Williston Campus

An airplane flying through the sky as part of the Professional Pilot Technology program.
A dental hygiene student at Vermont State University examines the mouth of a patient.
A woman pushes against the wing of an airplane as part of the Professional Pilot Technology program at Vermont State University.
A woman leans over a dummy administering care at Vermont State University Williston.
Two men and a woman walk along a paved path next to a building on the Vermont State University Williston campus.

Welcome to Williston!

A short drive from downtown Burlington, the Williston campus provides easy access to the shopping, culture, and work opportunities of Vermont’s largest city. Career-focused programs in areas like IT, healthcare, aviation, and business, a close-knit community, and a thriving urban setting make this a unique and exciting location to earn your degree. 

People observe the nursing simulation lab at the Vermont State University Williston campus.
A young man looks down at his phone as he walks on a paved path on the Vermont State University Williston campus.
A group of nurses stand around a hospital bed as part of a nursing program at Vermont State University.
A radiological science student secures a dummy in bed as part of class at Vermont State University.
Two men walk out of a building on the Vermont State University Williston campus.

Campus Features

Williston features certificate, associate, bachelor’s, and master’s programs, with particular strengths in IT-related and allied health majors. With its close proximity to Burlington International Airport, it’s also the Vermont State campus to choose to prepare as a pilot or aviation maintenance technician. 

Meet Williston

Do: Things to Explore Nearby

  • Burlington – Explore Vermont’s most populous city, featuring an expansive waterfront with walking trails and the Church Street Marketplace, an outdoor pedestrian mall filled with unique shops and restaurants.  
  • Ethan Allen Homestead Museum – Tour the home of the Revolutionary War hero and explore reconstructed colonial-era gardens and an Abenaki village. 
  • ECHO – Visit the Leahy Center for Lake Champlain, an innovative science and nature museum on the lake’s waterfront.  
  • Bolton Valley Resort – Enjoy outdoor recreation year-round, with mountain biking in the summer and skiing and snowboarding in the winter. 
A digital display of flight information.

Virtual Tour

5 Williston Highlights

  • Shop – The best shopping in the state starts right next door to campus with retailers like REI, Dick’s Sporting Goods, and Best Buy less than a mile away. 
  • Advance – When it’s time for an internship or to find your first job, you’ll be in the center of the action, ready to take advantage of all the opportunities in a growing city. 
  • Explore – Downtown Burlington, with an abundance of shops and restaurants, is just a 20-minute drive away. 
  • Get Inspired – Browse the galleries at the Fleming Museum of Art or take in a show at The Flynn, both in downtown Burlington. 
  • Connect – Build close friendships with a close-knit community on the compact campus.