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Welcome School Counselors

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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 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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Undergraduate Academics

Our majors are professionally focused and represent the most popular career fields. Our rigorous Core Curriculum 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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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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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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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

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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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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Interested in bringing your students to Burlington to experience Champlain College? Group visits are available for high school teachers, guidance counselors, and community-based organizations.

A typical group visit lasts about 90 minutes and includes

  • an information session led by one of our Admissions Counselors, including our
    • career-focused majors
    • innovative curriculum
    • admissions and financial aid process
  • a tour of our hill-top campus with one of our student ambassador guides.

Additional programming, such as meetings with faculty or tours of special facilities, can be arranged upon request.

Afternoon group visits are offered Mondays and Wednesdays. Morning group visits are offered Tuesdays and Thursdays.

Please fill out this request form with as much information as possible, and we will be in touch to schedule your visit!

Admissions Application Deadlines

Application DatesDecision Release Dates*
Early Decision I November 15 Mid December
Early Decision II December 15 Mid January
Regular Decision January 15
Mid-February/Early March
Extended Regular Decision February 15 Mid-to-late March
Transfer Priority Deadline: June 1 Rolling
Spring Enrollment**
Priority Deadline: October 1 Rolling

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

File the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to ensure that your financial aid award includes all of the institutional and federal aid you are eligible to receive.

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.
**Certain majors are not eligible for Spring enrollment.



The 2024 Fiske Guide to Colleges selected Champlain as one of the "best and most interesting schools" in the United States, Canada, and Great Britain.


Champlain was named a "Most Innovative School" by U.S. News & World Report in its "America's Best Colleges" list for 2024.

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Our hometown of Burlington, Vermont, was ranked among the Best College Towns in America by Travel + Leisure magazine.

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