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Goddard College


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Goddard College
123 Pitkin Road, Plainfield, VT 05667-9432
General Information802-322-1672
TypePrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Awards OfferedBachelor's degree, Postbaccalaureate certificate, Master's degree
Campus SettingRural, Distant
Campus HousingNo
Student Population 802 (287 undergraduate)
Student-to-Faculty Ratio13 to 1

Mission Statement

Goddard is a small college in rural Vermont for plain living and hard thinking. Founded in 1863- Goddard is recognized for innovation in education. Its mission is to advance the theory and practice of learning by undertaking new experiments based upon the ideals of democracy and the principles of progressive education asserted by John Dewey. At Goddard- students are regarded as unique individuals who will take charge of their learning and collaborate with other students- staff- and faculty to build a strong community. Goddard encourages students to become creative- passionate- lifelong learners- working and living with an earnest concern for others and the welfare of the Earth.
Special Learning Opportunities Religious Affiliation
Study abroad
Teacher certification
Not applicable
Student Services Undergraduates registered as students with disabilities
Academic/career counseling service 10%
Credit Accepted  
Dual credit
Credit for life experiences
Advanced placement credits
Faculty and Graduate Assistants Full-timePart-time
Total Faculty 5102
Instructional 5102
Research and Public Service 00
Total Graduate Assistants -0
Instructional -0
Research and Public Service -0