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grade B minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade C+
  2. Value
    grade B+
  3. Diversity
    grade A
  4. Campus
    grade C
  5. Athletics
    grade B minus
  6. Party Scene
    grade B
  7. Professors
    grade B minus
  8. Location
    grade B minus
  9. Dorms
    grade B minus
  10. Campus Food
    grade C
  11. Student Life
    grade B minus
  12. Safety
    grade B+

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Castleton is a public university located in Castleton, Vermont. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 1,694 undergraduate students. The Castleton acceptance rate is 84%. Popular majors include Nursing, Accounting, and Psychology. Graduating 55% of students, Castleton alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $32,000.

About

62 Alumni Dr
Castleton, VT 05735
Athletic Division
NCAA Division III (with football)
Athletic Conference
Eastern Collegiate Football Conference

Castleton University Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Castleton Admissions

Acceptance Rate
84%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
920-1120
ACT Range
18-22
Application Fee
$40
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
No data available  

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Cost

Net Price
$17,641 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$10,439 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
99%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B minus
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
16:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
77%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 30 responses
59%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 34 responses
62%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 34 responses

Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
0
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • All
    1%
  • None
    91%
  • Some
    7%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,694 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
294
Undergrads Over 25
6%
Pell Grant
39%
Varsity Athletes
36%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 26 responses
  • Friendly
    58%
  • Vermonter
    31%
  • Athletic
    8%
  • Hick
    4%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Poll
60%
of students say they don't have Greek life. 40 responses
Poll
74%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 46 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 28 responses
  • Small school with a big heart.
    89%
  • Hidden Gem
    11%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$37,900 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
55%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
95%
National
83%
79%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 24 responses

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