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Champlain College Overview

Champlain College is a private not-for-profit institution situated in Burlington, Vermont. The city atmosphere of Burlington makes it a great place for students who enjoy having lots of educational and entertainment options.

What Is Champlain College Known For?

996 Undergraduate Awards
$50,365 Avg Cost After Aid
85% Acceptance Rate
  • The master's degree is the highest award offered at Champlain.
  • For the 2019-2020 academic year, 100% of the faculty were full-time.
  • Students who graduate from Champlain with a bachelor's degree make about $60,024 a year. That's 47% more than those who graduate from other schools.
  • The average Champlain student graduates in 4.1 years. That's better than the national average of 4.4 years.

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Champlain College Rankings

These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Champlain.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#4 Best Value Legal Research Graduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#15 Best Value Information Technology Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#17 Best Value Health/Medical Admin Services Graduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#21 Best Value Computer & Information Sciences Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#24 Best Information Technology Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#34 Best Liberal Arts & Humanities Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#34 Best Liberal Arts General Studies Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#65 Best Computer & Information Sciences Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#95 Best Criminal Justice & Corrections Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#96 Best Law Enforcement & Firefighting Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Awards From Around the Web

The following table lists some notable awards Champlain has earned from around the web.

Rank Ranking Name Source
#2 Best Information Technology Management Bachelor’s Degree Schools College Factual
#15 Best Computer & IS Security Schools College Factual
#19 Best Information Technology Schools College Factual
#65 Best Computer Science Master’s Degree Schools Computer Science Degree
#104 Best Business Administration & Management Graduate Degree Schools College Factual
#138 Best Business, Management & Marketing Graduate Degree Schools College Factual

Where Is Champlain College?

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Contact details for Champlain are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 163 S Willard St, Burlington, VT 05401
Phone: 802-860-2700
Website: www.champlain.edu
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ChamplainEdu
Twitter: https://twitter.com/ChamplainEdu

How Do I Get Into Champlain?

You can apply to Champlain online at: www.champlain.edu/undergraduate-studies/admission/applying-to-champlain.html

Admission Requirements for Champlain

Submission Required?
High School GPA required
High School Rank recommended
High School Transcript required
College Prep Program recommended
Recommendations required
SAT or ACT Scores neither required nor recommended
TOEFL required

How Hard Is It To Get Into Champlain?

85% Acceptance Rate
52% Of Accepted Are Women
Since Champlain has an acceptance rate of 85%, it is not too hard to gain acceptance into the school. Still, you need to be sure you complete your application in full and send in any other requested documents.

Approximately 48% of accepted students are men and 52% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 87%, and the acceptance rate for women is 84%.

Can I Afford Champlain College?

$50,365 Net Price
66% Take Out Loans
5.1% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of Champlain is $50,365. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

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 Champlain, approximately 66% of students took out student loans averaging $8,974 a year. That adds up to $35,896 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Champlain is 5.1%. 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.

Champlain College Undergraduate Student Diversity

2,325 Full-Time Undergraduates
38% Women
21% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 3,512 undergraduate students at Champlain, with 2,325 being full-time and 1,187 being part-time.

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There are also 625 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 2,325 full-time undergraduates at Champlain, 62% are male and 38% are female.

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Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Champlain College students is as follows.

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Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 88
Black or African American 106
Hispanic or Latino 187
White 1,700
International Students 12
Other Races/Ethnicities 232

Geographic Diversity

Vermont students aren't the only ones who study at Champlain College. At this time, 37 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 21 countries are represented at Champlain. The most popular countries sending students to the school are China, Bhutan, and Saudi Arabia.

Online Learning at Champlain College

2,235 Took All Classes Online
2,241 Took At Least One Class Online
-2.3% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2019-2020, 2,241 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Champlain has changed over the last few years.

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This school is the most popular in Vermont for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2019-2020.

Online Affordability Rankings of Champlain

During the most recent year for which we have data, the full-time undergraduate tuition at Champlain College was $42,784 for both in-state and out-of-state students. The following table shows how Champlain is ranked for affordability for both in-state and out-of-state students among colleges and universities that are not mostly online.

Major Tuition for In-State Students Tuition for Out-of-State Students
Dispute Resolution #1 #1
Medical Illustration & Informatics #4 #4
Legal Research #10 #10
Computer Software & Applications #46 #46
Legal Support Services #53 #53
International Business #58 #58
Visual & Performing Arts #59 #59
Computer Programming #66 #66

Online Growth Rankings of Champlain

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Champlain College was -2.3%. This is the #854 largest growth rate of all schools that are mostly online. This refers to all students at Champlain regardless of major.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Champlain majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Computer Software & Applications 8%
Educational Administration 33%
Human Resource Management 4%
Legal Professions 45%
Legal Research 48%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Champlain ranks compared to all other mostly online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Champlain.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Dispute Resolution #14
Medical Illustration & Informatics #36
Legal Research #37
Computer Programming #131
Computer Software & Applications #131
Management Information Systems #176
Legal Professions #179
General Business/Commerce #269
Multi / Interdisciplinary Studies #277
Marketing #279
Educational Administration #313
Human Resource Management #327
Information Technology #343

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Champlain College Undergraduate Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Basic Certificate Associate’s Bachelor’s Graduate Certificate Master’s TOTAL
Business Administration & Management 28 0 113 106 131 378
Information Technology 110 0 129 7 31 277
Human Resource Management 34 0 0 46 51 131
Health & Medical Administrative Services 8 0 39 11 40 98
Accounting 24 11 29 7 8 79
Computer Software & Applications 19 6 46 0 0 71
Computer Programming 32 8 18 0 0 58
Design & Applied Arts 0 0 49 0 0 49
General Visual & Performing Arts 0 0 38 0 0 38
Teacher Education Grade Specific 0 0 13 0 21 34
General Business/Commerce 0 28 0 0 0 28
Legal Research 0 0 0 25 0 25
Liberal Arts General Studies 0 0 25 0 0 25
Computer Science 0 0 22 0 0 22
Writing Studies 0 0 20 0 0 20
Arts & Media Management 0 0 19 0 0 19
Radio, Television & Digital Communication 0 0 11 0 5 16
Film, Video & Photographic Arts 0 0 15 0 0 15
Marketing 1 0 13 0 0 14
Communication & Media Studies 0 0 14 0 0 14
Social Work 0 0 14 0 0 14
Non-Professional General Legal Studies 0 0 13 0 0 13
Clinical, Counseling & Applied Psychology 0 0 12 0 0 12
Criminal Justice & Corrections 0 0 11 0 0 11
International Business 0 0 10 0 0 10
Finance & Financial Management 0 0 6 0 0 6
Management Information Systems 0 0 5 0 0 5
Educational Administration 0 0 0 3 0 3
Natural Resources Conservation 0 0 3 0 0 3
Medical Illustration & Informatics 0 0 0 0 0 0
Legal Support Services 0 0 0 0 0 0
Applied Mathematics 0 0 0 0 0 0
Dispute Resolution 0 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 256 53 687 205 287 1,488

References

*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.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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