|Admission Standards||Extremely Easy|
|Applicant Competition||Very Low|
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How hard is it to get into Castleton State College and can I get accepted? The school has a 84% acceptance rate ranking it #10 in Vermont for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 1,819 out of 2,171 applicants were admitted making Castleton State College an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements. Academically, it has extremely easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 68 percent. Castleton State College typically accepts and attracts "B-" average high school students. Only 22% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top half of their high school class.
You must submit admission test scores with your application. Castleton State College is not a test optional school. Note: Please consult the school directly to determine if testing requirements are temporarily suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||470|
|SAT Math 25th||450|
|SAT Composite 25th||920|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||560|
|SAT Math 75th||558|
|SAT Composite 75th||1118|
|Average SAT Score||1020|
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Castleton State College?
Castleton State College typically prefers applicants to be in the top 74 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 920 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 820. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1020 out of 1600. The school ranks #4 in Vermont for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 89 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1118 and Above||Good||>90%|
|1019 to 1118||Avg +||84%-90%|
|920 to 1019||Avg -||76%-84%|
|821 to 920||Reach||64%-76%|
|Less than 821||Low||<64%|
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|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||15|
|ACT Math 25th||17|
|ACT Composite 25th||18|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||21|
|ACT Math 75th||23|
|ACT Composite 75th||22|
|Average ACT Score||20|
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Castleton State College?
Admission data indicates that Castleton State College regularly accepts students with ACT's of 18 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 62 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 16 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 20 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 22 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #4 in Vermont for highest average ACT composite score. 14 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Castleton State College.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|22 and Above||Good||>90%|
|20 to 22||Avg +||84%-90%|
|18 to 20||Avg -||76%-84%|
|16 to 18||Reach||64%-76%|
|Less than 16||Low||<64%|
What GPA do you need to get into Castleton State College?
You can get into Castleton State College with slightly below average high school grades. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Castleton State College was 2.9 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B- students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #12 in Vermont for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 2.9 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as Castleton State College accepts 84% of all applicants.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Competitiveness|
|3.50 to 3.75||7%||Good|
|3.25 to 3.50||12%||Good|
|3.00 to 3.25||21%||Avg +|
|2.75 to 3.00||32%||Avg +|
|2.50 to 2.75||20%||Reach|
|2.25 to 2.50||N/A%||Low|
|2.00 to 2.25||N/A%||Low|
GPA Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House
61% of Castleton State College freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.
|High School Class Rank||Freshmen Within Range|
|Top 10% of class||5%|
|Top 25% of class||21%|
|Top 50% of class||61%|
|Bottom 50% of class||39%|
|Bottom 25% of class||8%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||21%||23%||22%|
The cost for prospective students to apply to Castleton State College is $40.
What are the requirements for admission to Castleton State College and what student information is used for admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Required|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
|Credit for Life Experiences||Yes|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=230834 IPEDS survey data for Castleton State College.
89% of students submit their SAT scores to Castleton State College. 14% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
84% of those who apply are granted admission to Castleton State College. Admission competition is and the college has extremely easy admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 920 and 1118. 89% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 18 and 22. 14% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.