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
  • Number of frats 0
  • 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
Transportation
  • Distance to nearest airport Albany (75), Burlington (75)
  • Distance to nearest train Rutland (12)
  • Distance to nearest bus Rutland (12)
  • Public Transportation to the University No
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
Student Housing
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples 3%
  • 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%
Campus Services
  • Counseling Services career, military, academic, birth control
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support
  • Museums medical museum
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations N/A
  • Number Of Subscriptions 739
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network
  • Library Facilities Yes
  • Online Course Registration Available N/A
  • Number Of Microforms 545,361
  • Student Computer Availability Yes
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi No
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Number of e-books N/A
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library N/A
  • Computer Courses Yes
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help math, writing, study skills
  • Number Of Books in Library 166,011
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) N/A
  • Basic Services Provided health service, health insurance
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page No
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 3,420
  • 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)
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms N/A
Student Employment and Career
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment N/A
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? N/A
  • 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)
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
  • Specific Locations/Universities Rural