Marlboro, founded in 1946, is a private, liberal arts college. Its 366-acre campus is located in Marlboro, 10 miles north of Brattleboro.

Website: www.marlboro.edu/

Private
Co-ed
183
Undergraduate
Students
(53.6%) 98 Women
(46.4%) 85 Men
58
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
97% of 120 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Decision Offered
Yes
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.09
SAT Math
Not reported
SAT EBRW
Not reported
ACT Composite
Not reported
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$56,495
Tuition and Fees
$40,840
Room and Board
$12,385
Average Percent of Need Met
86%
Average Freshman Award
$39,044
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$28,381
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Not required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
32
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 72% of classes
10-19 students: 28% of classes
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Campus Life

Marlboro Population
978
Nearest Metropolitan Area
 
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
78% of all students
Athletic Conferences
 
Mascot
 
Sororities
 
Fraternities
 
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.6% American Indian/Alaskan Native
1.1% Asian
3.9% Black/African-American
2.8% Hispanic/Latino
4.4% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
76.1% White
11.1% Unknown
International Students
1.6% from 4 countries
First-Year Students Returning
85.2%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
49.1%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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Freshman Admission Requirements


Entrance Difficulty

Moderately Difficult: More than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation

High School Graduation
High school diploma required and GED is accepted
High School Program
College preparatory program is not required

High School Units Required or Recommended

High School Units Required or Recommended
Subject Required Units Recommended Units
English   4
Mathematics   3
Science   3
Foreign Language   2
Social Studies   2
History   2
Academic Electives    

Examinations

Examinations
Exam Required Units Scores Due in Admissions Office
SAT or ACT Recommended March 1
SAT Only    
ACT Only    
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT    
SAT Subject Tests Only  
SAT Essay Component Policy Accepted with or without essay component
ACT Writing Test Policy Accepted with or without writing component
ACT Writing Test Policy SAT: Not used
ACT: Not used

Applying for Admission


Admissions Office

Address
PO Box A, South Road
City, State, Zip
Marlboro, VT 05344
Phone
(802) 258-9236
Fax
 
E-mail
admissions@marlboro.edu

Application Dates and Fees

Regular Admisson Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
$50
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling, notification begins March 15
Accept Offer of Admission
By May 1 or within 2 weeks if notified after May 1
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission

Early Decision Offered
Yes
Early Decision Deadline
November 15
Early Decision Notification
December 1
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Action Deadline
Rolling
Early Action Notification
Rolling, notification begins February 1

Application Form

Common Application
Accepted, supplemental forms required
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application
Available

Other Application Requirements

Interview
Not Required
Essay or Personal Statement
Required for all freshmen
Letters of Recommendation
2 required for all freshmen
Other
Analytical essay required for freshmen
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students


Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record X
Academic GPA X
Standardized Tests X
Class Rank X
Recommendations X
Essay X
Interview X
Level of Applicant's Interest X
Extracurricular Activities X
Volunteer Work X
Particular Talent/Ability X
Character/Personal Qualities X
First Generation to Attend College X
State Residency X
Geographic Residence X
Relation with Alumnus X
Religious Affiliation/Commitment X
Ethnicity X
Work Experience X

Profile of Fall Admission


Overall Admission Rate
97% of 120 applicants were admitted
Women
96% of 73 applicants were admitted
Men
98% of 47 applicants were admitted
Students Enrolled
36 (31%) of 116 admitted students enrolled
Women
20 (29%) of 70 admitted students enrolled
Men
16 (35%) of 46 admitted students enrolled
Early Decision Admission Rate
100% of 2 applicants were admitted
Early Action Admission Rate
Not reported
Students Offered Wait List
 
Students Accepting Wait List Position
 
Students Admitted From Wait List
 

Grade Point Average of Enrolled Freshmen (4.0 scale)

Average GPA
3.09
3.75 and Above
20%
3.50 - 3.74
11%
3.25 - 3.49
16%
3.00 - 3.24
9%
2.50 - 2.99
29%
2.00 - 2.49
11%

SAT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

SAT Math
Not reported
Score of 700 - 800
Not reported
Score of 600 - 700
Not reported
Score of 500 - 600
Not reported
Score of 400 - 500
Not reported
Score of 300 - 400
Not reported
Score of 200 - 300
Not reported
SAT EBRW
Not reported
Score of 700 - 800
Not reported
Score of 600 - 700
Not reported
Score of 500 - 600
Not reported
Score of 400 - 500
Not reported
Score of 300 - 400
Not reported
Score of 200 - 300
Not reported

