(802) 635-1230
E-mail
jscadmissions@jsc.edu

Application Dates and Fees

Regular Admisson Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
$50
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer of Admission
By May 1 or within 2 weeks if notified after May 1
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission

Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
 
Early Decision Notification
 
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Action Deadline
Not reported
Early Action Notification
Not reported

Application Form

Common Application
Accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application
Available

Other Application Requirements

Interview
Not Required
Essay or Personal Statement
Required for all freshmen
Letters of Recommendation
1 required for all freshmen
Other
 
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students


Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record X
Academic GPA X
Standardized Tests X
Class Rank X
Recommendations X
Essay X
Interview X
Level of Applicant's Interest X
Extracurricular Activities X
Volunteer Work X
Particular Talent/Ability X
Character/Personal Qualities X
First Generation to Attend College X
State Residency X
Geographic Residence X
Relation with Alumnus X
Religious Affiliation/Commitment X
Ethnicity X
Work Experience X

Profile of Fall Admission


Overall Admission Rate
86% of 1,291 applicants were admitted
Women
Not reported
Men
Not reported
Students Enrolled
Not reported
Women
235 admitted students enrolled
Men
143 admitted students enrolled
Early Decision Admission Rate
 
Early Action Admission Rate
Not reported
Students Offered Wait List
 
Students Accepting Wait List Position
 
Students Admitted From Wait List
 

Grade Point Average of Enrolled Freshmen (4.0 scale)

Average GPA
3.32
3.75 and Above
Not reported
3.50 - 3.74
Not reported
3.25 - 3.49
Not reported
3.00 - 3.24
Not reported
2.50 - 2.99
Not reported
2.00 - 2.49
Not reported

SAT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

SAT Math
Not reported
Score of 700 - 800
Not reported
Score of 600 - 700
Not reported
Score of 500 - 600
Not reported
Score of 400 - 500
Not reported
Score of 300 - 400
Not reported
Score of 200 - 300
Not reported
SAT EBRW
Not reported
Score of 700 - 800
Not reported
Score of 600 - 700
Not reported
Score of 500 - 600
Not reported
Score of 400 - 500
Not reported
Score of 300 - 400
Not reported
Score of 200 - 300
Not reported

ACT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

ACT Composite
21 average
Score of 30 - 36
Not reported
Score of 24 - 29
Not reported
Score of 18 - 23
Not reported
Score of 12 - 17
Not reported
Score of 6 - 11
Not reported
Score of 5 or Below
Not reported

Other Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

High School Class Rank
Top tenth: 6%
Top quarter: 12%
Top half: 31%
National Merit Scholar
Not reported
Valedictorian
Not reported
Class President
Not reported
Student Government Officer
Not reported

Tuition and Expenses


Cost of Attendance
In-state: $24,802
Out-of-state: $38,122
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $13,204
Out-of-state: $26,524
Room and Board
$11,598
Books and Supplies
Not reported
Other Expenses
Not reported
Payment Plans
Installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid


Financial Aid Office

Email
Web Site
Financial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL
Net Price Calculator URL

Application Process

Application Deadline
Priority deadline March 1
Award Notification
On a rolling basis beginning April 1
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 003688
Free

Profile of 2018 - 19 Financial Aid


Freshman

Financial Aid Applicants
216 (96.4%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
191 (88.4%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
191 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
107 (56.0%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
85%
Average Award
$16,263
Need-Based Gift
Received by 181 (94.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $9,236
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 169 (88.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,761
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 21 (11.0%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
19 (8.5%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $6,634

All Undergraduates

Financial Aid Applicants
901 (90.0%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
812 (90.1%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
812 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
337 (41.5%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
83%
Average Award
$16,372
Need-Based Gift
Received by 765 (94.2%) of aid recipients, average amount $8,225
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 768 (94.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,167
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 38 (4.7%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
57 (5.7%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $6,379

Borrowing

2018 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
86%
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$31,595
Parents of Students Receiving Aid
12.0%
Parents of Students Not Receiving Aid
9.0%

Financial Aid Programs


Loans

Federal Loans
Direct subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans, Federal Perkins loans
State Loans
 
Other Loans
 

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non-Need–Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards

Academic Interest/Achievement Award Areas
Business, Education, Mathematics
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Art/Fine Arts, Dance, Music, Performing Arts, Theater/Drama
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Community Service, Leadership, Memberships
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics Award Areas
International Students, Local/State Students, Members of Minorities
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 

Employment

Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported
Academic Calendar System
Semester
Summer Session
Offered
General Catalog/Bulletin
Online Catalog

