Sterling College

16 Sterling Drive, Craftsbury Common, VT

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Sterling College provides a variety of program options for students to guide them in their growth and development. The school is located in Craftsbury Common, Vermont and operated as a private institution. Sterling College, with only approximately 100 students enrolled, provides smaller class sizes and personalized education as part of its commitment to students.

Students can select from many areas of study, including:

  • Liberal Arts
  • Conservation Biology
  • Agroecology and Sustainable Agriculture
  • Outdoor Education

To be considered for admissions, applicants may be required to complete an application, provide letters of recommendations, and submit test scores or other school records, which are then evaluated by admissions officials. This school has an acceptance rate of around 89% of which only 45% decided to attend. More information from the admissions office can be found here.

The cost of tuition is around $30,000, but may change from year to year. Students are encouraged to use the school's price of attendance calculator to better estimate their cost of attendance. Housing is available on-campus for students. The annual cost of housing is approximately $4,100. Some students at this school may be eligible for financial aid, which is generally provided as scholarships, grants, and loans.

To see a full list of academic programs offered, enrollment information, financial aid details, and more, please visit the school's website at

Admission Requirements & Details

The admission details below may provide a better idea of the applicants Sterling College accepts. The details may include application requirements and recommendations, as well as any AP or college credits that may be transferred.

College Credits Accepted

  • Dual Credits
  • AP Course Credits

Student Enrollment

The total student enrollment at Sterling College is about 120. The student body is made up of 100% undergraduate students and 21% graduate students.

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The items listed below are for informational purposes only and may not represent current tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • The estimated tuition range is around $31,000-$37,000 per year
  • Part time students pay in the range of $980 to $1,200 per unit

Financial Aid Details

The financial aid table below details the types of financial aid, along with the percent of students receiving aid, and on average the amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid100%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships100%$23,980
Receiving Student Loans62%$8,281
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Academics & Student Services

Student Services

To help students and recent graduates, Sterling College may provide services like:

  • Career path counseling
  • Work study style employment

Graduation Rates

Sterling College has an overall graduation rate which is close to 33%.

Number of Year to GraduatePercent of Entering Class
Students Graduating in 4 Years27%
Graduating in 5 Years3%

Programs Offered

The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.

Get more information about the programs offered by Sterling College by clicking the request information to the right.

(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)

Agriculture Operations

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Liberal Arts and Sciences

    Recreation and Fitness Studies

    Data Disclaimer

    Information displayed on this page has been obtained from Institution, State, and Federal data sources, including the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) Survey 2010-2016. Information should be solely used for informational purposes only and may not be accurate for the current year. Contact Sterling College for official up-to-date information.

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    Admissions Office

    Financial Aid Office

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