Majors & Minors
- Masters of Business Administration (MBA)
- Masters of Science in Environmental Studies (MSES)
- Masters in Sustainable Food Systems (MSFS)
- Master in Resilient and Sustainable Communities (MRSC)
- Farm and Food Project
- Service Learning and Sustainability
- Eco League
- Honors Program
- Progressive Program
- Online Degree Completion
- 575 undergraduates / 200 graduate students
- Student to faculty ratio: 14:1
- Full-time faculty: 40
- Faculty holding doctoral or other terminal degree: 91 percent
- Retention Rate: 68%
- Six-year Graduation Rate: 42%
Ranked #1 in Sustainability
- The Princeton Review’s Guide to 353 Green Colleges: 2015 Edition ranked GMC the #2 “Green School” in the nation. GMC scored a perfect “99” in the Princeton Review’s Best 379 Colleges each of the past three years.
- Sierra magazine ranked GMC eighth in the nation in its annual “Cool Schools” issue. It was the fourth time in five years that GMC ranked in the top ten.
- GMC generates most of its heat in the winter from burning locally sourced woodchips in our new biomass plant.
- GMC was one of the first colleges to divest the top 200 fossil fuel companies from its endowment portfolio.
Find out more about why you should consider Green Mountain College in the Green Mountain State!
Green Mountain College is accredited by the Commission on Institutions of Higher Education of the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Inc. The education department is accredited by the Vermont State Department of Education. The programs in recreation and outdoor studies are accredited by the Council on Accreditation of the National Recreation and Park Association and the Association for Leisure and Recreation. Green Mountain College is a member of the Association of Vermont Independent Colleges.
Green Mountain College is situated in southern Vermont’s beautiful lakes region, with the Adirondack Mountains to the west and the Green Mountains to the east. The 155-acre campus features athletic fields, a farm supporting a CSA and livestock, hiking trails, and a great swimming hole on the Poultney River. View our campus map.
GMC competes in NCAA Division III. The College boasts seven men’s teams and seven women’s teams, including basketball, cross country, golf, lacrosse, soccer, tennis, track and field and volleyball. Club sports include men’s and women’s rugby and Ultimate Frisbee.