Vermont Academy is a global community with students coming from many countries and states across the U.S. Our international students, which make up 25 percent of our population, help us promote the interconnectivity of cultures and people of the world. We come together to create a diverse community with rich traditions, and indispensable experiences.
November 1: Early-decision applications for Post Graduates and International students will be accepted on a rolling basis starting Nov 1.
February 1:
Application and financial aid deadline*
March 10: Admissions decisions sent to students and families
April 10: Enrollment contract and deposit due

*After February 1, applications
will be accepted on a rolling basis.

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  • Take the First Step

    To learn more about Vermont Academy, please complete our Inquiry Form. The information you provide in this form will allow us to know you and your interests.
  • Schedule an Interview

    In order to keep our community as safe and healthy as possible in the midst of COVID-19, we are currently not allowing visitors to campus for the foreseeable future. If health conditions allow a change to this policy, we will inform prospective students and their families.

    We understand that you want to learn more about Vermont Academy, and we’re excited to help you explore! Complete our online Inquiry Form to receive personal invitations to our virtual interviews and events. 

    Interviews are currently conducted virtually via Zoom, Skype or FaceTime.
    The interview should last approximately 20 minutes. We reserve a total of 45 minutes for your appointment to ensure time for questions.

    To schedule your interview, please call our office at (802)-869-6229 or send us an email at admissions@vermontacademy.org.
  • Register for Testing

    The Character Skills Snapshot testing is required for all students.
    Vermont Academy's admission process is holistic and, consistent with our mission, places a premium on character as well as excellence. Take the Character Skills Snapshot.

    For applicants who are not native English-speakers and/or have not attended school where English is the language of instruction during the last two years, Vermont Academy requires secondary language testing.

    All other forms of testing are optional for the 2020-2021 school year.

    9th & 10thSSAT
    11th, 12th & PGPSAT / SAT / ACT
    Non-native English 
    Speakers
    TOEFL / Duolingo English Test

    Any students with diagnosed learning differences must submit educational testing.

    Testing Codes
    SSAT: 7936
    TOEFL: 6892

    If you have any questions, please call (802) 869-6229. 
  • Complete the Application

    Vermont Academy offers two application options:  The Standard Application Online (Preferred) or Gateway to Prep Schools Application.

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  • ESL Program

    We offer two levels of English as a Second Language depending on the students fluency. ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) is for international students who are new to the English language, while EIS (English for International Students) is for international students who have a better grasp of the English language.

    During the first week of school students will take a placement test to determine which class they are placed in.
  • I-20 and Visa

    Should you choose Vermont Academy, through the enrollment process we will help you with the I-20 and Visa process.
  • Academic Support

    Along with our ESL program, we have our International Resource Center (IRC) Peer Tutoring Program, which allows international students to receive help in their classes from upperclassman international students. International students must apply to become an IRC tutor.
    We also provide TOEFL, SAT and ACT test registration, as well as test day transportation.
  • Health Insurance

    Vermont Academy requires all international students are to have medical insurance within the United States. Insurance plans issued from a country outside the United States may not have full coverage in the U.S.

    10 month plan: $2,160
    12 month plan: $2,375 (international students only)
  • Vacations and Travel

    Vermont Academy helps students coordinate travel to and from campus around breaks, including airport pick-up or drop-off to Boston’s Logan International Airport, Hartford’s Bradley International Airport. Students will also receive help organizing travel paperwork from our International Student Coordinator.