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Middlebury College

Middlebury, VT 4-Year Private

About Middlebury College

Middlebury College is a private, nonprofit school located in the small town setting of Middlebury, VT

Founded in 1800, the institution currently enrolls around 2,669 students a year, including 2,580 undergrads. The institution runs on a 4-1-4 (2 long terms separated by a month-long mini-term) academic calendar.

Middlebury College's endowment was valued at $1,136,764,000 in 2021.

2021 Admissions Facts About Middlebury College

Acceptance rate: 22%

Early Decision or Early Action: Yes/No

2022 Regular Decision Deadline: January 1

2022 Regular Decision Notification Date: March 31

Middlebury College Acceptance Rate 2021

Admission to Middlebury College is extremely difficult. The acceptance rate at Middlebury College is 22 percent.

In 2021, 1,338 applicants were waitlisted and 104 students were ultimating offered a spot off the waitlist.

Is Middlebury College a good school?

The definition of a "good school" is different for different people. Admissions difficulty and admitted student statistics can give you a sense of how competitive a school is, but they don't tell you how happy or successful students are. However, there are a few good ways to get a better sense how satisfied students are and how well a school supports its student body.

Retention and graduation rates

Out of the 580 students who started at Middlebury College as first-time freshman, 503 graduate within four years.

Around 94 percent of students who started at Middlebury College earn their Bachelor's degrees within six years. Compare this to the average six-year graduation rate for colleges and universities in the U.S., which is around 61 percent for public schools and 67 percent for private.

Job outcomes and student debt

Job placement and student debt statistics for recent graduates can give you a sense of the return on investment a school offers. In 2020, students graduated with an average of $22,146 in student loans for each student with debt. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

Based on this information, how does Middlebury College sound? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may not be the right school for someone else! So the real question to ask yourself: is Middlebury College a good school for YOU?

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All applicants should hear back from Middlebury College by March 31.

Read on to find out more about the admissions requirements and deadlines, student life, academics and majors and more. You can also see what others are saying about Middlebury College in the College Confidential forums and get personalized recommendations for colleges and universities that offer what you're looking for in a school.

College Info

14 Old Chapel Rd Middlebury, VT 05753-6002

Campus Setting: Small Town

Middlebury College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Jan 1

Transfer Applications are Due

Mar 1

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Middlebury College is Jan 1.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Middlebury College is Mar 1.

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

Middlebury College ACT Scores


ACT Range

31 - 34

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT Score

Estimated Chance

34 and Above


31 to 34


31 and Less


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Middlebury College SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

Not available


Math SAT Range

670 - 770


Reading SAT Range

660 - 730

Middlebury College Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees


In State


Cost Breakdown
In State
State Tuition

Student Life

Wondering what life at Middlebury College is like? There are approximately 2,674 students enrolled at Middlebury College, including 2,579 undergraduate students and 95 graduate students. 99% percent of students attend school full-time, 6% percent are from VT and 94% percent of students are from other states.


Full Time


Part Time


In State



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Campus Setting

Small Town

Acceptance Rate


Tuition and Fees

In State




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Application Deadline

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