Welcome to Vermont State.

Rooted in our campus communities since 1787. Visit us today.

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Innovative Academics

Choose your path with Vermont State University’s 105+ rigorous and rewarding academic programs, in areas like applied technology, engineering, science, healthcare, education, business, psychology, computer science, and the arts.

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Every bit as unique, welcoming, and exceptional as the state we call home, Vermont State University provides high-quality, flexible, and affordable education that combines experiential and classroom education on campuses across the Green Mountains.

Vermont State University brings together the best of Castleton University, Northern Vermont University, and Vermont Technical College.

Accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education, July 1, 2023.

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Group of students learn how to install solar panels on the Randolph Center campus
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We Are Better Together

Across five campuses with additional sites that meet you where you are and where you want to be, we’re more than a university. We’re a vast community as complex, agile, and inspiring as the state we call home. From furniture-making to fractal geometry and football, there’s nowhere your education can’t take you with Vermont State University. 

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Student, Jenni Yang, listens to a dog's heartbeat in the Vet Tech laboratory
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Group of smiling female students hang out in hammocks on the green on the Randolph Center campus
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Freedom & Unity – that’s the Vermont state motto and it’s what you’ll find at Vermont State University. Enjoy the freedom to explore, dig in, and find success as you define it.

How do you want to make a difference?

Across the
Green Mountains
and Beyond

With campuses in Castleton, Johnson, Lyndon, Randolph Center, and Williston, and learning sites across the state, Vermont State’s reach is wide. Cross-campus collaborations and hybrid and online options connect our students to a network of learning opportunities where they are and where they want to be.

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Driven by Data

Vermont State University has the programs, small class sizes, and strong experiential learning partnerships that foster measurable student success. The numbers speak for themselves.

105+Academic Programs

1:14Faculty-Student Ratio

More than80%Awarded Financial Aid

Our Athletics

Student-athletes at Vermont State University build skills on and off the field and the court. With varsity sports programs offered across four campuses, there’s a way to play, compete, or cheer on your fellow students.

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Women Field Hockey players cheer together on the field.
Football players chat on the side of the field with a congratulatory ball.
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Woman basketball player dribbles down the court on our Lyndon campus.
Woman soccer player readies to strike the ball on the Lyndon field.
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Meet Our Students

“The TRIO program showed me that my past does not dictate where I can go and how to utilize certain resources to help me grow both as a learner as well as an individual in the world.”

Kameryn Norse Global Studies

Bobby knew he wanted to chase storms his first year in college, so his advisor connected him with a “bucket list” opportunity which led to a college partnership that other aspiring student storm chasers can now enjoy!

Bobby Saba Atmospheric Sciences

Devin knew he wanted to major in renewable energy and found the four-year degree program he was looking for in Vermont. “It ended up being the perfect opportunity for me.”

Devin Tingle Renewable Energy

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Questions? We’re here to help!