How to Apply as a Transfer Student

Students who have attempted postsecondary college credit(s), following high school graduation or after receiving a GED, are considered transfer students. The Office of Admissions works closely with transfer students to help make your transition to Castleton as easy as possible. There are many excellent opportunities at Castleton for you to complete your degree, and we are excited to work with you!

We Welcome Your Application!

We're Accepting Applications for Fall 2019!

We are accepting applications on a rolling basis for Fall 2019 (beginning August 2019). We encourage you to apply online by using our Castleton Application or the Common Application. For those unable to submit online, Castleton's paper application is available to print. Paper applications can be submitted via fax: (802) 468-1476 or via email. 

For help with the application process, please email or call us: (800) 639-8521.

College of Saint Joseph, Green Mountain College & Southern Vermont College students - Apply now!

Students impacted by impending closures are encouraged to apply, so we can fully answer your questions about credit transfer, program placement, and cost. Please use our Castleton Application to apply. There is no fee; simply mark yes to the fee waiver question. Only application and transcript is required, so you are welcome to skip through essay and recommendation sections. We want to make Castleton as affordable as possible, too, so we ask that you also share your 2018 financial aid award or billing statement. Transcript and aid award do not need to be official documents; both can be submitted from you via email. For those unable to submit online, Castleton's paper application is available to print. Paper applications can be submitted via fax: (802) 468-1476 or via email.

Track Your Castleton Application

Should you choose to apply, we will email you a personal link to your Application Status Page, where you will be able to track your application. Please ensure we always have your most up-to-date email address on file! 

Rolling Admission

Castleton encourages students to apply early, to provide the best opportunity for informed decision-making and financial aid. Applications are encouraged on a rolling basis and decisions for both fall and spring semesters are rolling. Castleton does not have an application deadline, yet we encourage careful attention to aid, scholarship, and enrollment deadlines.

Great Scholarships Available

With specific scholarships available for transfer students, including up to $11,000 for qualifying students, Castleton makes continuing your education accessible and affordable. 

Application Review

Our application review begins in September for spring semester enrollment (semester beginning in January) and late November for fall semester enrollment (semester beginning at the end of August). All decisions are notified via email on a rolling basis. When your application and all required materials are submitted, we intend to send you notification of our decision within 7-10 business days. Some applications require further information beyond the general application. These instances include application to the following departments: