Innovation & Leadership

Since 1878, Champlain College has assumed a leadership role as one of higher education's vanguard innovators. In recent years, that tradition has accelerated with the College's exploration of groundbreaking new paths to academic achievement and educational quality:

Champlain's Centers of Experience

Monitors at Champlain College's Leahy Center for Digital InvestigationProvide studio-like environments for students to work on professional projects that turn theory into practice. These include the Senator Leahy Center for Digital Investigation (LCDI), the Emergent Media Center (EMC), the Center for Publishing (CFP), and Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship (CIE).

Visionary majors

a picture of students studyingIn areas like Game Design, Applied Sustainability and Computer & Digital Forensics prepare students for the growth industries of the future.

Pioneering Online Learning Programs

Champlain College was among the very first institutions in the nation to recognize the internet's revolutionary learning potential and create degree programs that leverage it.

InSight Program 

Champlain's comprehensive career and personal finance education will help you manage your future and ensure a smooth transition from college to career.

Co-curricular Activities

a picture of students studyingBuilt around majors and individual career interests give students the chance to broaden their horizons on and off campus via special courses, trips, encounters and other experiences.

LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Certification

a picture of perry hallLEED certification of College buildings ensures a sustainable campus and a healthier learning environment in places like Aiken Hall and Perry Hall—the 21st most sustainable building in the world at its opening and one of only three Vermont buildings to achieve Platinum Certification.