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Middlebury College

Middlebury College

Middlebury, VT, USA
4.53 Average Rating

Founded in 1800 as a ministry training school, Middlebury College is a 4-year liberal arts college in Vermont’s Champlain Valley and the first institution of higher learning established in the state. Middlebury offers bachelor’s degrees in over 45 academic majors and was the first college in the United States to grant a bachelor’s degree to an African American. For students interested in the fine and performing arts, Middlebury is home to the Mahaney Arts Center which hosts a studio theater, recital hall, and museum of art. To promote sustainability, Middlebury features a biomass gasification plant and has been a carbon neutral campus since 2016.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Private
  • Not for Profit
  • Coed

Need Aware

This school may consider an applicant’s financial situation when deciding admission

Level of Institution
4 Year
Campus Setting
Suburb or town
0
100
17%
Acceptance Rate

Admissions Requirements

SAT
Yes
ACT
Yes
Transcript
Yes

Important Deadlines

Application Type Application Deadline Reply Deadline
Early Decision Acceptance is binding so student must attend college if accepted. November 1, 2021
Fall Regular Decision January 1, 2021 May 1, 2019
Other January 1, 2019

Admitted Student Stats

In-State Students
4%
Out-Of-State Students
94%
50%
Submitting ACT
56%
Submitting SAT
Average ACT Composite: 33
0
36
Average SAT Composite: 1439
0
1600

Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Doctorate
Total Number of Students
2,611
Total Number of Undergrads
2,564
Academic Calendar

Four-one-four plan

See your fit
Classroom Sizes

2-19 Students
65%
20-39 Students
30%
40-99 Students
4%
0
100
85%
Graduate in 4 Years US National: 28%
0
100
93%
Graduate in 6 Years US National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
8:1
US National: 21:1

Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$23,367
Calculate your net cost
Tuition
In-State Tuition In-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who meet the state's or institution's residency requirements. In-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students residing in the locality in which they attend school and may be a lower rate than in-state tuition if offered by the institution.
$58,316
Out-of-State Tuition Out-of-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who do not meet the state’s or institution’s residency requirements. Out-of-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students not residing in the locality in which they attend school.
$58,316
Additional Costs
Room and Board The weighted average for room and board and other expenses is generated as follows:
  • (amount for on-campus room, board and other expenses * # of students living on-campus.
  • + amount for off-campus (with family) room, board and other expenses * # of students living off-campus with family
  • + amount for off-campus (not with family) room, board and other expenses * # of students living off-campus not with family)
divided by the total # of students. Students whose living arrangements are unknown are excluded from the calculation. For some institutions the # of students by living arrangement will be known, but dollar amounts will not be known. In this case the # of students with no corresponding dollar amount will be excluded from the denominator.
$16,630
Books and Supplies
$1000

Aid & Grants

0
100
100%
Need Met
Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid. Federal gift aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
14%
Average Aid Per Year
$46,328
Students Receiving Grants Percent of undergraduate students awarded grant aid. Grant aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
14%
Average Federal Grant Aid Per Year
$5,839
Average Institution Grant Aid Per Year
$44,505

Student Loans

Students Borrowing Loans Loans to students - Any monies that must be repaid to the lending institution for which the student is the designated borrower. Includes all Title IV subsidized and unsubsidized loans and all institutionally- and privately-sponsored loans. Does not include PLUS and other loans made directly to parents.
26%
Average Loan Amount Per Year
$7,024
Average Debt at Graduation The median federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated. This figure includes only federal loans; it excludes private student loans and Parent PLUS loans.
$12,000
Median Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 5.05% interest rate.
$143

Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Student Gender
Male
Female
47%
53%
Student Organizations
150
Size of Town
Suburb or town
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
Yes
On Campus Women's Center
Yes

Housing

0
100
95%
Undergrads Living on Campus
On-campus living required of freshman
Yes

Athletics

Divisional Sports Nickname
Panthers
School Colors
blue and white
Varsity Athletics Association
NCAA
Varsity Athletics Conference Primary
New England Small College Ath Conf

Campus Safety

24-HR security patrol
Yes
Campus emergency phones
Yes

After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Top 5 Cities
New York
Boston
San Francisco
Washington
Glens Falls
Employed
6 mos. after graduation
77%
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$71,900

What Students Are Saying

4.53 Average Rating
Middlebury is an energetic and engaged campus full of people who take their education seriously. While the focus on academics is undeniable, it's not all work - Midd is situated in beautiful Vermont with countless opportunities for skiing, backpacking, and biking, and the student body is a vibrant and fun group that lives by the work hard - play hard mentality. With a strong reputation for academics, a notable commitment to the environment, and a campus full of some of the most fascinating people you'll ever meet, this school is a great pick.
Sarah from Denver, CO
Midd has been my top choice since fourth grade. Its language programs are the best in the country. Every faculty member and student that I have met has been amazingly supportive and intelligent.
Ellen
Middlebury is an awesome school, with great diversity, atmosphere, and intellect. Even though I am just a freshman, I find there are plenty of opportunities for me to get involved on campus. I would love to see more midwesterners here!
Sarah from the Midwest
middlebury is the prettiest college campus i have ever set foot on. i love going to school here. the professors are lovely, the opportunities abound and i feel like my classes and conversations are meaningful.
sydney from windham, ny
A bustling, environmentally-friendlier college full of life, ideas, and breathtaking people. The college has a diverse student body that comes from different countries or states, speaks at least two languages in most cases, and is passionate about different causes. Not only are the students beautiful, but so is the surrounding community and natural scene.
Aori from Monterey, CA
Middlebury College is a small university where students can complete their education successfully. Professors are professionals who care about helping students advance. The Vermont campus is wonderful and has all the facilities one needs.
Carmen from Laguna Hills, CA
This school just gives off an incredibly passionate vibe. The campus is gorgeous (especially in the fall) and people generally seem to be extremely invested in the things that they love to do. I think staff also made an effort to highlight the most unique aspects of their school, which was wonderful.
Hannah from Falmouth, ME