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Study at Castleton State College

Castleton State College is located in Castleton, Vermont, United States. It was established in the year 1787 as a grammar school. In fact, it is the oldest college in the state of Vermont. It became a state college in 1962 and adopted its current name. It offers over 30 undergraduate programs and several master degrees in diverse Course Topics. Castleton State College participates in the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division III. They are also members of the Eastern College Athletic Conference and North Atlantic Conference. The sports teams are known as the Spartans and include men's and women's basketball, baseball, skiing, golf, cross county, lacrosse, football, women's softball, tennis, ice hockey, soccer, and women's volleyball. Castleton State College officially recognized a number of student organizations including the Art Students League, Student Nurses Association, Coffeehouse Committee, and Reel Action Film Club.

Profile of Castleton State CollegeCastleton is in a town not particularly near any major cities, in Castleton, VT. The school is classified as a public college. Students at Castleton earn degrees up to the Post-Master's certificate.

Course Topics

There is a relatively broad range of courses and programs available at the school. The most common major fields study at Castleton include media, art studies, drama and performing arts, and therapy and Counselling.

Castleton Selectivity

The school does not admit all applicants. The middle range of verbal SAT scores in 2007 was 440 to 530 for students at Castleton. While math SAT scores among applicants varied, those accepted commonly had scores between 450 and 530.

Some professors at the school are awarded tenure, allowing the school to retain good faculty members.

Student Enrolment

Castleton, in 2007, had 2, 144 students (1, 873 full-time equivalent).

Student Life
Most students at the school attend full-time. Dorm living is common. The school makes available student meal plans. Athletic teams at Castleton belong to the Eastern College Athletic Conference for major sports.

Castleton Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Liberal Arts64interdisciplinary studies, general studies, sociology, English language and literature, history, social studies, social services, Americal literature, . . .
Business and Management51business management, marketing, accounting, business, MIS
Therapy and Counselling49forensic psychology, child psychology, psychology, medical psychology
Nursing and Emergency Medicine45registered nursing
Media33mass communication, digital communications, journalism, public relations, communication studies
Education and Teaching27physical education teaching, science teaching, special ed administration, education, special ed, curriculum and instruction, educational administration
Security and Law Enforcement21criminal justice and safety
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy19exercise science, health and fitness, sports and fitness management
Science16biology, natural sciences, chemistry
Art Studies11art studies
Family and Social Work11social work
Drama and Performing Arts7stagecraft, theatre design
Medicine6health professions
Conservation and Resource Management2environmental science
Contact: CastletonCastleton State College

62 Alumni Dr

Castleton, VT 05735

General Phone: (802) 468-5611


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