Vermont State University announces that it has received $6,300,000
Vermont State University announces that it has received $6,300,000 in Congressionally-directed spending (CDS) to support the expansion of nursing education programs at its campuses statewide. Over the next five years, Vermont State University is set to graduate 2,000 nurses, meeting a critical workforce need in Vermont. The CDS funds will support the expansion of Vermont State University’s nursing programs, making it possible for the University to increase its student capacity by over 250 seats across all levels in the program over the next five years. Vermont State University currently offers a Practical Nursing Certificate, Associate of Science in Nursing, Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Master of Science in Nursing, and a RN to BSN completion program at 13 physical locations statewide and online. Each year, over 375 nurses graduate from these programs and enter the workforce,.