What Our Students Say
Green Mountain College students say their professors at GMC are more than just teachers—they are role models and mentors for continuous, life-long learning. GMC students also say they are intensively involved in their education and engaged in community service. They collaborate with each other in solving problems, and grapple with real-world issues in preparation for the complex challenges they will encounter in life after college. How do we know? The data is reflected in the 2009 National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE), the most comprehensive assessment of effective practices in higher education. The survey includes data from students at 744 colleges and universities across the country.
In all five categories, Green Mountain averages were above, and in most cases dramatically above the national averages, for both first year students and seniors.
First year students gave us very high marks relative to our peers on:
Seniors similarly gave us high marks on those items. They also said that they were more engaged than most other schools in:
View the NSSE survey results in five categories as well as other measure of success including internship placements, job satisfaction and graduate school admissions.