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Marlboro Institute for Liberal Arts and Interdisciplinary Studies at Emerson College

Marlboro, VT 4-Year Private

Marlboro College Admissions

If you are thinking about applying to Marlboro College, the regular decision application deadline is March 1 and the application fee is $50. Application fees can add up, but some schools do have free applications and students with financial need may be able eligible for an application fee waiver.

Students who submit their applications for Fall should hear back from Marlboro College by March 15.

How To Get Into Marlboro College

Getting into Marlboro College is moderately difficult.

Marlboro College accepted 97% of all applicants in 2018, around 116 of the 120 students who applied.

Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like Marlboro College, accept fewer than 85% of all applicants. At least 75% of all admitted students have GPAs in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT or over 18 on the ACT.

Transfer student admissions is moderately difficult.

Considering applying early to Marlboro College?

Marlboro College offers early decision. Marlboro College offers early action

Mark your calendar! The Early Action deadline is January 15, which is coming up fast! Marlboro College will release EA admissions decisions no later than February 1.

The early decision acceptance rate at Marlboro College is 1%. In 2018, Marlboro College admitted 2 of the 2 students who applied early decison.

Some students apply to college early because they believe it will help their chances. Early deadlines may increase the chance of being admitted, since applying early shows your are very interested in a school, and your application is being considered before all the regular decision applicants apply.

Marlboro College accepts 97% of all applicants for all deadlines.

Early deadlines may increase the chance of being admitted, since applying early shows your are very interested in a school, and your application is being considered before all the regular decision applicants apply.

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Marlboro College?

Students admitted to Marlboro College have an average unweighted GPA of 3.1.

Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0.

Marlboro College does consider standardized test scores when making admissions decisions.

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.

In 2018, 21% of Marlboro College's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 15% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.

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Transferring to Marlboro College

For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to Marlboro College.

For transfer students wishing to start in the Fall, the deadline to apply is April 1. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.Applicants should hear back by April 15.

Transferring Credits Into Marlboro College

Marlboro College accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions.

Transfer students can enroll in Marlboro College for the following terms: Fall Term Spring Term

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Can I defer my admissions at Marlboro College? Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Marlboro College.

Does Marlboro College accept International Baccalaureate (IB)? Yes, Harvard does accept IB credits.

Marlboro College does accept International Baccalaureate credits.

Marlboro College Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Somewhat Selective


How hard is it to get into Marlboro College? Marlboro College is a somewhat selective institution. The Marlboro College acceptance rate is 97%. This means that the institution accepts 96 out of every 100 applicants.



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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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Marlboro College GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)


GPA Needed to Get Accepted

At Marlboro College, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.09. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.

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