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Johnson State College

Johnson State College is a small public liberal arts institution located in Johnson, Vt. It is one of five colleges in the Johnson State College System and has a student body of approximately 1,800 students. The school awards certificates, licenses, associate degrees, bachelor’s degrees, and some master’s degree programs. It is best known for its teachers licensing programs.

Programs Offered

Johnson State College offers degrees at almost every level of study, from certificate to master’s. Undergraduate degrees are available in a variety of fields, including studio arts, business, and psychology, as well as outdoor education and wellness and alternative medicine. A bachelor’s degree in business administration with an MBA option is also available. Students can earn teaching licenses in a range of subjects and grade levels, too. Johnson State offers graduate degrees in counseling, education, and fine arts as well. The External Degree Option at Johnson State gives students the option to complete degrees in a flexible formats, either through weekend and evening classes or online course work.


Johnson State College is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges.


Students applying to Johnson State College for undergraduate admissions should start with the Online Common Application. As they complete the form, they will be prompted for additional materials, including letters of recommendation, essays, resumes their official high school transcripts or GED test scores, and their SAT or ACT test scores. Undergraduate applications are evaluated based on the student’s academic performance, test scores, and course selections, among other factors. Graduate admissions procedures at Johnson State vary depending on the program, so students should refer to the programs website for information.

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