Champlain College (CC) is a private institution that has been offering professional, well balanced programs since 1878. With a curriculum known for its excellence in course material and hands-on education, the College is a national leader in providing skilled, well educated students who can become excellent practitioners, as well as effective workers in their field of choice. With a beautiful campus located in Burlington, Vermont, Champlain College is an excellent place to start a career, or to fine-tune one that was already started.
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Champlain College offers a large catalogue of over 30 programs to choose from, with online and campus-based options. With small class sizes, state-of-the-art labs and facilities, and several study abroad campuses, Champlain College gives students the tools they need to succeed in their careers while also enriching their lives and adding to their experiences outside of education. Some of the programs offered at Champlain College include Hospitality Industry Management, Middle School Teacher Education, Web Development & Design, and Computer Networking and Information Security.
Admission to Champlain College starts by going to the school's web site and checking off the admissions checklist provided, so that a prospective student knows exactly what else needs to be done. First a high school transcript, or equivalent diploma, should be sent to the school. Then a tour of the campus should be scheduled, as well as filling out the application, whether that is online or the standard form that is received when more information is requested. There are 2 different early admissions dates, as well as a standard admission date, for students who know they want to attend Champlain College.
The faculty and staff at Champlain College are all dedicated to giving their students the tools and education necessary to become great at what they want to do after graduation. Faculty know the competitiveness of the workplace, usually because they have spent time working in the industry they teach, and they try to tailor their instructions to give students a sense of the things they will deal with after they graduate, in addition to the educational elements of the classes. The faculty and staff all want graduates to succeed in their new careers, so they do everything in their power to give students the best education and guidance as possible.
The student body at Champlain College is diverse, especially when the 2 study abroad campuses are counted. On the main campus in Burlington, Vermont alone there are students from 32 states and 17 different countries. With only around 2000 students enrolled and living on campus, the school is still able to maintain a sense of the "small college" atmosphere, which carries over into class sizes which usually only have around 20 students. The campus has an active residential life, including housing for all students who want it, which give students the whole college experience, letting them continue relationships forged in the classroom back at the dormitories.
The lives of students while they attend Champlain College are full of excitement and personal growth, especially when they live on campus and participate in the campuses active community of clubs, organizations, student government, and other campus sponsored activities in the dormitories and other places on campus including hosting the 'Price is Right' and other game shows, Dances, Comedians, the "Spring Meltdown", and musical guests. Vermont itself is a beautiful state that offers much for the active college student including such attractions as the Ben & Jerry's Ice Cream Factory Tour, the Jay Peak Aerial Tramway, and the Lake Champlain Shoreline Cruises available on Lake Champlain.
Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2015-16, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/
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