An elite degree for your future success

Prepare for your degree at a world top 100 university in an inspiring American college town.  

Welcome to 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 100+ undergraduate 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
  • 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 as well as relaxing downtime. Facilities available to all students include: 

  • Bailey/Howe Library
  • Davis Center
  • Research Facilities
  • Gutterson Fieldhouse and Patrick Gymnasium
  • Campus area transportation system
  • Campus dining 
  • Furnished on-campus accomodation

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. 


Our business courses offer a broad understanding of all the business basics, including accounting, management, marketing, finance and operations. It also gives you the opportunity to specialize in one specific concentration. 

Engineering & Mathematical Sciences

The college offers a stimulating, professionally oriented academic program, based on challenging course work, valuable experience, and intense interaction between students and faculty. 

Arts and Sciences

Choose from 45 different majors across a spectrum of disciplines- from fine arts and humanities to social, natural and mathematical sciences. The courses promise an engaging experience that generates creativity and stimulates thought. 

Nursing and Health Sciences

UVM Medical Center was named 'Best Regional Hospital' in the U.S. News & World Report. Study a variety of degrees in Athletic Training, Exercise Sciences and more. Nursing programs are available only for direct admissions.