Castleton University: Review & Facts

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - FairQuality:Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - Very BadCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Below Average
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Castleton University is a small four-year, public school with 2,250 students enrolled. This institution was founded in 1787 and is the only college located in Castleton, Vermont.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
57
Fair
At Castleton University you can earn your associate's degree, bachelor's degree, or master's degree.

Castleton University implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers choices in 57 majors. The most popular concentrations are Nursing, Medical, Education, Business, and Medical Assistant. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other schools and colleges.


Student Retention
74%
Fair
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.

Castleton University student retention rate is fair at 74% (close to Vermont average). Considering this statistic, it seems that students like their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
12 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at Castleton University is below average - 51%.

Student to faculty ratio at Castleton University is pretty good: 12:1. Find out more details about faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$26,800
High
Average tuition charges are very high - about $25,700 per year. The additional fees at Castleton University (not included in tuition costs) are around $1,100, which makes it a total of $26,800 a year.

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

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
97%
Easy
As reported in recent government data, 2,076 applications were submitted and 2,009 were accepted; so it is very 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 University in the Admissions and Tests report for this college.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$5,800
Medium
Castleton University provides study abroad programs.

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

Safety
Grade
F
Unsafe
Castleton University 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 $5,800 per year.

Army ROTC programs are available at Castleton University. 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 University seems to be a very dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Castleton University Location and Maps



Post Address: Castleton University, 62 Alumni Dr, Castleton, Vermont 05735, USA
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