Southern Vermont College: Review & Facts

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - PoorQuality:Education Quality Rating - FairSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - PoorCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Below Average
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Southern Vermont College is a very small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 475 students enrolled. This school was originated in 1926 and is one of the 2 colleges and schools located in Bennington, Vermont.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
13
Fair
Southern Vermont College will give you the option to obtain a 1-year certificate, associate's degree, or bachelor's degree.

Southern Vermont College deploys a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers 13 majors. The most popular concentrations are Business, Medical, Radiology Technology, Psychology, and Criminal Justice. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other colleges.


Student Retention
70%
Fair
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are usually a positive sign. However, if you are planning to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The student retention rate at Southern Vermont College is fair at 70% (close to Vermont average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students like their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
14 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at Southern Vermont College is very low: 28%.

Student to faculty ratio at Southern Vermont College is pretty decent - 14:1. Find out more details about faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$23,300
High
Average tuition charges are high - about $23,000 a year. The additional fees at Southern Vermont College (not included in tuition costs) are roughly $300; which totals $23,300 a year.

Read the details about Southern Vermont College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
63%
Doable
According to recent data, 499 applications were submitted and 315 were accepted; so it is not very hard to enroll at this school.

The school will consider accepting dual credits and advanced placement credits earned prior to admission.

Read the details about admissions as well applicants test score stats at Southern Vermont College in the Admissions and Tests report for this school.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$4,900
Medium
Southern Vermont College provides a distance learning option, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a great option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Southern Vermont College, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
D+
Unsafe
Southern Vermont College offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates approximately 400 students, which offers a good on-campus housing option. The room price is relatively low - approximately $4,900 per academic year.

Based on the college crime numbers, Southern Vermont College appears to be a relatively dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Southern Vermont College Location and Maps



Post Address: Southern Vermont College, 982 Mansion Drive, Bennington, Vermont 05201-6002, USA
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