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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 want to apply to Marlboro College, the deadline for Fall 2022 admissions is March 1 and the application fee costs $50.

Application fees can add up, but some schools do have free applications and students with financial need may qualify for for fee waiver for their application.

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

Marlboro College Admissions Stats at a Glance

Marlboro College 2021 Admissions Statistics
Mean Unweighted GPA 3.1
Admissions Test Policy Optional
Applicants Who Submit SATs 21%
Applicants Who Submit ACTs 15%
Waitlist No

Considering Applying Early to Marlboro College?

Marlboro College offers early decision and also offers early action. Early decision is binding, meaning you must attend if you are admitted, while early action allows you to apply early without committing.

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%, compared to an overall acceptance rate of 97%. 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.

See a list of some selective colleges that admit significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

How Hard Is It To Get Admitted to Marlboro College?

It is moderately difficult to get into Marlboro College. Marlboro College evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.

In 2021, Marlboro College accepted 97% of all applicants, 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.

What's Most Important to Get In to Marlboro College?

Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college determines which factors are are most important when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and apply to colleges that put the most emphasis the admissions factors where you're strong.

Admissions Factors at Marlboro College

Admissions Factor Level
Academic GPA Very Important
Alumni/ae Relations Considered
Character/Personal Qualities Very Important
Geographical Residence Considered
Class Rank Considered
Work Experience Considered
Extracurricular Activities Important
Level of Applicant's Interest Considered
Application Essay Very Important
First Generation Considered
Interview Important
Racial/Ethnic Status Considered
Recommendation(s) Important
Religious Affiliation/Commitment Not Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record Very Important
State Residency Considered
Talent/Ability Considered
Standardized Test Scores Considered
Volunteer Work Considered

Marlboro College Application Requirements

To apply, all applicants to Marlboro College must submit the following items. Double check with Marlboro College's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.

Area Required Recommended Required for Some Details (If Any)
Written Essay or Personal Statement
Interview
Other Requirements analytical essay
Letter(s) of Recommendation 2
Transcript of High School Record

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 look at standardized tests scores during the admissions process.

Marlboro College is a test optional school. 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.

What's a Good SAT Score for Marlboro College?

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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.

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

Marlboro College Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to Marlboro College?

Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Marlboro College.

Does Marlboro College accept transfer credits?

Marlboro College accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions.

Does Marlboro College accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?

Marlboro College accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits and Advanced Placement (AP) credits.

Do I have to submit test scores to Marlboro College?

No, Marlboro College is test optional, so you can choose whether or not to submit your standardized test scores. If you have higher than average scores, you probably want to include them. If your scores are average or below average, you it might make sense to leave them out of your application..

What is Marlboro College's acceptance rate?

Marlboro College's acceptance rate is 97%.

What is the early decision acceptance rate at Marlboro College?

Marlboro College's early decision acceptance rate was 1% in 2021.

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Marlboro College Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Somewhat Selective

97%

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.

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Marlboro College GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)

3.09

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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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

241

Campus Setting

Rural

Acceptance Rate

97%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$40,840

Out-of-State

$40,840

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Mar 1
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