Champlain College

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Champlain College can be found in Burlington, VT, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. Champlain College has an enrollment of over 4,600 students.

A SAT or ACT exam may be required before applying to this college. Scores within the range of 1110 (25th percentile) - 1320 (75th percentile) for the SAT exam and in the range of 24 (25th percentile) - 29 (75th percentile) for the ACT exam is usually submitted among applicants accepted to Champlain College. Based on sampled GPA data collected and applied, it is estimated that the Champlain College average GPA range for accepted students is around 3.35 - 3.57. This school has an acceptance rate of around 85% with 17% of applicants choosing to enroll. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall Champlain College Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for Champlain College was reported as 85.1% in Fall 2020 with over 3,630 applications submitted to Champlain College. 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: 24 - 29
  • Average GPA: 3.35 - 3.57

How Hard Is It to Get into Champlain College?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

The applicant selectivity of Champlain 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 Champlain College has been getting much higher in the past few years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 70.0%
  • 2017-2018: 75.0%
  • 2018-2019: 75.4%
  • 2019-2020: 85.1%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2023-2024: 73.0%

How Does Champlain College Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Champlain College is fifty percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Saint Michael's College83.1%
Johnson State College77.8%
Middlebury College15.4%
Norwich University75.1%
Vermont Technical College67.0%

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 Recommended
  • Submit Recommendation Letters 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 Champlain College (Fall 2020)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading570 - 670
Math540 - 650
Total Score1110 - 1320
ACT®Score Range
English23 - 30
Math22 - 28
Composite Score24 - 29
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