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Guaranteed Admission Program

The University of Vermont’s Guaranteed Admission Program (GAP) offers Vermont high school graduates who need additional academic work prior to enrolling at UVM, as well as nontraditional adult learners and Veterans the opportunity to demonstrate their academic readiness, earn college credit, and ultimately enroll in an undergraduate degree program at UVM.

After successfully completing a series of approved college courses and one-on-one sessions with an academic advisor, you will be positioned for guaranteed admission into the UVM undergraduate program of your choice (excluding the College of Nursing and Health Sciences).

At Continuing and Distance Education, we can help make your dream a reality, whether you’re planning to pursue a degree, make a career change, or you’re interested in professional or personal enrichment. No matter where you’ve started, UVM’s Guaranteed Admission Program can get you on the road to higher education.

No university housing is available for this program.


““GAP students are some of my best students and show true intellectual interest in their coursework."”
Wolfgang Mieder, Ph.D.
Former GAP Student