Champlain College
Burlington, VT 05401


Type 4 year
Control Private
Business model Not for Profit
Campus size Small
Campus locale City
Degrees offered Undergrad & Graduate
Calendar system Semester
Total enrollment 4,778
Religious affiliation None
Students with disability 18%
Student to faculty ratio 16:1
Campus housing
Dormitory capacity 1,486 students
Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Types of Programs Offered
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
High school education
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
Weekend/evening classes
Study abroad
Teacher certification
ROTC - Army
ROTC - Navy
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
On-campus day care for students' children
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
Placement services for graduates


Acceptance Rate
(Fall 2016)

Champlain College is somewhat selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 4,576 applications and 3,201 students were granted admission. Champlain College is at the #68 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, 31% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 82% submitted SAT scores.

Test Scores

Students admitted and enrolled in Fall 2016 have test scores in the following ranges.
SAT1020 to 1240
ACT22 to 28
Learn more about admission requirments

Tuition & Fees

In 2016-2017 academic year, Champlain College's tuition was $38,560 for all students regardless of residency (43.9% more expensive than the national average tuition of a typical 4-year private institution)

Follow the link below to learn more about additional cost components such as books and supplies, room and board and other expenses.

Average Net Price
National Average = $22,127
In State Tuition
National Average = $26,792
Out of State Tuition
National Average = $26,792
Learn more about tuition & fees

Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 96% of Champlain College's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 23% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,356 (which is 1% below the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at Champlain College in 2016-2017, was 380, which is 69% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $5,830 (which is 1.1% below the national average.)

Pell Grant
National Average = $4,400
Federal Loan
National Average = $5,895
Financial aid
National Average = 92%
Learn more about financial aid

Student Body

In Fall 2016, Champlain College has enrolled a total of 4,778 students (2,741 students full-time and 2,037 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 4,778 students, 246 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 56% men and 44% women and 3,912 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 866 for graduates studies.

The institution also enrolled 2,456 students for distance studies.

Total Enrollment

Student Diversity

White: 64%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 15%

Black/African American: 7%

Hispanic: 7%

Two or more races: 3%

Asian: 3%

Non-resident alien: 0%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%


Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Champlain College.

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
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services 25% 751 193
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services 14% 429 93
Visual And Performing Arts 11% 348
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services 11% 319 89
Health Professions And Related Programs 7% 197 63
Education 4% 120 0
Legal Professions And Studies 3% 104 34
Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs 3% 103
Multi/interdisciplinary Studies 2% 65 9
Psychology 2% 62

Graduation & Dropout Rates

Graduation rate
national average: 55%

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 Champlain College full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

Still enrolled
Dropout rate
Transfered out

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.

Earnings After College

Median Annual Income
national average: $33,604

The typical median income of Champlain College graduates 6 years after enrollment is $29,300. Last year, out of the total 818 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 777 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 925 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 851 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $29,300 $36,000
Employment Rate 95% 92%
Total Graduates 818 925

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