The most important part of your application to UVM is the documents you send with your application form. These documents demonstrate your eligibility for the Global Gateway Program and your progression to a prestigious degree.
The most important part of your application to the University of Vermont are the documents you send when you submit the application form. These documents are the supporting evidence of your eligibility for Global Gateway Program.
Please also provide:
All original documents that are not written in English must be accompanied by an official English translation. Your translation needs to be certified by a translation agency.
Send all documents electronically, unless we ask otherwise.
There are two ways to send your documents:
We may request for certified original documents to be sent to our postal address:
UVM Global Gateway Program AdmissionsOffice of Admissions194 S. Prospect Street Burlington, VT 05401, USA
Please do not mail your documents unless asked to.
Once you have been admitted to a program and paid your deposit, the University of Vermont will issue an I-20 from the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS). With the I-20, you can apply for a visa to study in the US.
Contact the nearest US Embassy or Consulate in your country to find out what the procedure is for applying for a student visa. You may need an appointment.
You must provide financial evidence with your application to show that whoever is responsible for your fees (e.g. yourself, parent/guardian, sponsor) has the financial ability to cover all your expenses at the University, without requiring employment while in the USA.
Copy of fee payer's bank statement
A recent statement (within 6 months) indicating the minimum financial requirement (in original language and English) as follows:
Global Gateway Program spring 2019:
3 terms - $79,318 USD
2 terms - $62,033 USD
1 term - $33,394 USD
Pre-Master's Program - $58,698 USD
N.B. On completion of the Global Gateway Program, students will be expected to provide updated financial statements indicating a minimum of $60,280 USD.
Other financial documents
After admittance to the Global Gateway Program or the Pre-Master’s Program, you must provide additional documentation, listed below, before the I-20 immigration document is issued.
If a parent/guardian or financial sponsor is paying your fees, bank statement as above, as well as an Affidavit of support. This is a letter from the fee-payer claiming financial responsibility for the student's expenses throughout the term of the program.
If you have a scholarship from your country's government, your Financial Guarantee document.
You will be required to have original financial documentation available during your visa interview.
Pearson Versant, TOEFL and IELTS are recognised for the undergraduate Global Gateway Program. TOEFL or IELTS scores are the accepted scores for undergraduate direct admission option and the Pre-Master’s Program.
The latest from UVM.
World Education Services (WES) offers free grade conversion guides for more than 120 countries, so you can compare your grades to the US Grade Point Average (GPA) scale.