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?
- The highest award offered at Champlain is the master's degree.
- For the 2017-2018 academic year, 99% of the faculty were full-time.
- A student who earns a bachelor's degree from Champlain makes roughly $45,400 a year. This is 11% more than their peers from other colleges and universities.
- It takes the average Champlain student 4.2 years to graduate. This is pretty good when compared to the national rate of 4.4 years.
Champlain College Rankings
Champlain landed the #436 spot in our 2021 ranking of best colleges. We analyzed 2,320 colleges and universities across the nation to determine this ranking.
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.
Champlain has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.
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Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Champlain.
Awards From Around the Web
The following table lists some notable awards Champlain has earned from around the web.
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Where Is Champlain College?
Contact details for Champlain are given below.
|Address:||163 S Willard St, Burlington, VT 05401|
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
|High School GPA||required|
|High School Rank||recommended|
|High School Transcript||required|
|College Prep Program||recommended|
|SAT or ACT Scores||required|
How Hard Is It To Get Into Champlain?
Approximately 48% of accepted students are men and 52% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 76%, and the acceptance rate for women is 74%.
Average Test Scores
About 86% of students accepted to Champlain submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 560 and 670. Math scores were between 530 and 630.
Can I Afford Champlain College?
The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.
Student Loan Debt
It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At Champlain, approximately 68% of students took out student loans averaging $9,368 a year. That adds up to $37,472 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at Champlain 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.
Champlain College Undergraduate Student Diversity
There are also 731 graduate students at the school.
Of the 2,488 full-time undergraduates at Champlain, 61% are male and 39% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of Champlain College students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||112|
|Hispanic or Latino||181|
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
The following chart shows how the online learning population at Champlain has changed over the last few years.
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 2017-2018.
Online Growth Rankings of Champlain
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Champlain College was 18.4%. This is the #75 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 & Information Sciences||2%|
|Human Resource Management||34%|
|Multi / Interdisciplinary Studies||25%|
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.
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.
*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
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