About Sterling College

Tuition, Cost, Financial Aid, Scholarships, and Admission Rates

How much does Sterling College cost?

Sterling College Cost of Attendance
In-state $36,495
Out-of-state $36,495
On-Campus Room and Board $9,560
Off-Campus Room and Board $9,104
Average Annual Cost $24,777
Average Cost by Family Income
Family Income Average Cost
Under $30,000
Over $110,000

Sterling College Financial Aid and Debt


Students paying down their debt


Typical Total Student Debt


Typical Monthly Loan Payment

Financial Aid Breakdown for Full-time Incoming Freshman

Aid Type % Receiving Average Amount
Grant or scholarship aid 96% $12,326
Federal Grants 44% $4,250
Pell grants 44% $2,112
Other federal grants
State/local goverment grant or scholarships 16% $1,888
Institutional grants or scholarships 96% $19,654
Student loan aid 84% $5,981
Federal student loans 56% $3,680
Other student loans 28% $10,771

Sterling College Scholarships: Start Earning in High School

Over 1 million high school students are earning no-essay college scholarships for their grades, activities, and other achievements.

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Micro-scholarships* Colleges Awarding Amount
Take a foreign language class 142 Up to $3,000
Have perfect attendance for a year 180 Up to $750
Visit a college campus 244 Up to $6,000
Take a challenging class 265 Up to $3,000
Do community service 239 Up to $75
Do an extracurricular activity 237 Up to $1,000
Play a sport 129 Up to $600
Have work experience 108 Up to $6,000
Attend a summer program 110 Up to $4,500

*GPA and other eligibility restrictions may apply

Sterling College Admissions

What is Sterling College's admissions rate?
Acceptance Rate 96%
Average GPA 3.0
SAT Submissions of applicants
SAT Reading
SAT Math
SAT Writing
ACT Submissions of applicants
Composite Score

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Sterling College Campus Life


Student to Faculty Ratio

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Student Population

Campus Life
Total undergraduates 187
Living on campus
Transfer Students 65%
Under Age 25 66%
Gender Balance

Student Diversity

Diversity Index: Chance you’ll bump into a diverse range of students
Black or African American
Hispanic or Latino
American Indian or Alaska Native
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

Sterling College Graduation Success


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Four-Year Graduation Rate

Average Salary After Graduation

About Sterling College

If your values lead you to commit to becoming an environmental steward and you want the rigor and challenge of working with both your hands and your mind, then Sterling College is the right place for you.


16 Sterling Drive
Craftsbury Common, VT

Type Private
Profit Status not-for-profit
Category Baccalaureate Colleges
Setting Remote Rural
* Financial aid is only available for those who qualify