Burlington College

former liberal arts college in Vermont

Burlington College was a private, non-profit liberal arts college located in Burlington, Vermont, that offered associate, bachelor's, and master's degrees, as well as several professional certificates. Although regionally accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, the college was placed on probation in July 2014 for failing to meet the accreditor's standards regarding financial resources.[1]

Main Campus, Burlington College

Jane O'Meara Sanders, wife of United States senator Bernie Sanders, served as president from 2004 through 2011.

The college announced on May 16, 2016 that it would close on May 27.[2][3]


  1. Tim Johnson (July 7, 2014). "Burlington College on probation for finances". Burlington Free Press. Retrieved February 15, 2016.
  2. Zach Despart (May 16, 2016). "Burlington College to shut down programs". Burlington Free Press. Retrieved May 16, 2016.
  3. Andy Thomason (May 16, 2016). "Burlington College Will Close, Citing Longstanding Financial Woes". The Chronicle of Higher Education. Retrieved May 16, 2016.

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