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Middlebury College

Middlebury, VT 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate13%
Acceptance Rate13%

About Middlebury College

Middlebury College Overview

Middlebury College is a private, nonprofit school in a small town setting in Middlebury, Vermont. Middlebury College was founded in 1800 and presently has around 2,669 students per year year, which includes 2,580 undergrads. Middlebury College ensures housing for up to 2,891 students. Most students live in off campus housing.

📆 Mark your calendar! The final application deadline for Fall 2023 is January 1. Regular decision applicants for Fall 2023 should find out if they have been admitted by March 31.

Student Activities at Middlebury College

Love music or performing? Sing in a chorus or perform with one of Middlebury College's theater groups.

Are you interested in journalism and communications? Middlebury College students can write for the campus newspaper, host a radio show or be a producer for the student-run television channel.

Middlebury College does not have any greek life opportunties.

Planning to play sports? Middlebury College has many options for athletes. See them all and learn more about life at Middlebury College on the Student Life page.

2022 Middlebury College Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar 4-1-4 (2 long terms separated by a month-long mini-term)
Overall Acceptance Rate 13%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate 45%
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 31%
Tuition $62,000
Percent of Need Met 100%
Average First-Year Financial Aid Package $59,146

Is Middlebury College a Good School?

The definition of a "good school" varies. Admissions difficulty, admitted student statistics, tuition, and financial aid can all provide a sense of how selective a university is.

Let's take a closer look at these areas to get a clearer look at what Middlebury College offers and if the school could be a good fit for you.

Middlebury College Acceptance Rate 2022

It is extremely difficult to get into Middlebury College. The acceptance rate at Middlebury College is 13%. Out of 11,906 applications received in 2022, 1,601 students were offered admission.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Middlebury College

Retention refers to the number of students that stay enrolled at a school over time. It is a way to measure how satisfied students are with their school experience, and if they have the support necessary to succeed in college.

Approximately 89% of first-year, full-time undergrads who start at Middlebury Collegeare still enrolled the next year. Around 94% 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% for public schools and 67% for private.

Job Outlook Middlebury College Graduates

Job placement statistics for recent graduates can give you a sense of the return on investment a school offers.

Check with Middlebury College directly, for information on any information on starting salaries for recent grads.

Middlebury College's Endowment

An endowment is the total value of a school's investments, donations, and assets. Endowment is not necessarily an indicator of the quality of a school, but it can give you a sense of how much money a college can afford to invest in expanding programs, improving facilities, and support students.

As of 2022, the total market value of Middlebury College's endowment was $1.137 billion. The average college endowment was $905 million in 2021.

Tuition and Financial Aid at Middlebury College

Tuition is another important factor when choose a college. Some colleges may have high tuition, but do a better job at meeting students' financial need.

Middlebury College meets 100% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates. The average financial aid package for a full-time, first-year student is around $59,146 a year.

The average student debt for graduates in the class of 2022 was around $22,797 per student, not including those with no debt. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

The 2023-2024 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2022

Some financial aid is awarded on a first-come, first-served basis, so fill out the FAFSA early. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! No one should ever pay to fill out the FREE Application for Federal Student Aid, (FAFSA), so don't give your money (or info!) to any website that claim you do.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at Middlebury College.

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 ask yourself: Is Middlebury College a good school for you?

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Where is Middlebury College Located?

Middlebury College is located in the small town setting of Middlebury, Vermont.

If you would like to see Middlebury College for yourself, be sure to plan a visit! The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 89 Route 7 to Middlebury, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Burlington International.

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

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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 is a member of the Coalition for College.

More than an application, the Coalition provides free tools and resources to help students through the college admissions process, beginning as early as 9th grade.

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Middlebury College ACT Scores


ACT Range

32 - 34

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT Score

Estimated Chance

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Middlebury College SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

1400 - 1520


Math SAT Range

690 - 780


Reading SAT Range

690 - 750

Middlebury College Tuition & Fees

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Student Life

Wondering what life at Middlebury College is like? There are approximately 2,669 students enrolled at Middlebury College, including 2,580 undergraduate students and 89 graduate students. 99% percent of students attend school full-time, 4% percent are from VT and 96% percent of students are from other states.


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