- Woodbury College provides rigorous, practice-based education that extends beyond the classroom into the community. Our respectful learning environment helps adult students go beyond their limits as they prepare for rewarding careers that contribute to a healthy, just and democratic society.
|Woodbury College||(VT) Community College Avg.|
|Carnegie Classification||Baccalaureate / Associates Colleges||Baccalaureate / Associates Colleges|
|Institution Level||4 or more years||Less than 2 yrs|
|Institution Control||Private, non-profit||Private, non-profit|
|Total Enrollment||132 students||482 students|
|# Undergraduate Students||74 students||405 students|
|# Graduate Students||26 students||48 students|
|% Unknown races|
|Median Debt for Graduates||-||-|
|Median Debt for Dropouts||-||-|
Source: 2006 (or latest year available) IPEDS
- Woodbury College was founded in 1975 to prepare people to work as paralegals. In 1984, Woodbury College was offered accreditation by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, and also began offering a Mediation program to train people in a neutral, third-party method of mediation. Two years later, in 1986, Woodbury founded the Dispute Resolution Center, a mediation resource to help people resolve family disputes, environmental conflicts, and community and business disputes. In addition, the Dispute Resolution Center works with courts around Vermont offering parties the opportunity to use mediation to settle cases out of court. Most recently, Woodbury received approval to offer a Master of Mediation and Applied Conflict Studies degree in 2005. Building on its 21-year history training mediators, this intensive, practice-based graduate program is designed to educate students specifically in the emerging field of mediation. Programs of study includes Advocacy, Legal & Paralegal, Mediation & Applied Conflict Studies, Prevention & Community Development and Interdisciplinary Studies. Woodbury College is accredited by the New England Association of Schools & Colleges, Inc., through its Commission on Institutions of Higher Education.
- College Location Mi. Students
- 5,844 students | 0.00 Mi1 Abenaki Way
Winooski,  VT  05404
- 422 students | 1.70 Mi56 College Street
Montpelier,  VT  05602
- 1,542 students | 23.70 Mi1 Main Street
Randolph Center,  VT  05061
- 116 students | 27.40 Mi16 Sterling Drive
Craftsbury Common,  VT  05827
- 3,585 students | 33.80 Mi246 S. Willard St
Burlington,  VT  05401
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