Overview

Applicants
101
Acceptance Rate
72%
Average HS GPA
3.20

GPA Breakdown

23%
Over 3.75
13%
3.50 - 3.74
12%
3.25 - 3.49
24%
3.00 - 3.24
20%
2.50 - 2.99
8%
2.00 - 2.49

Test Scores


Testing Policies


Deadlines

Early Decision
November 15

Early Action
December 15

Regular
April 1

Other Admission Factors

Academic

Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Application Essay
Recommendation(s)
Non-Academic

Interview
Level of applicant's interest

Selectivity Rating

Faculty and Class Information

Student/Faculty
6:1
Total Faculty
39
with Terminal Degree
4

20
Men
19
Women
2
International

Most frequent class size
2 - 9
Most frequent lab / sub section size
2 - 9


Graduation Rates

Graduate in 4 years
33%
Graduate in 5 years
52%
Graduate in 6 years
52%

Majors

  • Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, and Related Sciences

  • Agroecology and Sustainable Agriculture

  • Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities

  • Humanities/Humanistic Studies

  • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

  • Sustainability Studies

  • Natural Resources and Conservation

  • Environmental Studies
  • Natural Resources Conservation and Research
  • Natural Resources Management and Policy, Other
  • Wildlife and Wildlands Science and Management

  • Public Administration and Social Service Professions

  • Community Organization and Advocacy


Degrees

Bachelor's

Career Services

On-Campus Job Interviews Available
Yes

Career Services

Alumni Network
Alumni Services
Classes
Interest Inventory
Internships
Regional Alumni
Opportunities at School

Coop
Experiential
Internship

Notable Faculty


Prominent Alumni


Kim McIntyre '04
Outward Bound Instructor, Year-Round (MN and MT)

Erin Small '00
USFS-Fire Planner for New England Forests

Christina Goodwin '02
Director-Nat. Resources Conservation District (VT)

Adam Lewandowski '02
Wildlife Habitat Enhancer -Nature Conservancy (CA)

Matt Dolski '01
Erosion and Sediment Control Resource Cons. (PA)

Paige Kitson '04
Omega Institute for Holistic Health (NY)

Chantal Deojay '00
Farm Manager at Farm & Wilderness Camps (VT)

Academic Rating

Graduation Rates

Graduate in 4 years
33%
Graduate in 5 years
52%
Graduate in 6 years
52%

Career Services

On-Campus Job Interviews Available
Yes

Career Services

Alumni Network
Alumni Services
Classes
Interest Inventory
Internships
Regional Alumni
Opportunities at School

Coop
Experiential
Internship

ROI & Outcomes


Colleges that Create Futures

Dates

Application Deadlines
Notification Date
Feb 1

Required Forms

FAFSA
School
State Aid

Financial Aid Statistics

Average Freshman Total Need-Based Gift Aid
$10,500

Average Undergraduate Total Need-Based Gift Aid
$11,200

Average Need-Based Loan
$5,300

Average amount of each freshman scholarship/grant package
$26,000

Financial aid provided to international students
Yes

Expenses per Academic Year

Tuition
$32,592
Required Fees
$3,700
Average Cost for Books and Supplies
$900

Tuition / Fees Vary by Year of Study
No
Board for Commuters
Transportation for Commuters
$300

On-Campus Room and Board
$8,796
Comprehensive Fee

Available Aid

Financial Aid Methodology
Federal and Institutional

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based
 

Need-Based College/University Scholarship or Grant Aid from Institutional Funds
Need-Based Federal Pell
Need-Based Private Scholarships
Need-Based SEOG
Need-Based State Scholarships

Non-Need-Based
Institutional non-need-based scholarship or grant aid is available

Federal Direct Student Loan Programs
Direct PLUS Loans
Direct Subsidized Stafford Loans
Direct Unsubsidized Stafford Loans

Federal Family Education Loan Programs (FFEL)

Is Institutional Employment Available (other than Federal Work Study)
Yes

Direct Lender
No

Financial Aid Rating

Overall


Student Body Profile

Total Undergraduate Enrollment
119
Foreign Countries Represented
4

Demographics

4.20%
African-American
1.68%
Hispanic
83.19%
Caucasian
5.88%
Unknown
2.52%
International

49% female
51% male
80% are out of state
100% are full time
0% are part time

Overview


Campus Life

Undergrads living on campus
88%
Help finding off-campus housing
Yes

First-Year Students living on campus
100%

Campus Environment
Rural

Housing Options

Apartment Married
Cooperative
Dorms Coed
Other
Theme Housing
Wellness Housing

Special Needs Admissions


College Entrance Tests Required
No

Interview Required
No

Special Need Services Offered


Student Activities

Registered Student Organizations
35
Number of Honor Societies

Number of Social Sororities
0
Number of Religious Organizations
0

Sports

Athletic Division
None

84% participate in intramural sports
21% participate in intercollegiate sports

Men's Sports (Sterling College)
3 Sports

Cross Country
Shooting Sports
Skiing Nordic Cross Country
Women's Sports (Sterling College)
3 Sports

Cross Country
Shooting Sports
Skiing Nordic Cross Country

Student Services

Health
Womens Center
LGBT Support Groups: Support available through student services.

