Vermont Tech is Ranked Among the Best Regional Colleges for 2016 by U.S. News and World Report

29 Sep 2015

Vermont Tech is pleased to announce that the college has been ranked 24th among the Best North Regional Colleges for 2016 in the annual best college rankings published by U.S. News & World Report. In the public college category, Vermont Tech ranks 8th in the North region, making it one of the top 15 public colleges in the north for the fourth year in a row. The college is also ranked 19th in the North region among the Best Colleges for Veterans. Vermont Tech is one of just two Vermont schools to rank in the Veteran’s and best northern regional colleges category and is the only public college in Vermont to be included in the northern regional colleges ranking.

“We’re proud that U.S. News & World Report continues to recognize Vermont Tech as a top college,” said Vermont Tech President Dan Smith. “This year we’ve moved up 12 places in the regional college category, and three places in the public college category. This movement reflects the positive momentum we’ve seen over the past year. Vermont Tech might be a small college, but we produce big outcomes.”

U.S. News & World Report gathers data from each college on 11 indicators of academic excellence to determine the annual rankings. The indicators range from student retention, peer assessment, student/faculty ratio and more. These rankings serve as a powerful tool that allows prospective students and their families to better navigate the college search process.

Vermont Tech overview on U.S. News & World Report webpage.