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Castleton State College Admission Chances


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Acceptance Chances

Can I get into Castleton State College? These admission statistics provide an indication how difficult it is to get in and what your chances are. 2,009 out of 2,076 applicants or 97% 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. Castleton State College typically accepts and attracts B- average high school students. Only 22% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

Women Men Total
Applied 1,029 1,047 2,076
Accepted 1,014 995 2,009
Acceptance Rate 99% 95% 97%
Enrolled 207 238 445
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 20% 24% 22%

Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT and ACT requirements for students to be admitted to Castleton State College and what score do you need to get in? The tables below describe the SAT and ACT test score percentile profile of the Fall 2015 starting class.

ACT Requirements

Admission data indicates that Castleton State College regularly accepts students with ACTs of 18 and above. 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 23 and above have very competitive chances. 20 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Castleton State College.

SAT Requirements (New SAT)

Reporting indicates the school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 930 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 825. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1035 out of 1600. A competitive SAT score is critical as 88 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.

25th Percentile Score 75th Percentile Score
SAT Composite 930 1140
SAT Reading 460 580
SAT Math 470 560
ACT Composite 18 23
ACT English 15 23
ACT Math 17 23

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by Score

What do these ratings mean?

ACT Score Competitiveness Est. Admission Chances
23 and Above Good >98%
20 to 23 Avg + 97%-98%
18 to 20 Avg - 95%-97%
16 to 18 Reach 93%-95%
Less than 16 Low <93%
SAT Score (NEW 1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1140 and Above Good >98%
1035 to 1140 Avg + 97%-98%
930 to 1035 Avg - 95%-97%
825 to 930 Reach 92%-95%
Less than 825 Low <92%

Estimated GPA Requirements

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 97% of all applicants.

What do these ratings mean?

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 0% Low
2.00 to 2.25 0% Low

Admission Requirements

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

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

Does accept high school AP credits or award dual credit towards both a college and high school degree?

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.



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