University of Vermont College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

Burlington, VT

Founded in 1791

Motto: "Studiis et Rebus Honestis" (For studies and other honest pursuits)






Acceptance Rate

$16,392 / $41,280

Tuition In-state / Out-of-state


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The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences offers dynamic programs in the life and social sciences, with a focus on nutrition and food science, human and animal health, communication, entrepreneurship, sustainable and resilient communities, and the complex web of food systems. Explore our diverse portfolio of majors: Biochemistry, Community and International Development, Plant and Animal Sciences, Biology, Food Systems, Public Communication, Microbiology and Molecular Genetics to name a few.

Our rich array of internships and research experiences empowers students to become doers. We challenge students to push the boundaries of creativity and innovation, imparting the knowledge, skills, and values to become the next generation of informed citizens, thinkers and leaders. Our sciences are grounded in humanity for students who want to make a difference in the world.

Agricultural Degrees Offered

  • Animal Sciences
  • Biochemistry
  • Ecological Agriculture
  • Environmental Studies
  • Food Systems
  • Microbiology
  • Molecular Genetics
  • Nutrition and Food Sciences
  • Plant Biology
  • Soil Science
  • Sustainable Landscape Horticulture
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Total Enrollment: 12,630

Male Female Student Ratio: 42%/58%

Acceptance Rate: 67%


Application Fee: $55

Application Deadline: January 15

Target SAT Score: 1270

Target ACT Score: 30


In-State: $16,392

Out-of-State: $41,280

Student Fees: $2,410

Room and Board: $12,946

More Info

Religious Affiliation: non-denominational

Faculty/Student Ratio: 16/1