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Castleton University

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$27,524,
Sticker Price
Cost of Attendance
$17,575
Net Price
Cost of Attendance
$24,802
Median Debt
Cost of Attendance

Costs

In-State
Tuition
$13,078
Books & Supplies
$1,000
Room & Board
$12,042
Other
$1,404
Total
$27,524
Out-of-State
Tuition
$30,046
Books & Supplies
$1,000
Room & Board
$12,042
Other
$1,404
Total
$44,492

Since Castleton is a public university, there are different costs for in-state students and out-of-state students. The sticker price at Castleton is $27,524 for in-state students in VT, and $44,492 for out-of-state students. This sticker price includes costs for tuition, books and supplies, room and board, and other miscellaneous expenses.


It’s also important to note that the cost of attendance can vary from year to year and typically it will rise over your four years in college. With that said, your financial aid will also be recalculated every year to take any price increases, as well as any changes in your financial situation, into account.

Tuition Break Program

Castleton University is in a state that participates in the Tuition Break tuition reciprocity program. That means if you are a resident of Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, or Vermont, you may be eligible to receive discounted tuition. Eligibility for this program varies by state and only applies to approved programs, so be sure to check out the Tuition Break website to find out more, as well as getting in touch with Castleton University's financial aid office.

Castleton University Financial Aid

Students who are applying for financial aid at Castleton University need to submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (or FAFSA).The FAFSA opens up on October 1st, and students should apply as soon as they can! The FAFSA uses financial information from the prior, prior year which means that you don’t need to wait for the year to end and can use last year’s financial information.


The FAFSA code for Castleton University is 003683.


If you are looking for more information on how to complete the FAFSA, check out our How to Complete the FAFSA Guide.

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Pell Grants at Castleton University

40% of students at Castleton University receive Pell Grants, which are awarded to undergraduate students with demonstrated financial need (students who have a bachelor’s or professional degree are not eligible). Pell Grants are awarded by the federal government and do not need to be repaid. To apply for a Pell Grant, students will need to submit their FAFSA. If you are awarded a Pell Grant, you’ll see it listed in your financial aid award letter if you are accepted to Castleton University.


You can learn more about Pell Grant eligibility here.

Outside Scholarships

Castleton students can also apply for outside scholarships to fund their education. Outside scholarships are awards that are offered by private and non-profit organizations. If you want to see what outside scholarships you are eligible for, check out these resources:


Castleton University Financial Aid Resources

If you are looking for more information about financial aid and scholarships at Castleton or have questions that are specific to your personal situation, we recommend that you reach out directly to the financial aid office!


Here’s how you can get in touch:


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