Castleton University School Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

Castleton, VT

$11,832

Avg in-state tuition

$28,800

Avg out-of-state tuition

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About Castleton University

School Type: Public

Status: Non-profit

Accreditation: Regional

Religious Affiliation: N/A While the student experience is largely unaffected at most schools with religious affiliations, some schools place more of an emphasis on religion. Learn how religious affiliations may impact students' experience.

Castleton University is a small public university located on a rural campus in Castleton, Vermont. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 2,211, and admissions are selective, with an acceptance rate of 88%. The university offers 67 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 57%, and a student-faculty ratio of 14:1. Tuition and fees for in-state students are $11,832, while tuition and fees for out-of-state students are $28,800.

Admissions Breakdown

This school has a high acceptance rate.

This school accepts students at a higher rate than other schools. High acceptance schools welcome 51-100% of all applicants.

Acceptance Rate Insight

88% of students were accepted during the 2020-2021 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

Test scores Required

High school rank Recommended

High school GPA Required

Completion of college prep program Required

High school transcript Required

Letter of recommendation Required

Open admission No

Test of English as a foreign language (TOEFL) Required

SAT & ACT

SAT 25th-75th Percentile 940-1140

ACT 25th-75th Percentile 16-22

Learning Environment

Student Body Stats

This school has a student body of fewer than 5,000 students.

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2k

Students Enrolled

47%

Online Student Enrollment

14:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

Ways Students Can Learn

On-campus
International Online classes are available for students around the world.

Demographics

White

84%

Unknown

4%

Black

4%

Hispanic

3%

Two or more races

2%

Non-U.S. Citizen

2%

Asian

1%

American Indian/Alaska Native

0%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Female student population

61%

Socio-economic diversity

39% of students received an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Student Charges

Tuition and Required Fees

Student Level In-state Out-of-state
Undergraduate $11,832 $28,800
Graduate $11,916 $11,916

Cost of Undergraduate Attendance

Costs based on full-time, first-time, degree or certificate-seeking undergraduates for the 2020–2021 academic year.

Costs to Consider Price
Books and supplies $1,000
On-campus room and board $11,694
On-campus other expenses $1,404
Off-campus (not with family) room and board $10,890
Off-campus (not with family) other expenses $2,340
Off-campus (with family) other expenses $2,340

Total Undergraduate Cost

Total cost by category In-state Out-of-state
On-campus $25,930 $42,898
Off-campus without family $26,062 $43,030
Off-campus with family $15,172 $32,140

Financial Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

53%

State Grant Aid

34%

Institution Grant Aid

90%

Pell Grant

39%

Average Aid Awarded

Federal Grant Aid $4,666
State Grant Aid $1,705
Institution Grant Aid $7,785
Pell Grant Aid $4,540

Financial Outlook

$34k

Average salary 6 years after starting school

$25k

Average student debt after graduation

Resource

Understanding Grants & Scholarships

Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2020-2021]. In the absence of IPEDS data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.