Castleton State College: Review & Facts

Overall Rating: Overall Ranking - GoodQuality: Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety: Capmus Safety Rating - Very BadCosts: Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Below Average
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Castleton State College is a small four-year, public school with 2,160 students enrolled. This institution was founded in 1787 and is the only college located in Castleton, Vermont.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
52
At Castleton State College you can earn your associate's degree, bachelor's degree, master's degree, or postmaster certificate.

Castleton State College implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers choices in 52 majors. The most popular concentrations are Nursing, Education, Occupational Therapy, Medical, and Marketing and Advertising. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other schools and colleges.
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are usually a positive sign. However, if you wish to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
71%
Castleton State College student retention rate is fair at 71% (close to Vermont average). Considering this statistic, it seems that students like their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Castleton State College is low - 47%.

Student to faculty ratio at Castleton State College is pretty good: 13:1. Find out more details about faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$22,600
Average tuition charges are high - about $21,600 per year. The additional fees at Castleton State College (not included in tuition costs) are around $1,000, which makes it a total of $22,600 a year.

Read the details about Castleton State College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
89%
As reported in recent government data, 2,358 applications were submitted and 2,096 were accepted; so it is easy to enroll at this school.

The school might accept your dual credits, credits for life experience, and advanced placement credits earned prior to admission.

Check the details about admissions as well applicants test score information at Castleton State College in the Admissions and Tests report for this college.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$5,200
Castleton State College provides study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Castleton State College, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses.

Safety
Grade
F
Castleton State College provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates about 1,000 students, which provides a viable on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is reasonable - roughly $5,200 per year.

Army ROTC programs are available at Castleton State College. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have received a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime information, Castleton State College seems to be a very dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Castleton State College Location and Maps



Post Address: Castleton State College, 62 Alumni Dr, Castleton, Vermont 05735, USA
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