Castleton University

62 Alumni Dr, Castleton, Vermont 05735


  • College Type: 4-year, Public
  • Acceptance Rate: 88%
  • Total Student Population: 2,369
  • Student-Faculty Ratio: 14 to 1
  • Graduation Rate: 55%
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Castleton University is a public university located in Castleton, Vermont. Founded in 1787, it was established as a grammar school and became Castleton University in 2015.

The university offers over 75 undergraduate and graduate programs in a variety of fields, including liberal arts, education, business, science, and the arts.

Castleton University’s academics are divided into four schools: the College of Arts and Sciences, the College of Business, the College of Education and Health Sciences, and the College of Fine Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences.

Castleton University also offers online degree programs for students who need more flexibility in their study schedules.

The university has a student-faculty ratio of 16:1, which allows for personalized attention and support from the faculty who are professional and experienced.

Castleton University is committed to providing its students with opportunities for experiential, real life learning. The university offers internships, research opportunities, and study abroad programs that allow students to gain real-world experience in their fields of study.

Castleton University has a vibrant campus life. The university has over 80 student clubs and organizations, including academic clubs, cultural clubs, and sports clubs. The university also has a strong athletic program, with 28 NCAA Division III teams in sports such as soccer, basketball, and lacrosse.

Castleton University campus location in Castleton offers a picturesque rural setting, with stunning views of the Green Mountains. The university has a range of on-campus housing options for students, including traditional residence halls and apartment-style living. The campus also has a variety of dining options, including a dining hall, a café, and a pub.

The university offers a range of financial aid options, including scholarships, grants, and loans. The university also has a tuition guarantee program, which guarantees that students will pay the same tuition rate for four years.

Castleton University is a great choice of study for individuals looking for an institution offering a high-quality education in a supportive and challenging learning environment.

Student Enrollment

Total enrollment:2,369
Undergraduate enrollment:1,744
Percent of Undergraduate enrollment
   by gender
   by race/ethnicity
      American Indian or Alaskan Native:0.4%
      Black or African American:5.1%
      Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander:0.1%
      Two or more races:2.1%
      Race/ethnicity unknown:3.4%
      Non-resident alien:4.0%

Degrees Offered

  • Less than one year certificate
  • Associate’s degree
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Master’s degree
  • Post-master’s certificate

Majors Offered

  • Accounting
  • Archaeology, Geography & Applied Anthropology
  • Art
  • Athletic Training (Health Science/Pre-AT+MAT)
  • Biology
  • Computer Information Systems
  • Criminal Justice
  • Early Childhood and Special Education
  • Ecological Studies
  • Education
  • English/Literature
  • Environmental Science
  • Environmental Studies
  • Exercise & Sports Science
  • Global Studies
  • Graphic Design
  • Health Promotion
  • Health Science
  • History
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Mathematics
  • Media and Communication
  • Music
  • Music Education
  • Nursing
  • Physical Education
  • Political Science
  • Psychology
  • Resort & Hospitality Management
  • Social Studies
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Sport Management
  • Statistics
  • Theater Arts
  • Wildlife and Forest Conservation


 Academic year prices for full-time, first-time undergraduate students2021-222020-212019-20
    Tuition & fees
      In-state$13,078 $13,044 $12,470 
      Out-of-state$30,046 $30,012 $29,150 
    Books and supplies$1,000 $1,000 $1,000 
      Room and board$12,042 $11,694 $11,020 
      Other expenses$1,404 $1,404 $1,404 
      Room and board$10,890 $10,890 $10,670 
      Other expenses$2,340 $2,340 $2,340 
    Off-campus with family
      Other expenses$2,340 $2,340 $5,520

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