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Castleton State College
Castleton, VT
Castleton State, founded in 1787, is a public college. Its 160-acre campus is located in the small town of Castleton, 12 miles west of Rutland.
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Institution Type Public
Coeducational Yes
Undergraduate Students 1,985
   Women 1,029 (51.8%)
   Men 956 (48.2%)
Graduate Students 199
Entrance Difficulty Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate 78% of 2,397 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered No
Early Decision Offered No
Regular Admission Deadline Rolling
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA 3.00
SAT Math 484 average
430-540 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading 478 average
420-530 range of middle 50%
SAT Writing
ACT Composite 20 average
18-22 range of middle 50%
Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Academic GPA X      
Standardized Tests     X  
Essay X      
Extracurricular Activities     X  
Cost of Attendance In-state: $24,011
Out-of-state: $39,419
  Tuition and Fees In-state: $11,314
Out-of-state: $26,722
  Room and Board $9,988
Average Percent of Need Met Not reported
Average Freshman Award Not reported
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates
Not reported
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Academic Calendar System Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum Required
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates 102
Regular Class Size 2-9 students: 16% of classes
10-19 students: 54% of classes
20-29 students: 25% of classes
30-39 students: 2% of classes
40-49 students: 0% of classes
50-99 students: 1% of classes
Over 100 students: 1% of classes
Castleton Population 4,717
Nearest Metropolitan Area  
Freshman Housing Guarantee Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing 84% of freshmen, 55% of all students
Athletic Conferences NCAA Division III
Mascot Spartan
Ethnicity of Students from U.S. 0.5% American Indian/Alaskan Native
0.8% Asian
1.7% Black/African-American
2.4% Hispanic/Latino
1.6% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
86.8% White
6.4% Unknown
International Students 1.7% from 17 countries
First-Year Students Returning 70.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years 36.8%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly Not reported