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Champlain College
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  • 4 Year
  • BURLINGTON, VT

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Report Card

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

About

163 S WILLARD ST
BURLINGTON, VT 05401
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From Champlain College

Come join our inclusive, collaborative, and close-knit community. Our innovative Upside-Down Curriculum puts you in major-specific classes on day one, which gives you the education you want and prepares you for serious internships far earlier than students at other colleges. Each Champlain degree shares one goal: to get you ready to be a leader in your chosen field. In this highly competitive world, nothing less will do. Our multidimensional approach to education equips you with the professional and practical skills you need to reach your full potential. And when you're ready for a break, scenic Burlington, Vermont—the #1 Best College Town in the country—is a perfect place to learn, work, and play. In addition to our home in Vermont, we have campuses in Montreal, Canada, and Dublin, Ireland, plus a mission and curriculum that encourage international study. More than 50% of our students study abroad, and many also intern while they’re there!

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Champlain College Rankings

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

Admissions

Application Deadline
January 15
Acceptance Rate
85%
SAT Range
1110-1320
ACT Range
24-29
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Neither required nor recommended
High School GPA
Required
Accepts Common App
Yes

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Cost

Net Price
$35,870 / 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
$24,844 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
100%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade C+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
13:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
93%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 42 responses
78%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 55 responses
65%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 55 responses

Majors

Computer Networking & Cybersecurity

Champlain College was named the Best Cybersecurity Higher Education Program in the 2021 SC Magazine Excellence Awards and is designated as a Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education by the National Security Agency. Our Upside-Down Curriculum allows students to dive into the field right away, preparing them exceptionally well to work on the front lines of national cybersecurity.

Online

Online Programs Offered
25
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
15
Online Associates Programs
4
Online Bachelor's Programs
6
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    0%
  • On Campus
    54%
  • Online
    46%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
2,325 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
1,187
Undergrads Over 25
17%
Pell Grant
25%
Varsity Athletes
0%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 37 responses
  • Gamers, snowboarders, artists, and nerds
    65%
  • Gamers, athletes, artists, and hippies
    11%
  • Strange
    11%
  • Creative
    8%
  • Nerdy
    3%
  • passionate
    3%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
95%
Poll
85%
of students say they don't have Greek life. 52 responses
Poll
79%
of students say no one pays attention to varsity sports. 66 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 39 responses
  • Successfull
    28%
  • Innovative
    23%
  • One of the better schools in Vermont.
    21%
  • Accessible
    10%
  • gamer central
    8%
  • Fast-paced
    3%
  • Strict
    3%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$45,400 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
66%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
93%
National
83%
88%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 33 responses

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Rating 3.69 out of 5  779 reviews
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