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Vermont State University Castleton
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  • 4 Year
  • CASTLETON, VT

Report Card

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

About

62 ALUMNI DR
CASTLETON, VT 05735
Athletic Division
NCAA Division III (with football)
Athletic Conference
Eastern Collegiate Football Conference
From Vermont State University Castleton

Located in southwestern Vermont, our Castleton location offers a 165-acre campus with an athletic center, open-air pavilion, and a stadium for events. Home to the NCAA Division 3 Castleton Spartans. Popular programs include Nursing, Business, Education, the sciences, and much more. The campus is close to Lake Bomoseen and is an easy drive to Killington and Okemo ski resorts.

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Vermont State University Castleton 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
Rolling Admissions
Acceptance Rate
87%
SAT Range
940-1140
ACT Range
16-22
Application Fee
$40
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Accepts Common App
Yes

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Cost

Net Price
$17,970 / 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
$13,124 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
98%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B minus
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
12:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
78%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 32 responses
63%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 38 responses
63%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 38 responses

Majors

Online

Programs Offered Entirely Online
0
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    22%
  • On Campus
    77%
  • Online
    1%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,461 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
267
Undergrads Over 25
11%
Pell Grant
40%
Varsity Athletes
43%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 30 responses
  • Friendly
    60%
  • Vermonter
    30%
  • Athletic
    7%
  • Hick
    3%

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Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Poll
64%
of students say they don't have Greek life. 44 responses
Poll
72%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 50 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 32 responses
  • Small school with a big heart.
    91%
  • Hidden Gem
    9%

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%
80%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 25 responses

Vermont State University Castleton Reviews

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