International Student Services
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 four colleges and universities and has a population of about 44,000.Link to this FAQ
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, bus, hotel, and train pick up in the Burlington area for new international, U.S. citizens from abroad, and exchange visitors to campus.Link to this FAQ
Champlain College is a small, private college that has an estimated 1,784 undergraduate students. Our international community is about 25-30 students on average.Link to this FAQ
According to IIE's Open Doors, an international student is "an individual enrolled in coursework at an accredited degree-granting higher education institution in the U.S. on a temporary visa that allows for academic study" (112).
*Open Doors: Report on International Educational Exchange. Institute of International Education, 2021.Link to this FAQ
Deadlines for traditional undergraduate, residential first-year and transfer international students:
Fall (August Entry):
Early Decision I (binding): November 15
Early Decision II (binding): December 15
Regular Decision: January 15
Spring (January Entry):
October 1Link to this FAQ
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.Link to this FAQ
Yes, Champlain College does offer merit based scholarships to international students. Scholarships range from $5,000 USD to $30,000 USD a year.
These scholarships are renewable all four years.
Transfer International students will also qualify for the above scholarships.Link to this FAQ
Yes, International students can work on campus. OISS will help you get started!Link to this FAQ
We understand that is not possible for every student to come and visit Champlain College before applying.
Our virtual tour of campus is here.
You can also sign up for a virtual open house or informational session here.
The Director, OISS is also the International Admissions Counselor. She hosts international information sessions, does personal interviews or sessions, and a Virtual Admitted International Students Day. She would love to connect with you and your family!
Please feel free to email her at firstname.lastname@example.org to set up an appointment via Zoom, WhatsApp, etc.Link to this FAQ
Yes, International students are guaranteed housing all four years at Champlain College. International students are able to apply for Break Housing so that they can stay in their residential halls over breaks (except the summer break).Link to this FAQ
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