Apply to Vermont Academy

Your application is the perfect opportunity to share with us who you are, where you want to go, and how Vermont Academy can help get you there. We want to be a part of your journey. If you have any questions, give us a call at (802)-869-6229 or send us an email at We look forward to helping you through this process!

*Applications for Fall 2024 are being reviewed on a rolling basis.

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Steps to Apply

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  • Step 1: INQUIRE

    Please complete the inquiry form on our Inquiry page and tell us about yourself and interests. Once we receive your form we will send you materials so you can learn more about our community.

    To schedule a tour and interview, please contact our admissions office at (802) 869-6229 or Learn more about what to expect here.

    An interview is a required step in the admissions process at Vermont Academy. If traveling to campus is not an option, we can schedule an interview through Zoom once an application has been submitted.

    Can't make it to campus? Enjoy our virtual campus tour. You can also visit our YouTube page for videos about campus traditions, community experiences, and more.
  • Step 3: APPLY 

    The completed application includes:
    • Candidate profile
    • Student essays
    • Parent statement
    • School report with transcript
    • Current English teacher recommendation
    • Current math teacher recommendation
    • Personal recommendation (optional)
    • Application fee
    Any students with diagnosed learning differences are asked to submit any educational or social evaluation, IEP, 504, or other materials that apply.

    Vermont Academy offers two application options:
    *Note: SSAT scores are optional. However, we require an English Proficiency Exam (Duolingo preferred) for students whose first language is not English.

    International Applicants: For applicants who are not native English-speakers and/or have not attended a school where English is the language of instruction during the last three years, Vermont Academy requires an English Proficiency Exam.

    We accept:
    - Duolingo (preferred)
    - TOEFL (school code 6892)
    - IELTS

    SSAT - 7936

    SSS for Financial Aid - 7936
    TOEFL - 6892

    Vermont Academy welcomes applications from all qualified applicants. Vermont Academy does not discriminate on the basis of culture, race, sex, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, religion, family structure or relationships, or economic status. Vermont Academy's holistic application review process is used to determine admissibility for all available spaces, and does not disadvantage an applicant on the basis of membership in a protected class, the student's actual or suspected disability, or the student's socioeconomic status. No student shall be denied acceptance for enrollment if the reason for denial is that the student is disabled as defined in section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 as amended or that the student is eligible for special education or undergoing the comprehensive evaluation process for special education. No student shall be denied acceptance for enrollment on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, or gender identity or any other classification protected by federal or State law.

Application Dates

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  • Below you will find the application deadlines for the 2025-2026 Academic Year.

  • Early Action Deadline - January 1

    Applications (including financial aid applications) should be completed by January 1, 2025, to be included in early action decisions. Acceptances are non-binding. Offers will be open until the deadline for regular decision (April 10).
  • Regular Admission Deadline - February 1

    Applications (including financial aid applications) should be completed by February 1, 2025, to be included in regular admission decisions.
  • After February 1, applications are considered on a rolling basis.

  • Admission Decisions and Enrollment

    Admission and financial aid awards are made available on January 15, 2025 for Early Action and March 10, 2025 for Regular Decision via email. The deadline to return an enrollment contract and deposit is April 10, 2025, unless stated otherwise on the student’s contract.
Vermont Academy is a coed college preparatory boarding and day school in southern Vermont, serving grades 9-12 plus a postgraduate year.