Castleton University

Castleton, VT

Castleton University

Castleton, VT

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Undergrad Transfer Performing Arts

Tuition & Fees

Not Reported

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
7%
500-599
34%
400-499
44%
300-399
13%
200-299
1%
700-800
1%
600-699
9%
500-599
36%
400-499
40%
300-399
13%
200-299
1%
24-29
25%
18-23
48%
12-17
26%
6-11
1%
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undergraduateRatios

48%

male

52%

female

1

teacher

13

students

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Moderately Selective

77%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,868
Declined 529
Total Received 2,397
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Public

1,969

undergraduate students

374

graduate students

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School Facts

Castleton University, founded in 1787, is a public, coeducational university. Its 165-acre campus is located in the small town of Castleton, 12 miles west of Rutland.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 2,343
Established in 1787
Coeducational Coeducational

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165-acre campus in Castleton (population: 4,609), 12 miles from Rutland. Air and train serve Rutland; air also serves Burlington (65 miles) and Albany, NY (70 miles). Train stops in Castleton Village. Limited bus service to and from Rutland.

  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Rutland-Southern Vermont Regional

Castleton University
62 Alumni Drive
Castleton
05735

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
60%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through freshman year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing

Top Organizations

  • community service
  • clubs in the academic majors
  • Women's issues organization
  • Spanish and International
  • Skiing/Snowboarding

Top Events

  • Soundings
  • Spring Weekend
  • Fall Festival
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Marching band
  • Choral groups

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Student patrols
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
6%
Top 1/4
17%
Top 1/2
60%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
7%
500-599
34%
400-499
44%
300-399
13%
200-299
1%
700-800
1%
600-699
9%
500-599
36%
400-499
40%
300-399
13%
200-299
1%
24-29
25%
18-23
48%
12-17
26%
6-11
1%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions no
Application fee $40
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.02

Moderately Selective

77%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,868
Declined 529
Total Received 2,397

Admissions Factors

Very Important

character/personal qualities
application essay
academic GPA
class rank
recommendation(s)
rigor of secondary school record

Important

standardized test scores

Considered

extracurricular activities
level of applicant's interest
interview
volunteer work

Not Considered

alumni/ae relation
first generation
geographical residence
racial/ethnic status
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency
talent/ability
work experience

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 17
Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language no

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-country running
Field hockey
Football
Golf
Ice hockey
Lacrosse
Skiing (downhill)
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Volleyball

Intramural Sports Men

Racquetball, Rock climbing, Table tennis, Water polo

Intramural Sports Women

Racquetball, Rock climbing, Table tennis, Water polo

Club Sports Men

Track and field

Club Sports Women

Track and field

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division 3

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
American Literature (United States)
Area Studies, Other
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
Art Teacher Education
Art/Art Studies, General
Athletic Training/Trainer
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Biological and Physical Sciences
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Business/Commerce, General
Chemistry, General
Children's and Adolescent Literature
Comparative Literature
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
Criminology
Developmental and Child Psychology
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Ecology
Economics, General
Elementary Education and Teaching
Environmental Chemistry
Environmental Science
Environmental Studies
Forensic Psychology
General Literature
General Studies
Geography
Geology/Earth Science, General
Graphic Communications, Other
Graphic Design
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General
Health/Medical Psychology
History, General
Journalism
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Mass Communication/Media Studies
Mathematics Teacher Education
Mathematics and Statistics
Mathematics, General
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General
Music Performance, General
Music Teacher Education
Music, General
Natural Sciences
Philosophy
Photography
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Psychology, General
Public Relations/Image Management
Radio and Television
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
Secondary Education and Teaching
Social Sciences, General
Social Studies Teacher Education
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish Language and Literature
Special Education and Teaching, General
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
Technical Teacher Education
Women's Studies
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Programs Offered

  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Honors college
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC

Other Programs

  • Post-bachelors certificate

2,343

total students

73%

in-state

27%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

84%

1,969
students

Female
52%
1,025

Male
48%
944

16%

374
students

Female
72%
268

Male
28%
106

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

91%

1,795
students

Female
51%
915

Male
49%
880

9%

174
students

Female
64%
110

Male
36%
64

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 75%
Student 4 year graduation rate 37%
Student 5 year graduation rate 12%
Student 6 year graduation rate 1%

Student Break-down

3%
Nonresident aliens
1%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Hispanic/Latino
83%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
4%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

183

Transfer students enrolled

8%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment no
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests no
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES no
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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Counseling services

  • Group career
  • Individual career
  • Learning disability
  • Personal/Psychological

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni Network
  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Other career services
  • Resume preparation

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Computer training or assistance
  • Health clinic

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

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