Burlington College

Overview of Burlington College

The main campus of Burlington is in Burlington, VT (a small city). The school is a private, not-for-profit school. Burlington offers degrees up to the Bachelor's degree.

Areas of Study

The school offers a wide array of programs of study, compared to other schools of its size. Burlington students most commonly major in a field related to fine arts, liberal arts, photography and commercial art.

Burlington Selectivity

The school does not accept everyone who applies.

Student Body

In 2007-2008, Burlington had 179 enrolled students.

More complete details are provided below.

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Burlington College
95 North Ave
Burlington , VT 05401
General Phone: (802) 862-9616

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Burlington Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Liberal Arts16Latin American studies, minority and gender studies, English language and literature, general studies, interdisciplinary studies
Photography and Commercial Art9film studies, cinematography, photography
Therapy and Counseling9psychology, psychology courses
Law6legal studies, legal assistant
Family and Social Work4human services
Fine Arts2fine arts studies
Drama and Performing Arts0playwriting and screenwriting
Media0journalism courses

Number of programs and degrees for Burlington in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Bachelor's degree3711
Award of less than 1 academic year34
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years31
Associate's degree32

Burlington Student Body

In 2007-2008, Burlington had a total enrollment of 179 students (143 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 52%
Women 48%
Full-Time 100%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 77%
Black 3%
Hispanic 2%
Asian 1%
American Indian 3%
Unknown 12%
(Foreign Students) 2%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 1%
18-19 19%
20-21 17%
22-24 17%
25-29 17%
30-34 12%
35-39 6%
40-49 6%
50-64 4%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)

New York12%
New Jersey12%
New Hampshire4%

Burlington Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 79 %
Part-Time 100 %

Burlington Room and Board (2007)

Burlington offers campus housing for 17 of its 143 (full-time) students.

(Please refer to our profile of Burlington, Vermont for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Vermont Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Burlington Admissions and Selectivity


EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled

Application Requirements:

Class Rankrecommended
High School Recordrequired
College Prep Programrecommended
Formal Demonstration of Competencerecommended
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)required
Other Standardized Testsnot required

Burlington Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 19,640
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 19,640
Room and board $ 6,750
Room charge $ 6,095
Books and supplies $ 990
Other expenses $ 3,600

Financial Aid:
Burlington participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 1218300)

Burlington Faculty

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured and not on tenure track43

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
No academic rankcalendar year3$48,5853$40,523
All faculty totalcalendar year3$48,5853$40,523

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
No academic rankacademic year1*0*
All faculty totalacademic year1*0*

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Burlington Degree Programs (2007)

Drama And Performing Arts
Playwriting and Screenwriting

Family And Social Work
Human Services, General

Fine Arts
Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other

Legal Assistant/Paralegal
Legal Studies, General

Liberal Arts
English Language and Literature/Letters, Other
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, and Gender Studies, Other
General Studies
Latin American Studies
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other

Journalism, Other

Photography And Commercial Art
Cinematography and Film/Video Production
Film/Cinema Studies

Therapy And Counseling
Psychology, General
Psychology, Other

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Burlington Highlights

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What Sets Burlington Apart:

% of degrees in photography and commercial art
(vs. all colleges)
Top 6%Burlington % of degrees in photography and commercial art
% of degrees in liberal arts
(vs. all colleges)
Top 14%Burlington % of degrees in liberal arts
% of degrees in fine arts
(vs. all colleges)
Top 16%Burlington % of degrees in fine arts
Dorm rooms per full-time student
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 20%Burlington Dorm rooms per full-time student

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