Castleton University

Castleton, VT

Castleton University

Castleton, VT

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We Are Castleton

If you’re ready for change, Castleton University offers a close-knit and supportive community to help you excel in your educational goals as well as your 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 take the time to get to know you personally, and they 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 many disciplines. From digital video documentaries to mathematical models of societal change, the spirit of inquiry permeates our campus.  

Play hard 
Intercollegiate athletics are a big part of the Castleton experience, both for student-athletes and the overall student body. As 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 as well as 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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2022-2023 College of Distinction for commitment to quality education and undergraduate students

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Colleges of Distinction recognition in Career Development

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Colleges of Distinction recognition in Education

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Colleges of Distinction recognition in Nursing

Transfer to Castleton

At Castleton, we welcome transfer students in both the fall and spring semesters on a rolling basis. Our admission team is here to help you through the process of admission, credit transfer, scholarship and financial aid, and more. We aspire for you to experience a seamless transition.

We offer an easily accessible admission checklist to keep you on track and up to date as you move through the admission process. Generous scholarships are determined upon review of your application and awarded on acceptance, and a detailed transfer credit evaluation will become available to you soon after. 

An Inside Look

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 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 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