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Castleton University is a public institution situated in Castleton, Vermont. The location of Castleton is a good match for students who are interested in living in a college town while they pursue their degree.

5 Undergraduate Degrees
15 Graduate Degrees
$34,030 Avg Cost After Aid (Undergrad)
88% Acceptance Rate

Where Is Castleton University?


Contact details for Castleton are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 62 Alumni Dr, Castleton, VT 05735
Phone: 802-468-5611

How Do I Get Into Castleton?

You can apply to Castleton online at:

Admission Requirements for Castleton

Submission Required?
High School GPA required
High School Rank recommended
High School Transcript required
College Prep Program required
Recommendations required
SAT or ACT Scores required
TOEFL required

How Hard Is It To Get Into Castleton?

88% Acceptance Rate
50% Of Accepted Are Women
62% Submit SAT Scores
Since Castleton has an acceptance rate of 88%, it is not too hard to gain acceptance into the school. Still, you need to be sure you complete your application in full and send in any other requested documents.

Approximately 50% of accepted students are men and 50% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 86%, and the acceptance rate for women is 90%.

Average Test Scores

About 62% of students accepted to Castleton submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 470 and 580. Math scores were between 470 and 560.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Castleton University  ( 470 to 580 )

SAT Math Scores for Castleton University  ( 470 to 560 )
Castleton received ACT scores from 11% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 14 and 22. Math scores were between 16 and 22. Composite scores were between 16 and 22.

ACT English Scores for Castleton University  ( 14 to 22 )
ACT Math Scores for Castleton University  ( 16 to 22 )
ACT Composite Scores for Castleton University  ( 16 to 22 )

Can I Afford Castleton University?

$34,030 Net Price
76% Take Out Loans
5.7% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of Castleton is $34,030. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At Castleton, approximately 76% of students took out student loans averaging $9,131 a year. That adds up to $36,524 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Castleton is 5.7%. 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.

Castleton University Undergraduate Student Diversity

1,466 Full-Time Undergraduates
56% Women
12% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 1,744 undergraduate students at Castleton, with 1,466 being full-time and 278 being part-time.


There are also 467 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 1,466 full-time undergraduates at Castleton, 44% are male and 56% are female.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Castleton University students is as follows.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 19
Black or African American 71
Hispanic or Latino 49
White 1,222
International Students 45
Other Races/Ethnicities 60

Geographic Diversity

Vermont students aren't the only ones who study at Castleton University. At this time, 13 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 27 countries are represented at Castleton. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Canada, China, and Sweden.

Online Learning at Castleton University

354 Took All Classes Online
1,042 Took At Least One Class Online
81.2% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2019-2020, 1,042 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Castleton has changed over the last few years.


Online Growth Rankings of Castleton

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Castleton University was 81.2%. This is the #330 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Castleton regardless of major.

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%.

Castleton University Teaching Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Bachelor’s Master’s TOTAL
General Education 0 8 8
Music Education 5 3 8
General Special Education 0 4 4
Curriculum & Instruction 0 0 0
General Educational Leadership & Administration 0 0 0
Art Education 0 0 0
Physical Education Teaching & Coaching 0 0 0
Technical Teacher Education 0 0 0
TOTAL 5 15 20


*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.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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