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Schools Offering Education Programs in Vermont

Each year, approximately 2.6% of Vermont graduates receive degrees in education. In other words, every year an estimated 431 education professionals graduate from Vermont's 13 education schools.

Top Schools

University of Vermont, which is located in Burlington, is the top-ranked school in Vermont that has a education program. It received a ranking of 25th in the country in 2010. 149 students graduated with a degree in education from University of Vermont in 2010. The tuition rate at University of Vermont was $14,066 per year.

Saint Michael's College, which was ranked 31st nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Vermont that has a education program. It is located in Colchester. In 2010, 69 students graduated from Saint Michael's College education program. Saint Michael's College charged in-state students $34,845 in tuition fees per year.

Norwich University, which was ranked 31st nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in Vermont that has a education program. It is located in Northfield. 13 students graduated with degree in education from Norwich University in 2010. Norwich University charged in-state students $28,738 in tuition fees per year.


If you are hoping to attend one of Vermont's education schools, you can expect to pay an average tuition of $20,283 per year, though tuition can range from $41,350 per year to $5,020 per year. In 2010, the following Vermont education schools had the highest tuition rates:

  1. Bennington College - located in Bennington, students are charged $41,350 per year
  2. Saint Michael's College - located in Colchester, students are charged $34,845 per year
  3. Norwich University - located in Northfield, students are charged $28,738 per year

The lowest tuition rates at Vermont education schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Community College of Vermont - located in Montpelier, students are charged $5,020 per year
  2. Johnson State College - located in Johnson, students are charged $8,989 per year
  3. Castleton State College - located in Castleton, students are charged $9,096 per year

An education degree from a Vermont school... what next?

Some of the most popular jobs education graduates in Vermont pursue include postsecondary vocational teacher, postsecondary teacher, elementary school teacher, business teacher, and computer science teacher. In 2010, there were 8,790 education professional working in Vermont, including 400 instructional coordinators, 140 postsecondary vocational teachers, and 1,160 postsecondary teachers. The largest populations of Vermont education professional are working in the following counties:

  1. Addison County - 6,220 education professionals
  2. Caledonia County - 2,200 education professionals

Projected Growth

According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, the number of education professionals is expected to grow by 11% by 2018. There are projected to be 7,060 education professionals working in Vermont then. Of these 7,060 education professionals, the government predicts that 410 will be instructional coordinators, an unknown number will be postsecondary vocational teachers, and an unknown number will be postsecondary teachers.


education professionals in Vermont earn $42,430 per year on average. In 2010, however, some Vermont education professional earned as little as less than $22,280 per year or as much as more than $161,700 per year. The following counties in Vermont have the highest average salaries for education professionals:

  1. Addison County - $55,505 per year
  2. Caledonia County - $49,659 per year

On average, education professionals earn the least in the following Vermont counties:

  1. Caledonia County - $49,659 per year
  2. Addison County - $55,505 per year

On average, the highest paid education professionals in Vermont were:

  1. Business Teacher - $80,160 per year
  2. Education Administrator - $74,290 per year
  3. Postsecondary Teacher - $64,840 per year

The education professionals with lowest average salaries in Vermont were:

  1. English Teacher - per year
  2. Mathematical Science Teacher - per year

More Information

The charts and graphs below have additional Vermont statistics regarding a career in education. Take a look and compare salaries with various related fields such as teaching or elementary education.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Associate's Degree in Education in Vermont
  • Bachelor's Degree in Education in Vermont
  • Master's Degree in Education in Vermont
  • Certificate in Education in Vermont

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education 4,060 $52,750 0.5%
Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education 1,430 $54,250 -9.5%
Postsecondary Teachers, All Other 1,160 $64,840 1188.9%
Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education 440 $48,200 22.2%
Instructional Coordinators 400 $51,040 11.1%
Adult Basic and Secondary Education and Literacy Teachers and Instructors 360 $41,060 100.0%
English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary 280 n/a -31.7%
Business Teachers, Postsecondary 230 $80,160 27.8%
Vocational Education Teachers, Postsecondary 140 $42,570 16.7%
Mathematical Science Teachers, Postsecondary 130 n/a -27.8%
Education Administrators, All Other 80 $74,290
Computer Science Teachers, Postsecondary 80 n/a -38.5%

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