Champlain College

Burlington, VT

Champlain is a private college offering business and management programs. Founded in 1878, it adopted coeducation in 1900. Its 19-acre campus is located in the town of Burlington, 39 miles from Montpelier.

Website: www.champlain.edu/

Private
Co-ed
2,222
Undergraduate
Students
(37.5%) 834 Women
(62.5%) 1,388 Men
815
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
75% of 5,197 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
Yes
Regular Admission Deadline
January 15

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.24
SAT Math
581 average
21-28 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
608 average
23-32 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
26 average
23-29 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$59,698
Tuition and Fees
$41,010
Room and Board
$15,354
Average Percent of Need Met
71%
Average Freshman Award
$28,236
Average Indebtedness of 2016 Graduates
$38,818
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
121
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 13% of classes
10-19 students: 45% of classes
20-29 students: 41% of classes
30-39 students: 0% of classes
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Campus Life

Burlington Population
42,282
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Montreal
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
68% of all students
Athletic Conferences
 
Mascot
Beavers
Sororities
 
Fraternities
 
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.3% American Indian/Alaskan Native
2.9% Asian
2.5% Black/African-American
5.6% Hispanic/Latino
3.4% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
75.2% White
10.2% Unknown
International Students
0.8%
First-Year Students Returning
79.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
50.1%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
78%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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Freshman Admission Requirements


Entrance Difficulty

Moderately Difficult: More than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation

High School Graduation
High school diploma required and GED is accepted
High School Program
College preparatory program is recommended

High School Units Required or Recommended

High School Units Required or Recommended
Subject Required Units Recommended Units
English 4  
Mathematics 3 4
Science 3 4
Foreign Language 2 4
Social Studies   2
History 4  
Academic Electives 4  

Examinations

Examinations
Exam Required Units Scores Due in Admissions Office
SAT or ACT Required February 1
SAT Only    
ACT Only    
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT    
SAT Subject Tests Only Considered if submitted
SAT Essay Component Policy Not Reported
ACT Writing Test Policy Accepted with or without writing component
ACT Writing Test Policy SAT: Not used
ACT: Not used

Applying for Admission


Admissions Office

Address
PO Box 670
City, State, Zip
Burlington, VT 05402-0670
Phone
(802) 860-2727
Fax
(802) 862-2772
E-mail
admission@champlain.edu

Application Dates and Fees

Regular Admisson Deadline
January 15
Application Fee
No fee required
Application Fee Waiver
Not reported
Regular Admission Notification
March 15
Accept Offer of Admission
May 1
Waiting List Used
Yes
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission

Early Decision Offered
Yes
Early Decision Deadline
November 15
Early Decision Notification
December 15
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
 
Early Action Notification
 

Application Form

Common Application
Accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application
Available

Other Application Requirements

Interview
Not Required
Essay or Personal Statement
Required for all freshmen
Letters of Recommendation
2 recommended for all freshmen
Other
Portfolio for creative media, filmmaking, game art and animation, game design, and graphic design and digital media majors recommended for some freshmen
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students


Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record X
Academic GPA X
Standardized Tests X
Class Rank X
Recommendations X
Essay X
Interview X
Level of Applicant's Interest X
Extracurricular Activities X
Volunteer Work X
Particular Talent/Ability X
Character/Personal Qualities X
First Generation to Attend College X
State Residency X
Geographic Residence X
Relation with Alumnus X
Religious Affiliation/Commitment X
Ethnicity X
Work Experience X

Profile of Fall Admission


Overall Admission Rate
75% of 5,197 applicants were admitted
Women
74% of 2,746 applicants were admitted
Men
76% of 2,451 applicants were admitted
Students Enrolled
655 (17%) of 3,900 admitted students enrolled
Women
224 (11%) of 2,028 admitted students enrolled
Men
431 (23%) of 1,872 admitted students enrolled
Early Decision Admission Rate
80% of 394 applicants were admitted
Early Action Admission Rate
 
Students Offered Wait List
85
Students Accepting Wait List Position
28
Students Admitted From Wait List
20

Grade Point Average of Enrolled Freshmen (4.0 scale)

