Minimum Entrance Requirements

At a minimum, candidates for all majors at UVM are expected to have met the following requirements prior to enrollment:

  • 4 years of English
  • 3 years of mathematics (algebra I, geometry, algebra II, or equivalent courses)
  • 3 years of social science
  • 3 years of natural or physical science, including a lab science
  • 2 years of the same foreign language; (American Sign Language meets this requirement)

Most successful applicants exceed the minimum entrance requirements. Any exceptions to these requirements are made on a case-by-case basis.

Course work not completed at the high school level may be fulfilled by equivalent college-level academic work. In general, one semester of college work is considered the equivalent of one year of high school study.