Champlain College Admission Requirements
Chances of getting into Champlain College
|Applicant Competition||Very Low|
How hard is it to get into Champlain College and can I get accepted? The school has a 75% acceptance rate ranking it #10 in Vermont for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 3,753 out of 4,977 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 40 percent. Champlain College typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 14% 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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Champlain College SAT Scores
Applicants Submitting SAT85%
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||560|
|SAT Math 25th||530|
|SAT Composite 25th||1090|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||650|
|SAT Math 75th||630|
|SAT Composite 75th||1280|
|Average SAT Score||1190|
SAT Scores you need to get in
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Champlain College?
Champlain College typically requires applicants to be in the top 43 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1090 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 990. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1190 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. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1280 and Above||Good||>84%|
|1185 to 1280||Avg +||75%-84%|
|1090 to 1185||Avg -||64%-75%|
|995 to 1090||Reach||51%-64%|
|Less than 995||Low||<51%|
Champlain College ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT26%
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||21|
|ACT Math 25th||20|
|ACT Composite 25th||22|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||28|
|ACT Math 75th||27|
|ACT Composite 75th||28|
|Average ACT Score||25|
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 22 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 37 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 19 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 25 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 28 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.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|28 and Above||Good||>84%|
|25 to 28||Avg +||75%-84%|
|22 to 25||Avg -||64%-75%|
|19 to 22||Reach||51%-64%|
|Less than 19||Low||<51%|
Avg. High School GPA3.04
Typical High School GradesB
You will 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 75% of all applicants.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Competitiveness|
|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|
68% of Champlain College freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.
|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%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||10%||19%||14%|
Applications were DueJan 31, 2020
Days left to ApplyNone
The application deadline for Fall 2020 has passed. Applications were due on Jan 31, 2020.
What are the requirements for admission to Champlain College and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Required|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Recommended|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
|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.
Frequently Asked Questions
85% of students submit their SAT scores to Champlain College. 26% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
75% 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.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1090 and 1280. 85% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.