A “Most Innovative School”

—U.S. News & World Report

At Champlain, it’s all about you. It’s about your passion—finding it, focusing it, and nurturing it by creating academic, professional, and personal opportunities for growth. 

Here, you start exploring courses in your major—the topics and issues you're most passionate about—in your first semester through our Upside-Down Curriculum.

The Champlain experience encompasses the academic, professional, and practical knowledge you’ll need to grow and thrive in an ever-changing world. You'll become a well-educated thinker with superior communication skills. You'll develop leadership capabilities that will serve you for a lifetime. Extensive internships in the beautiful city of Burlington, Vermont—and beyond—take you out into the field. And our international programs take you out into the world.

Finding and pursuing your passion at Champlain will take you further than you ever imagined you could go, but it’s not a journey you take alone; our close-knit community of educators, administrators, and fellow students will support you every step of the way.

 


JUST THE FACTS

THE BEST


The 2021 Fiske Guide to Colleges selected Champlain as one of the "best and most interesting schools" in the United States, Canada, and Great Britain.

THE MOST


Champlain was named a "Most Innovative School" by U.S. News & World Report for the sixth consecutive year in its "America's Best Colleges" 2021 rankings.

#1


Burlington, Vermont, our hometown, is ranked the #1 Best College Town by Travel + Leisure magazine.

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More facts & figures

TOP 20


Champlain consistently ranks in the Top 20 Game Design Schools by The Princeton Review. This year we're #16 in the country.

TOP 20


Niche.com ranks Champlain as one of the Top 20 Best Schools for Information Technology.

#25


The Princeton Review ranks Champlain the #25th Greenest College in the country.

Experience the power of a personal education

Students collaborating in The Leahy Center

Our majors and minors connect directly to the professions with the greatest potential for future opportunities.

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Start taking classes in your major on day one with our Upside-Down Curriculum.

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Our unique Core Curriculum prepares you to be an intellectual leader.

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The InSight program is your comprehensive career preparation and personal finance education.

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Visit our award-winning library: the Miller Information Commons.

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Explore Champlain Abroad, plus our international campuses in Dublin, Ireland, and Montreal, Canada.

MacDonald Hall, a first-year residence hall

Live in our stunning Victorian-era mansion residence halls in the beautiful Hill Section of Burlington.

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Discover Burlington, Vermont, the #1 Best College Town in the country.

 

Explore Career-Focused Majors

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