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Castleton University

Castleton University is a Public, 4 Years+ school located in Castleton, VT. The 2019 average net price at Castleton University is $16,554. Acceptance rate is 85.47%. The school has a total enrollment of 2,196.
Mission StatementCastleton, the 18th oldest institution of higher education in the United States, emphasizes...
Castleton, the 18th oldest institution of higher education in the United States, emphasizes undergraduate liberal arts and professional education while also offering selected graduate programs. The University is dedicated to the intellectual and personal growth of students through excellence in teaching, close student-faculty interaction, numerous opportunities for outside-the-classroom learning, and an active and supportive campus community. Castleton strives to learn, use, and teach sustainable practices. The University prepares its graduates for meaningful careers; further academic pursuits; and engaged, environmentally responsible citizenship. As a member of the Vermont State Colleges, Castleton is committed to supporting and improving the region's communities, schools, organizations, businesses, and environment.

Logo of Castleton University
Location: Castleton, VT
Student Body: 2,196
Education Type: 4 Years+
Funding: Public
Campus Type: Rural
Web Site: www.castleton.edu
Acceptance Rate: 85.47%

Admission Details

Key Admissions DetailsAdmissions Deadlines, Start Dates
  • Acceptance Rate: 85.47%
  • Application Deadline: n/a
  • International Students: 4%
  • Application Fee: $40
Tuition and FeesYearly Tuition and Other Fees
In State Tuition: $11,184
Out of State/International Tuition: $27,192
Grad Tuition: $11,250
Room and Board: $10,598
Books and Supplies: $1,000
Other Fees: $1,130
Net Price In-District/State: $16,554
Net Price Out-of-State: n/a
Student Body DataIncoming Class Data
  • Most Recent Incoming Class: 424
  • Men / Women Ratio: 232 / 192
  • Median SAT Verbal Range: 470 - 560
  • Median SAT Math Range: 450 - 550
  • Median ACT Range: 18 - 23
International Student DataInformation for International Students
  • Minimum TOEFL Score: n/a
  • Minimum IETLS Score: n/a
  • % of International Students: 4%
  • International Testing: Required
  • Total International Students: 15
Required DocumentsTranscripts and Recommendations
  • High School Transcript: Required
  • Recommendations: Required
  • Admissions Tests Scores: Required
  • Portfolio: Not Considered

Top 5 Popular Programs

  • Health Professions: 25%
  • Business, Management, Marketing: 15%
  • Parks, Leisure Studues: 14%
  • Psychology: 6%
  • Social Sciences: 6%

Academic Programs

Castleton University offers 76 Total Programs in Associate's, Bachelor's, Master's, Certificate Degree Levels. The most popular area of study for students are degrees in Health Professions. Choose an area to explore below to see detailed degree programs at each degree level.
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Associate's Degree ProgramsCastleton University offers 6 Associate's Degree Programs
Business, Management, Marketing
Health Professions
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Physical Sciences
Protective Services
Bachelor's Degree ProgramsCastleton University offers 59 Bachelor's Degree Programs
Biological, Biomedical Science
Business, Management, Marketing
Computer Science
English Literature
Ethnic, Gender Studies
Foreign Language, Literature
Health Professions
Interdisciplinary Studies
Mathematics and Statistics
Natural Resources, Conservation
Parks, Leisure Studues
Philosophy, Religiouis Studies
Physical Sciences
Protective Services
Public Admin, Social Services
Social Sciences
Visual and Performing Arts
Master's Degree ProgramsCastleton University offers 10 Master's Degree Programs
Business, Management, Marketing
Parks, Leisure Studues
Visual and Performing Arts
  • Arts, Entertainment,And Media Management, General Degree
  • Drama and Dramatics, Theatre Arts, General Degree
Certificate ProgramsCastleton University offers 1 Certificate Programs

Demographics & Outcomes

Graduation and RetentionGraduation and retention information
  • Graduation Rate Within 150% of Time: 54%
  • Graduation Rate Within 200% of Time: 51%
  • 1st Year Retention: 70%
  • Post Graduation Salary: $38,000
Student Body DemographicsDiversity and Age Data
  • Total Students: 2,196
  • White, non-Hispanic Students: 83%
  • Unknown: 6%
  • Hispanic Students: 3%
  • Non-resident, alien: 3%
  • Black Students: 2%
  • Two or more races: 2%
  • Asian Students: 1%
  • American Indian, Alaska Native Students: <1%
  • Native Hawaiian, Pacific Isl. Students: <1%

Transfer Agreements

To Program2 Agreements with 2 Colleges
SUNY College of Agriculture and Technology at Cobleskill
General Agreement
Community College of Vermont
To College2 Programs
Community College of Vermont
General Agreement
SUNY College of Agriculture and Technology at Cobleskill
Social Sciences