ic S/general/checkmark circled Thanks for subscribing! Be on the lookout for our next newsletter.
ic S/general/checkmark circled Saved to Favorites.
Colleges / Goddard College

Goddard College

Plainfield, VT 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate56%
Acceptance Rate56%

About Goddard College

Education for real living, through facing real life problems as an essential part of the program.

Goddard College Overview

Goddard College is a private, nonprofit school in a rural setting in Plainfield, Vermont. Goddard College was founded in 1938 and the school presently has around 505 students per year, which includes 194 undergraduate students. Goddard College ensures housing for up to 130 students. Most students live in off campus housing.

There are many ways for students to get involved at Goddard College!

Interested in music or performing?

Goddard College does not have any fraternities or sororities, do it might be a good option if Greek life isn't a priority for you.

Planning to play sports? Goddard College has many options for athletes. See them all and learn more about life at Goddard College on the Student Life page.

2022 Goddard College Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Overall Acceptance Rate 56%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Tuition $18,892
Percent of Need Met 34%
Average First-Year Financial Aid Package $9,543

Is Goddard College a Good School?


The definition of a "good school" varies. Admissions criteria, acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how competitive an institution is.

Let's take a look at these areas to get a clearer idea of what Goddard College offers and if the school seems like the right college for you.

2022 Acceptance Rate for Goddard College

Goddard College is not difficult to get into. Goddard College admitted 56% of all applicants in 2017. Out of 16 applications received in 2022, 9 students were offered admission.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Goddard College

Retention refers to the number of students that stay enrolled at a school over time. Retention measures how satisfied students are with their school experience, and if they have the support necessary to succeed in college.

Approximately 66% of first-year, full-time undergrads who start at Goddard Collegereturn for the next year. 49% of Goddard College undergrads graduate within six years. Compare this to the average six-year graduation rate for colleges and universities in the U.S., which is around 61% for public schools and 67% for private.

Job Outlook Goddard College Graduates

Job placement statistics for recent graduates can give you a sense of the return on investment a school offers.

Check with Goddard College directly, for information on any information on starting salaries for recent grads.

Tuition and Financial Aid at Goddard College

Tuition cost is another important factor when choose a college. Some colleges may have high tuition, but do a better job at meeting students' financial need.

Goddard College meets 34% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates. First-year students that attend Goddard College full-time are awarded $9,543 a year in financial aid, on average.

In 2020, students graduated with an average of $29,135 in student loans for each student with debt. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

The 2023-2024 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2022

Some financial aid is awarded on a first-come, first-served basis, so fill out the FAFSA as soon as you can. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! You should never have to pay to submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), so don't give your money (or info!) to any website that claim you do.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at Goddard College.

Based on this information, how does Goddard College sound? Remember, the best school for one person may not be the right school for someone else! So ask yourself: Is Goddard College a good school for you?

If Goddard College seems like a school you want to apply to, click the heart button to save it to your college list.


Still Researching Schools?

Click below to find out more about the admissions requirements and deadlines, student life, academics, majors and more.

Admissions

Student Life

Academics

Tuition & Aid

Goddard College Community Forums

Then use the college admissions predictor to calculate your chances of getting admitted to some of the most popular colleges and universities in the U.S.

Where is Goddard College Located?

Goddard College is located in the rural setting of Plainfield, Vermont.

If you are interested in seeing Goddard College for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 89 to Plainfield, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Burlington International.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Goddard College and Plainfield are like without leaving home.

Considering Going to School in Vermont?

See a full list of colleges in Vermont and save your favorites to your college list.

College Info

Goddard College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Goddard College is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Goddard College is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Goddard College ACT Scores

ic_reflect

ACT Range

Not available

Stand out on your college application

  • • Qualify for scholarships
  • • Most students who retest improve their score
Sponsored by ACT
Take the Next ACT Test

Goddard College SAT Scores

ic_reflect

Composite SAT Range

Not available

ic_reflect

Math SAT Range

Not available

ic_reflect

Reading SAT Range

Not available

Goddard College Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$17,803

In State

$17,803

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
$17,803
$17,803
Fees
Unknown
Unknown
Housing
Unknown
Unknown
Books
Unknown
Unknown

Student Life

Wondering what life at Goddard College is like? There are approximately 505 students enrolled at Goddard College, including 194 undergraduate students and 311 graduate students. 94% percent of students attend school full-time, 31% percent are from VT and 69% percent of students are from other states.

94%

Full Time

6%

Part Time

31%

In State

69%

Out-of-State

Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

505

Campus Setting

Rural

Acceptance Rate

56%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$17,803

Out-of-State

$17,803

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Continuous processing
9331376C-347F-48E1-9EA3-63CB6BA2D682
Do You Work at a University?

Claim your page to customize your profile and connect with students!

Claim Free Account
F43DB07C-E631-43A5-9C99-000231808F35
Scholarship Tips

Want to find money for school that doesn’t need to be paid back? Access insights and advice on how to search and apply for scholarships!

Find Scholarships
ECE68226-946A-49FB-9EBE-25C918B98643
Need Advice or Have a Question About Goddard College?

Connect with the world's largest college forum for candid, authentic discussion.

Join the Conversation