ACT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

ACT Composite
Not reported
Score of 30 - 36
29%
Score of 24 - 29
50%
Score of 18 - 23
21%
Score of 12 - 17
0%
Score of 6 - 11
0%
Score of 5 or Below
0%

Other Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

High School Class Rank
 
National Merit Scholar
Not reported
Valedictorian
Not reported
Class President
Not reported
Student Government Officer
Not reported

Tuition and Expenses


Cost of Attendance
$56,495
Tuition and Fees
$40,840
Room and Board
$12,385
Books and Supplies
$1,200
Other Expenses
$2,070
Payment Plans
Installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid


Financial Aid Office

Email
Web Site
Financial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL
Net Price Calculator URL

Application Process

Application Deadline
Priority deadline March 1
Final deadline March 1
Award Notification
On a rolling basis beginning March 1
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 003690
Free

Profile of 2018 - 19 Financial Aid


Freshman

Financial Aid Applicants
30 (85.7%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
27 (87.5%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
27 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
3 (33.3%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
86%
Average Award
$39,044
Need-Based Gift
Received by 27 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $34,189
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 24 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,461
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 3 (28.6%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
5 (25.0%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $22,874

All Undergraduates

Financial Aid Applicants
125 (85.5%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
118 (94.4%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
118 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
17 (34.3%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
85%
Average Award
$39,397
Need-Based Gift
Received by 117 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $33,953
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 102 (94.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,630
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 13 (19.3%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
24 (16.3%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $27,383

Borrowing

2018 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
61%
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$28,381
Parents of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs


Loans

Federal Loans
Direct subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans
State Loans
 
Other Loans
 

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non-Need–Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards

Academic Interest/Achievement Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Applied Art and Design
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Leadership
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 

Employment

Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported
Academic Calendar System
Semester
Summer Session
Not offered
General Catalog/Bulletin
Online Catalog

Undergraduate Education


Undergraduate Majors

  • Acting
  • African Studies
  • Algebra and Number Theory
  • American Government and Politics (United States)
  • American Literature (Canadian)
  • American Literature (United States)
  • American/United States Studies/Civilization
  • Analysis and Functional Analysis
  • Ancient/Classical Greek Language and Literature
  • Anthropology
  • Applied Linguistics
  • Applied Mathematics, General
  • Arabic Language and Literature
  • Area Studies, Other
  • Art History, Criticism and Conservation
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Asian Studies/Civilization
  • Astronomy
  • Astrophysics
  • Behavioral Sciences
  • Bible/Biblical Studies
  • Biochemistry
  • Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology, Other
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Botany/Plant Biology
  • Botany/Plant Biology, Other
  • Buddhist Studies
  • Cell/Cellular Biology and Histology
  • Ceramic Arts and Ceramics
  • Chemistry, General
  • Chemistry, Other
  • Children's and Adolescent Literature
  • Chinese Language and Literature
  • Chinese Studies
  • Christian Studies
  • Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
  • Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other
  • Comparative Literature
  • Computer Programming, Other
  • Computer Programming/Programmer, General
  • Computer Science
  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
  • Creative Writing
  • Dance, General
  • Dance, Other
  • Development Economics and International Development
  • Developmental and Child Psychology
  • Digital Arts
  • Directing and Theatrical Production
  • Documentary Production
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Dramatic/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft, Other
  • Drawing
  • East Asian Studies
  • Ecology
  • Economics, General
  • Economics, Other
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • English Language and Literature/Letters, Other
  • English Literature (British and Commonwealth)
  • Environmental Biology
  • Environmental Studies
  • Ethics
  • Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies, Other
  • European Studies/Civilization
  • Experimental Psychology
  • Film/Cinema/Video Studies
  • Film/Video and Photographic Arts, Other
  • Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General
  • Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other
  • French Language and Literature
  • Gay/Lesbian Studies
  • General Literature
  • Hispanic and Latin American Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
  • History, General
  • Holocaust and Related Studies
  • Humanities/Humanistic Studies
  • Intermedia/Multimedia
  • International Economics
  • International Relations and Affairs
  • International/Global Studies
  • Islamic Studies
  • Jewish/Judaic Studies
  • Language Interpretation and Translation
  • Latin American Studies
  • Latin Language and Literature
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
  • Linguistics
  • Literature, Other
  • Logic
  • Mathematics and Computer Science
  • Mathematics and Statistics
  • Mathematics and Statistics, Other
  • Mathematics, General
  • Mathematics, Other
  • Medieval and Renaissance Studies
  • Modern Languages
  • Molecular Biology
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General
  • Music History, Literature, and Theory
  • Music Performance, General
  • Music Theory and Composition
  • Music, General
  • Musicology and Ethnomusicology
  • Natural Resources/Conservation, General
  • Natural Sciences
  • Near and Middle Eastern Studies
  • Painting
  • Philosophy
  • Philosophy and Religious Studies, General
  • Philosophy and Religious Studies, Other
  • Philosophy, Other
  • Photography
  • Physics, General
  • Political Economy
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Pre-Law Studies
  • Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
  • Pre-Veterinary Studies
  • Psychology, General
  • Psychology, Other
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Religion/Religious Studies, Other
  • Russian, Central European, East European and Eurasian Studies
  • Sculpture
  • Social Sciences, General
  • Social Sciences, Other
  • Sociology
  • Sociology and Anthropology
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Statistics, General
  • Theatre Literature, History and Criticism
  • Visual and Performing Arts, General
  • Visual and Performing Arts, Other
  • Women's Studies
  • Writing, General
Most Popular Disciplines
Visual and performing arts, English, Social sciences
Combined Liberal Arts/Professional Degree Programs
None
Special Programs
Accelerated program, Student-designed major, Double major, English as a second language, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad
Study Abroad
Offered
Online Degrees
No online degree programs

