|Degrees offered||Undergrad & Graduate|
|Students with disability||8%|
|Student to faculty ratio||12:1|
|Dormitory capacity||1,100 students|
|Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Castleton University is less selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 2,116 applications and 2,017 students were granted admission. Castleton University is at the #93 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.
Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 16% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 85% submitted SAT scores.
|SAT||860 to 1068|
|ACT||17 to 24|
Castleton University charges different tuition rate depending on students residency. In 2016-2017 academic year, students from out of state paid $25,656 and in-state students paid $10,248.
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In 2016-2017 academic year, 93% of Castleton University's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 36% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,443 (which is 0.2% above the national average.)
The total number of federal student loan recipients at Castleton University in 2016-2017, was 341, which is 77% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $5,309 (which is 0.1% above the national average.)
In Fall 2016, Castleton University has enrolled a total of 2,342 students (1,768 students full-time and 574 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 2,342 students, 135 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 45% men and 55% women and 1,969 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 373 for graduates studies.
The institution also enrolled 57 students for distance studies.
Race/ethnicity unknown: 7%
Non-resident alien: 3%
Two or more races: 2%
Black/African American: 2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%
Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Castleton University.Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
|Study Areas||Percent||Total Graduates||Online|
|Health Professions And Related Programs||36%||354|
|Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies||10%||99|
|Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services||5%||45|
|Public Administration And Social Service Professions||3%||34|
|Mathematics And Statistics||3%||26|
|Biological And Biomedical Sciences||2%||24|
|Philosophy And Religious Studies||1%||10|
Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.
The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Castleton University full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.
The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.
The typical median income of Castleton University graduates 6 years after enrollment is $21,100. Last year, out of the total 181 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 181 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 237 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 204 were employed.
|6 years after enrollment||10 years after enrollment|
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