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Green Mountain College
Poultney, VT
Green Mountain College, founded in 1834, is a four-year private liberal arts college with an environmental focus. Core general education courses are taught through the lens of contemporary environmental thought.  Its 155-acre campus is located in Poultney, 20 miles from Rutland.
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Institution Type Private
Coeducational Yes
Undergraduate Students 515
   Women 281 (54.6%)
   Men 234 (45.4%)
Graduate Students 241
Entrance Difficulty Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate 79% of 881 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered No
Early Decision Offered No
Regular Admission Deadline Rolling
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA 3.00
SAT Math 450-570 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading 450-600 range of middle 50%
SAT Writing
ACT Composite 18-26 range of middle 50%
Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Academic GPA X      
Standardized Tests   X    
Essay   X    
Extracurricular Activities   X    
Cost of Attendance $50,314
  Tuition and Fees $37,002
  Room and Board $11,722
Average Percent of Need Met 76%
Average Freshman Award $27,661
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates
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Academic Calendar System Differs by program
General Education/Core Curriculum Required
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates 40
Regular Class Size 2-9 students: 13% of classes
10-19 students: 41% of classes
20-29 students: 40% of classes
30-39 students: 5% of classes
Poultney Population 3,633
Nearest Metropolitan Area  
Freshman Housing Guarantee Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing 98% of freshmen, 85% of all students
Athletic Conferences NCAA Division III
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Ethnicity of Students from U.S. 1.3% American Indian/Alaskan Native
0.8% Asian
5.6% Black/African-American
3.1% Hispanic/Latino
1.7% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
58.3% White
29.2% Unknown
International Students 2.3% from 11 countries
First-Year Students Returning 54.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years 41.1%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly Not reported