Curriculum and Graduation Requirements


General Education/Core Curriculum
Not required for most or all students
Computer
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Foreign Language
Not required
Math/Science
Not required

Faculty and Instruction


Full-Time Faculty
32
Part-Time Faculty
10
Full-Time Faculty with Ph.D./Terminal Degree
69%
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 72% of classes
10-19 students: 28% of classes
Discussion Section/Lab Class Size
Not reported

Advanced Placement


International Baccalaureate
Accepted
Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations
Accepted for placement and credit
Sophomore Standing
Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources


Library Available on Campus
Yes
Holdings
231,673
Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available on Campus
47
Internet/E-mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services


Remedial Instruction
Not Offered
Tutoring
Available
Services for Learning Disabled Students
Available
Services for Physically Disabled Students
Hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Graduate/Professional School Education


Master's Degrees Offered

Master of Business Administration, Master of Science, Master of Arts in Teaching

Master's Programs of Study

  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Organizational Management
  • Project Management

Doctoral Degrees Offered

Not reported

Doctoral Programs of Study

  • Not reported

Location and Setting


Marlboro Population
978
Nearest Metropolitan Area
 
Campus Size
350 acres

Weather

Temperature
7.5 average low in January, 75.8 average high in September
Rain
155 rainy days per year

Getting Around

Campus Map
Map
Nearest Bus Station
 
Nearest Train Station
 

Housing


College Housing
College offers housing to students
Types of Housing
Women only housing, coed housing, cooperative housing, disabled student housing
Students in College Housing
78% of all students
Housing Requirements
Freshmen are required to live on campus
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students Living Off Campus/Commuting
22%
Off-Campus Housing Assistance
Assistance in locating off-campus housing is available

Security


24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices
Available
24-Hour Security Patrols
Available
Late-Night Transport/Escort Services
Not available
Electronically Operated Housing Entrances
Not available
Other
 

Personal Support Services


Health Service
Offered
Personal Counseling
Offered
Child Care
Not offered

Sports and Recreation


Intercollegiate Athletics

Athletic Conferences
 
Mascot
 
School Colors
 

Intercollegiate Sports Offered

Sports Women Men
Offered Scholarships Offered Scholarships
Soccer x   x  
Women's Sports Offered Scholarships
Soccer x  
Mens's Sports Offered Scholarships
Soccer x  
Women's Club Sports
 
Men's Club Sports
 

Recreational Sports

Intramural Sports
basketball, fencing, rock climbing, skiing (cross-country), skiing (downhill), soccer, softball, table tennis, ultimate Frisbee

Student Activities


Activities and Organizations
choral groups, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, outdoor program, theater, farm program, gay/lesbian/bisexual alliance, madrigal and a cappella groups
Sororities
 
Fraternities
 
ROTC
 

Student Body


Coeducational
Yes
All Undergraduates
183
Women
98 (53.6%)
Men
85 (46.4%)
Full-Time Undergraduates
177
Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.6% American Indian/Alaskan Native
1.1% Asian
3.9% Black/African-American
2.8% Hispanic/Latino
4.4% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
76.1% White
11.1% Unknown
International Students.
1.6% from 4 countries
Average Age
21
All Graduate Students
58

Undergraduate Retention and Graduation


First-Year Students Returning
85.2%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
49.1%
Students Graduating Within 5 Years
58.5%
Students Graduating Within 6 Years
58.0%

After Graduation


Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Average Starting Salary
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
Disciplines Pursued
Not reported

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