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Champlain College Admission Requirements

Burlington, Vermont

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Chances of getting into Champlain College

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
85.1%
Admission Difficulty for Champlain College
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsDifficult
Applicant CompetitionVery Low
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How hard is it to get into Champlain College and can I get accepted? The school has a 85% acceptance rate ranking it #11 in Vermont for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 3,090 out of 3,629 applicants were admitted making Champlain College an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has difficult requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 33 percent. Champlain College typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 17% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top half of their high school class.

Test Optional

Submission of SAT or ACT scores is not required for admission to Champlain College. If you submit test scores, they will be considered with your application, but they are not mandatory. 85% of students submit SAT scores and 26% submit ACT scores.

Champlain College SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
1110-1320
Applicants Submitting SAT
85%
SAT Scores for Champlain College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 570
SAT Math 25th 540
SAT Composite 25th 1110
SAT Scores for Champlain College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 670
SAT Math 75th 650
SAT Composite 75th 1320
Average SAT Score 1220

SAT Scores you need to get in

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

Champlain College typically prefers applicants to be in the top 39 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1110 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 1000. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1220 out of 1600. The school ranks #3 in Vermont for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 85 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Champlain College admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1320 and Above Good >91%
1215 to 1320 Avg + 85%-91%
1110 to 1215 Avg - 77%-85%
1005 to 1110 Reach 66%-77%
Less than 1005 Low <66%
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Champlain College ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
24-29 
Applicants Submitting ACT
26%
ACT Scores for Champlain College
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 23
ACT Math 25th 22
ACT Composite 25th 24
ACT Scores for Champlain College
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 30
ACT Math 75th 28
ACT Composite 75th 29
Average ACT Score 26

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Champlain College?

Admission data indicates that Champlain College regularly accepts students with ACT's of 24 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 27 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 22 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 26 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 29 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #3 in Vermont for highest average ACT composite score. 26 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Champlain College.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Champlain College admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
29 and Above Good >91%
26 to 29 Avg + 85%-91%
24 to 26 Avg - 79%-85%
22 to 24 Reach 71%-79%
Less than 22 Low <71%
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Champlain College GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.04
Typical High School Grades
B

What GPA do you need to get into Champlain College?

Applicants need about average high school grades to get into Champlain College. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Champlain College was 3.04 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #9 in Vermont for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.04 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as Champlain College accepts 85% of all applicants.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Champlain College students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness
3.75+ 12% Good
3.50 to 3.75 14% Good
3.25 to 3.50 11% Avg +
3.00 to 3.25 21% Avg +
2.75 to 3.00 28% Avg -
2.50 to 2.75 14% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 N/A% Low
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

GPA Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

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High School Class Rank

68% of Champlain College freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Champlain College students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 15%
Top 25% of class 39%
Top 50% of class 68%
Bottom 50% of class 32%
Bottom 25% of class 10%
Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

Applying

Admission Statistics

Champlain College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 1,852 1,777 3,629
Accepted 1,548 1,542 3,090
Acceptance Rate 84% 87% 85%
Enrolled 180 344 524
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 12% 22% 17%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to Champlain College is $0.

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Champlain College and what student information is used for admission decisions?

Champlain College Admission Requirements
Test Scores Considered but not required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Required
Demonstration of Competencies Required

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Champlain College
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit No
Credit for Life Experiences No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=230852 IPEDS survey data for Champlain College.

FAQs

Does Champlain College prefer SAT or ACT?

85% of students submit their SAT scores to Champlain College. 26% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

What is my chance of getting into Champlain College?

85% of those who apply are granted admission to Champlain College. Admission competition is and the college has difficult admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

What SAT score is required for Champlain College?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1110 and 1320. 85% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

What ACT score is required for Champlain College?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 24 and 29. 26% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.