St. Michael’s College

St. Michael’s College, Colchester, VT

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You have access to Burlington, the largest city in Vermont, where colleges are plentiful and winter sports are the mainstay. Lake Champlain is in your backyard and the slopes are your playground. Welcome to this small, liberal arts, welcoming Christian school, where sense of community and giving back to make our world a better place is their direction and meaning.

• Private
• Undergraduate enrollment – 1,792
• Admit rate – 85%
• Financial Aid forms required – FAFSA
• Retention rate – 83%
• Mid 50% SAT/ACT range – 570-660/25-29
• Student to faculty ratio – 13:1
• All students get free bus passes
• Small Catholic College
• Giving back, social justice and service is front and center
• Most popular – Business, Biology, Education
• Interesting majors – Environmental Sciences, theatre, journalism
• 25% are DII athletes
• Apply to school in general
• Liberal Arts curriculum
• Consider Demonstrated Interest as part of the admissions process, 1 on 1 connection with their admissions advisor
• Avg Class size – 18
• 15% of students come from Vermont
• Students not going home on the weekends. Come from New England and the northeast
• Big ski population but OK if you don’t. Plenty of opportunities if you don’t
• No Greek life
• Outdoorsy group of students
• Test optional
• Guaranty housing all 4 years
• Varsity sports – Alpine skiing, Nordic skiing, women’s and men’s ice hockey, soccer, lacrosse, basketball
• Commitment to experiential learning through research and internships
• Degree in Three – certain majors you can earn your degree in 3 years
• 50% of students identify as Catholic
• Required to take a religious studies course

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