Goddard College

Plainfield, VT

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Goddard College

Goddard College

Goddard College Student Essentials

Goddard College Student Essentials
Region: Northeast
Setting: Rural Setting
Type: Private
Affiliation: Not applicable
Size: Small (Under 2,000 Undergrad)
Website: www.goddard.edu
On-Campus Housing Available: Yes
Selectivity: Open Admissions
In-State Tuition: $14,218
Out-of-State Tuition: $14,218
Retention Rate: 57%
Enrollment: 944
Year Established: 1938

About Goddard College

For a highly personalized college experience, look no further than Goddard College in Plainfield, Vermont.

The school is known for its low-residency undergraduate and graduate programs. This means that students from all over the country can complete their studies at home, visiting the Goddard campus only two or three times a year to review their work and engage in mentorship and intensive study.

Every applicant is evaluated individually. Admissions are on a rolling basis, allowing students to begin programs at different times throughout the year.

The college has also become known for its unique academics, especially its MFA in Creative Writing program. The degree offers many genre concentrations, like

  • Fiction
  • Poetry
  • Non-fiction
  • Playwriting
  • Screenwriting
  • Graphic novel writing

Goddard also grants MFA degrees in Interdisciplinary Arts, a unique program that combines visual, theatrical, literary, and other artistic processes into its content.

Students seeking bachelor’s degrees may earn them in fields like:

  • Creative Writing
  • Education
  • Health Sciences
  • Sustainability
  • Individualized Studies

Goddard also provides a wide range of academic and student services, learning and disability support, library and information technology resources, and campus activities.

Financial aid is available to eligible students, as well as a number of Goddard scholarships. On campus housing is available, but not required.

Ratings & Reviews

Overall School Rating:

Rated 5 of 5 Stars 1 Review

100% of students gave Goddard College 5 stars overall.

Student Ratings

Alumnus - Grad Year 2012

Overall Rating

Goddard College is a unique capsular environment. As a pioneer in low residency programs of study, they have perfected the process. Intense eight day programs each semester are filled with dynamic workshops and provide an opportunity for the student body to interact and bond with one another. The campus, a series of historic buildings in the beautiful mountains of Vermont, is alone worth the visit.


Goddard College Map & Location

Goddard College
123 Pitkin Road
Plainfield, VT 05667


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Walkability

Good walkability. We think you’ll enjoy walking in this area.

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Weather

Seasonal average temperatures for Plainfield, VT

Winter
Dec
32
32
Jan
26
7
Feb
30
10
Spring
Mar
39
19
Apr
53
32
May
66
42
Summer
Jun
74
51
Jul
79
56
Aug
77
54
Fall
Sep
69
46
Oct
56
35
Nov
44
27

Students

Full-Time Undergrad Students 312
Freshman Class 9
Total Students (Undergrads & Graduate Students) 944

Ethnic Diversity:

  • Latino: 8%
  • African American: 2%
  • Caucasian: 61%
  • Asian: 1%
  • Unknown and Other: 27%
Latino 8%
African American 2%
Caucasian 61%
Asian 1%
Unknown and Other 27%

Undergraduate 33%
Graduate 67%
Full-Time 100%
Part-Time 0%
Women 67%
Men 33%
International 0%
Domestic 100%

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