Goddard College: Review & Facts

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Goddard College is a very small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 705 students enrolled. This institution was established in 1863 and is the only institution located in Plainfield, Vermont.

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Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
17
At Goddard College you can get your bachelor's degree, postbaccalaureate certificate, or master's degree.

Goddard College implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers 17 majors. The most popular concentrations are English and Literature, General Studies, Music, Education, and Psychology. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other schools and colleges.
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are typically a positive sign. Nevertheless, if you anticipate to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
57%
The student retention rate at Goddard College is low at 57% (way below Vermont average). Taking this statistic into consideration, apparently students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Goddard College is below average: 55%. Nearly 27% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Goddard College is good -- 8:1. Find out more details about instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$14,300
Average tuition price is slightly high, around $14,100 annually. The additional fees at Goddard College (not included in tuition costs) are about $200; which comes to $14,300 annually.

Read the details about Goddard 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
100%
As reported in recent data, 10 applications were submitted and 10 were accepted; so it is very easy to become a student at this school.

Goddard College will consider accepting dual credits, credits for life experience (learned through independent study, noncredit adult courses, work experience, portfolio demonstration, previous licensure or certification, or completion of other learning opportunities), and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) earned prior to admission.

Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
The undergraduate application fee at Goddard College is $40.00. The graduate application fee is $40.00.

To obtain the most accurate and up-to-date information about applying to Goddard College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call this school's general information office at (802) 322-1672 or check Goddard College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$700
Goddard College offers a distance learning option and study abroad programs.

Goddard College provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates nearly 200 students, which offers a reasonable on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is low: about $700 per year.

Based on the college crime information, Goddard College seems to be a safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Goddard College Location and Maps



Post Address: Goddard College, 123 Pitkin Road, Plainfield, Vermont 05667-9432, USA
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