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Castleton, Vermont

Castleton State College Admission Requirements

Chances of getting into Castleton State College

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
81.5%
Admission Difficulty for Castleton State College
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsVery Easy
Applicant CompetitionVery Low

How hard is it to get into Castleton State College and can I get accepted? The school has a 82% acceptance rate. Last year, 1,873 out of 2,297 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 very easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 64 percent. Castleton State College typically accepts and attracts "B-" average high school students. Only 20% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top half of their high school class.

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Castleton State College SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
1000-1200
Applicants Submitting SAT
82%
SAT Scores for Castleton State College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 510
SAT Math 25th 490
SAT Composite 25th 1000
SAT Scores for Castleton State College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 620
SAT Math 75th 580
SAT Composite 75th 1200
Average SAT Score 1100

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What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Castleton State College?

Castleton State College typically requires applicants to be in the top 60 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1000 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 900. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1100 out of 1600. A competitive SAT score is critical as 82 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Castleton State College admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1200 and Above Good >89%
1100 to 1200 Avg + 82%-89%
1000 to 1100 Avg - 73%-82%
900 to 1000 Reach 61%-73%
Less than 900 Low <61%
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Castleton State College ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
17-23 
Applicants Submitting ACT
17%
ACT Scores for Castleton State College
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 15
ACT Math 25th 16
ACT Composite 25th 17
ACT Scores for Castleton State College
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 22
ACT Math 75th 22
ACT Composite 75th 23
Average ACT Score 20

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

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 17 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 69 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 14 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 23 and above have very competitive chances. 17 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Castleton State College.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Castleton State College admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
23 and Above Good >89%
20 to 23 Avg + 82%-89%
17 to 20 Avg - 73%-82%
14 to 17 Reach 61%-73%
Less than 14 Low <61%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
2.9
Typical High School Grades
B-

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. 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 82% of all applicants.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Castleton State College students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Admission Chances
3.75+ 8% Good
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

High School Class Rank

61% of Castleton State College freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Castleton State College students
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%

Admission Statistics

Castleton State College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 1,085 1,212 2,297
Accepted 935 938 1,873
Acceptance Rate 86% 77% 82%
Enrolled 197 179 376
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 21% 19% 20%

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Castleton State College and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Castleton State College Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Required
Recommendations Required
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Castleton State College
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
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.