Is Castleton a Good School for the Money?
Castleton University Value Report
Is Castleton worth the money? Read College Factual's annual Castleton value report to determine if the school is priced fairly for the quality of education they provide.
Below Average Value Nationwide
Castleton University is ranked #1,774 out of 2,223 for value nationwide.
Based on our analysis of other colleges at similar price points, we believe Castleton University is overpriced for the quality education it provides. (This takes into account average financial aid and may not apply to you if you have further scholarships, grant or aid provided to you.)
Prices of Institutions with Similar Quality Scores
|School||Total Price||Value Grade|
*Total price is determined by multiplying average annual cost by time to graduate.
Bottom Line: You'll Spend an Estimated $143,947 For That Piece of Paper
The Castleton time to graduate is about 4.23 years and will cost an estimated $34,030 per year. This brings the total cost to 143,947.
|Average Yearly Cost||$34,030|
|Average Years to Graduate||4.23|
|Estimated Avg Total Cost of Degree||$143,947|
Many Factors Affect Net Price
Depending on your personal circumstances, your net price may be well below the average Castleton net price, which could make this school a better value. You may quality for more financial aid, or be able to complete your degree faster than average. Get more details on Castleton cost.
Does This School Make Financial Sense To You?
Most students will not pay the full sticker price and few students fit perfectly into averages.
Look at the table below to get a sense of how Castleton value for your educational dollar might vary.
|Nationwide Value by Aid Group||Avg Degree Cost||Value Rank||Value Grade|
|Students with no Aid||$176,192||#0||F|
|Only Students Receiving Aid||$135,885||#1,480||D|
|In-State Value by Aid Group||Avg Degree Cost||Value Rank||Value Grade|
|Students with no Aid||$114,811||#
|Only Students Receiving Aid||$74,503||#
Note: the Value Grade for in-state students is calculated by looking only at other schools in the state of Vermont.
About 97% of Castleton students receive financial aid. Get more details on what Castleton financial aid you may qualify for.
How to Finance The Gap
How to Calculate Value
College Factual calculates value by calculating average Castleton cost multiplied by time to graduate, and then compares that number to other schools of a similar quality ranking. If the school is priced fairly based on the educational quality it receives a fair ranking. If it is underpriced it receives a good or excellent value.
Read the full Best for the Money Ranking Methodology.
College Factual's Best for the Money Ranking Methodology.