A Small College with an alternative approach to education!

Those are three very compelling statistics!

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Our small size and dedicated, caring faculty make it possible for Burlington College to offer an incredible amount of personalized attention to every student that wants it. This individualized approach is what appeals to the veteran and career changer who needs a very flexible program of study. And It’s this unique college experience that our first year students are seeking when they choose Burlington College over a more traditional institution. This is what we call the Burlington College difference.

The Daily Beast ranked Burlington College as the #1 School for Free Spirited Students, who want a college where they can individualize their studies and a nontraditional learning environment.

For students who want the freedom to design their own majors and prefer written evaluations to letter grades, Newsweek ranks the best schools.



Choose a degree that is right for you — or design your own.

Bachelor of Fine Arts Degrees
Cinema Studies and Film Production
Graphic Design
Interdisciplinary Arts
Woodworking and Fine Furniture Making

Bachelor of Arts Degrees
Cinema Studies and Film Production
Documentary Studies
Expressive Arts
Fine Arts
Hospitality and Event Management
Human Services
Individualized Major
Integral Psychology
International Relations and Diplomacy
Legal and Justice Studies
Media Activism
Study of the Americas
Writing and Literature

Master of Arts
Individualized Studies

Associate of Arts Degrees
Film Studies
Graphic Design
Liberal Studies
Woodworking and Fine Furniture Making

Professional Certificates
Advanced Fine Furniture-Making
Cuban Studies
Documentary Film-making
Event Planning
Film Production

Paralegal Studies
Woodworking and Fine Furniture-Making

All in an amazing location — with our own beach!

Our campus is at the geographic center of Burlington, located right on Lake Champlain. We are just minutes from Burlington’s exciting Waterfront Park and downtown Church Street Marketplace, packed with sidewalk cafés, restaurants, music venues, shops, and a year-round arts scene that’s one of the best in the nation. The nearest mountain to ski, ride or hike is only 20 minutes away. Montreal is just an hour and a half, Boston four hours, and New York City is less than six.

A Small College along Lake Champlain in Burlington, Vermont.A Small Liberal Arts College.This small alternative college offers an abundance of academic freedom and personalized attention.

For information about Burlington College programs or answer to any questions, please contact:


Admissions Office at Burlington College
351 North Avenue
Burlington, Vermont 05401
Phone: 800-862-9616
Fax: 802-660-4331
E-mail: admissionsatburlington [dot] edu


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