Castleton University is on a 165-acre campus in the rural setting of Castleton, Vermont.
There are many activities and organizations for Castleton University students to join – including chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.
Interested in Greek life? Castleton University does not have fraternities or sororities.
Castleton University has the community service. In fact, more students participate in the community service than any other on-campus activity.
Other popular student organizations at Castleton University include clubs in the academic majors, Women's issues organization, Spanish and International and Skiing/Snowboarding.
Castleton University students' favorite campus traditions are Soundings, Spring Weekend and Fall Festival.
This table offers information on housing at Castleton University.
|On-Campus Housing||Yes||Required for freshman|
|Guaranteed Housing||Yes||Guaranteed for freshman|
|Co-ed Housing Available||Yes|
|Housing for Students with Disabilities||No|
|Percentage of Students Living On-Campus||––||24%|
|Spots Available in On-Campus Housing||––|
|Number of Students Living On-Campus||––|
|Percentage of Students Living Off-Campus||––||76%|
Castleton University offers on-campus housing. Students are required to live on campus through freshman year. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.
Most Castleton University students live off campus. In 2022, 24% of undergrads at Castleton University lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 76% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Castleton University. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.
Castleton University offers coed housing.
At Castleton University there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.
Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the university, funding, and competition level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.
Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.
Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.
Let's take a look at the athletic options available at Castleton University:
|Sport||Men's Intramural||Women's Intramural||Men's Division||Women's Division||Men's Scholarships||Women's Scholarships|
|Basketball||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Ice Hockey||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Lacrosse||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Skiing (Downhill)||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Soccer||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Tennis||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Track And Field||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Cross Country Running||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Indoor Track||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Cheerleading||Intercollegiate Club Teams||Intercollegiate Club Teams|
College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.
Castleton University is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The Castleton University campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night. The school also has student security patrols.
Castleton University offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards so that students can feel confident that they are safe in on-campus housing.
Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit Castleton University, take U.S. Route 4 to Castleton, VT. If you need to fly, book your flight to Rutland-Southern Vermont Regional airport.
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