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Champlain College Data & Information Overview

This overview covers the essential stats on Champlain College, including its rankings, majors, diversity, and more. 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?

2022 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 151 badges in the 2022 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is liberal arts / sciences and humanities.

Overall Quality

Champlain is ranked #675 out of 2,576 schools in the nation for overall quality on College Factual's 2022 Best Colleges list. This is an improvement over the previous year, when Champlain held the #701 spot on the Best Overall Colleges list.

Champlain also holds the #6 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 85%, which is higher than many other schools to which you may be applying. But don't think getting into Champlain is a sure thing. The admissions staff is still going to review your application to see if you are a good fit for the school.

Learn more about Champlain College admissions.

Champlain College Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio is often used to estimate how much interaction there is between professors and their students at a college or university. At Champlain College, this ratio is 14 to 1, which is on par with the national average of 15 to 1. That's not bad at all.

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 54%. That is great when compared to the national average of 33.3%

On-Time Graduation Rate  54 out of 100

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

Champlain College Undergraduate Student Diversity

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 3,512 undergraduates at Champlain with 2,325 being full-time and 1,187 being part-time.

How Much Does Champlain College Cost?

The overall average net price of Champlain is $33,561. 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 +
$27,028 $27,736 $32,019 $33,570 $38,601

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

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At Champlain, approximately 66% of students took out student loans averaging $8,974 a year. That adds up to $35,896 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Champlain is 4.2%. 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.

Get more details about paying for Champlain College.

How Much Money Do Champlain Graduates Make?

Although some majors pay more than others, students who graduate from Champlain with a bachelor's degree go on to jobs where they make an average salary of $45,400 in their early years. 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.

Get more details about the 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 30 majors graduated from Champlain College. Of these students, 816 received undergraduate degrees and 316 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
Information Technology 136 $62,012
Business Administration & Management 107 $44,077
Design & Applied Arts 68 NA
Liberal Arts General Studies 51 $57,318
General Visual & Performing Arts 40 $21,356
Computer Software & Applications 38 $40,551
Accounting 36 $52,107
Computer Science 34 $62,508
Health & Medical Administrative Services 30 $54,869
Arts & Media Management 21 $29,141

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

Online Learning at Champlain

Online courses area a great option for busy, working students as well as for those who have scheduling conflicts and want to study on their own time. As time goes by, expect to see more and more online learning options become available.

In 2019-2020, 2,241 students took at least one online class at Champlain College. This is a decrease from the 2,301 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2019-2020 2,241 2,235
2018-2019 2,301 2,294
2017-2018 2,390 2,376
2016-2017 2,566 2,477
2015-2016 2,492 2,456

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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