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We understand how important your role is in helping students find the right college. Our goal is to provide all the resources you need as you help guide them toward their top-choice college.

Champlain College was established in 1878 in scenic Burlington, Vermont. We use our career-driven classes and Upside-Down Curriculum to innovate the education process and prepare students for rewarding careers and successful lives.

If you or any of your students have any questions or would like to visit our campus and take a tour, please contact the Office of Admissions at (802) 625-0201 or admission@champlain.edu. You can find more information regarding event dates and travel details on our Visits & Events page, or by emailing one of our counselors.

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Academics

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ACADEMIC OVERVIEW

Undergraduate Academics

Our majors are professionally focused and represent the most popular career fields. Our rigorous Core Curriuculum is specifically designed to develop important skills in critical thinking, communication, and inquiry. Our Upside-Down Curriculum allows students to take important courses in their major starting on day one. 

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CAREER-FOCUSED DEGREE PROGRAMS

Majors, Minors, & Concentrations

32 career-focused majors, along with 63 concentrations and 42 minors give our students the ability to customize their degree based on their interests and goals. We have deep offerings in degree programs for game development, cybersecurity, business, information technology, and social sciences, among others.

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Admissions

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ADMISSIONS OVERVIEW

Admissions

Find information about applying as an undergraduate, campus events, visiting information, financial aid, and more. Students may apply as a first year, transfer or international undergraduate. Can't find what you're looking for? Reach out to a member of our Admissions Team on the Contact Us page.

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APPLICANT OVERVIEW

How to Apply

Our application process is straightforward. Your students may apply through the Champlain Application or the Common App. There is no fee to apply. Details about application requirements and how to submit transcripts are detailed on our Admission pages. We offer Early Decision and Regular Decision admissions plan.

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Financial Aid

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FINANCIAL AID OVERVIEW

Financial Aid

If you have a student who wants to come to Champlain, we will do everything possible to ensure that a Champlain education is financially accessible. 

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AFFORDABILITY

Grants & Scholarships

Each year almost 96% of students receive financial aid that does not need to be repaid. In 2020-2021, we awarded over $36 million in scholarship assistance to full-time students.

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Application & Financial Aid Deadlines

Application & Priority FAFSA Filing DatesDecision Release Dates*
Early Decision First-Year November 15 Mid December
First-Year January 15**
Early March
Transfer Priority Deadline: June 15 Rolling
Spring Enrollment***
Priority Deadline: October 1 Rolling

All deadlines are 11:59 PM (Eastern Standard Time)

File your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) by these dates to ensure that your financial aid award includes all of the institutional and federal aid you are eligible to receive. If you complete your FAFSA after these dates we will still determine all of your award eligibility, it will just take longer from the time you received your Admissions notification to get this information to you.

Champlain's FAFSA code is 003684

*Decision release dates are contingent on receiving all requisite application materials by the stated deadlines, including transcripts and portfolios, if required.
**We are able to extend our deadline in certain circumstances. Please reach out to an admissions counselor.
***Certain majors are not eligible for Spring enrollment.


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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