Castleton University

Castleton, VT

Castleton State College says, "The goals of Castleton's general education program...are to prepare the student to search for the meaning of a good life; to develop an awareness of the interaction between personal and societal values; to foster an appreciation of the interconnectedness of all things; to stimulate intellectual curiosity and promote life-long learning." [Source]

  • Website:http://www.castleton.edu/
  • Undergraduate Enrollment:1,985
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate:36%
  • Tuition & Fees (In State):$11,282 annually
  • Tuition & Fees (Out of State):$26,690 annually

General Education Requirements

  • 1. Composition

    YES
  • 2. Literature

    YES
  • 3. Foreign Language

    NO
  • 4. U.S. Government or History

    NO
  • 5. Economics

    NO
  • 6. Mathematics

    NO

    See Note

    No credit given for Mathematics because the "Scientific and Mathematical Understanding" requirement may be satisfied by courses with little college-level math content. No credit given for Mathematics because students may test out of the "Quantitative Reasoning Standard" requirement through SAT scores.

  • 7. Science

    NO

    See Note

    No credit given for Natural or Physical Science because the "Scientific and Mathematical Understanding" requirement may be satisfied by courses with little science content.

  • General Education Assessment

    Castleton University uses one or more of the following instruments to assess undergraduate progress in core collegiate skills: the Council on Aid to Education Collegiate Learning Assessment (CLA), the Educational Testing Service Proficiency Profile, or the ACT Collegiate Assessment of Academic Proficiency (CAAP). For more information, visit www.voluntarysystem.org.

Curriculum last evaluated: 06/16/2016

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