Originally founded in 1834, Green Mountain College is a private institution located in the beautiful Vermont countryside at the foot of the Taconic Mountains, between the Green Mountains and the Adirondacks. The school has continued to grow and expand since its inception and today offers a number of four-year baccalaureate degrees, including programs in adventure education, fine art, history and anthropology. If you're a student living in the area who has been thinking of continuing his education at a unique and opportunity-filled school, you may find just what you've been looking for at Green Mountain College. It offers a number of wonderful progressive programs and allows you to enjoy the scenic Vermont countryside throughout the year.
GMC may be best known for its educational tract known as the Progressive Program. Students in the program are encouraged to define their own personal educational goals and work closely with members of the faculty to ensure that their independent study continues to stay on track during their time at the school. Music lovers will relish the opportunity to listen to the GMC choir, which is the only collegiate choir in the United States with a repertoire of Welsh music.
If you're hoping to spend some time in the big city when studying is done, you'll have no problem making your way to destinations like Burlington, which are full of fantastic opportunities. You can choose from any number of museums, restaurants or bars to check out. And if you'd prefer to spend some time outdoors, Vermont's foliage is a captivating way to enjoy a quiet autumn weekend, whether living in university housing or an off campus apartment.