Minority Support Groups: Equity Committee meets regularly.

Sustainability


Campus Security Report

Campus Security Report

The Jeanne Clery Act requires colleges and universities to disclose their security policies, keep a public crime log, publish an annual crime report and provide timely warnings to students and campus employees about a crime posing an immediate or ongoing threat to students and campus employees.

Please visit The Princeton Review’s page on campus safety for additional resources: http://www.princetonreview.com/safety

The Princeton Review publishes links directly to each school's Campus Security Reports where available. Applicants can also access all school-specific campus safety information using the Campus Safety and Security Data Analysis Cutting Tool provided by the Office of Postsecondary Education of the U.S. Department of Education: http://ope.ed.gov/security


Other Information

Campus-wide Internet Network
Yes

Email and Web Access Available
Yes

% of Classrooms with Wireless Internet
100

Number of Computer Labs / Classrooms
4

Average Number of PC's per Lab
10

Network Access in Dorm Rooms
Yes

Network Access in Dorm Lounges
Yes

Fee for Network Use
No

Student Web Pages Permitted
No

Student Web Pages Provided
No

Partnerships with Technology Companies
No

Online Class Registration Available
No

Personal computer included in tuition for each student
No

Require Undergraduates to Own Computers
No

Undergraduates that Own Computers
90%

Discounts Available with Hardware Vendors
Yes

Description
Apple, Hewlett Packard, Dell, Lenovo

Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Courses
No

Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Campus Radio / TV Stations
No

Campus Visits Contact

Contact
Lucy Hankinson
Assistant Director of Admission

Address
PO Box 72
Craftsbury Common, VT 05827

Phone
802-586-7711 x 124

Email
admission@sterlingcollege.edu

Experience College Life

Most Popular Places On Campus
Houston House Gardens
Sterling College Farm
Dunbar Dining Hall
Edible Forest Garden
Brown Library
student lounge, lean-tos, cross-country ski trails, nature trails, computer labs, common areas in residence halls, front porch, sugarhouse, draft horse barn, organic gardens, climbing wall

Most Popular Places Off Campus
Craftsbury Outdoor Center
Craftsbury Common
Hardwick, Vermont
Jay Peak Resort
Burlington, Vermont

Campus Tours

Campus Visiting Center
Every Day
8:00-4:00
802-586-7711 x 124

Campus Tours
Appointment Required: Yes
Dates: Year-round
Times: Varies
Average Length: 2 hours

On Campus Interview

Campus Interviews
Yes

Information Sessions
Available

Times
Throughout the year

Faculty and Coach Visits

Dates/Times Available
Academic Year

Arrangements
Contact Admissions Office

Advance Notice
2 weeks

Contact Email Address for Visit
admission@sterlingcollege.edu

Class Visits

Dates/Times Available
Academic Year

Arrangements
Contact Admissions Office

Overnight Dorm Stays

Overnight Dorm Stays
Available

Arrangements
Contact Admissions Office

Transportation

Types of Transportation Available to Campus
By Air: Regularly scheduled air service from many U.S. and Canadian cities arrives into Burlington International Airport, where you can rent a car. Pickup can sometimes be arranged with plenty of advanced notice. By Rail: Amtrak stops in Montpelier, Vermont where you can call us ahead for pickup or rent a car.

Driving Instructions to Campus
From the North, South, and East - take I-91 to Exit 21, go west on Route 2 until you take a right fork at west Danville on Route 15. Follow 15 to Hardwick, take Route 14 north 1 mile west of Hardwick. Go 7 miles on Route 14, turn right onto South Craftsbury Road and follow the signs to Craftsbury Common/Sterling College. From the West and Burlington - take I-89 south until you reach Route 100 at the Stowe-Waterbury exit. Make a left onto 100 north to Morrisville and take Route 15 east to Hardwick. Take 14 north for 7 miles, then turn right onto South Craftsbury Road and follow the signs to Craftsbury Common/Sterling College.

Local Accommodations
Bricabode Guest House Craftsbury Common (walking distance) 802-586-2532 Chandler House Craftsbury Common (walking distance) 415-652-7184 Three Bee’s Guest House 1000 King Farm Road Craftsbury Common (1 mile away) 802-586-2228 Threebees@myfairpoint.net Facebook: Three Bee’s Guest House Loonsong House 345 Mill Village Rd., 1 mile north of Sterling College and Craftsbury Common, 1 mile south of Craftsbury Sports Center. Maximum 6 people 802-586-2887; ar_fritz@yahoo.com $175 per night, plus 9% tax, 2 night minimum. $950 per week. Northeast Kingdom Family Getaway Craftsbury Common (1 mile away) Sleeps 8; $275-$325 per night http://www.flipkey.com/craftsbury-cabin-rentals/g57221/ Mill Village Road B&B Craftsbury–Mill Village (2 miles away) $95 for one; $125 for 2; includes full breakfast 802-586-6937 Email – nancy@nancymoranphoto.com Guest Cottage and Rooms Kathy Stark 2102 S. Albany Rd 802-586-8078 please call for pricing Craftsbury Outdoor Center Craftsbury Common (3 miles away) 802-586-2514 10% discount available for those visiting Sterling College Phoebe’s Cottage East Craftsbury (4 miles away) 802-586-2863