Southern Vermont College

Bennington, VT, USA
4.22 Average Rating

Located a short distance from both the Green Mountains and the nearby town of Bennington, Southern Vermont College offers a liberal arts education rooted in the principles of social responsibility and environmental protection. Every first year student is required to enroll in SVC’s Quest for Success, a program that combines academics with hands-on projects in the community. This combination of academics and activism led US News & World Report to name SVC the 25th Best Regional College in the North. The SVC campus features five miles of hiking trails and the Everett Mansion, which was completed in 1914 and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Private
  • Not for Profit
  • Coed
Level of Institution 4 Year
Campus Setting Rural
In State Students
25%
Out of State Students
75%
0
100
62%
Acceptance Rate
Average ACT Composite: 18
0
36
Average SAT Composite: 894
0
1600

Key Deadlines

Rolling Admissions

The college has rolling admissions, which means applications are accepted any time throughout the year.

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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Bachelor's
Total Number of Students
374
Total Number of Undergrads
374
Academic Calendar

Semester

Non Traditional Learning
  • Online Classes
  • Online Undergrad Degrees
  • Summer Sessions
  • Some Programs Requires Co-Op/Internship
Learning Options
  • Study Abroad
0
100
24%
Graduate in 4 Years National: 28%
0
100
33%
Graduate in 6 Years National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
14:1
National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$19,866
Tuition
In-State Tuition
$24,775
Out-of-State Tuition
$24,775
0
100
46%
Need Met
Students Receiving Financial Aid
99%
Average Aid Per Year
$12,725
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Gender
Male
Female
41%
59%
Student Organizations
15
Size of Town
Rural: Fringe
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Employed
6 mos. after graduation
75%
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$38,600
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What Students Are Saying

4.22 Average Rating
Southern Vermont College is a small campus that serves different purposes; the purposes that SVC serves are making sure students graduate, get help in all areas needed and show students to be responsible. This college has a lot of majors to offer and students take note of that. Besides, the purposes and it's major SVC prepares you for the real world, it's definitely a solid 10, if that was the highest rate.
Angelina from BROOKLYN, NY
Southern Vermont College is a small, private institution. At SVC, an intimate and truly rewarding education can be achieved and follow throughout life. I will forever be fortunate to have the chance of attending.
Hope from Arlington, VT

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