Fast Facts

  • Year founded – 1911
  • Acreage – 211
  • Number of buildings – 24
  • Number of employees – 57 full-time faculty, 136 staff and administrators, and about 97 adjunct faculty members (of which 21 are staff members)
  • Number of students – 1,519 Students: Citizens of 10 countries and 21 states (10/15/13)
  • Percentage of in-state (55%) and out-of-state students (45%)
  • Percentage of male students (57%) and female students (43%)
  • Percentage of Northeast Kingdom students – 30%
  • Percentage of New England students – 92%
  • Percentage of adult learners – 14%
  • Percentage of first-in-family students – 48%
  • Number of students housed in the residence halls – 689 (fall 2013)
  • Percentage of residence students versus commuters – 45%
  • The retention percentage for first-year students (fall ’12 to spring ’13) – 82% and (fall ’12 to fall ’13) – 64%
  • The overall retention rate percentage of students (fall to spring) – 88% and (fall to fall) – 71%
  • Graduation rate – 30%
  • Career or grad student placement within six months after graduation – 84% for 2012 graduates
  • Career or grad student placement within 12 months after graduation – 89% for 2012 graduates
  • Number of students graduated in 2013 – 212
  • Number of majors – 23 undergraduate bachelor’s programs
  • Highest enrolled programs – Mountain Recreation Management, Exercise Science, Music & Performing Arts, Visual Arts, and Business
  • Ratio of faculty to students – 15.2 students per 1 faculty member
  • Ratio of computers to students – 5 students per 1 computer
  • Percentage of full-time faculty with terminal degrees in their fields – 86%
  • Average class size – 15.5 students
  • Tuition, Vermont students – $9,312
  • Tuition, out-of-state students – $19,968
  • Tuition, NEBHE eligible students – $13,968 (after $6,000 NEBHE grant)
  • Tuition, Frontier Scholarship students – $14,968 (after $5,000 Frontier grant)
  • Room and board – $9,138 (double room and unlimited meal plan for academic year)
  • Percentage of students on financial aid – 89% (fall 2013)
  • Percentage of students that work on campus – 21% (fall 2013)
  • State appropriations, as a percentage of revenue – 15% (fiscal year 2013)
  • Annual operating budget – $36 million (all funds, fiscal year 2013)
  • Size of endowment – $4,128,860 (as of 9/30/13)
  • Private giving – $372,319 (fiscal year 2013)
  • Federal grants – $4,202,491 (fiscal year 2013)
  • Memberships – Lyndon is part of the Vermont State Colleges’ system, accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC), a member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division III, and a participant in the U.S. Air Force and Army ROTC programs.

Lyndon State College is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges. Accreditation by the association indicates that the institution has been carefully evaluated and found to meet standards agreed upon by qualified educators.