Average GPA
3.24
3.75 and Above
18%
3.50 - 3.74
18%
3.25 - 3.49
15%
3.00 - 3.24
19%
2.50 - 2.99
24%
2.00 - 2.49
6%

SAT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

SAT Math
581 average
21-28 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
7%
Score of 600 - 700
35%
Score of 500 - 600
46%
Score of 400 - 500
10%
Score of 300 - 400
2%
Score of 200 - 300
0%
SAT EBRW
608 average
23-32 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
11%
Score of 600 - 700
45%
Score of 500 - 600
36%
Score of 400 - 500
7%
Score of 300 - 400
1%
Score of 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

ACT Composite
26 average
23-29 range of middle 50%
Score of 30 - 36
21%
Score of 24 - 29
41%
Score of 18 - 23
28%
Score of 12 - 17
10%
Score of 6 - 11
0%
Score of 5 or Below
0%

Other Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

High School Class Rank
Top tenth: 15%
Top quarter: 42%
Top half: 66%
National Merit Scholar
Not reported
Valedictorian
Not reported
Class President
Not reported
Student Government Officer
Not reported

Tuition and Expenses


Cost of Attendance
$59,698
Tuition and Fees
$41,010
Room and Board
$15,354
Books and Supplies
$1,000
Other Expenses
$2,334
Payment Plans
Prepayment plan, installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid


Financial Aid Office

Email
Web Site
Financial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL
Net Price Calculator URL

Application Process

Application Deadline
January 15
Award Notification
On or about March 30
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 003684
Free

Profile of 2017 - 18 Financial Aid


Freshman

Financial Aid Applicants
521 (88.8%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
439 (84.3%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
439 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
88 (20.0%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
71%
Average Award
$28,236
Need-Based Gift
Received by 433 (98.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $21,655
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 363 (82.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $9,248
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 62 (14.1%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
81 (13.8%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $10,778

All Undergraduates

Financial Aid Applicants
1,970 (78.6%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
1,727 (87.7%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,719 (99.5%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
257 (15.0%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
65%
Average Award
$25,094
Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,641 (95.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $19,527
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,456 (84.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $9,653
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 161 (9.4%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
208 (8.3%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $10,660

Borrowing

2016 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
71%
Average Indebtedness of 2016 Graduates
$38,818
Parents of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs


Loans

Federal Loans
Direct subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans, Federal Perkins loans
State Loans
Available
Other Loans
 

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non-Need–Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards

Academic Interest/Achievement Award Areas
Business, Communication, Computer Science, Education, Social Sciences
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Leadership
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics Award Areas
First-Generation College Students, International Students, Members of Minorities
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 

Employment

Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported
Academic Calendar System
Semester
Summer Session
Offered
General Catalog/Bulletin
Online Catalog

Undergraduate Education


Undergraduate Majors

  • Accounting
  • Advertising
  • Arts, Entertainment, and Media Management, General
  • Broadcast Journalism
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Business/Commerce, General
  • Computer Graphics
  • Computer Programming/Programmer, General
  • Computer Science
  • Computer Software Engineering
  • Computer Software and Media Applications, Other
  • Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
  • Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Other
  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
  • Computer/Information Technology Services Administration and Management, Other
  • Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
  • Cyber/Computer Forensics and Counterterrorism
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • Environmental Studies
  • Film/Cinema/Video Studies
  • Financial Forensics and Fraud Investigation
  • Game and Interactive Media Design
  • General Studies
  • Graphic Design
  • Hospital and Health Care Facilities Administration/Management
  • Intermedia/Multimedia
  • International Business/Trade/Commerce
  • Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
  • Legal Assistant/Paralegal
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mass Communication/Media Studies
  • Medical Informatics
  • Network and System Administration/Administrator
  • Psychology, Other
  • Public Relations/Image Management
  • Radio, Television, and Digital Communication, Other
  • Secondary Education and Teaching
  • Social Work
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
  • System, Networking, and LAN/WAN Management/Manager
  • Visual and Performing Arts, General
  • Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design
  • Writing, General
Most Popular Disciplines
Business/marketing, Visual and performing arts, Computer and information sciences
Combined Liberal Arts/Professional Degree Programs
None
Special Programs
Cooperative work study program, Distance learning, Double major, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session
Study Abroad
Offered
Online Degrees
Some online degree programs

