Castleton, VT 05735 802-468-1213
http://www.castleton.edu info@castleton.edu
About Castleton State College
  • Year of Foundation 1787
  • Size of Campus 165 Acres
  • Type of Instituition Public institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees Bachelor, Master, Post-Bachelor,Post-Master
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 1,891
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 54%, 46%, 37%
Application
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $7,488 in-state, $20,112 out-of-state
  • Room and Board $8,446
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Less selective
  • Application Fee $35
  • Enrollment No. 1,891
With 1900 full-time undergraduate students, Castleton is small enough to be a community where individuals matter, yet large enough to offer a diverse and challenging curriculum with more than 30 academic programs, 40 student clubs and organizations, and 20 varsity sports. At Castleton there is an understanding of the need for both career preparation and a liberal arts education.Approved by the VSC Board of Trustees, June 6, 2008 Castleton, the 18th oldest institution of higher education in the United States, emphasizes undergraduate liberal arts and professional education while also offering selected graduate programs. The College is dedicated to the intellectual and personal growth of students through excellence in teaching, close student-faculty interaction, numerous opportunities for outside-the-classroom learning, and an active and supportive campus community. Castleton strives to learn, use, and teach sustainable practices. The College prepares its graduates for meaningful careers; further academic pursuits; and engaged, environmentally responsible citizenship.
Social Life And Activities
  • Other general policies hazing prohibited
  • Number of frat chapter houses 0
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus N/A
  • Number of students in fraternities 0
  • Percent students who are frat members 0%
  • Number of honor societies Alpha Chi, Alpha Psi Omega, Kappa Delta Pi, Phi Alpha, Phi Alpha Theta, Phi Eta Sigma, Psi Chi, Sigma Delta Pi
  • Setting Rural
  • Number of sororities 0
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Christian Fellowship
  • Other on-campus organizations N/A
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 0%
  • Number of on-campus international organizations N/A
  • Alcohol Policies Yes
  • Number of frats 0
Transportation
  • Distance to nearest train Rutland (12)
  • Distance to nearest bus Rutland (12)
  • Public Transportation to the University No
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
  • Distance to nearest airport Albany (75), Burlington (75)
Student Housing
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 29%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles 1%
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available Yes
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined N/A
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 7
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 96%
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 100%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments N/A
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Number of students using college housing 50%
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples 3%
Campus Services
  • Number Of Subscriptions 739
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations N/A
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs
  • Library Facilities Yes
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network
  • Number Of Microforms 545,361
  • Online Course Registration Available N/A
  • Student Computer Availability Yes
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi No
  • Number of e-books N/A
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library N/A
  • Computer Courses Yes
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Number Of Books in Library 166,011
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help math, writing, study skills
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) N/A
  • Basic Services Provided health service, health insurance
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 3,420
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page No
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms N/A
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Counseling Services career, military, academic, birth control
  • Museums medical museum
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support
Student Employment and Career
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Student Employment Fedral Work Study Program Available
  • Employed Students after 1 year N/A
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs N/A
  • Employed Students after 6 Months N/A
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads N/A
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • Career placment and training co-op education, on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, interview training
  • Navy ROTC on campus? N/A
  • Army ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution (University of Vermont)
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment N/A
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? N/A
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
  • Specific Locations/Universities Rural