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Green Mountain College Stats, Info and Facts

Quick Facts

790 students

67% admitted

  • 767 full time
  • 23 part time
  • 330 men full time
  • 437 women full time
  • 1,305 applied
  • 872 admitted
  • 140 enrolled

691 Undergraduates

$35,560 tuition/year

  • 81 Graduates
  • 18 Non-Degree
  • $35,560 in state
  • $1,442 fees
  • $11,722 room & board
  • N/A books and supplies

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At a Glance

Religious affiliation: United Methodist
Institution Type: Private not-for-profit
Campus Setting: New England Rural area, distant from an urban area
Highest Degree Offered: Master's degree
Level of Institution: Four or more years
Calendar: Semester
Reviews in 3 Sentences
  • Anonymous from Poultney, VT
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  • Green Mountain College is one of the top ten environmentally-focused schools in the United States, and has a consistently barefoot student body. If you possess an easy-going disposition and care…

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  • Kaitlyn , NH
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  • Green Mountain College focuses its' education around the environment. A close knit community is what makes up the environment that Green Mountain College brings. The students, faculty, and staff join…

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  • Courteney from Wappingers Falls, NY
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  • An environmental liberal arts school where teachers know, and care about their students academics, interests and professional development. This is a place where you can really learn and peruse interests…

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  • Elena from Reading, VT
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  • Green Mountain College is a place where you can be yourself without feeling judged. The students here are great, everyone is welcoming and it feels like home. This school is…

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  • Evangeline from Quincy, MA
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  • Green Mountain College offers you a highly unique college experience; With small class sizes, you are able to personally get to know your professors, and they you. You are able…

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Mission Statement

Green Mountain College prepares students for productive, caring, and fulfilling lives by taking the environment as the unifying theme underlying its academic and co-curricular programs. This innovative interdisciplinary approach to liberal arts education is grounded in the institution’s strong tradition of effective teaching and mentoring, and is complemented by a diversity of community-oriented campus life opportunities. Through a wide range of liberal arts and career-focused majors, the college fosters the ideals of environmental responsibility, public service, global understanding, and lifelong intellectual, physical, and spiritual development.

Green Mountain College
  • Located in Poultney, VT
  • Private not-for-profit
  • 790 students enrolled
  • 67% admitted
  • $35,560 annual cost to attend


Student Responses to Review Topic: Am I Enjoying Being Here
  • 4
  • Forrest from Reading, MA
  • I am a current student here

    I love being part of the Green Mountain community! There is always something that you can do here whether it be a Friday night or a Tuesday afternoon. The athletic programs are really on the rise fast and are a great time to go and watch.

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  • 5
  • Corey from Long Beach, CA
  • I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    Reading reviews, and talking to people from different offices has convinced me that i will enjoy it at GMC. Every single person i have talked to so far have been super friendly, and very informative. I have a feeling that I will meet some of my closest friends while attending GMC, can't wait!

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  • 4
  • Jessica from Poultney, VT
  • I am a current student here

    The atmosphere is so down to earth. Everyone is laid back and they do not care what is going on. They are many places to just sit down and relax and take a breather. The town is small and welcoming to anyone. I am originally from Missouri and it is a long haul from there to here, but the people at this school make it worth it.

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  • 5
  • RiAnna from Fairfield, PA
  • I am a current student here

    I love Green Mountain College, they have a lot of great clubs for students including P.A.N.T.S which stands for People Are Not There Sex which is a gender education club, along with other clubs such as International Awareness Club, Student Senate, and Farm Crew. We are one of the few schools that have an organic farm that is run by the students, along with cows, chickens, goats, and pigs.

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  • 4
  • Kirstin from Pioneer, CA
  • I am a current student here

    The first semester here can be problematic if you're not into partying, but eventually you make friends. The focus of the school has been really good for me in nurturing my interest in the environment. The food here is decent and the dorm rooms are awesome. I love the small feel of campus. It feels really great to see people I actually know around campus.

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