Overview

Applicants
2,397
Acceptance Rate
78%
Average HS GPA
3.00

GPA Breakdown

11%
Over 3.75
10%
3.50 - 3.74
10%
3.25 - 3.49
16%
3.00 - 3.24
33%
2.50 - 2.99
18%
2.00 - 2.49
2%
1.00 - 1.99

Test Scores

SAT Reading
25th-75th percentile (enrolled students)
420 - 530
SAT Math
25th-75th percentile (enrolled students)
430 - 540
SAT Writing
25th-75th percentile (enrolled students)
420 - 520
ACT Composite
25th-75th percentile (enrolled students)
18 - 22

Other Admission Factors

Academic

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

Character / Personal Qualities

Selectivity Rating

Faculty and Class Information

Student/Faculty
10:1
Total Faculty
228
with Terminal Degree
128

117
Men
111
Women
7
Minority

Most frequent class size
10 - 19
Most frequent lab / sub section size
10 - 19

Graduation Rates

Graduate in 4 years
37%
Graduate in 5 years
49%
Graduate in 6 years
50%

Majors

  • Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services

  • Accounting
  • Business/Commerce, General
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General

  • Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs

  • Journalism
  • Mass Communication/Media Studies

  • Education

  • Education, General
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
  • Secondary Education and Teaching
  • Special Education and Teaching, General

  • English Language and Literature/Letters

  • English Language and Literature, General

  • Foreign languages, literatures, and Linguistics

  • Spanish Language and Literature

  • Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences

  • Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

  • History

  • History, General

  • Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities

  • General Studies

  • Mathematics and Statistics

  • Mathematics, General

  • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
  • Natural Sciences

  • Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies

  • Health and Physical Education, General
  • Kinesiology and Exercise Science
  • Sport and Fitness Administration/Management

  • Philosophy and Religious Studies

  • Philosophy

  • Physical Sciences

  • Chemistry, General
  • Geology/Earth Science, General

  • Psychology

  • Psychology, General
  • Psychology, Other

  • Public Administration and Social Service Professions

  • Social Work

  • Security and Protective Services

  • Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration

  • Social Sciences

  • Social Sciences, General
  • Sociology

  • Visual and Performing Arts

  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Visual and Performing Arts, General


Degrees

Associate
Bachelor's
Master's
Post-Master's certificate

Career Services

On-Campus Job Interviews Available
No

Career Services

Alumni Network
Interest Inventory
Internships
Opportunities at School

Internship

Prominent Alumni


Kristina Sabasteanski
Olympic athlete

Bob Rotella
sports psychologist

Richard Richardson
educational policy-maker

Don Wells
TV producer

Henriette Mantel
actress/comedian/film director

John Casella
national expert on recycling

Career overview


Graduation Rates

Graduate in 4 years
37%
Graduate in 5 years
49%
Graduate in 6 years
50%

Career Services

On-Campus Job Interviews Available
No

Career Services

Alumni Network
Interest Inventory
Internships
Opportunities at School

Internship

ROI & Outcomes

Dates

Application Deadlines
Notification Date
Feb 15

Required Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Statistics


Financial aid provided to international students
No

Expenses per Academic Year

Tuition (In-State)
$9,768
Tuition (Out-of-State)
$24,432
Required Fees
$1,004
Average Cost for Books and Supplies
$1,000

Tuition / Fees Vary by Year of Study
No
Board for Commuters
$3,000
Transportation for Commuters
$1,620

Available Aid

Financial Aid Methodology
Federal

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)
Federal Nursing Loans
Federal Perkins Loans

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

Direct Lender
Yes

Overall


Student Body Profile

Total Undergraduate Enrollment
1,985
Out of State
30%

International
2%
Foreign Countries Represented
16

Demographics

1.77%
African-American
2.36%
Hispanic
87.63%
Caucasian
5.35%
Unknown
2.04%
International

