global gateway program

Vermont ranked #5 best state in the US

Vermont ranked #5 best state in the US

University of Vermont buildings with lake and mountains in background

A Top 100 university, UVM is known for its world-leading research and quality of teaching. Another reason why international students love it here is the University’s great location. Located in Burlington, the largest city in Vermont, UVM blends progressivism and environmentalism with renowned resources and faculty.

A unique student experience

The U.S. News and World Report recently ranked the 50 states of America using criteria including natural environment, crime, opportunity, infrastructure and education. Vermont, home of the University of Vermont, was listed at #5.

Vermont also ranked as the second safest state in the USA. The natural beauty of the state was also praised, ranking #7 in natural environment. UVM makes an exciting new home for international students because of the unique opportunities offered by its beautiful surroundings. Students are free to explore the stunning natural landscape, skiing in the Green Mountains or trying water sports on Lake Champlain.

Enjoy life in Burlington

International student Pedro from Madrid matriculated from the Global Gateway Program and studied neuroscience at UVM. He said:

“Burlington is a nice city. It’s very safe and quiet with nice and polite people. Also the University is really good and highly ranked. There are a lot of mountains around, which are good for hiking, camping, or skiing and many other fun activities. The place is great for outdoor activities. It is quiet and small but very charming.”

If you’re looking for an active and rewarding university experience, look no further than the University of Vermont International Study Centre.