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Common Questions for
Visiting Students

How does tuition work?
Eco League students and international students on official GMC exchange programs will continue to pay full time tuition at their home institution. International students making independent arrangements to study at GMC will pay tuition directly to GMC. All additional fees for courses taken at Green Mountain College will be paid by the visiting student directly to Green Mountain College.

Who pays room and board?
Visiting students will pay all room and board charges directly to Green Mountain College. For Eco League students, if the home institution's financial aid covers a portion of a student's room and board, the home institution's financial aid office may send a check to the student, care of Green Mountain College, for the requisite portion of room and board.

How long can I attend Green Mountain College?
Eco League students may attend Green Mountain College for one full semester taking up to 16 credit hours. International exchange students may attend GMC for one semester or a full academic year, depending on the policies of the exchange program and their home institution. International exchange students may take up to 18 credit hours per semester.

When can I attend Green Mountain College?
Eco League students may attend Green Mountain College during their sophomore or junior year. International exchange students should attend during the time indicated for study abroad by their home institutions.

Do I have to be in an Environmental Studies program to attend Green Mountain College?
No, students may be enrolled in any undergraduate program at their home institution.

Will the credits I earn at Green Mountain College transfer back to my school?
Yes. Students are responsible for making sure that the courses taken at Green Mountain College will fit into the program at their home institution.

Are travel expenses covered?
Visiting students are responsible for arranging and paying for their own transportation to Poultney for their semester at Green Mountain College.

Do I need to fill out an application?
Eco League students should check with their home institution for proper procedures. International students from universities with established exchange programs with GMC should follow the application procedures of their international programs office.


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