Castleton University Overview
Castleton University is a public institution located in Castleton, Vermont. The surrounding location of Castleton is ideal for students who enjoy the charms of a college town.
What Is Castleton University Known For?
- Although it may not be available for every major, the master's degree is the highest award a student can attain at Castleton.
- For the 2017-2018 academic year, 100% of the faculty were full-time.
Castleton University Rankings
Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.
Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Castleton.
Where Is Castleton University?
Contact details for Castleton are given below.
|Address:||62 Alumni Dr, Castleton, VT 05735|
How Do I Get Into Castleton?
You can apply to Castleton online at: https://www.castleton.edu/admissions/how-to-apply/
Admission Requirements for Castleton
|High School GPA||required|
|High School Rank||recommended|
|High School Transcript||required|
|College Prep Program||required|
|SAT or ACT Scores||required|
How Hard Is It To Get Into Castleton?
Approximately 50% of accepted students are men and 50% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 77%, and the acceptance rate for women is 86%.
Average Test Scores
About 82% of students accepted to Castleton submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 470 and 570. Math scores were between 450 and 560.
Can I Afford Castleton University?
The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.
Student Loan Debt
While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At Castleton, approximately 77% of students took out student loans averaging $9,604 a year. That adds up to $38,416 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at Castleton is 5.2%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.
Castleton University Undergraduate Student Diversity
There are also 411 graduate students at the school.
Of the 1,694 full-time undergraduates at Castleton, 48% are male and 52% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of Castleton University students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||75|
|Hispanic or Latino||48|
Vermont students aren't the only ones who study at Castleton University. At this time, 13 states are represented by the student population at the school.
Over 27 countries are represented at Castleton. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Canada, China, and Sweden.
Online Learning at Castleton University
The following chart shows how the online learning population at Castleton has changed over the last few years.
Castleton University Undergraduate Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- Image Credit: By Jared C. Benedict under License
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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