A: Champlain College is located in Burlington, Vermont, on Lake Champlain, about 156 km south of Montreal, QC, Canada. We are located 347 km north of Boston, MA, USA. The city of Burlington is home to five colleges and universities and has a population of about 40,000.
A: Champlain College is located about 10 minutes from Burlington International Airport. This airport connects with New York City, Philadelphia, Washington D.C., Detroit, Orlando, and other major cities. Champlain College will provide airport pick-up and drop-off for International students.
A: Champlain College is a small, private college that has 2,000 undergraduate students.
A: Any student who is not a citizen, permanent resident of the United States, or will require a visa to attend Champlain College is considered a foreign or International student.
A: International Students should follow the step-by-step instructions listed on our HOW TO APPLY page to fill out their application for Champlain College.
A: Champlain College offers three application deadlines. The deadline for Regular Decision is February 15. The deadline for Early Decision is November 15 or January 15. Early Decision is a binding decision. For more information on the Early Decision program click here (insert link). We will consider applications after these deadlines on a case by case basis. We encourage you to apply as early as possible to allow ample time for the visa process.
A: Champlain College requires all International applicants whose first language is not English to submit either the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL), the International English Language Testing System (IELTS), or the Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE Academic). Official scores must be sent to the Champlain College Office of Admission. See below for the minimum scores Champlain College Admission looks for on the TOEFL, IELTS and PTE Academic. For more information about conditional admission, please contact Christopher Perlongo at firstname.lastname@example.org.
|Test Type||Full Admission||Conditional Admission|
|TOEFL||iBT: 79 |
|iBT: 61 |
As of Spring 2016, Champlain College DOES require the SAT or ACT from all International Students.
Please send the official scores directly from the testing center.
A: No, International students must maintain full-time enrollment in accordance with U.S. immigration law. A full time student must be registered for a minimum of 12 credits a semester.
A: Yes, Champlain College does offer merit based scholarships to international students. Scholarships range from $1,000USD to $10,000USD a year. These scholarships are renewable all four years. Transfer International students will also qualify for the above scholarships.
A: Yes, International students can work on campus. This is the only legal means of employment for International students.
A: We understand that it is not possible for every student to come and visit Champlain College before applying. Christopher Perlongo, our Director of Admissions, is available for online interviews and information sessions. If you are interested in learning more about Champlain College or the application process, please contact Christopher at email@example.com.
A: Yes, International students are guaranteed housing all four years at Champlain College. International students are able to stay in their Residential Halls over academic breaks.