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Marlboro Institute for Liberal Arts and Interdisciplinary Studies at Emerson College

Marlboro, VT 4-Year Private

About Marlboro College

Marlboro College is a private, nonprofit school that was founded in 1946. It is moderately difficult to get into Marlboro College. It enrolls around 241 students a year, including 183 undergrads.

Marlboro College offers early action and offers early decision.

Marlboro College Acceptance Rate 2018

Around 97% of applicants get into Marlboro College each year. 1% of applicants that applied early decision in 2018 got in to Marlboro College. Last year, 120 students applied to Marlboro College and 116 were admitted.

Marlboro College Application Deadlines

Marlboro College's regular decision application deadline is March 15. All regular decision applicants will be notified by March 15.

Early Admissions at Marlboro College

Marlboro College offers early decision. Marlboro College offers early action.

Mark Your Calendar! The EA deadline is on January 15, 2021, which is coming up soon!

2021 Admissions Facts
Academic Calendar Semester
Overall Acceptance Rate 97%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate 1%
Average GPA 3.1
Tuition $39,870

Visit the Admissions tab above to for more on how to apply to Marlboro College.

Financial Aid at Marlboro College

The 2022-2023 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2021

Some financial aid is available on a first-come, first-serve basis, so fill out the FAFSA asap. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! You should never have to pay to submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), so don't give your money (or info!) to any website that claim you do..

Dorms at Marlboro College

Marlboro College offers housing for up to 260 students.

The majority of Marlboro College students live on campus.

Midnight Breakfast, Broomball Tournament, and and Work Day are the best-attended events on campus.

Click the Student Life tab above to learn more about the student body and campus life at Marlboro College.

GPA and Test Scores for Marlboro College

Marlboro College is considered moderately difficult to get into, but how hard a school is to get into depends on a lot, including your GPA, test scores, activities , recommendations and essays. The average high school GPA for a student at Marlboro College is 3.1 out of 4.0.

Is Marlboro College Test Optional?

Marlboro College is test optional. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

Out of all applicants, 21% submitted the SAT. 15% submitted the ACT.

Access ACT practice tests and study tips and see upcoming ACT test dates. Marlboro College reports that no students were waitlisted or admitted off the waitlist in 2021.

Is Marlboro College a Good School?

There is no one way to define a "good" college or university. Admissions difficulty and admitted student statistics can give you a sense of how competitive a school is, but they don't say much about the quality of the education or the student experience.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Marlboro College

About 85% of students who start at Marlboro College come back for their second year of college. Out of the 53 students who started at Marlboro College as first-time freshman, 26 graduate within four years.

Marlboro College's six-year graduation for undergrads is 58%. The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61% for public schools, and 67% for private, non-profit schools.

Job Outcomes and Debt for Marlboro College Grads

Job placement rates after graduation, average starting salaries, and the debt students graduate with can all give important clues about the value of a degree from a specific school.

Based on this information, how does Marlboro College sound? Remember, the best school for one person may be a terrible fit for someone else! So ask yourself: Is Marlboro College a good school for you?

How Big is the Endowment for Marlboro College?

Marlboro College's endowment was valued at $37,343,600 in 2021. For each full-time student, Marlboro College spends about $24,897.

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Where is Marlboro College Located?

Marlboro College is located in the rural setting of Marlboro, Vermont .

If you want to see Marlboro College for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 91 to Marlboro, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Bradley International.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Marlboro College and Marlboro are like without leaving home.

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College Info

PO Box A, South Road Marlboro, VT 05344

Campus Setting: Rural

Marlboro College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Mar 1

Transfer Applications are Due

Apr 1

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Marlboro College is Mar 1.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Marlboro College is Apr 1.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs


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Wondering what life at Marlboro College is like? There are approximately 241 students enrolled at Marlboro College, including 183 undergraduate students and 58 graduate students. 97% percent of students attend school full-time, 7% percent are from VT and 93% percent of students are from other states.


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