When should I apply to Castleton?
Castleton encourages students to apply early, but applications are encouraged on a rolling basis. Castleton does not have an application deadline, yet we encourage careful attention to aid, scholarship, and enrollment deadlines. Learn more about how to apply.
How do I apply for scholarships?
Castleton Admissions reviews each applicant holistically; all application materials submitted are taken into consideration for initial acceptance. New Student Scholarships further recognize students’ commitment to and success in academic and extra-curricular involvement.
After I apply, how long will it be before I hear a decision?
Our application review begins in September for spring and late November for fall. All decisions are mailed on a rolling basis. When your application and all required materials are submitted, we intend to send you notification of our decision in 7-10 business days. Learn more about the application process.
Can I ask a current Castleton student a question?
Yes! Our student ambassadors would love to answer any questions that you have about Castleton. Contact them by emailing WeAreSpartans@castleton.edu.
Do I have to know my major to apply?
Not at all! Many students apply undecided. A liberal arts education allows you to explore many areas so that you find the right path for you.
How do I arrange a campus visit?
Visits are the most valuable way to learn about Castleton and see if our community is one you will love. Our office is open Monday through Friday, with multiple tours available in the morning and afternoon. Appointments are appreciated so that we may ensure your visit is successful. Call 800-639-8521 or email us to set up a tour!
We are pleased you are interested in learning more about admission to Castleton. Our website provides a wide variety of information to familiarize you with our admissions process. This is not only an exciting time for you, but for us as well. Castleton values personal interaction and we are fortunate to be able to work closely with our applicants.
Please feel free to contact us directly with any questions or to arrange a personal visit.
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All-Conference Honors since 2010
The number of countries represented by our students.
All-American Honors in '14-'15
of faculty hold terminal degrees
Vermont's first college
All-American Honors since 2010
Clubs & Organizations, with new ones forming all the time!
volumes in the Castleton library
students serve as Community Advisors in the residence halls
Conference Titles in '14-'15
All-Region Honors since 2010
micro-wind turbines generating power on campus
Students made the President's List in spring '14
All-Region Honors in '14-'15
students are Student Orientation Staff
All-Academic Honors since 2010
students can live on campus
All-Academic Honors in '14-'15
oldest institution of higher education in the US
acres on campus
LEED Gold certified buildings on campus
electric vehicle-charging stations on campus
Conference Titles since 2010
the year Castleton was founded
Number of packages processed by the mailroom during the 2014-2015 school year.
Average number of outgoing US mail processed by the mailroom each year.
students serve on the Student Government by being Delegates, serving on the Executive Board, the Campus Activities Board, and the Peer Conduct Board.
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All-Conference Honors in '14-'15
Students made the Dean's List in spring '14
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