Champlain College is a private, coeducational college located in Burlington, Vermont with campuses in Montreal, Canada and Dublin, Ireland. Founded in 1878, over 125 years ago, Champlain College today remains true to its mission to provide students with career-accelerating education that leads to actual job opportunities in the market.
Accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges through its Commission on Institutions of Higher Education, Champlain College offers undergraduate and graduate degree programs through its Academic Divisions of Business; Communication & Creative Media; Education & Human Studies; and Information Technology & Sciences.
In addition to its on-site classes, Champlain College also offers distance learning via its online programs. Started in 1993, Champlain offers online the Walter Cerf Managing Innovation & Information Technology master’s degree (MSMIIT), Champlain’s Master of Business Administration (MBA), Master of Science in Digital Investigation Management (MSDIM), Master of Mediation & Applied Conflict Studies (MSM), and Master of Science in Law (MSL) as well as on-campus and online bachelor’s degrees and professional certificates in over 30 market-driven programs. Only the Master of Fine Arts in Emergent Media program is offered on campus. In 2009, OEDb ranked Champlain third out of 44 institutions that offer most of their degree programs online. U.S. News America's Best Colleges 2009 also ranks Champlain College 12th among the Best Baccalaureate Colleges in the North. In 2011 it was ranked at #16 by The Best Colleges.
Cost of tuition for fulltime undergraduate students is US$27,130 and for part-time, US$1,130 per credit hour. For all online graduate programs, tuition cost is US$729 per credit hour; while tuition for the on-campus Master of Fine Arts degree program is US$900 per credit. Financial aid is extended by way of scholarships for deserving students.