For International Students

Inclusive Excellence

Castleton is helping students to develop the skills and confidence to engage with members of diverse groups by finding commonalities, embracing diversity, and challenging discrimination based on difference.

We are pleased that you are interested in Castleton University. Accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, the University is situated on 167 acres in the quaint village of Castleton, VT. With just over 2,000 students, Castleton is large enough to provide many opportunities in and out of the classroom, yet small enough to be a caring community.

We welcome students from around the world to experience Castleton's academically challenging, safe, and personal environment where our faculty and staff will give you the opportunity to study and thrive in one of the most beautiful spots in the United States.

There are 40 countries currently represented on campus including the U.S. These are:  Australia, Bermuda, Bosnia, Burundi, Brazil, Canada, China, Colombia, the Czech Republic, the Democratic Republic of Congo, France, Germany, Guatemala, Honduras, India, Jamaica, Japan, Kenya, Latvia, Myanmar (Burma), Nepal, Nigeria, Peru, The Philippines, the Republic of Congo, Russia, Somalia, South Korea, South Sudan, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Tanzania, Thailand, Turkey, Ukraine, United Kingdom, Vietnam, and Zimbabwe. 

These 40 countries comprise the largest number of countries ever represented at Castleton. 

To break it down: 

  • 16 countries represented by our international student population (those who are non-immigrants and studying in the U.S. on a temporary visa)
  • 23 countries represented by our refugee and immigrant students