An elite engineering or mathematics degree for your future success

Drive your future success in mathematics or engineering with an elite degree.

Start your engineering or mathematics degree through the Global Gateway Program

The Global Gateway Program (GGP) prepares international students for undergraduate and graduate study at the University of Vermont. Our dedicated support will help you develop your English language and academic skills while you adapt to studying in the USA and earn credits towards your degree.

  • GGP (for undergraduate study) – A one or two-term program leading to twelve undergraduate engineering and mathematical science degree programs.
  • Pre-Master's Program (for graduate study) – A two-term program leading to Year 2 of nine master's degree programs. 
  • Ranked 92nd top university in the USA by U.S. News & World Report 2017
  • Burlington, Vermont is ranked #1 College Town in America by Travel + Leisure magazine
  • #9 innovative tech hub in the U.S.
  • 5th oldest university in the Northeast and a premier research institution

Why choose University of Vermont?

The University of Vermont is one of America's top 100 universitiesFind out why students choose to study here:

Our facilities promote great work and learning. Facilities available to students include: 

  • Computational Electromagnetics Laboratory
  • Materials Nanomechanics Laboratory
  • Microfluid Mechanics Laboratory
  • Semiconductor Processing Laboratory
  • Signal Processing Laboratory
  • Turbulence and Multiscale Simulation Laboratory
  • Vortex and Particulate Flow Laboratory
  • Bioinformatics Facility
  • Instrumentation and Model Facility (IMF)
  • Microscopy Imaging Center (MIC)
  • Vermont Advanced Computing Center (VACC)

Study in the #1 college town in America and discover the exciting student activities at UVM:

UVM student services provide academic support during and outside the classroom:

  • Student Success Managers: Dedicated staff at the Global Gateway Program who will ensure you succeed personally and academically. 
  • Resident Advisors: Counselors who can answer your questions about living in residence halls. 
  • Office of International Education: Offer helpful advice if you have visa questions or concerns. 
  • Student Health Advisors: Provide a caring, comprehensive and holistic approach to student health. 

Select degrees

Civil Engineering

Civil Engineering graduates are expected to apply engineering principles and an understanding of civil engineering issues to analysis, design, construction, management, or preservation of natural and engineered systems. 

Electrical Engineering

The Electrical Engineering program is a highly flexible and hands program.   

Apple, AT&T, General Dynamics, UTC, IBM and Intel are among the plethora of small and large, local and international companies employing UVM EE alumni. 

Computer Science

Whether your passion is to create intelligent robots, bring history alive through mobile apps, prevent terrorism, understand human social phenomena, improve health care, or invent the technologies of the future, computing is central to these and most modern endeavors. 

Mechanical Engineering and more 

This program provides a modern education with focus in engineering decision-making; foundations of mathematics, physical science, engineering science and design; and an appreciation of societal impact of engineering. 

Key facts and tuition costs

  • Tuition costs start at $19,560 per semester for ISC undergraduate programs and Pre-Master's graduate programs 
  • 85% of graduates are employed within 6 months
  • 200+ clubs and organizations 
  • Student to faculty ratio is 12:1