The University of Vermont (UVM) is the oldest university in Vermont.
The University of Vermont (UVM) is the oldest university in Vermont. It was established in 1791 and is the 20th university established since the founding of the United States. It has a long history and is the fifth university established in New England. It is second only to Harvard University, Yale University, Dartmouth College and Brown University. The school was established as a private university at the beginning, and became a public university in 1862. It has the dual advantages of a public university and a private university. The University of Vermont currently has more than 9,000 undergraduates and 1,351 postgraduates. The teacher-student ratio is 1:15. 87% of full-time faculty have a PhD or the highest degree in their field. The University of Vermont is one of the eight largest public Ivy League schools in the United States.The eight largest Ivy League schools include the University of California, Berkeley, the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, the University of Virginia, the University of Miami, Oxford, the University of Texas at Austin, the College of William and Mary, and North Carolina. University Chapel Hill, University of Vermont.