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 920 to 1118, or got accepted with an ACT score within the range of 18 to 22. 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 - 3.14. This school has an acceptance rate of 84 percent with 22 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 2020


The overall acceptance rate for Castleton State College was reported as 83.8% in Fall 2020 with over 2,170 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

  • ACT Scores: 18 - 22
  • Average GPA: 2.89 - 3.14

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 2023 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2023-2024 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Castleton State College has been getting lower when compared to averages from previous years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 95.3%
  • 2017-2018: 81.5%
  • 2018-2019: 85.5%
  • 2019-2020: 83.8%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2023-2024: 79.4%

How Does Castleton State College Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Castleton State College is forty-eight percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Middlebury College15.4%
Vermont Technical College67.0%
Norwich University75.1%
Skidmore College30.1%
Bennington College60.8%

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 2020)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Castleton State College (Fall 2020)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading470 - 560
Math450 - 558
Total Score920 - 1118
ACT®Score Range
English15 - 21
Math17 - 23
Composite Score18 - 22
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