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University of Vermont, Burlington

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Educational Site · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
The University of Vermont (UVM), officially The University of Vermont and State Agricultural College, is a public land-grant research university in Burlington, Vermont. It was founded in 1791 and is among the oldest universities in the United States as it was the fifth institution of higher education established in the New England region of the U.S. northeast. It is also listed as one of the original eight "Public Ivy" institutions in the United States. It is classified among "R2: Doctoral Universities – High research activity".
The university's Dudley H. Davis Center was the first student center in the United States to receive a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Gold certification. The largest hospital complex in Vermont, the University of Vermont Medical Center, has its primary facility on the UVM campus and is affiliated with the Robert Larner College of Medicine.

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  • University of Vermont has a pleasant campus environment. It is surrounded by architecturally interesting buildings and plenty of grassy areas.  more »
  • We enjoyed strolling through the campus, and were sorry that most of the buildings, including the museum, were not open to the public because of COVID-19. We want to go back and maybe enroll as...  more »
  • These folks got some book. You’ll read them and learn some stuff from them. But books are expensive lemme tell you. You also pay for school and you pay for all sorts of stuff. Basically I think college is throwing money at a wall and hoping it sticks. But I mean sometimes it sticks so that’s pretty cool. You have some drinks you read some books you make big learning time.
  • Beautiful and very safe.

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