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Sterling College
Craftsbury Common, VT
Sterling College, founded in 1959, is a private, liberal arts school. Its 130-acre campus is located in Craftsbury Common, 63 miles from Burlington.
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Institution Type Private
Coeducational Yes
Undergraduate Students 119
   Women 58 (48.7%)
   Men 61 (51.3%)
Graduate Students Not reported
Entrance Difficulty  
Overall Admission Rate Not reported
Early Action Offered Yes
Early Decision Offered Yes
Regular Admission Deadline Rolling
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA 3.10
SAT Math Not reported
SAT Critical Reading Not reported
SAT Writing
ACT Composite Not reported
Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Academic GPA X      
Standardized Tests       X
Essay X      
Extracurricular Activities   X    
Cost of Attendance $49,337
  Tuition and Fees $36,577
  Room and Board $9,560
Average Percent of Need Met 81%
Average Freshman Award $28,620
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates
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Academic Calendar System Continuous
General Education/Core Curriculum Required
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates 10
Regular Class Size 2-9 students: 58% of classes
10-19 students: 42% of classes
Craftsbury Common Population 1,136
Nearest Metropolitan Area  
Freshman Housing Guarantee Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing 94% of freshmen, 72% of all students
Athletic Conferences  
Sororities 90% of women participate
Fraternities 90% of men participate
Ethnicity of Students from U.S. 0.0% American Indian/Alaskan Native
0.9% Asian
4.3% Black/African-American
1.7% Hispanic/Latino
1.7% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
85.3% White
6.0% Unknown
International Students 2.5% from 4 countries
First-Year Students Returning 52.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years 33.3%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months 1%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly 18.0%