Northern Vermont University: One University, Two Unique Campuses in Lyndon and Johnson, Vermont.   

Northern Vermont University is a haven of higher learning. Our beautiful, peaceful hilltop campuses in Lyndon and Johnson, Vermont provide the perfect setting for you to study and learn, form lasting relationships with students and faculty, and enjoy the outdoors all year round. Our friendly, supportive campus communities welcome students from around the world. We invite international students to apply and Do North at Northern Vermont University. 

Application Deadline

May 1 for fall. November 1 for spring.

Official TOEFL, IELTS, or Pearson scores.

NVU requires a minimum score of:

  • 500 TOEFL paper
  • 177 TOEFL computer based
  • 61 TOEFL internet based
  • Minimum IELTS score 6
  • PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English) 44

The SAT is not required for international students.

How to Apply

1. Complete the online application. Northern Vermont University accepts applications via the Common Application or our own secure, online application. 
2. Submit all supporting documentation (see list below).
3. Your application and paperwork will be reviewed within two weeks.
4. You will be issued an I-20 once Northern Vermont University has received your tuition and housing deposits ($1500 tuition/$100 housing.
5. Fill out the I-901 online and make an appointment for an interview with the U.S. Consulate in your country.
6. Go to the visa interview with I-20, I-901 fee receipt, financial documentation, and passport. It might take several weeks to receive your visa. 

Required Documents

To complete the application process, international students must provide:

Downloadable forms