Saint Michael’s College
One Winooski Park
Colchester, VT 05439
(802) 654-2000
Accrediting Agency:
New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education

Saint Michael’s College is a private liberal arts institution located in Colchester, Vt., a small historic town outside of Burlington. It was founded in 1904 and is affiliated with the Catholic Church. Approximately 60% of Saint Michael’s student body identify as Catholic or come from Catholic backgrounds, though students of all religious traditions are welcome. Fewer than 2,000 students attend Saint Michael’s, all of whom live on its 440-acre campus. U.S. News & World Report ranked the school on its list of top national liberal arts colleges.

Programs Offered

Saint Michael’s College offers major and minors in a variety of key disciplines, mostly at the undergraduate level. Students can choose bachelor’s degrees in fields such as theater, physics, gender studies, classics, psychology, Spanish, journalism, and religious studies. Students at Saint Michael’s can be admitted to the school’s honors program upon admission or after their first year of classes. Graduate degree offerings include programs in education, clinical psychology, and teaching English to non-English speakers. Some graduate courses are available through distance learning.


Saint Michael’s College is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges.


To apply to Saint Michael’s College for undergraduate freshmen admissions, students have to submit an application, application fee, their high school transcript, and an essay. SAT and ACT test scores are optional. Students can also submit at least two letters of recommendation to strengthen their application. Students applying for graduate admissions should follow the online application process, which will prompt them for required materials, including recommendations, essays, and resumes. The requirements are different for each graduate program.

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