Castleton State College

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Castleton State College can be found in Castleton, VT, a public college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. Castleton State College has an enrollment of about two thousand students.

The majority of students that got into this school got an SAT score within the range of 1260 to 1560, or got accepted with an ACT score within the range of 17 to 23. Based on sampled GPA data collected and applied, it is estimated that the Castleton State College average GPA range for accepted students is around 2.89 - 3.18. This school has an acceptance rate of 92 percent with 23 percent of applicants choosing to continue on and enroll. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall Castleton State College Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013


The overall acceptance rate for Castleton State College was reported as 92.0% in Fall 2013 with over 2,250 college applications submitted to this school. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • SAT Scores: 1260 - 1560
  • ACT Scores: 17 - 23
  • Average GPA: 2.89 - 3.18

How Hard Is It to Get into Castleton State College?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

The applicant selectivity of Castleton State College is about average, as determined by collecting standardized test scores e.g. ACT/SAT and high school average GPA ranges of students who were granted admissions from previous years.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2021 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2021-2022 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Castleton State College has been getting much higher in the past few years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 70.3%
  • 2010-2011: 73.0%
  • 2011-2012: 86.3%
  • 2012-2013: 88.9%
  • 2013-2014: 92.0%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 86.4%

How Does Castleton State College Compare?

This School
National Avg

The acceptance rate for Castleton State College is sixty-six percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Green Mountain College75.6%
Middlebury College17.2%
Vermont Technical College82.6%
Norwich University63.5%
Skidmore College35.1%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • High School Class Rankings are Recommended
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Required
  • Submit Recommendation Letters are Required
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2013)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Castleton State College (Fall 2013)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading420 - 520
Math430 - 540
Writing410 - 500
Total Score1260 - 1560
ACT®Score Range
English16 - 22
Math16 - 23
Composite Score17 - 23
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