Sterling College is on a 430-acre campus in the rural setting of Craftsbury Common, Vermont.
Sterling College has many clubs, organizations, and activities for students to join – including theater groups, and more.
Interested in Greek life? Sterling College does not have fraternities or sororities.
Sterling College has the Nordic Ski Team. In fact, more students participate in the Nordic Ski Team than any other on-campus activity.
Other popular student organizations at Sterling College include Trail Running Team, Shooting Club, Environmental and Social Justice Club and Outdoor Club.
The Sterling College community comes together each year for All College Work Day, Town Meeting and Wood and Art Show.
This table offers information on housing at Sterling College.
|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||––||85%|
|Spots Available in On-Campus Housing||––||121|
|Number of Students Living On-Campus||––||94|
|Percentage of Students Living Off-Campus||––||8%|
Sterling College offers on-campus housing. Students are required to live on campus through freshman year. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.
The majority of Sterling College students live on campus. In 2022, 85% of undergrads at Sterling College lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 8% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Sterling College. There are 121 spots available in on-campus housing for all 139 undergraduates. In the 2021-2022 school year, 94 students chose to live in campus housing. On the weekends, about 95% students stay on-campus. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.
Sterling College offers coed housing.
At Sterling College 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 Sterling College:
|Sport||Men's Intramural||Women's Intramural||Men's Division||Women's Division||Men's Scholarships||Women's Scholarships|
|Skiing (Cross Country)||Intercollegiate Sport||Intercollegiate Sport|
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. The Sterling College campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night.
Additionally, Sterling College has 24-hour pager.
Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit Sterling College, take Interstate 89 to Craftsbury Common, VT. If you need to fly, book your flight to Burlington International airport.
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