Champlain College

Champlain College, Burlington, VT

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Located right next to University of Vermont, but a world away, with spectacular views of Lake Champlain. Steps away from downtown Burlington, which is bustling with activity and a thriving town. Voted by US News as one of the most innovative schools and is dedicated to career focused majors.

• Private
• Undergraduate enrollment – 2,200
• Admit rate – 75%
• Financial Aid forms required – FAFSA
• Retention rate – 79%
• Mid 50% SAT/ACT range – 530-670/23-29
• Student to faculty ratio – 15:1
• 3 academic divisions and the School of Business: Communication and Creative Media, Information Technology and Sciences, Education and Human Studies
• Upside down curriculum – Allows you to dive into your major, or what interests you most beginning your first semester
• Freshman Student housing – In 20 restored Victorian mansions
• Average class size is 15
• 3 components of the education model – Major, core and career program
• Typically take 5 classes a semester
• Apply within 1 of the divisions/school of business
• Core curriculum, 2 classes per semester – 4 themes with various courses to choose from within each – Year 1: The Individual and the Community, Year 2: The Western Tradition, Year 3: Global Themes, Year 4: Capstone Experience
• Career insight program – Assist you with planning for after Champlain • Career Positioning and Personal Finance, 5 hours per year
• Structured assistance with internship process
• Have campus’s in Dublin and Montreal, and many exchange partners as well
• Guaranteed housing for all 4 years
• 20 club and intramural sport teams; no divisional sport program
• Huffington Post voted Burlington #1 college town
• Early Decision and Regular Decision application options
• Test optional
• No supplemental essays
• Can Interview, either in person or digitally from home
• Portfolio’s for 5 majors – Submitted through Slideroom
• Modern facilities

Visit the Champlain College website.

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