Graduate School Partnerships
Exclusive opportunities for Unity College students
Unity College offers a series of exclusive partnerships with programs offering environmentally focused Master’s degrees, as well as an accelerated MBA—giving Unity students the opportunity to complete both a BS/BA and a graduate degree in just 5 years!
Unity College currently has articulation agreements with Vermont Law School, Chatham University, and Clarkson University, providing our students with priority status in the graduate school application process.
Unity College Flagship/Unity College Distance Education
Unity College Flagship graduates are guaranteed acceptance into a Unity College Distance Education Master’s program if they graduate with a minimum of a 3.0 GPA and are in good standing. An admissions essay and resume will be waived for all Unity College graduate applicants. Unity College Distance Education offers Master’s degrees in Environmental Studies and Sustainability, Sustainable Natural Resource Management, Conservation Law Enforcement, Environmental GIScience, and a Sustainable MBA. These programs are 100% online, accelerated, and focused on professional skill development for career advancement. For more information contact Unity College Distance Education.
Unity College/Chatham University
Unity College has an articulation agreement with Chatham’s School of Sustainability and the Environment (SSE) in Pittsburgh. This agreement covers students from Unity College seeking to gain entry to the Master of Sustainability program of Chatham’s SSE. Chatham University will guarantee an interview from the Master of Sustainability program for each qualified applicant from Unity College. Each qualified applicant must have a cumulative GPA of at least 3.3 and submit all application materials before the January deadline. Admissions materials include: three letters of recommendation from faculty or direct work supervisors; a one- to two-page letter explaining the motivation to join a trans-disciplinary sustainability program; a copy of their most recent transcript; and a completed application form. For more information contact the Unity College Registrar’s Office.
Unity College/Clarkson University
Unity College has articulation agreements in conjunction with Clarkson University’s Bachelor of Science Environmental Engineering, Master of Science in Environmental Science and Engineering, and Master of Science in Environmental Politics and Governance programs. Students must have a minimum grade point average of 3.25 and meet program-specific provisions to be considered for acceptance into Clarkson University in conjunction with the articulation agreements. For more information contact the Unity College Registrar’s Office.
Unity College/Vermont Law School
The College has an articulation agreement with Vermont’s Law School for students interested in pursuing their Juris Doctor (JD), Master of Environmental Law Policy (MELP) or Joint JD/MELP. Unity students interested in attending Vermont Law School must meet certain criteria including: completing all requirements for Unity bachelor’s degree program; completing a minimum of 60 credits towards a bachelor’s degree in residence at Unity College; have a minimum grade point average that meet or exceeds the average GPA of the first-year JD or MELP class in residence at Vermont Law School at the time of the student’s application; a current LSAT score that meets or exceeds the average LSAT score of the first-year JD class in residence at Vermont Law School at the time of application (LSAT scores are not needed for MELP applicants); two positive letters from Unity faculty recommending the student; and there must be no evidence of character or fitness concerns that would generally disqualify the applicant from admission into Vermont Law School. For more information contact the Unity College Registrar’s Office.