Graduate Schools in Vermont | VT Graduate Programs

Experience the lovely outdoors by studying at a graduate school in Vermont. In addition to the lovely fall foliage, Vermont is home to various colleges and universities.

Vermont has a population of 626,562 in 2014, which is a 0.1% change from 2010. 34.8% of Vermont residents have a Bachelor’s degree or higher, and the annual median household income is $54,267. Vermont leads the nation in the production of monument granite, marble, and maple products. The largest cities and towns in the state include Burlington, Essex, South Burlington, Colchester, Rutland and Bennington.i

Top 7 Occupations in Vermont

Requiring a Post-Secondary Degree

Professions with the highest employment in Vermont

Whether you need help deciding what degree to pursue, or just want to get a feel for
professions with the highest employment in Vermont , the table below should be helpful.

  • Registered Nurses
    6,270
  • Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education
    3,590
  • Accountants and Auditors
    3,120
  • General and Operations Managers
    3,030
  • Compliance Officers
    2,130
  • Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education
    2,120
  • Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists
    1,690

These results were reported by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. For more information see the OES May 2017 State Data Report.

Popular Graduate Degree Programs in Vermont

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ProgramInstitutionDegree Awarded
Master of Arts in Teaching with Technology - MasterMarlboro CollegeAM
Graduate Certificate in International Education (Low Residency)SIT Graduate InstituteN/A
Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health CounselingGoddard CollegeAM
Social EcologyInstitute for Social EcologyMS
Master of Arts in Individualized StudiesBurlington CollegeMIS
Master of Science in Sustainable Food Systems (MSFS)Green Mountain CollegeMS
MFA in Emergent MediaChamplain CollegeMFA
MA in Clinical Mental Health Counseling Union Institute and UniversityMA
Teaching English to Speakers of Other LanguagesSaint Michael's CollegeMA
Master of Arts in HistoryNorwich UniversityN/A
MS in Organizational LeadershipUnion Institute and UniversityMS
Doctorate of Marriage & Family Therapy - Couple TherapyNorthcentral UniversityPhD
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Tourism is a major industry in Vermont. Their famous ski and snowboarding resorts- including Mt. Snow, Killington and Stowe- bring in tourists during the colder monthsii. During warmer months, hunting and fishing attract visitors as well. Some of the points of interest for tourists include the Green Mountain National Forest, the Bennington Battle Monument, the towns of Manchester and Woodstock and more.iii

If you’re looking to study at one of Vermont’s five state colleges or fourteen private colleges, browse our listings below.

Discover Top Vermont Cities for a Graduate Program

 PopulationMedian Household IncomeMedian Gross Rent% of person having a bachelor's degree or higher
Burlingtoniii42,417$42,677$98147.2%
Essexiv19,587$75,503$1,01948.6%
South Burlingtonv17,904$64,756$1,14854.4%
Colchestervi17,067$68,729$1,06538.7%

i quickfacts.census.gov/qfd/states/50000.html

ii factmonster.com/us-states/vermont.html

iii census.gov/quickfacts/table/POP010210/5010675,00

iv census.gov/quickfacts/table/POP010210/5000724175,50009,00

v census.gov/quickfacts/table/POP010210/5066175,00

vi census.gov/quickfacts/table/POP010210/5000714875,00

 

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