Castleton University

Castleton, VT

Castleton University

Castleton, VT

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If you’re ready for a change, Castleton University offers a close-knit and supportive community to help you excel in your educational goals and future personal and professional aspirations. If you need guidance with transfer credits and financial aid or have any other questions, our admission team is available to help make your transfer an easy one. 

Successful outcomes  
Castleton provides a liberal arts education with practical application for real-life demands. Our professors will take the time to get to know you personally, and they’ll always care about your success. Your education extends beyond the classroom through community engagement, internships, career planning, and education-driven trips that have the potential to take you across New England or around the world.   

Be curious  
A trademark of a Castleton education is collaborative student-faculty research in virtually every discipline. From digital video documentaries to mathematical models of societal change, the spirit of inquiry pervades our campus.  

Play hard  
Intercollegiate athletics are a big part of the Castleton experience, both for student-athletes and the overall student body. A member of the Little East Conference, New England Hockey Conference, Eastern Collegiate Football Conference, and NCAA Division III, Castleton has 28 varsity athletic teams for men and women. With nearly 600 varsity athletes and hundreds of students participating in intramural and club sports, our campus is active and exciting.  

Be engaged 
Castleton puts a whole lot of “live” into “live and learn.” With more than 50 student-run clubs and organizations and more than 20 club sports, you’re sure to make friends and be challenged while exploring a variety of extracurricular opportunities. 

Financial aid—we’re here to help 
Castleton offers a private university experience at an affordable public college cost. Additional support is available through scholarships and financial aid. Top students may qualify for a scholarship as part of the honors program. 


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Castleton University has been selected as a 2020-2021 College of Distinction for its commitment to quality education and its undergraduate students.

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Castleton has received Colleges of Distinction recognition in Business.

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Castleton has received Colleges of Distinction recognition in Career Development.

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Castleton has received Colleges of Distinction recognition in Education.

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Castleton has received Colleges of Distinction recognition in Nursing.

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Castleton University ranks as the top public college in Vermont for job placement with 94.66% of alumni employed, according to the career resources website Zippia.


• Accounting  
• Archaeology, Geography & Applied Anthropology  
• Art 
• Athletic Training (MAT: Pre-AT/BS Kinesiology) 
• Biology 
• Chemistry 
• Computer Information Systems 
• Criminal Justice  
• Ecological Studies 
• Education 
• English 
• Environmental Science 
• Environmental Studies* 
• Exercise & Sports Science 
• Forensic Psychology 
• General Studies (AA) 
• Global Studies 
• Graphic Design 
• Health Promotion 
• Health Science 
• History 
• Kinesiology 
• Management 
• Marketing 
• Mathematics 
• Media & Communication 
• Multidisciplinary Studies 
• Music 
• Music Education
• Nursing
• Physical Education 
• Political Science  
• Psychological Science 
• Resort & Hospitality Management
• Social Studies 
• Social Work 
• Sociology 
• Sport Management 
• Theater Arts 
• Wildlife & Forest Conservation

* Social Science major by contract 

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What students are saying about us...

  • "Castleton heavily supports transfer students by offering a day-long transfer registration. This is an awesome way for transfer students to get acclimated to Castleton and what it has to offer."

    • Max Tempel
  • “Castleton provided me with an excellent education at a price that I could afford without going into debt. Coming to Castleton was the best choice I could have made.”

    • Kylie Laberge
  • “I was really attracted to the location of the campus. It’s situated in such a beautiful area surrounded by the Green Mountains and is rural enough that you can focus on your schoolwork while not feeling too isolated.”

    • Duncan Campbell
  • “As someone who transferred to Castleton, being an alum means the world to me. I met or became friends with some of my favorite people in the world while I was at Castleton, and we all still love Castleton with all our hearts.”

    • Phil Hall