Castleton University

Castleton, VT

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.

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Tuition & Fees

$14,394

$31,362

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
16%
500-599
46%
400-499
32%
300-399
5%
700-800
2%
600-699
9%
500-599
49%
400-499
33%
300-399
7%
30-36
4%
24-29
20%
18-23
52%
12-17
24%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
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undergraduateRatios

44%

male

56%

female

1

teacher

-

students

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Not Selective

85%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,841
Declined + 320
Total Received 2,161
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Public

2,111

undergraduate students

172

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 2,283
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: 4,609), 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.

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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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
16%
500-599
46%
400-499
32%
300-399
5%
700-800
2%
600-699
9%
500-599
49%
400-499
33%
300-399
7%
30-36
4%
24-29
20%
18-23
52%
12-17
24%
6-11
0
Below 6
0

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

Not Selective

85%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,841
Declined + 320
Total Received 2,161

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Character/ personal qualities
Essay
Recommendations
Secondary school record

Considered

Class rank
Extracurricular activities
Interview
Standardized test scores
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 $11,832
Room $7,100
Board $4,594
Additional fees $2,562
Books & supplies $1,000
Total $27,088
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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Office

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

Financial Aid Officer

Teresa McCormack
Director of Financial Aid
teresa.mccormack@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.
Art
Athletic Leadership
Biology
Business
Business Administration
Chemistry
Communications
Computer Information Systems
Criminal Justice
Curriculum/Instruction
Early Childhood Education
Ecological Studies
Economics
Education
Educational Leadership
English
Environmental Science
Environmental Studies
Exercise Science
General Studies
Global Studies
Graphic Design
Health Education
Health Science
History
Mathematics
Media/Communication
Multidisciplinary Studies
Music
Music Education
Nursing
Philosophy
Physical Education
Political Science
Psychology
Resort/Hospitality Management
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

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Engineering
  • Health Professions

Pre-professional Programs

  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-veterinary science

2,283

total students

NA%

in-state

NA%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

92%

2,111
students

Female
56%
1,178

Male
44%
933

8%

172
students

Female
62%
106

Male
38%
66

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

83%

1,770
students

Female
54%
942

Male
46%
828

17%

341
students

Female
70%
236

Male
30%
105

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Transfer Admissions

80%

Transfer applicants accepted

59%

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
Japan
Sweden
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
English lab
International student center
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

International Student Admissions
800 639-8521
info@castleton.edu

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