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Colleges / Goddard College

Goddard College

Plainfield, VT 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate56%

Goddard College Admissions

Goddard College is not difficult to get into. Around 56% of applicants get into Goddard College each year. Last year, 16 students applied to Goddard College and 9 were admitted.

If you are considering submitting an application to Goddard College, the fee for the application costs $65.

Goddard College Admissions Stats at a Glance

The following is an overiew of some of Goddard College's admissions stats.

Goddard College 2023 Admissions Statistics
Admissions Test Policy Not optional
Waitlist No

Goddard College Application Deadlines

These are the application deadlines for Goddard College.

Application Type Offered Application Deadline Notification Deadline
Early Decision I No
Early Decision II
Early Action No

Want to Apply Early to Goddard College?

Goddard College does not offer early decision or early action.

➡️ Find a list of some selective colleges that admit significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

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Transferring to Goddard College

It is not difficult to be admitted as a transfer student.

For Students Waitlisted to Goddard College

Goddard College has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.

What Does Goddard College Look For in an Applicant?

Colleges consider a range of factors when determining who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college decides which factors are given the most weight in the admissions process. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and apply to colleges that put the most emphasis on the areas where you're strong.

Admissions Factors at Goddard College

What does Goddard College consider during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.

Admissions Factor Level
Character/Personal Qualities Very Important
Application Essay Very Important
Interview Very Important
Level of Applicant's Interest Very Important
Racial/Ethnic Status Important
Recommendation(s) Important
Talent/Ability Important
Volunteer Work Important
Work Experience Important
First Generation Important
Alumni/ae Relations Considered
Class Rank Considered
Extracurricular Activities Considered
Academic GPA Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record Considered

Make sure to check with Goddard College for more information on admission factors.

Goddard College Application Requirements

To apply to Goddard College, all applicants must submit the following items. Check in with Goddard College's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.

Area Required Recommended Required for Some Details (If Any)
Written Essay or Personal Statement
Other Requirements 4 years of English, mathematics, social studies, natural sciences; 3 years of lab science; 2 years of a foreign language; creative portfolio for arts
Letter(s) of Recommendation
Transcript of High School Record

GPA and Testing

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Goddard College?

Goddard College has not provided an information about GPAs of accepted students. Any questions regarding applicant expectations should be addressed directly with the school.

About GPAs

Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that reflects your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.

An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.

Standardized Test Scores

Goddard College does not have a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

More Information on Transferring to Goddard College

For transfer students, it is not difficult to get admitted to Goddard College. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.

Transfer students can enroll in Goddard College during the following terms:

• Fall Term

• Spring Term

Goddard College Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to Goddard College?

✅ Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Goddard College.

Does Goddard College accept transfer credits?

✅ Goddard College accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Goddard College accepts:

• CLEP subject tests • DSST/DANTES • Life Long Learning Credit

Does Goddard College accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?

✅ Goddard College accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits.

Do I have to submit test scores to Goddard College?

✅ Goddard College is not test optional.

What is Goddard College's acceptance rate?

✅ The acceptance rate for Goddard College is 56%.

What is the early decision acceptance rate at Goddard College?

❌ Goddard College does not offer early decision.

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Goddard College Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Less Selective


How hard is it to get into Goddard College? Goddard College is a less selective institution. The Goddard College acceptance rate is 56%. This means that the institution accepts 56 out of every 100 applicants.


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 SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

Not available


Math SAT Range

Not available


Reading SAT Range

Not available

Goddard College GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)

Not available

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

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