Southern Vermont College

Southern Vermont College is a private school located in Bennington, VT

Average Annual Tuition at Southern Vermont College

The latest data we have for Southern Vermont College's annual average net costs are from 2018. These costs and and the average Vermont schools include tuition, fees, living expenses, books, and fees minus the average grants and scholarships for federal financial aid recipients.

In-state Tuition Out-of-state Tuition Median Debt Avgerate Net Cost
Southern Vermont College $25,511 $25,511 $25,000 $24,599

As you can see, annual costs at Southern Vermont College have risen over the last few years, and are projected to continue to skyrocket based on our analysis.

Actual Costs      Projected Costs

Colleges and universities across the United States experienced cost (tuition + living) increases of 2.5% in 2019. This most recent inflation figure was down slightly from the 2.9 percent in 2018 and 3.4 percent in 2017, but still underscores the rising costs of sending your children to higher education.

These rising costs are hitting closer to home in Vermont as well. Vermont's' higher education costs rose by 30.1% in just the last 10 years, ranking as the 33rd highest state.

Southern Vermont College Financial Assistance

81% of students enrolled at Southern Vermont College receive some form of Federal loan assistance. You can view Southern Vermont College's student aid calculator here.

Use a 529 Plan to Offset Rising Education Costs

One of the most sound investments you can make to help pay for your child's higher education is by using a 529 plan. These funds grow in a tax-free environment, and generally have a 3-5% rate of return. The only catch is that all funds need to be used for higher education, and if not... there are monetary penalties imposed when withdrawn for other uses.

Vermont’s 529 plan is managed by Intuition College Savings, LLC and features age-based and equity options utilizing Vanguard , TIAA-CREF and DFA funds.

State Plan Name:Vermont Higher Education Investment Plan
Minimum Contribution:$25
Maximum Contribution:Contributions are cut off once the total balance of all accounts for the beneficiary reaches $352,800. The funds continue to accrue earning, though.
Fees:0.39% annual asset-based management fee; $10 per year for anyone who wants paper statements mailed to them.

Vermont School Statistics


We've analyzed all other higher education schools in VT, and wrapped it up nicely into a report for you. View our VT analysis report.

There are 16 other accredited private schools located in the state of Vermont. You can view all VT schools here.

Last updated 2020-12-20 22:34:03.