Regional Tuition Awards

Learn about Northern Vermont University-Lyndon Regional Discount Programs


Northern Vermont University-Lyndon participates in two programs that offer a reduced tuition rate to eligible out-of-state students: the Good Neighbor Award and the Regional /NEBHE Award. Students eligible for either award save $6,500 on the out-of-state tuition rate. This award can be combined with merit scholarships for students who demonstrate high academic achievement. Students can only receive one of these regional awards.

Good Neighbor Award

The Good Neighbor Award provides a tuition discount  to undergraduate students from:

  • Canada (all provinces)
  • New York state (all counties)
  • Massachusetts: Berkshire, Franklin, Hampden, and Hampshire Counties
  • New Hampshire: Belknap, Carroll, Cheshire, Coos, Grafton, and Sullivan Counties

Regional/NEBHE Award

This award provides a discount to students from specific states enrolled in specific majors, as noted below. These majors and the associated home states are determined by the New England Board of Higher Education. The most recent list of eligible majors and the home-state requirements for each follows. Note that this list changes periodically. Check with the Admissions Office at the campus where you are applying to ensure your major is still eligible. Majors are campus specific. Campus is indicated next to degree name.

NEBHE Eligible Programs 2018-19

Animation and Illustration, B.F.A.YESYESYES
Applied Psychology/Human Services, B.S.YESYES
Atmospheric Sciences, B.S.YESYESYESYESYES
Cinema Production, B.A.YESYESYESYESYES
Climate Change Science, B.S.YESYESYESYESYES
Electronic Journalism/Arts, A.S, B.S.YESYESYESYESYES
Environmental Science, B.S.YES
Information Technology, B.S.YES
Graphic Design, B.F.A.YESYESYES
Mountain Recreation Management, B.S.YESYESYESYESYES
Music Business and Industry, B.S.YESYESYESYES
Photography, A.A.YESYESYES
Sustainability Studies, B.S.YESYESYESYES
Visual Arts, A.S.YESYES


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