Castleton University

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

Below Average National Value
Average National Quality

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.)

National Value Ranking  1774 out of 2223
Overpriced
Great Value
National Value Score  20.84 out of 100
Overpriced
Great Value

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.

Amount
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?

$74,503 In-State With Aid
$176,192 Avg Cost No Aid
4.23 Years to Graduate

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
All Students $143,947 #1,774 D-
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 # F
All Students $82,565 # F
Only Students Receiving Aid $74,503 # F

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.

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