There is no accelarated degree program at Castleton University, but students who wish to save money or graduate early can look into transferring in credits. Castleton University accepts transfer credits. The school accepts AP creditbut not IB credits. Additionally, Castleton University has a summer session, so students can earn credits during the summer.
Castleton University offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.
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Reminder: Castleton University may have additional academic options available for new and transfering students. Make sure to check with the universty directly for any additional information.
Castleton University has a core curriculum, which means there are certain classes or types of classes all students must take to graduate.
Students are not required to fulfill a language requirement
Students are required to take a computer class to fufill the graduation requirements for Castleton University.
Reminder: Check with Castleton University directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.
When choosing a major, Castleton University students have several choices to make. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to see a full list of majors offered at Castleton University.
Student Designed Majors
Castleton University allows students to design their own major, if desired. If students would like to study something that is not offered as an official major, designing their own major is a great alternative.
Castleton University does not require a senior project for all students.
Double Majoring at Castleton University
Castleton University offers students the option to double major, if they would like. Student struggling to choose just one area of study may consider a double major.
NOTE: Declaring a double major may mean taking more courses, but it can provide a unique combination of experience that helps students stand out when job searching or applying to grad school.
✅ Castleton University offers services for students with disabilities.
Prospective students can contact the college's Office of Accessibility Services to learn more about any support and accomodations offered. These conversations are usually kept confidential and will not be shared with the admissions office if you do not wish to share.
❌ Castleton University does not have distance learning options or fully-online programs, so students must be able to attend classes on-campus.
✅ Castleton University offers some credit for Advanced Placement (AP) classes taken in high school. Schools have different requirements for what AP scores they accept, so some students may not receive AP credit.
✅ Castleton University offers an honors program for highly-qualified applicants, but does not offer a Freshman Honors College. Students must complete a senior project if they are in the Honors Program at Castleton University.
❌ Castleton University studets are not required to complete an internship.
Students can still look for internships during the summer, or gain work experience with a part-time job.
The main library on campus is the Calvin Coolidge Library and there are no other libraries on campus.
A dual degree program allows a student to study and earn two degrees at the same time.
For more information on possible dual degree options at Castleton University, contact the university directly.
What is ROTC?
The Reserve Officers' Training Corps, which is also commonly known as ROTC, is a leadership program that prepares students to serve in the U.S. Armed Forces after graduation. College level ROTC programs prepare students to become officers in the military through physical, academic, and leadership training. ROTC programs are part of the college curriculum and usually cover the cost of tuition.
Does Castleton University have any ROTC programs?
Each branch of the miltary has its own ROTC program, but not every program is available at every university. Possible programs include Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC, and Navy ROTC.
Castleton University has an Army ROTC program.
Some ROTC programs are provided directly on campus and others are hosted at a cooperating instiution off campus. The ROTC program locations at Castleton University include:
•an Army ROTC branch unit hosted at a cooperating instution off campus
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