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Castleton State College

62 Alumni Dr, Castleton, VT

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Castleton State College, a public institution, offers a variety of program options, allowing students to choose which major is right for them. Located in Castleton, VT, the campus resides in a rural setting for students to study in. Castleton State College has a yearly student enrollment of about 2,200.

Students may pick from a few areas of study, including:

  • Health And Clinical Professions
  • Business And Marketing Studies
  • Education
  • Recreation And Fitness Studies
  • Communications And Journalism
  • Public Administration And Social Services

Students applying for admission are most often asked to submit an application, school records, test scores and any requested personal statements, which will then be reviewed by admissions officials. An ACT or SAT exam may be required prior to applying, with scores between 1290 to 1580 on the SAT and in a range of 18 to 22 for the ACT exam is common among students accepted to this school. Approximately 90 percent of all students that applied were admitted at Castleton State College, with 28 percent of those accepted choosing to enroll. More information on admissions can be found here.

The cost of tuition varies for in-state and out-of-state residents. In-state residents pay close to $10,000 and nonresidents pay $23,000 per year. On-campus housing is available for students, and generally costs around $5,500 per year. Students at this school may qualify for aid which is typically grants and loans.

The Castleton State College "Spartans" have a number of intercollegiate athletic programs through participation in the NCAA. Athletic programs available include:

  • Baseball (NCAA Division III)
  • Basketball (NCAA Division III)
  • Field Hockey (NCAA Division III)

Students who wish to view more about Castleton State College can visit their website at http://www.castleton.edu.

Admission Requirements & Details

The admission details below may give you an idea of the students Castleton State College accepts. The details may include application requirements and recommendations, as well as any AP college credits that may be transferred.

College Credits Accepted

  • Dual Credits
  • Life Experience Credits
  • AP Course Credits

Student Enrollment

The total student enrollment at Castleton State College is about 2,200. The student body is made up of 87% undergraduate students and 20% graduate students.

$15,800

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $15,800. In order to calculate a more accurate and detailed cost of attendance check out their cost calculator here. There is also a $48 application fee for those applying to a program. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • Tuition estimates per year:
    • In-State Tuition: $10,000-$12,000
    • Nonresident Student Tuition: $26,000-$30,790
  • Charges per unit:
    • In-State: $470-$560 per unit
    • Out-of-State: $1,100-$1,300 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 Aid90%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships73%$6,620
Receiving Student Loans79%$8,857
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Academics & Student Services

Student Services

To support students and graduates, Castleton State College may offer services to students including:

  • Remedial instructional courses
  • Career path counseling
  • Student employment

Graduation Rates

Castleton State College has an overall graduation rate which is approximately 51%.

Number of Year to GraduatePercent of Entering Class
Students Graduating in 4 Years33%
Graduating in 5 Years14%
Graduating in 6 Years2%

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

  • Associate's Degree in Nursing (ADN) Program
    • * Accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (since 1977)
  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (BSN) Program
    • * Accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (since 2014)
  • Nursing (MSN, DSN) Program
    • * Accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (since 2014)

Intercollegiate Athletics

Castleton State College is a Member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), with many of the sports belonging to the NCAA Division III (with football) classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:

  • Baseball (North Atlantic Conference)
  • Basketball (North Atlantic Conference)
  • Field Hockey
  • Football (366)
  • Golf
  • Ice Hockey
  • Lacrosse
  • Skiing
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Tennis
  • Track and Field, X-Country
  • Volleyball
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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 Castleton State 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,...)

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Business and Marketing Studies

Communications and Journalism

Education

English Language and Literature

Ethnic Cultural and Gender Studies

Foreign Languages and Literature

Health and Clinical Professions

History

Interdisciplinary Studies

    Liberal Arts and Sciences

    Mathematics and Statistics

    Natural Resources and Conservation

    Philosophy and Religious Studies

    Physical Sciences

    Psychology

    Public Administration and Social Services

    Recreation and Fitness Studies

    Security and Protective Services

    Social Sciences

    Visual and Performing Arts

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    ACCEPTANCE RATE
    96.77%

    FINANCIAL AID RATE
    90%

    STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
    12:1

    FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
    $6,773