Undergraduate Education


Undergraduate Majors

  • Accounting
  • Acting
  • Alternative and Complementary Medicine and Medical Systems, Other
  • Anthropology
  • Art Teacher Education
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Athletic Training/Trainer
  • Biology Teacher Education
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Business/Commerce, General
  • Comparative Literature
  • Creative Writing
  • Dance, General
  • Digital Arts
  • Drama and Dance Teacher Education
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Education, General
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • English/Language Arts Teacher Education
  • Environmental Education
  • Environmental Studies
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General
  • Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other
  • Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General
  • History Teacher Education
  • History, General
  • Hospitality Administration/Management, General
  • Humanities/Humanistic Studies
  • Information Science/Studies
  • Jazz/Jazz Studies
  • Journalism
  • Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
  • Kinesiology and Exercise Science
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
  • Management Information Systems, General
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mathematics Teacher Education
  • Mathematics, General
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General
  • Music Management
  • Music Performance, General
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Music, General
  • Natural Resources Management and Policy
  • Outdoor Education
  • Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies
  • Photojournalism
  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
  • Psychology, General
  • Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication, Other
  • Secondary Education and Teaching
  • Social Science Teacher Education
  • Social Studies Teacher Education
  • Sociology
  • Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
  • Tourism and Travel Services Management
  • Visual and Performing Arts, General
Most Popular Disciplines
Liberal arts/general studies, Business/marketing, Psychology
Combined Liberal Arts/Professional Degree Programs
None
Special Programs
Accelerated program, Cooperative work study program, Distance learning, Double major, English as a second language, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session
Study Abroad
Offered
Online Degrees
Not reported

Curriculum and Graduation Requirements


General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Computer
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Foreign Language
Not required
Math/Science
Required for all students

Faculty and Instruction


Full-Time Faculty
44
Part-Time Faculty
135
Full-Time Faculty with Ph.D./Terminal Degree
23%
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 23% of classes
10-19 students: 55% of classes
20-29 students: 20% of classes
30-39 students: 1% of classes
40-49 students: 0% of classes
50-99 students: 0% of classes
Discussion Section/Lab Class Size
Not reported

Advanced Placement


International Baccalaureate
Accepted
Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations
Accepted for placement and credit
Sophomore Standing
Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources


Library Available on Campus
Yes
Holdings
117,600
Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available on Campus
160
Internet/E-mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services


Remedial Instruction
Not Offered
Tutoring
Available
Services for Learning Disabled Students
Available
Services for Physically Disabled Students
Hearing impaired services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Graduate/Professional School Education


Master's Degrees Offered

Master of Fine Arts

Master's Programs of Study

  • Art/Fine Arts
  • Computer Art and Design
  • Photography

Doctoral Degrees Offered

Not reported

Doctoral Programs of Study

  • Not reported

Location and Setting


Johnson Population
3,272
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Montreal
Campus Size
350 acres

Weather

Temperature
7.5 average low in January, 75.8 average high in September
Rain
155 rainy days per year

Getting Around

Campus Map
Map
Nearest Bus Station
45 mile(s) from campus in Burlington
Nearest Train Station
30 mile(s) from campus in Waterbury

Housing


College Housing
College offers housing to students
Types of Housing
Coed housing
Students in College Housing
60% of all students
Housing Requirements
Freshmen and sophomores are required to live on campus
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are given priority consideration for housing
Students Living Off Campus/Commuting
40%
Off-Campus Housing Assistance
 

Security


24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices
Available
24-Hour Security Patrols
Available
Late-Night Transport/Escort Services
Available
Electronically Operated Housing Entrances
Available
Other
 

Personal Support Services


Health Service
Offered
Personal Counseling
Offered
Child Care
Not offered

Sports and Recreation


Intercollegiate Athletics

Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
Badgers
School Colors
Green and white

Intercollegiate Sports Offered

Sports Women Men
Offered Scholarships Offered Scholarships
Basketball x   x  
Cross-Country Running x   x  
Golf     x  
Lacrosse x   x  
Soccer x   x  
Softball x      
Tennis x   x  
Track And Field x   x  
Volleyball x      
Women's Sports Offered Scholarships
Basketball x  
Cross-Country Running x  
Golf    
Lacrosse x  
Soccer x  
Softball x  
Tennis x  
Track And Field x  
Volleyball x  
Mens's Sports Offered Scholarships
Basketball x  
Cross-Country Running x  
Golf x  
Lacrosse x  
Soccer x  
Softball    
Tennis x  
Track And Field x  
Volleyball    
Women's Club Sports
 
Men's Club Sports
 

Recreational Sports

Intramural Sports
badminton, basketball, cross-country running, lacrosse, racquetball, soccer, softball, table tennis, tennis, volleyball, water polo, weight lifting

Student Activities


Activities and Organizations
choral groups, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, serve (break away), a global partnership: students for children's right, ski/snowboarding club, dance club, christian fellowship club
Sororities
 
Fraternities
 
ROTC
Army ROTC is offered off campus

Student Body


Coeducational
Yes
All Undergraduates
1,458
Women
937 (64.3%)
Men
521 (35.7%)
Full-Time Undergraduates
979
Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
Not reported
International Students.
Not reported
Average Age
26
All Graduate Students
204

Undergraduate Retention and Graduation


First-Year Students Returning
64.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
15.4%
Students Graduating Within 5 Years
28.5%
Students Graduating Within 6 Years
35.0%

After Graduation


Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
60%
Average Starting Salary
60%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
Disciplines Pursued
Not reported

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