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Castleton State College


Castleton Says...

Applicants are assessed according to their prior achievement in high-school classrooms and on standardized tests. Additionally, recommendations are strongly considered. Applicants will be admitted to Castleton based on their demonstrated capacity to excel in a post-secondary education atmosphere.

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Visiting And Contact Information

Office of Admissions

86 Seminary St.

Castleton, VT 05735

United States

Phone: 802-468-1213

Fax: 802-468-1476


Freshman Academic Profile
Admissions Selectivity Rating: 70
% Submitting Score:91%
     Critical Reading Middle 50%:430 - 550
     Math Middle 50%:440 - 560
     Writing Middle 50%:420 - 530
% Submitting Score:19%
     ACT Middle 50%:17 - 23
Average High School GPA:2.9
     % with GPA 3.75 of higher:8%
     % with GPA 3.50 - 3.74:7%
     % with GPA 3.25 - 3.49:12%
     % with GPA 3.0 - 3.24:21%
     % with GPA 2.5 - 2.99:32%
     % with GPA 2.0 - 2.49:20%
Students in Top Tenth of HS Class:5%
Students in Top Quarter of HS Class:21%
Students in Top Half of HS Class:61%
Students in Bottom Half of HS Class:39%
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Freshman Acceptance & Retention
Total applicants: 2,737
Total applicants who are accepted: 2,084
Total of accepted students who enroll: 487
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Application Process
Application Fee: $40.00
Application Fee Waiver Available: Yes
Online Application Fee Policy:Reduced
Notification Begins: 12/15
Transfer Students Accepted: Yes
TOEFL required for non-native English speakers: Yes
Admissons Deposit Deadline: 05/01
Housing Deposit Amount: $200.00
Housing Deposit Refundable: No
Admission for Non-Fall Terms: Yes
Deferred Admission: Yes
Maximum Period of Postponement: 1 year
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Freshman Admissions Factors
Academic CriteriaImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record:Very important
Class Rank:Very important
Academic GPA:Very important
Standardized Test Scores:Important
Application Essay:Very important
Recommendation(s):Very important
Non-Academic CriteriaImportance
Extracurricular Activities:Considered
Talent / Ability:Not Considered
Character / Personal Qualities:Very important
First Generation:Not Considered
Alumni/ AE Relation:Not Considered
Geographical Residence:Not Considered
State Residency:Not Considered
Religious Affiliation / Commitment:Not Considered
Racial / Ethnic Status:Not Considered
Volunteer Work:Considered
Work Experience:Not Considered
Level of applicant's interest:Considered
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Freshman Academic Requirements
High School Completion:High school diploma required GED is accepted
Academic Units Required:
     Total Academic Units:18
     Lab Science:2
     Foreign Language:0
     Social Studies:3
     Academic Electives:0
     Computer Science:0
     Visual / Performing Arts:0
Academic Units Recommended:
     Total Academic Units:2
     Lab Science:0
     Foreign Language:2
     Social Studies:0
     Academic Electives:0
     Computer Science:0
     Visual / Performing Arts:0
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Key Statistics


  • Admissions Selectivity Rating:
  • SAT:
  •      Reading Middle 50%:
    430 - 550
  •      Math Middle 50%:
    440 - 560
  •      Writing Middle 50%:
    420 - 530
  • ACT:
  •      ACT Middle 50%:
    17 - 23
  • Average HS GPA:
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