Castleton University

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General Information

Admission Office

Seminary Street

Castleton, VT 05735

(802) 468-1213

(800) 639-8521

Fax: (802) 468-1476

Contact: Maurice Ouimet

Director of Admissions
Main Address

62 Alumni Drive

Castleton, VT 05735

(802) 468-5611

Total undergrads: 1,953

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 463

Degree-seeking undergrads: 1,891

Graduate enrollment: 136


Rural setting

Small town (2,500 – 9,999)

Residential campus

Degrees offered:

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $35

Online application fee: $35
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 68%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 71%

College Majors

Arts, Visual & Performing

Art – General B
Arts – General B
Drama/Theater Arts B
Music – General B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting B
Business – General A,B
Business Administration/Management B
Management Science B
Marketing Management B

Communications & Journalism

Digital Communications/Multimedia B
Journalism B
Mass Communications/Media Studies B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer/Information Sciences – General B


Art Teacher Education B
Biology Teacher Education B
Chemistry Teacher Education B
Drama/Dance Teacher Education B
Elementary Education B
English Teacher Education B
Foreign Language Teacher Education B
History Teacher Education B
Junior High Education B
Mathematics Education B
Music Teacher Education B
Physical Education B
Physics Teacher Education B
Science Teacher Education B
Secondary Education B
Social Science Teacher Education B
Social Studies Teacher Education B
Spanish Language Teacher Education B

English Language & Literature

American Literature B
English Language & Literature – General B

Foreign Language & Literature

Spanish B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Athletic Training/Sports Medicine B
Nursing (RN) A


History – General B


Mathematics – General B
Statistics B

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

Biological/Physical Sciences B
Mathematics/Computer Science B
Natural Sciences B

Natural Resources & Conservation

Environmental Science B

Parks, Recreation & Fitness

Exercise Sciences B
Health/Physical Fitness B
Sport/Fitness Administration B

Philosophy & Religion

Philosophy B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry A
Geology B


Psychology – General B

Public Administration & Services

Social Work B

Security & Protective Services

Criminal Justice Studies A,B

Social Sciences

Criminology B
Social Sciences – General B
Sociology B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Castleton University Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (802) 468-5611
Type of School: 4-year, Public
Apply Online:
Address: 62 Alumni Dr, Castleton, VT 05735
Setting: Town: Distant
Campus Housing: Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population: 2,399
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): 51%
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 16 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 2,125 (89% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Associates, Bachelor's, Master's

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $12,470
Out-of-state Tuition: $29,150
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 99%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $10,439

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

Castleton University Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Castleton University.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies 2
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 4
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 161
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 16
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 1
Education 45
English Language and Literature/Letters 4
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 1
Health Professions and Related Programs 13
History 1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 11
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 1
Mathematics and Statistics 2
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 1
Natural Resources and Conservation 2
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 31
Philosophy and Religious Studies 1
Physical Sciences 12
Psychology 141
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 1
Social Sciences 4
Visual and Performing Arts 62
Grand total 165910

* Based on programs that produced 2019-2020 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Castleton University and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $12,470
Out-of-state $29,150
Books and supplies $1,000

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $11,862
Out-of-state $11,862

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2018-2019

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 419 99%
Grant or scholarship aid 399 94% $10,439
Student loan aid 328 78% $9,458

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 1,519 80% $9,529
Federal student loans 1,298 69% $6,483

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Castleton University. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Castleton University students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2020

Total Male Female
Number of applicants 2,171 1,112 1,059
Percent admitted 100% 81% 86%
Percent admitted who enrolled 18% 19% 18%

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Castleton University Enrollment, Fall 2020

Total Enrollment 2,399
Undergraduate enrollment 1,988
Graduate enrollment 411

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Castleton University Accreditation

This institution is accredited by New England Commission of Higher Education

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
    • Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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