Middlebury, founded in 1800, is a private, liberal arts college. Its 350-acre campus is located in Middlebury, 40 miles south of Burlington.

Website: www.middlebury.edu/

Private
Co-ed
2,561
Undergraduate
Students
(51.8%) 1,326 Women
(48.2%) 1,235 Men
42
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Most difficult
Overall Admission Rate
17% of 8,909 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
Yes
Regular Admission Deadline
January 1

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
Not reported
SAT Math
704 average
660-760 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
700 average
660-750 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
32 average
30-24 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$69,980
Tuition and Fees
$54,450
Room and Board
$15,530
Average Percent of Need Met
100%
Average Freshman Award
$50,113
Average Indebtedness of 2016 Graduates
$19,382
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
4-1-4
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
293
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 25% of classes
10-19 students: 43% of classes
20-29 students: 20% of classes
30-39 students: 8% of classes
40-49 students: 3% of classes
50-99 students: 2% of classes
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Campus Life

Middlebury Population
8,183
Nearest Metropolitan Area
 
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
95% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
Panthers
Sororities
 
Fraternities
 
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.0% American Indian/Alaskan Native
7.1% Asian
4.6% Black/African-American
10.7% Hispanic/Latino
5.1% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
70.7% White
1.7% Unknown
International Students
9.9% from 68 countries
First-Year Students Returning
96.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
86.2%
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

Most Difficult: More than 75% of freshmen were in the top 10% of their high school class and scored over 1310 on the SAT I or over 29 on the ACT; about 30% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation

High School Graduation
High school diploma or equivalent is not required
High School Program
 

High School Units Required or Recommended

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

Examinations

Examinations
Exam Required Units Scores Due in Admissions Office
SAT or ACT    
SAT Only    
ACT Only    
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT Required January 1
SAT Subject Tests Only  
SAT Essay Component Policy Not Reported
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
 
City, State, Zip
Middlebury, VT 05753-6002
Phone
(802) 443-3000
Fax
(802) 443-2056
E-mail
admissions@middlebury.edu

Application Dates and Fees

Regular Admisson Deadline
January 1
Application Fee
$65
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
March 31
Accept Offer of Admission
May 1
Waiting List Used
Yes
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission

Early Decision Offered
Yes
Early Decision Deadline
November 1, January 1
Early Decision Notification
December 15, February 15
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
 
Early Action Notification
 

Application Form

Common Application
Accepted
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
 
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
17% of 8,909 applicants were admitted
Women
16% of 4,991 applicants were admitted
Men
19% of 3,918 applicants were admitted
Students Enrolled
635 (42%) of 1,523 admitted students enrolled
Women
319 (41%) of 781 admitted students enrolled
Men
316 (43%) of 742 admitted students enrolled
Early Decision Admission Rate
48% of 834 applicants were admitted
Early Action Admission Rate
 
Students Offered Wait List
1,259
Students Accepting Wait List Position
540
Students Admitted From Wait List
21

Grade Point Average of Enrolled Freshmen (4.0 scale)

Average GPA
Not reported
3.75 and Above
Not reported
3.50 - 3.74
Not reported
3.25 - 3.49
Not reported
3.00 - 3.24
Not reported
2.50 - 2.99
Not reported
2.00 - 2.49
Not reported

SAT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

SAT Math
704 average
660-760 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
57%
Score of 600 - 700
37%
Score of 500 - 600
6%
Score of 400 - 500
0%
Score of 300 - 400
0%
Score of 200 - 300
0%
SAT EBRW
700 average
660-750 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
57%
Score of 600 - 700
38%
Score of 500 - 600
5%
Score of 400 - 500
0%
Score of 300 - 400
0%
Score of 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

ACT Composite
32 average
30-24 range of middle 50%
Score of 30 - 36
81%
Score of 24 - 29
18%
Score of 18 - 23
2%
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
$69,980
Tuition and Fees
$54,450
Room and Board
$15,530
Books and Supplies
Not reported
Other Expenses
Not reported
Payment Plans
Prepayment plan

Applying for Financial Aid


Financial Aid Office

Email
financialaid@middlebury.edu
Web Site
Financial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL
Net Price Calculator URL

Application Process

Application Deadline
Priority deadline November 15
Final deadline February 1
Award Notification
On or about April 1
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal and Institutional Methodologies
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 003691
Free
CSS/Financial Aid Profile $25 for first college, $16 each additional
Noncustodial (Divorced/Separated) Parent's Statement  

Profile of 2017 - 18 Financial Aid


Freshman

Financial Aid Applicants
367 (57.8%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
291 (79.3%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
291 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
291 (100.0%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
100%
Average Award
$50,113
Need-Based Gift
Received by 290 (99.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $47,092
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 265 (91.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,908
Merit-Based Gift
Not reported
Merit-Based Gift
1 (.2%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $5,000

All Undergraduates

Financial Aid Applicants
1,344 (53.5%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
1,138 (84.7%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,138 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
1,138 (100.0%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
100%
Average Award
$50,792
Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,114 (97.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $47,439
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,027 (90.2%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,398
Merit-Based Gift
Not reported
Merit-Based Gift
5 (.2%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $5,000

Borrowing

2016 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
46%
Average Indebtedness of 2016 Graduates
$19,382
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
College/university 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
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Not reported
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
4-1-4
Summer Session
Offered
General Catalog/Bulletin
Online Catalog

