Vermilion Community College

The outdoor enthusiast will appreciate the many programs and activities offered on the edge of the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness. Vermilion Community College specializes in environmental programs for outdoor careers such as forestry, fisheries, wildlife, park management, outdoor leadership and land surveying. Vermilion is a residential college with on-campus apartments and a full meal plan available. The college has been proud to call Ely, MN home since it was founded in 1922.

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Latitude: 47.904957 Longitude: -91.838374 Elevation: 1448 ft
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How to Participate

Visit the website at or contact admissions at 800-657-3608.

Dates and Times

Fall semester begins the week before Labor Day.

Appropriate Ages

Vermilion accepts high school graduates, college transfer students, and adults looking for career retraining.

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