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If you want to know more about Goddard College, such as what majors does it offer, how diverse it is, how well it ranks, and more, this is your one-stop resource. Want to dig deeper into a particular stat? Just click on its tile and you'll be taked to a more in-depth page on the figure. In addition, you can use the links below to quickly jump to any section on this page.

How Well Is Goddard College Ranked?

2021 Rankings

College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities in its annual rankings and ranks them in a variety of ways, including most diverse, best overall quality, best for non-traditional students, and much more.

Goddard College was awarded 7 badges in the 2021 rankings.

Overall Quality

Goddard College was not ranked in College Factual's 2021 Best Overall Colleges report. This could be for a number of reasons, including lack of data.

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Is It Hard to Get Into Goddard College?

Acceptance Rate

With an acceptance rate of 100%, Goddard College has a fairly liberal admissions policy. However, don't just assume you'll get in! Put together a good application and make sure you include all requested documents and materials.

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Goddard College Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio at Goddard College is an impressive 7 to 1. That's quite good when you compare it to the national average of 15 to 1. This is a good sign that students at the school will have more opportunities for one-on-one interactions with their professors.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

Another measure that is often used to estimate how much access students will have to their professors is how many faculty members are full-time. The idea here is that part-time faculty tend to spend less time on campus, so they may not be as available to students as full-timers.

The full-time faculty percentage at Goddard College is 100%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  100 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Goddard College

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate is a sign of how many full-time students like a college or university well enough to come back for their sophomore year. At Goddard College this rate is 50%, which is a bit lower than the national average of 68%.

Freshmen Retention Rate  50 out of 100

Graduation Rate

When we say that a student has graduated on time, we mean that they have finished their bachelor's degree within four years. The on-time graduation rate at Goddard College is 25%. That's lower than the national rate of 33.3%

On-Time Graduation Rate  25 out of 100

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Good Overall Diversity at Goddard College

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 188 undergraduates at Goddard College with 170 being full-time and 18 being part-time.

Goddard College Diversity Score

College Factual computes an overall diversity score for each college and university that takes gender, ethnicity, geographic location, and age into account. Schools with the best mixtures of students with respect to these factors are ranked the highest, and those that cater to just one or two student groups are ranked the lowest.

The overall diversity score for Goddard College is 62.00 out of 100, meaning that is is more diverse than most schools in the country.

Overall Diversity Score  62.00 out of 100
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How Much Does Goddard College Cost?

The overall average net price of Goddard College is $23,187. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

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 Goddard College, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At Goddard College, approximately 75% of students took out student loans averaging $7,863 a year. That adds up to $31,452 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Goddard College is 2.8%. 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 Goddard College Graduates Make?

Yearly salaries vary depending on what you major in, but on average, bachelor's degree recipients from Goddard College make around $25,400 per year during the early years of their employment. This is about 36% less that the average pay for college graduates overall. However, graduates with your major may make more.


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Location of Goddard College

Goddard College is a private not-for-profit institution located in Plainfield, Vermont. The rural area surrounding Goddard College is great for students who love a peaceful atmosphere.

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Location of Goddard College

Contact details for Goddard College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 123 Pitkin Road, Plainfield, VT 05667-9432
Phone: 802-454-8311

Goddard College Majors

During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 10 majors graduated from Goddard College. Of these students, 64 received undergraduate degrees and 109 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
Liberal Arts General Studies 39 $13,100
General Education 15 NA
Writing Studies 7 NA
General Psychology 3 NA
Multilingual Education 0 NA
Teacher Education Subject Specific 0 NA
Teacher Education Grade Specific 0 NA
Clinical, Counseling & Applied Psychology 0 NA
Student Counseling 0 NA
Other Visual Art 0 NA

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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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