Vermont State University


Vermont State University

Vermont State University (Vermont State, VTSU) is built upon the best of Castleton University, Northern Vermont University- Johnson & Lyndon, and Vermont Technical College. Vermont State is accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education.

Vermont State serves over 3500 students across our primary campuses at Castleton, Johnson, Lyndon, Randolph, and Williston, as well as multiple additional learning sites across the state of Vermont and beyond.

Vermont State University provides high quality, flexible, and affordable higher education. With 105 degrees, certificates, and training programs, and various learning formats, there are many accessible options for you! Our technological, professional, and liberal arts programs are designed for you to graduate career-ready. Our academic and student success teams are here to support your personal and professional growth.

We are vibrant, student-centered, and will put you first, always. In our communities, you will grow toward your very bright future and make connections and friendships that will last a lifetime! We look forward to guiding your path to success and seeing the impact you will make in the world. 

Academic Programs

  • Design
  • Engineering
  • Research
  • Science
  • Technology
  • Liberal Arts
  • Business
  • Education
  • Nursing
  • Communication
  • Music
  • Art & Design
  • Finance/Accounting
  • Government/Political Science
  • Health Science
  • Performing Arts
  • Social Science
  • Visual Arts

Student experience

  • Athletics
  • Co-op/Internship Opportunities
  • Disability Services
  • Intramural/Club Sports
  • LGBTQIA Services
  • Military/Veteran Services
  • Night Class Offerings
  • On-Campus Housing
  • Study Abroad
  • Undergraduate Research
  • Veteran Fee Waiver
  • Distance/online learning

Application information

Find out about requirements, fees, and deadlines


First year students are welcomed into our communities with a helpful network designed to support your success. You will engage in first year programming that creates personal connection with many resources here to guide and help you. You will have both a student success advisor and a faculty academic advisor to offer guidance and serve as mentors. You will also benefit from our surroundings, the natural beauty, recreational opportunities, and safety of Vermont.  

As you learn more about the university, you will come to realize the value of a Vermont State education is in its people and dedication to students and their futures. You will experience affordability matched with quality education, where relevant experiential learning permeates, and you will build skills that employers seek most. 

We encourage you to apply now and look forward to getting to know you and welcoming you to Vermont State

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You're invited to visit with Vermont State! 

Visiting is so important to learning more about our communities and the many opportunities awaiting you at Vermont State. View visit options and select a date. We look forward to hosting you! 

"When I think of Vermont State University, the first word that comes to mind is opportunity. What excites me the most is the new opportunities we’re creating. As a Vermont State University student, you’ll enjoy a broader and deeper range of academic offerings and student activities, and will have a direct connection to alumni from around the world."

Maurice Ouimet, Vice President of Enrollment
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School location

Castleton.Johnson.Lyndon.Randolph.Williston, VT, United States of America

Phone number

888 398 VTSU (8878)


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