52% female
48% male
30% are out of state
87% are full time
13% are part time

Overview


Campus Life

Undergrads living on campus
55%
Help finding off-campus housing
No

First-Year Students living on campus
84%

Campus Environment
Rural

Housing Options

Dorms Coed
Theme Housing
Wellness Housing

Special Needs Admissions


College Entrance Tests Required
No

Interview Required
No

Special Need Services Offered


Student Activities

Registered Student Organizations
40
Number of Honor Societies
7

Number of Social Sororities
0
Number of Religious Organizations
1

Sports

Athletic Division
Division III

Men's Sports (Spartans)
10 Sports

Baseball
Basketball
Cross Country
Football
Golf
Ice Hockey
Lacrosse
Skiing Downhill Alpine
Soccer
Tennis
Women's Sports (Spartans)
10 Sports

Basketball
Cross Country
Field Hockey
Ice Hockey
Lacrosse
Skiing Downhill Alpine
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Volleyball

Student Services

Health
Army ROTC Offered on-campus, at cooperating institutions: University of Vermont

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
25

Number of Computer Labs / Classrooms
12

Average Number of PC's per Lab
17

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
Yes

Personal computer included in tuition for each student
No

Require Undergraduates to Own Computers
No

Discounts Available with Hardware Vendors
No

Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Courses
No

Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Campus Radio / TV Stations
Yes

Campus Visits Contact

Contact
Maurice Ouimet
Dean of Enrollment

Address
Wright House
Seminary Street
Castleton, VT 05735

Phone
802-468-1213

Email
info@castleton.edu

Experience College Life

Most Popular Places On Campus
Fireside Cafe
Coffee Cottage
Fitness center
Library

Most Popular Places Off Campus
Killington Ski Area
Okemo Ski Area
Lake Bomoseen
Rutland for shopping

Campus Tours

Campus Tours
Appointment Required: Yes
Dates: Year-round
Times: Varies
Average Length: 1 hour

On Campus Interview

Campus Interviews
Yes

Information Sessions
Available

Times
see web

Faculty and Coach Visits

Dates/Times Available
Year-round

Arrangements
Contact Admissions Office

Advance Notice
1 week

Contact Email Address for Visit
info@castleton.edu

Class Visits

Dates/Times Available
Academic Year

Arrangements
Contact Admissions Office

Overnight Dorm Stays

Overnight Dorm Stays
Not Available

Transportation

Types of Transportation Available to Campus
Airport in Rutland. Amtrak train stop in Castleton.

Driving Instructions to Campus
Castleton is easily accessible by air, train, or by car, just 12 miles west of Rutland. Amtrak trains run to Rutland with a stop in the village of Castleton. Air services are located in Rutland, Burlington, or Albany, NY airports. Points East: Take I-93 North to I-89 North. Take exit 1, Rt. 4 West to Rutland. Follow Rt. 4 (approximately 55 miles on secondary road) to exit 5, Castleton. Follow signs to campus. Points West: Take NY State Thruway -- I-87 to the Northway. Follow to exit 20, Rt. 149. Follow Rt. 149 East to Rt. 4 North, to Rt. 4 East. Follow Rt. 4 East until exit 4, Castleton. Take Rt. 30 South, then turn left on Rt. 4A East to campus. Points South: Take I-91 North to exit 6 (Rt. 103). Follow Rt. 103 North to Rt. 7 North. Take Rt. 4 West to exit 5, Castleton. Follow signs to campus. Points North: From the Burlington area -- take Rt. 7 South to Rt. 30 South to Castleton Corners. Turn left onto RT. 4A East. Follow signs to campus. From the St. Johnsbury area -- take I-91 South to I-89 North to exit 1, Rt. 4 West. Follow approximately 55 miles to exit 5, Castleton. Follow signs to campus.

Local Accommodations
Best Western, Route 4, Rutland, (802) 773-3200 Comfort Inn, Allen Street, Rutland, (802) 775-2200, 17 miles from campus Hampton Inn - Rutland/Killington, 47 Farrell Road, Rutland, VT, 802-773-9066; 802-773-9077, 12 miles from campus Holiday Inn, Route 7, Rutland, (802) 775-1911, 12 miles from campus
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Key Stats

2,397
Applicants
1,985
Size
78%
Acceptance Rate

Rankings & Lists