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Why choose Northern Vermont University–Lyndon?

Northern Vermont University–Lyndon offers distinct professional programs based in a liberal arts core where every degree is infused with career-ready skills. Our nationally recognized professional programs integrate theory with hands-on experiences to prepare individuals for success. Nestled in northeastern Vermont, this campus of 1,200 students is well known for its tradition of enthusiasm, community service, and friendliness.

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Northern Vermont University–Lyndon — a Haven for Higher Learning

Focused on opportunity and personal success.

Student focuses while in class

It’s first on our list, and it’s right there in our mission statement: we prepare every student for personal and professional success. From our First-Year Experience to our Academic Resource Center, faculty and staff go the extra distance to leave no NVU-Lyndon student behind.

Nationally recognized professional programs.

Students learn how to use the sound board as part of the Music Business program

Atmospheric sciencesoutdoor education, leadership, and tourismeducation and multi-award winning digital communications programs have been regional and national leaders in their fields for many years. Prepare for exciting careers in our businessexercise sciencegraphic designpsychology and human servicesmusic business and industry, or visual arts programs. This small school shines a bright light.

An experiential, hands-on education.

Atmospheric Sciences student prepares device for balloon launch

Internships, site-visits, hands-on projects, research, and travel are central to the NVU-Lyndon experience—starting in your first year.

A tight-knit and active community.

We think you’ll feel at home in our community of 1,200 students. We are an active lot: most NVU-Lyndon students participate in numerous clubs, intramural sports, and activities.

An arts and cultural center.

The Twilight Players put on a performance

NVU-Lyndon is a cultural center for the Northeast Kingdom. We are home to The Quimby Gallery, an ongoing lecture and arts series, The Twilight Players theater group, weekly movie screenings, student concerts, and performances from artists such as Neko Case, The Vermont Symphony, and The Second City Comedy Troupe.

Your future.

Jim Cantore works with a student

Join the thousands of successful grads: the Weather Channel’s Jim Cantore; the 25+ alumni at ESPN; Carhartt CEO Mark Valade; and the countless educators, resort managers, and business leaders who changed their lives at NVU-Lyndon.