About the College
- The College’s mission gives direction to a program of education that addresses learners as individuals and helps them increase their awareness, knowledge and competence. Students are actively engaged in planning and implementing their education in an atmosphere of open communication and shared responsibility.
- Co-educational, private, non-profit organization
- Founded in 1972 as the Vermont Institute for Community Involvement
- Accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC)
- 32 acre campus in the heart of Burlington, overlooking Lake Champlain with views of the Adirondack Mountains.
- Main campus located in a nineteenth century historic brick building
- Rich in cultural and professional resources, the city of Burlington serves as an extension of our campus
- Craftsmanship and Design students study at the Vermont Woodworking School, located on 4.5 acres in a late 19th Century three-story barn in Fairfax.
- 1 hour from Montreal, 4 hours from Boston
- Over 60% of the student body is majoring in something in the creative arts: filmmaking, creative writing, screenwriting, photography, fine arts, woodworking etc.
- Narrative evaluation process measures academic progress and encourages meaningful reflection on coursework
- Institute for Civic Engagement sponsors community events to bring students and citizens together to examine issues of democracy and reform at local, state , national and international levels
- Semester long study abroad opportunities in Havana, Cuba.
- Travel and learn opportunities in South Andros Island
- Credit for life experience opportunities
- Extensive Cinema Studies library and Transpersonal Psychology resources