Saint Michael’s is located in Colchester, VT. It is just minutes from Burlington, the state’s largest city, widely recognized for the quality of life it affords. With a population of about 215,000, the Burlington metro area is economically robust and offers a rich array of cultural activities and is often ranked among America’s top college towns.
The largest private employer is the University of Vermont Medical Center. The Burlington area is also home to Keurig Green Mountain and Ben & Jerry’s as well as GlobalFoundries, Blodgett Supply, Burton Snowboards, Dealer.com, Lake Champlain Chocolates, Rhino Foods, and Seventh Generation. Both GE and General Dynamics have facilities in the area.
The University of Vermont, Champlain College, and Community College of Vermont are located in Burlington, creating with Saint Michael’s a student population of some 15,000 and a vibrant student life.
Ideally situated between Lake Champlain and the Green Mountains, Saint Michael’s offers its students an abundance of options for outdoor sports and recreation and opportunities for environmental education. Burlington is 3.5 hours from Boston and 90 minutes from Montreal.