Tuition & Fees

$12,544

$28,552

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
9%
500-599
36%
400-499
40%
300-399
13%
200-299
1%
30-36
2%
24-29
16%
18-23
36%
12-17
45%
6-11
1%
24-29
20%
18-23
54%
12-17
26%
24-29
25%
18-23
48%
12-17
26%
6-11
1%
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undergraduateRatios

48%

male

52%

female

1

teacher

-

students

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Moderately Selective

79%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,983
Declined + 522
Total Received 2,505
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Public

1,969

undergraduate students

374

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business Administration
  2. Physical Education
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Codes

SAT 3765
ACT 4314

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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.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 2,343
Established in 1787
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  CAAHEP (Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs)
•  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)
•  NEASC (New England Assn. of Schools and Colleges)

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Castleton, VT

165-acre campus in Castleton (population: 4,717), 12 miles from Rutland. Air and train serve Rutland; air also serves Burlington (66 miles) and Albany, NY (70 miles). Train stops in Castleton Village. Limited bus service to and from Rutland.

Castleton University
62 Alumni Drive
Castleton, VT 05735

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
60%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
85%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
6%
Top 1/4
17%
Top 1/2
60%
Bottom 1/2
40%
Bottom 1/4
8%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
9%
500-599
36%
400-499
40%
300-399
13%
200-299
1%
30-36
2%
24-29
16%
18-23
36%
12-17
45%
6-11
1%
24-29
20%
18-23
54%
12-17
26%
24-29
25%
18-23
48%
12-17
26%
6-11
1%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $40
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Not used
SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

79%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,983
Declined + 522
Total Received 2,505

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Character/ personal qualities
Class rank
Essay
Recommendations
Secondary school record

Important

Standardized test scores

Considered

Extracurricular activities
Interview
Volunteer Work

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency
Work Experience

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Admissions Contact

Maurice Ouimet
Dean of Enrollment
P: 800 639-8521
F: 802 468-1476
info@castleton.edu

Financial Aid

Average financial aid
Not Reported

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $11,184
Room $6,312
Board $4,286
Additional fees $1,360
Books & supplies $1,000
Total $24,142
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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Office

P: 802 468-6070
F: 802 468-5237

Financial Aid Officer

Kathleen O'Meara
Director of Financial Aid
kathy.omeara@castleton.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
Alpine skiing
Nordic skiing
baseball
basketball
cross-country
field hockey
football
golf
ice hockey
lacrosse
rugby
soccer
softball
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball
wrestling

Club Sports - Men's

Ice Hockey, Rugby Soccer, Volleyball

Club Sports - Women's

Basketball

Intramural/Recreational Sports

Basketball, Cheerleading, Cross-Country Nordic Skiing, Cycling, Dodgeball, Equestrian Sports, Flag Football, Floor Hockey, Skiing, Snowboarding, Soccer (indoor/outdoor), Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball, Wrestling

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Athletic Directors

Deanna Tyson (men's)
Associate Dean For Athletics And Recreation
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
North Atlantic Conference, ECAC (Division I, Football I-AA), ECAC Hockey (Division III, men's only), ECAC Women's Hockey, New England Women's Lacrosse Alliance, U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association
Mascot
Spartan
School colors
dark green and white

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Art
Art Administration
Athletic Leadership
Biology
Business
Business Administration
Chemistry
Communications
Computer Information Systems
Criminal Justice
Curriculum/Instruction
Ecological Studies
Economics
Education
Educational Leadership
English
Environmental Science
Environmental Studies
Exercise Science
General Studies
Geology
Global Studies
Graphic Design
Health Education
Health Science
History
Mathematics
Media/Communication
Multidisciplinary Studies
Music
Music Education
Nursing
Philosophy
Physical Education
Political Science
Psychology
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish
Special Education
Sport Management
Theatre Arts
Women's/Gender Studies
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business Administration
  2. Physical Education

Programs Offered

  • Certificate programs
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option

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 Break-down

3%
Nonresident aliens
2%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Hispanic/Latino
80%
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

Transfer Admissions

79%

Transfer applicants accepted

63%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of Some
Interview Required of Some
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Required of All

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

90

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Military
  • Personal

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

100%

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 5
Countries most often represented Canada
China
Ireland
Peru
Special services offered for international applicants

International Student Contact

Patrick Liu
Director of International Student Recruitment & Enrollment
802 468-1431
patrick.liu@castleton.edu

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