Champlain College is a private, nonprofit school located in the suburban setting of Burlington, VT, less than an hour from Montreal.
Founded in 1878, Champlain College currently enrolls around 2,516 students a year, including 1,891 undergrads. The institution runs on a semester academic calendar.
Champlain College's endowment was valued at $23,894,479 in 2021. For each full-time student, Champlain College spends about $8,978.
Acceptance rate: 85%
Average GPA: 3.2
Mean ACT score: 26
Mean SAT score: 1206
Early Decision or Early Action: Yes/No
2022 Regular Decision Deadline: February 1
2022 Regular Decision Notification Date:
It is moderately difficult to get into Champlain College. Champlain College accepts around 85 percent of applicants each year.
The average high school GPA for a student at Champlain College is 3.2 /4.0. Admitted students have a mean score of 1206 on the SAT. The mean ACT scores is 26.
In 2021, 0 applicants were waitlisted and 0 students were ultimating offered a spot off the waitlist.
There is no one way to define a "good" college or university. Acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how competitive an institution is, but they don't say much about the quality of the education or the student experience.
About 79 percent of students who start at Champlain College return the next year. Out of the 619 students who started at Champlain College as first-time freshman, 354 graduate within four years.
Champlain College's six-year graduation for undergrads is 66 percent. Compare this to the average six-year graduation rate for colleges and universities in the U.S., which is around 61 percent for public schools and 67 percent for private.
Job placement and student debt statistics for recent graduates can give you a sense of the return on investment a school offers. Graduates in the class of 2021 had an average of $42,971 in student loans per borrower. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.
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First-Year Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Champlain College is Feb 1.
The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Champlain College is Continuous processing.
Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs
The median ACT score of an admitted student to Champlain College is 26. Students with an ACT score of 28 and above have a good chance of getting into Champlain College. Students with an ACT score that falls between 22 and 28 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 22 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.
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Wondering what life at Champlain College is like? There are approximately 2,715 students enrolled at Champlain College, including 2,078 undergraduate students and 637 graduate students. 97% percent of students attend school full-time, 22% percent are from VT and 78% percent of students are from other states.
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