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Champlain College Data & Information Overview

Find out more about how Champlain College ranks, how diverse it is, what majors it offers, and other essential facts below. All you need to do to learn more about a stat is click on its tile, and you'll be taken to another page that analyzes that data more closely. Also, you can use the links below to scroll to any section of this page.

How Well Is Champlain College Ranked?

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2021 Rankings

In its yearly rankings, College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities to determine which ones are the best in a variety of categories, such as overall value, quality, diversity, which schools are the best for each major, and much more.

Champlain College was awarded 43 badges in the 2021 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is criminal justice and corrections.

Overall Quality

Champlain is ranked #701 out of 1,715 schools in the nation for overall quality on College Factual's 2021 Best Colleges list.

Champlain also holds the #5 spot on the Best Colleges in Vermont ranking.

See all of the rankings for Champlain College.

Is It Hard to Get Into Champlain?

Acceptance Rate

The acceptance rate at Champlain College is 75%. That's higher than the rate at many schools, but still low enough to be considered somewhat selective. If you want to get in, you'll need good grades and to be able to show that Champlain is a good fit for you.

Average Test Scores

About 86% of students accepted to Champlain submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 560 and 670. Math scores were between 530 and 630.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Champlain College  ( 560 to 670 )

SAT Math Scores for Champlain College  ( 530 to 630 )
Champlain received ACT scores from 33% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT Composite scores ranged between 23 and 29.

ACT Composite Scores for Champlain College  ( 23 to 29 )

Learn more about Champlain College admissions.

Champlain College Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

With a student to faculty ratio of 15 to 1, Champlain College is about average in this regard as the nationwide rate is 15 to 1. While this does not translate directly to class size, it's a good indicator of how much time professors will have to spend with their students on a one-on-one basis.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

When estimating how much access students will have to their teachers, some people like to look at what percentage of faculty members are full time. This is because part-time teachers may not have as much time to spend on campus as their full-time counterparts.

The full-time faculty percentage at Champlain College is 99%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  99 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Champlain College

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate of 79% tells us that most first-year, full-time students like Champlain College enough to come back for another year. This is a fair bit higher than the national average of 68%. That's certainly something to check off in the good column about the school.

Freshmen Retention Rate  79 out of 100

Graduation Rate

Students are considered to have graduated on time if they finish their studies within four years. At Champlain the on-time graduation rate of first-time, full-time students is 48%. That is great when compared to the national average of 33.3%

On-Time Graduation Rate  48 out of 100

Find out more about the retention and graduation rates at Champlain College.

Excellent Overall Diversity at Champlain

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 3,800 undergraduates at Champlain with 2,488 being full-time and 1,312 being part-time.

Champlain Diversity Score

For each college and university, College Factual calculates an overall diversity score that takes four factors into account: gender, ethnicity, age, and home location of the student. Then, the schools with the best mixtures of students with respect to these factors are ranked the highest.

With an overall score of 88.41 out of 100, Champlain is one of the most diverse schools in the nation.

Overall Diversity Score  88.41 out of 100
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How Much Does Champlain College Cost?

The overall average net price of Champlain is $35,549. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for Champlain

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$25,847 $30,603 $36,957 $36,860 $40,441

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of Champlain, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At Champlain, approximately 68% of students took out student loans averaging $9,368 a year. That adds up to $37,472 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Champlain is 5.2%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

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How Much Money Do Champlain Graduates Make?

The pay for some majors is higher than others, but on average, students who graduate with a bachelor's degree from Champlain make about $45,400 a year during their first few years of employment after graduation. This is good news for future Champlain graduates since it is 14% more than the average college graduate's salary of $39,802 per year.


See which majors at Champlain College make the most money.

Location of Champlain College

Champlain College is a private not-for-profit institution situated in Burlington, Vermont. The location of the school is great for students who enjoy the amenities of city life.

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Location of Champlain College

Contact details for Champlain are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 163 S Willard St, Burlington, VT 05401
Phone: 802-860-2700

Champlain College Majors

During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 33 majors graduated from Champlain College. Of these students, 826 received undergraduate degrees and 381 graduated with a master's or doctor's degree. The following table lists the most popular undergraduate majors along with the average salary graduates from those majors make.

Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
Criminal Justice & Corrections 100 $43,600
Business Administration & Management 94 $35,900
Information Technology 92 $52,700
Design & Applied Arts 52 $32,500
Liberal Arts General Studies 49 NA
Accounting 47 $49,900
General Visual & Performing Arts 42 $20,900
Writing Studies 36 $21,400
Health & Medical Administrative Services 36 NA
Computer Science 28 NA

Learn more about the majors offered at Champlain College along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at Champlain

Online learning is becoming popular at even the oldest colleges and universities in the United States. Not only are online classes great for returning adults with busy schedules, they are also frequented by a growing number of traditional students.

In 2017-2018, 2,390 students took at least one online class at Champlain College. This is a decrease from the 2,566 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2017-2018 2,390 2,376
2016-2017 2,566 2,477
2015-2016 2,492 2,456
2014-2015 1,771 1,749
2013-2014 1,310 1,282

Learn more about online learning at Champlain College.

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Notes and References


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.


More about our data sources and methodologies.

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