2024 Comprehensive Report on Rankings, Costs, Graduation Rate and More

$26,622

Net Price

100%

Admitted

100%

Enrolled

50%

Graduation Rate

6/1

Student / Faculty

University Detail

Goddard College

is a private not-for-profit, four or more years institution with a total student enrollment of 369. In 2021, there were 28 psychology and social work graduates. This institution ranks #2 in Vermont and ranks #57 in the U.S. for schools that offer psychology degree programs.

Psychology Degrees Offered

Bachelor, Master

Psychology Graduates

28

Total Enrollment

369

Type

Private Not-for-profit, Four or more years

Institution Accreditation

New England Commission of Higher Education

Ranking for Goddard College

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#2

Vermont Rank

Combining ranking factors for 10 schools that offer psychology degrees in Vermont, Goddard College ranks #2.

#57

U.S. Rank

Combining ranking factors for 1,438 schools that offer psychology degrees in the U.S., Goddard College ranks #57.

Psychology Programs Offered

For psychology degrees, Goddard College offers General Psychology at the bachelor level. At the master level, the university offers Counseling and Applied Psychology and Counseling Psychology.

In the table below, see the programs offered and the number of graduates in each program.

Psychology Graduates in 2021BSMA
Counseling and Applied Psychology12
Counseling Psychology12
General Psychology4
Total Graduates424
US Department of Education

Admission, Enrollment, Graduation

In the fall of 2021, 9 students applied to the Goddard College. The university admitted 100% and 100% of those who were admitted also enrolled.

By comparison, the average number of applicants for Vermont universities is 5,815. On average, all Vermont institutions admit 69% and 30% of those who were admitted end up enrolling into the institution.

The percentage of Goddard College students who return after their first year to begin their second year is 25%. Compared to all Vermont four or more years colleges, the percentage is 72%.

The overall graduation rate for Goddard College is 50%, compared to 65% for all Vermont universities.

  • Credits Accepted: Dual enrollment, Credit for life experiences, Advanced placement (AP) credits

Compare Goddard to Vermont Four or more years Colleges
Offering Psychology Degrees

Compare admission, acceptance, retention and graduation rates of Goddard College to the average of all Vermont four or more years schools that offer psychology degrees.

Why it Matters

Compare Admission and Enrollment

Low admission rates and high enrollment rates denote not only how selective a school is, but also how in-demand the school is. High graduation rates show the overall success of an institution.

Goddard

9

Applicants

100%

Percent Admitted

100%

Percent Enrolled

25%

1st Time Student Retention Rate

50%

Graduation Rate

VT Colleges

5,815

Applicants

69%

Percent Admitted

30%

Percent Enrolled

72%

1st Time Student Retention Rate

65%

Graduation Rate

Student & Faculty Information

In the fall of 2021, there were 10 or 100% full-time instructional or research faculty members of all faculty and there were 0 or 0% part-time faculty members employed at Goddard College. The number of full-time instructional faculty was 10 or 100%.

Part-time teachers are paid less and cost less, so any organization with a disproportionate number of part-time teachers can invest money in more important areas. However, as part-time teachers, participants can work full-time in their profession and bring experience to the classroom.

Why it Matters

Compare Faculty Numbers

Low student faculty ratios and high full-time instructional percentages indicate that institutions focus their investments in areas that matter most to students.

Goddard

6 / 1

Student Faculty Ratio

100%

Percent Full-Time

0%

Percent Part-Time

100%

Percent Full-Time Instructional

VT Colleges

11 / 1

Student Faculty Ratio

57%

Percent Full-Time

43%

Percent Part-Time

55%

Percent Full-Time Instructional

Tuition and Student Expenses

For the 2021-2022 academic year at Goddard College the average cost of undergraduate tuition is $18,892, and the average cost for books and supplies is $1,200.

For graduate students, the average cost for tuition is $21,288 and the average cost for graduate fees is $255.

In the table below, find the average total expenses to attend Goddard College in 2021-2022 including tuition, room, board and living expenses for both undergraduate and graduate students.

Note that the average total expenses do not include financial aid, grants, loans or scholarships. You can find the average financial aid and net price data in the sections below.

Expenses for Goddard College2021-2022
On Campus Room & Board$0
On-Campus Living Expenses$0
Total Living Expenses$0
Tuition for In-State, Undergraduate$18,892
Books and Supplies, Undergraduate$1,200
Total Undergraduate Expenses$20,092
In-State, Graduate Tuition$21,288
In-State, Graduate Fees$255
Total Graduate Expenses$21,543
US Department of Education

Net Price

Average Net Price

The average net price to attend Goddard College is $26,622. Average net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board, living costs, books, supplies together and then subtracting the average financial (grants, scholarships and loans) for federal financial aid recipients.

In other words, the average net price is the average amount students pay to attend this university for one year.

Average net price is calculated from the most recent data supplied by each institution to the US Department of Education and is found by subtracting the average amount of federal, state/local government, or institutional grant or scholarship aid from the total cost of attendance. The total cost of attendance is the sum of published tuition and required fees (lower of in-district or in-state), books and supplies, and the weighted average for room and board and other expenses.

Compare Goddard College to all Vermont universitas that offer psychology degrees for the cost to attend, average financial aid, percent of students receiving aid and the average net price to attend.

For program ranking, we see a lower overall cost of tuition and cost of living expenses minus the average financial aid a student may receive as the ranking factor student may want to consider.

Why it Matters

Compare Average Cost to Attend and Net Price

Low student faculty ratios and high full-time instructional professors indicates to us institutions that focus their investments in areas that matter most: the education of students by the best instructors possible.

Goddard

$20,092

Cost to Attend

$6,619

Average Financial Aid

67%

Percent Receiving Aid

$26,622

Net Price

VT Colleges

$55,021

Cost to Attend

$23,614

Average Financial Aid

92%

Percent Receiving Aid

$29,771

Average Net Price

Financial Aid

The number of beginning students who enter postsecondary education for the first time and receive financial aid is 4 or 67%.

The number of undergraduate students who receive a grant or scholarship is 133 and the average amount of their grant or scholarship is $6,619.

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid# Receiving AidAverage Aid Received
Grant or Scholarship Aid133$6,619
Pell Grants103$3,861
Federal Student Loans120$8,377
US Department of Education

Below, compare the financial aid students receive at the Goddard College to all schools across the United States that offer psychology degrees.

We see higher percentages of those receiving aid and the percent that aid covers the net price of education as an indicator of the strength of the institution.

Why it Matters

Compare Financial Aid

Financial Aid can make the difference between being able to afford college or being priced out of college. Many students may find college far more affordable than they could imagine, when accounting for the various kinds of financial aid available.

Goddard

133

Grant or Scholarship Aid

37%

Grants or Scholarships

103

Number of Pell Grants

29%

Pell Grants

120

Federal Student Loans

34%

Federal Student Loans

VT Colleges

2,132

Grant or Scholarship Aid

55%

Grants or Scholarships

549

Number of Pell Grants

14%

Pell Grants

1,166

Federal Student Loans

30%

Federal Student Loans

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