Undergraduate Education


Undergraduate Majors

  • African Studies
  • American/United States Studies/Civilization
  • Arabic Language and Literature
  • Art History, Criticism and Conservation
  • Biochemistry
  • Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Chemistry, General
  • Chinese Language and Literature
  • Cinematography and Film/Video Production
  • Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
  • Comparative Literature
  • Computer Science
  • Dance, General
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • East Asian Studies
  • Economics, General
  • English Language and Literature/Letters, Other
  • Environmental Studies
  • European Studies/Civilization
  • Film/Cinema/Video Studies
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General
  • French Language and Literature
  • Geography
  • Geology/Earth Science, General
  • German Language and Literature
  • History, General
  • International Relations and Affairs
  • Italian Language and Literature
  • Japanese Language and Literature
  • Latin American Studies
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
  • Mathematics, General
  • Modern Languages
  • Molecular Biology
  • Music, General
  • Near and Middle Eastern Studies
  • Neuroscience
  • Philosophy
  • Physics, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Russian Language and Literature
  • Russian Studies
  • Russian, Central European, East European and Eurasian Studies
  • Sociology
  • South Asian Studies
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Women's Studies
Most Popular Disciplines
Social sciences, Biological/life sciences, Visual and performing arts
Combined Liberal Arts/Professional Degree Programs
Engineering
Special Programs
Accelerated program, Student-designed major, Double major, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session
Study Abroad
Offered
Online Degrees
No online degree programs

Curriculum and Graduation Requirements


General Education/Core Curriculum
Required
Computer
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Foreign Language
Not required
Math/Science
Not required

Faculty and Instruction


Full-Time Faculty
293
Part-Time Faculty
50
Full-Time Faculty with Ph.D./Terminal Degree
82%
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 25% of classes
10-19 students: 43% of classes
20-29 students: 20% of classes
30-39 students: 8% of classes
40-49 students: 3% of classes
50-99 students: 2% 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
1,409,418
Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available on Campus
250
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 Arts

Master's Programs of Study

  • Chinese
  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Italian
  • Near and Middle Eastern Languages
  • Russian
  • Spanish

Doctoral Degrees Offered

Doctor of Modern Languages

Doctoral Programs of Study

  • French
  • German
  • Italian
  • Russian
  • Spanish

Location and Setting


Middlebury Population
8,183
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
Middlebury
Nearest Train Station
35 mile(s) from campus in Essex Junction

Housing


College Housing
College offers housing to students
Types of Housing
Coed housing, disabled student housing
Students in College Housing
95% of all students
Housing Requirements
Students required to live on campus through junior year
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students Living Off Campus/Commuting
5%
Off-Campus Housing Assistance
 

Security


24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices
Available
24-Hour Security Patrols
Available
Late-Night Transport/Escort Services
Available
Electronically Operated Housing Entrances
Available
Other
 

Personal Support Services


Health Service
Offered
Personal Counseling
Offered
Child Care
Not offered

Sports and Recreation


Intercollegiate Athletics

Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
Panthers
School Colors
Navy and white

Intercollegiate Sports Offered

Sports Women Men
Offered Scholarships Offered Scholarships
Baseball     x  
Basketball x   x  
Cross-Country Running x   x  
Field Hockey x      
Football     x  
Golf x   x  
Ice Hockey x   x  
Lacrosse x   x  
Skiing (Cross-Country) x   x  
Skiing (Downhill) x   x  
Soccer x   x  
Softball x      
Squash x   x  
Swimming And Diving x   x  
Tennis x   x  
Track And Field x   x  
Volleyball x      
Women's Sports
Offered Scholarships
Baseball    
Basketball x  
Cross-Country Running x  
Field Hockey x  
Football    
Golf x  
Ice Hockey x  
Lacrosse x  
Skiing (Cross-Country) x  
Skiing (Downhill) x  
Soccer x  
Softball x  
Squash x  
Swimming And Diving x  
Tennis x  
Track And Field x  
Volleyball x  
Mens's Sports
Offered Scholarships
Baseball x  
Basketball x  
Cross-Country Running x  
Field Hockey    
Football x  
Golf x  
Ice Hockey x  
Lacrosse x  
Skiing (Cross-Country) x  
Skiing (Downhill) x  
Soccer x  
Softball    
Squash x  
Swimming And Diving x  
Tennis x  
Track And Field x  
Volleyball    
Women's Club Sports
 
Men's Club Sports
 

Recreational Sports

Intramural Sports
basketball, football, golf, ice hockey, soccer, softball, squash, tennis

Student Activities


Activities and Organizations
choral groups, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, middlebury college activities board, middlebury mountain club, student government association, international students organization, wrmc
Sororities
 
Fraternities
 
ROTC
Army ROTC is offered off campus

Student Body


Coeducational
Yes
All Undergraduates
2,561
Women
1,326 (51.8%)
Men
1,235 (48.2%)
Full-Time Undergraduates
2,531
Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.0% American Indian/Alaskan Native
7.1% Asian
4.6% Black/African-American
10.7% Hispanic/Latino
5.1% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
70.7% White
1.7% Unknown
International Students.
9.9% from 68 countries
Average Age
20
All Graduate Students
42

Undergraduate Retention and Graduation


First-Year Students Returning
96.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
86.2%
Students Graduating Within 5 Years
93.4%
Students Graduating Within 6 Years
95.0%

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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