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|Latin: Universitas Viridis Montis|
University of the Green Mountains
|Motto||Studiis et Rebus Honestis (Latin)|
Motto in English
|For studies and other honest pursuits|
|Postgraduates||1,817 (inc. 447 medical)|
|Campus||Urban 450 acres (1.8 km2)|
|Colors||Green and gold|
|NCAA Division I – AEC, Hockey East|
The University of Vermont (UVM), officially The University of Vermont and State Agricultural College, is a public research university in Burlington, Vermont. It was founded in 1791 and is the state's land-grant university. UVM is among the oldest universities in the United States and is the fifth institution of higher education established in the New England region of the U.S. northeast. It is also listed as one of the original eight "Public Ivy" institutions in the United States.
The university's Dudley H. Davis Center was the first student center in the United States to receive a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Gold certification. The largest hospital complex in Vermont, the University of Vermont Medical Center, has its primary facility on the UVM campus and is affiliated with the Robert Larner College of Medicine.