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 made 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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LEED Gold certified buildings on campus
acres on campus
Students made the President's List in spring '18
All-American Honors since 2010
All-Region Honors in '17-'18
All-American Honors in '17-'18
Clubs & Organizations, with new ones forming all the time!
Students made the Dean's List in spring '18
volumes in the Castleton library
electric vehicle-charging stations on campus
Number of student grant recipients in fall 2017
oldest institution of higher education in the US
students serve on the Student Government by being Delegates, serving on the Executive Board, the Campus Activities Board, and the Peer Conduct Board.
water bottles saved from landfill by using water fill stations
Research grant dollars awarded since 2012
students can live on campus
micro-wind turbines generating power on campus
Conference All-Academic Honors since 2010
Conference Titles since 2010
Awarded in grants to science faculty in 2018
Vermont's first college
The number of countries represented by our students.
Conference Titles in '17-'18
Number of packages processed by the mailroom during the 2016-2017 school year.
of faculty hold terminal degrees
All-Conference Honors in '17-'18
students serve as Community Advisors in the residence halls
student to faculty ratio
All-Region Honors since 2010
students are Student Orientation Staff
Average number of outgoing US mail processed by the mailroom each year.
Number of students conducting research in summer 2018
Conference All-Academic Honors in '17-'18
the year Castleton was founded
All-Conference Honors since 2010
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