85%

Acceptance Rate

$8,214

Avg.Financial Aid

003683

FAFSA Code

About Castleton University

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Public

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

2,196

Website

www.castleton.edu

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

CIHE

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Not applicable

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

Castleton University, which is located in Castleton, Vermont is a public university. Interestingly, Castleton University has an ethnically diverse student population. At CU around 80% are white, 6% belong to an unknown race or ethnicity, and 4% are Black or African American. And, at the university, around 90% of the students are 24 and under. When it comes to gender distribution at the varsity, around 54% of the students are females and 46% are males. Scott La Rock, William Carris, Barbara Crampton, and Chad Bentz are some of the well-known alumni of the school. Several other achievers owe their success to this university. The school believes in the all-round growth of the students and therefore, encourages students to take part in several sporting activities, conducted inside the campus. A total of 178 programs, including both residential and online, are currently offered by CU. The university also has a long list of accreditations. It has been accredited by New England Commission of Higher Education.

Location & Contact

Address

62 Alumni Dr

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 8024685611
Fax: 8024685237
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Rankings

As long as US universities are concerned, the rankings which are provided by Forbes and US News are trusted everywhere. It is said that the more information that a prospective student has about a university, the better it is. The ranking of a university helps a student overcome the confusion of which university/college is right for them and also other prospects. Before taking admission, a student can assess the university chosen by them on various grounds like research excellence, the performance of its students after graduation, and their experience, among others. Notably, for the rankings, the two publications, US News and Forbes, are trusted everywhere. However, it should be noted that Castleton University does not feature in the list of top colleges, according to the latest ranking of these two publications.

Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

Rolling Admissions

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

85%

SAT Range

920 - 1110

ACT Range

18 - 23

Application Fee

$40

SAT/ACT

Required

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

Yes

The students can make the most out of the admission process as the admission at the university is fairly easy. The varsity has 4 admission thresholds. Candidates are required to fill the form and submit a fee of $40, as part of the admission process at CU. As per the past trends, the SAT score of a student must lie in the range of 920-1118 to improve her chances. The average ACT score at Castleton University is 20. However, those getting an ACT score less than 18 might also be offered admission. The application process can be completed online. However, if needed, one can also visit the office at 62 Alumni Dr, Castleton, Vermont 05735, or call (802) 468-5611.

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$16,554

Average Annual Cost

$11,184

Books And Supplies

$1,000

Other Fees

$1,130

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$10,598

Budget For Other Expenses

$1,404

Total One Year Cost

$25,316

Tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure are the next two things that a student should keep in mind before applying to CU. The total one-year cost on a full-time basis would be somewhere around $34,527. For students seeking financial assistance, the university offers a number of options.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Master's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

18:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

69%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

N/A

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

$4

Faculty Overview

49%

Male Professors

51%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Business/Commerce, General

74 Graduates

Health and Physical Education/Fitne...

59 Graduates

Registered Nursing, Administration,...

33 Graduates

Health/Medical Preparatory Programs

32 Graduates

Social Work

31 Graduates

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Ot...

20 Graduates

Communication and Media Studies

19 Graduates

Psychology, General

16 Graduates

Criminal Justice and Corrections

15 Graduates

Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervent...

11 Graduates

Biology, General

11 Graduates

Sociology

9 Graduates

Literature

8 Graduates

Social Sciences, General

8 Graduates

History

7 Graduates

Management Information Systems and...

7 Graduates

Mathematics

7 Graduates

Ecology, Evolution, Systematics, an...

6 Graduates

Fine and Studio Arts

6 Graduates

Natural Resources Conservation and...

6 Graduates

Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft

5 Graduates

Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

5 Graduates

Political Science and Government

5 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

3 Graduates

Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosc...

2 Graduates

Romance Languages, Literatures, and...

2 Graduates

Philosophy

1 Graduates

Statistics

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

1,892

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

33%

Full-time

88%

Part-time

12%

Students Gender

Male

47%

US National: 44%

Female

53%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

80% White

7% Unknown

3% Black

3% Hispanic

3% Two or more races

3% Non Resident alien

1% Asian

0% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

42%

Out Of State

54%

In State

4%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$61,393 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and N/A of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

N/A

Undergrads in College Housing

55%

Averege Housing Cost

$6,312/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $4,286/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$4,286/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Spartan

School Colors

dark green and white

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Eastern Collegiate Football Conference

Total Male Athletes

354

Total Female Athletes

228

Intramural Sports

14

Sports Club

4

Sports Team (Men)

Baseball

Basketball

Cross Country

Football

Golf

Ice Hockey

Lacrosse

Skiing-Snowboarding

Soccer

Tennis

Track and Field

Wrestling

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Cross Country

Field Hockey

Ice Hockey

Lacrosse

Rugby

Skiing-Snowboarding

Soccer

Softball

Tennis

Track and Field

Volleyball

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

Yes

On-campus housing facilities are offered to the students who wish to remain nearby. At CU, $11,020 is the normal expense for on-campus housing, which a student will be needed to pay, each year. Castleton University has several dining and meal plan options for its students and the average meal plan at CU costs around $4,286 per year. To ensure the safety and security of students, the university has a number of campus safety and security measures in place. Some of these features include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones, 24-hr escort safety rides and mobile campus emergency alert. There are around 46% male and 54% female students enrolled at the university.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$32,000/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$37,900/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0$100,000

$21,000

$26,900

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$218 - 279

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

87%

Average Aid Per Year

$8,214

Students Receiving Federal Grants

40%

Average Aid Per Year

$5,342

Students Receiving State Aid

35%

Average Aid Per Year

$1,778

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

80%

Average Aid Per Year

$5,508

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$11,398

$30K - $48K

$10,072

$48K - $75K

$7,486

$75K - $110K

$3,782

> $110K

$2,736

In case the students at Castleton University face any financial issues concerning the fees and cost of living, and find the same to be high, they can seek help from the financial aid department of the varsity. It focuses on settling the issues that students face, and candidates can be assisted with scholarships, grants, and student loans. The average federal grant that comes from the university is around $5,123, whereas the financial aid is $7,897. The students at the university are provided with state aid and institutional aid. The state aid stands at $1,677, while the institutional aid is $7,897.

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