Champlain was named #1 "Most Innovative School" by U.S. News & World Report's"America's Best Colleges" 2016 ranking of regional colleges in the North.
Champlain College is featured in the Fiske Guide to Colleges for 2016 as one of the "best and most interesting schools" in the United States, Canada and Great Britain.
The Princeton Review features Champlain for the fifth year in the 2016 edition of its annual college guide "The Best 380 Colleges."
Champlain was featured in the top 10 of the "Best Colleges for Veterans" and ranked in the top tier of the "Best Regional Colleges" in the North by U.S. News and WorldReport's "America's Best Colleges" 2016.
Champlain was one of the top five "A-Plus Schools for B Students" in U.S. News & World Report's"America's Best Colleges" 2016 ranking of regional colleges in the North.
The Princeton Review recognizes Champlain College's as #13 in their "Top 50 Undergraduate Schools to Study Game Design" in 2016.
In their 2016 rankings of Game Design/Development School Programs in the U.S., AnimationCareerReview named Champlain #24 of the "Top 50 Game Design Schools in the US," #18 of the "Top 25 Private Game Design Schools in the US" and #10 in the "Top Game Design Schools on the East Coast."
Champlain College is included in The Princeton Review's "The Best 379 Colleges," the "Guide to 353 Green Colleges" and named a "Top Game School" for 2015
Champlain has been recognized for the second time as the winner of the 2015 SC Magazine award for Best Cybersecurity Higher Education Program.
Champlain College is named a finalist in SC Magazine's 2015 Awards for exemplary professional leadership in information technology security.
The Princeton Review recognized Champlain in the "Top 25 Game Design" schools as well as part of the "Best Northeastern" colleges in the U.S.
The Atlantic releases an article about Champlain, "What Would an Ideal College Look Like? A Lot Like This," as part of the American Futures project. Author John Tierney said, "American higher education would be better off if more colleges tried to replicate what's going on here."
The College is designated a National Center of Academic Excellence in Information Assurance Education.
Champlain's library receives the 2012 Excellence in Academic Libraries Award from the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL).
Champlain is ranked 13th in the "Best Regional Colleges" in the North, 17th in the "Best Classroom Experience" category and third in the "Class Discussions Are Encouraged" category in The Princeton Review's "The Best 376 Colleges: 2012 Edition."
College is included in The Princeton Review's "322 Green Colleges" guide.
Six Champlain faculty members are included in The Princeton Review's "Best 300 Professors": J.C. Ellefson, English (Creative Writing); Jonathan Rajewski, Digital Forensics; John P. Rogate, Computer Science; Eric Ronis, Communication; Alan Stracke, Sociology; and Janice Gohm Webster, English.