Curriculum and Graduation Requirements


General Education/Core Curriculum
Required
Computer
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Foreign Language
Not required
Math/Science
Required for all students

Faculty and Instruction


Full-Time Faculty
121
Part-Time Faculty
346
Full-Time Faculty with Ph.D./Terminal Degree
18%
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 13% of classes
10-19 students: 45% of classes
20-29 students: 41% of classes
30-39 students: 0% of classes
Discussion Section/Lab Class Size
2-9 students: 33% of discussion sections/labs
10-19 students: 40% of discussion sections/labs
20-29 students: 27% of discussion sections/labs

Advanced Placement


International Baccalaureate
Accepted
Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations
Accepted for placement and credit
Sophomore Standing
Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources


Library Available on Campus
Yes
Holdings
324,823
Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available on Campus
640
Internet/E-mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services


Remedial Instruction
Not Offered
Tutoring
Available
Services for Learning Disabled Students
Available
Services for Physically Disabled Students
Hearing impaired services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Graduate/Professional School Education


Master's Degrees Offered

Not reported

Master's Programs of Study

  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Computer and Information Systems Security
  • Conflict Resolution and Mediation/Peace Studies
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Forensic Sciences
  • Health Services Management and Hospital Administration
  • Internet and Interactive Multimedia
  • Law
  • Management of Technology
  • Media Studies

Doctoral Degrees Offered

Not reported

Doctoral Programs of Study

  • Not reported

Location and Setting


Burlington Population
42,282
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Montreal
Campus Size
22 acres

Weather

Temperature
7.5 average low in January, 75.8 average high in September
Rain
155 rainy days per year

Getting Around

Campus Map
Map
Nearest Bus Station
1 mile(s) from campus in Burlington
Nearest Train Station
8 mile(s) from campus in Essex Junction

Housing


College Housing
College offers housing to students
Types of Housing
Women only housing, coed housing, disabled student housing
Students in College Housing
68% of all students
Housing Requirements
 
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students Living Off Campus/Commuting
32%
Off-Campus Housing Assistance
Assistance in locating off-campus housing is available

Security


24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices
Available
24-Hour Security Patrols
Available
Late-Night Transport/Escort Services
Available
Electronically Operated Housing Entrances
Available
Other
 

Personal Support Services


Health Service
Offered
Personal Counseling
Offered
Child Care
Not offered

Sports and Recreation


Intercollegiate Athletics

Athletic Conferences
 
Mascot
Beavers
School Colors
Royal, kelly, and white

Intercollegiate Sports Offered

Sports Women Men
Offered Scholarships Offered Scholarships
Women's Sports Offered Scholarships
Mens's Sports Offered Scholarships
Women's Club Sports
 
Men's Club Sports
 

Recreational Sports

Intramural Sports
basketball, field hockey, football, ice hockey, lacrosse, rock climbing, skiing (cross-country), soccer, table tennis, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

Student Activities


Activities and Organizations
choral groups, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, diversity champlain, international club, community service organization, champlain players (theater group), outing club/skiing snowboarding club
Sororities
 
Fraternities
 
ROTC
Army ROTC is offered off campus

Student Body


Coeducational
Yes
All Undergraduates
2,222
Women
834 (37.5%)
Men
1,388 (62.5%)
Full-Time Undergraduates
2,170
Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.3% American Indian/Alaskan Native
2.9% Asian
2.5% Black/African-American
5.6% Hispanic/Latino
3.4% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
75.2% White
10.2% Unknown
International Students.
0.8%
Average Age
20
All Graduate Students
815

Undergraduate Retention and Graduation


First-Year Students Returning
79.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
50.1%
Students Graduating Within 5 Years
59.3%
Students Graduating Within 6 Years
60.0%

After Graduation


Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
78%
Average Starting Salary
78%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
Disciplines Pursued
Business 3%
Arts and Sciences 3%
Education 1%
Other 1%

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