Castleton is a public university located in west-Vermont. It was established in the year 1787 and since then it is dedicated to educating future leaders of Vermont and beyond.
The university offers undergraduate, graduate, research and certificate programs in more than 18 disciplines including Liberal arts, Science and Business.
With over 2000 students from 36 countries and 26 states coming to study in the USA, the university provides a diverse environment and extended learning opportunities for students from different countries.
The university ranks:
According to US News reports 2020, Castleton has taken
|Year of Establishment||1787|
|Campus Location||Vermont, US|
|Campus Area||165 Acres|
|Average class size||17 students|
|Student/ Faculty ratio||12:1|
|Number of residence halls||11|
|Basic tuition fees|
|International undergraduate students||11,844 USD(per year)|
|International Graduate Students||27,984 USD|
|Test scores accepted||GPA – ‘B’ (85%or 3.0)|
SAT – 500 each section (1000 EBRW+M or 1500 CR+M+W)
ACT – 21 composite
Castleton University has 18 departments under which they provide 75 study programs in the field of liberal arts, science, and business. The undergraduate program provides emphasis on liberal arts and professional studies, while also offering graduate and research programs in various departments. The university offers:
Surrounded by scenic mountains and lakes, Castleton campus is spread over the 165-acre lush green environment.
The campus includes 21 buildings, designed to provide students opportunities to expand the learning environment with the most up to date technology. The academic buildings are equipped with –
The academic campus is surrounded by 11 residential buildings that provide a wide range of housing options.
All full-time, matriculated registered students are eligible for on-campus housing. The applicant should sign a housing contract and book campus meal plan, for the full academic year, in advance.
Students can also look for off campus student housing to stay in the US to complete their higher education.
Castleton University considers international applicants as students holding temporary non-immigrant visa to study in the USA. The admission requirements for international applicants vary from that of domestic applicants. The Application Forms are reviewed and admissions are awarded on a rolling basis.
The applications are accepted twice a year that is in January and August. The admission requirements are as follows:
Application Fee: 40 USD
Undergraduate and graduate tuition and the average cost of attendance of a students studying at Castleton University is as follows:
|Tuition Fees/ academic year||11,844 USD – 29,150 USD|
|Room and Meals||11,200 USD|
|Books and Supplies||1,000 USD|
|Health Insurance||2,509 USD|
|Personal Expenses||1,000 USD|
|Summer Personal Expenses||1,500 USD|
|International Student Fee/ year||200 USD(100 USD per term)|
Castleton University provides financial aid in the form of scholarships for international students. International students are eligible for a partial merit-based scholarship ranging from 2,500 USD – full tuition. The scholarships are awarded based on the available funds and on a first-come, first-serve basis.
The scholarship reduces the out-of-state tuition to the equivalent of Vermont resident tuition.
Scholarship Amount: 6,000 USD - 13,500 USD
Scholarship Amount: 2,500 USD per year
Castleton University provides on and off-campus student employment options for domestic and international students like Curricular Practical Training and Optional Practical Training. The students with F1- visa and J1 visa are allowed to work on-campus.
The 17,000 strong members of the Alumni association are an integral part of the Castleton University community. They keep in touch through many events and resources. The University has set up an Alumni office and Alumni association, which is dedicated to staying connected with the alumnus. Some of the notable alumni are:
|Average Cost of Attendance||$27,192 / Year|
|Student : Faculty Ratio||2 : 1|
|Castleton University Enrollment||3284|
|Average Graduation Rate||49.4%|
The table shows average yearly cost of attendance for international students. Amount may vary with the course opted, nature of accommodation, and personal spending habits of a candidate. Check Program wise Fees
|Undergraduate Programs||$27,192 / Year|
|On Campus Accomodation|
|Books & Supplies||$1,000 / Year|
|On campus, Room & Board||$10,290 / Year|
|On Campus, Other Expenses||$1,404 / Year|
|Off Campus Accomodation|
|Off campus (not with family), Room & Board||$10,300 / Year|
|Off campus (not with family), Other Expenses||$2,340 / Year|
|Off campus (with family), Room & Board||$5,390 / Year|
|Off campus (with family), Other Expenses||$5,390 / Year|
|New England Association of Schools and Colleges|
|Program Wise Accreditations|
|Nursing Programs||Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education|
|Nursing Programs||Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing|
|Total Faculty||Full Time||Part time||Graduate Assistants|
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As a student at Castleton University, I am able to build some various critical skills while examining the social, political, and historical impacts of crime and the criminal justice system to gain a broader understanding of human behavior and diversity. An online application form was filled by me in order to take admission in the course.
During the program offered by the Castleton University, I learned the importance of research and develop important critical thinking, communication, and problem-solving skills as well. Upon graduating, I will have a strong foundation to compete in a professional environment as well as the opportunity to continue my education in graduate school or law school.
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