Middlebury College

Middlebury, Vermont
4-year Private university


Middlebury College is a private institution established in 1800 with rural setting located at Vermont. It is ranked 11 in National Liberal Arts Colleges in 2024 edition of Best Colleges. Its tuition and fees are $65,280 (2023-24). It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 2,773. It practices 4-1-4-based academic calendar. Students can join more than 150 organizations on campus. For skiers, Middlebury has 17 trails on the Middlebury College Snow Bowl ski area. The school also competes in “Muggle Quidditch” and founded the International Quidditch Association based on the sport from the “Harry Potter” novels. Middlebury also hosts the country’s oldest Winter Carnival, featuring a ski competition and music. All freshmen are required to live on campus and are assigned to one of five Commons, which provide academic and social activities.

#11 in National Liberal Arts Colleges
Location Middlebury, Vermont
Type 4-year Private
Year Founded 1800
Selectivity Very High
Size Small
2,773 Undergraduates


Student-Faculty Ratio
Social Sciences
Most Popular Major

Majors Available

  • Architecture And Related Services
  • Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies
  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services
  • English Language And Literature/Letters
  • Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
  • History
  • Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities
  • Mathematics And Statistics
  • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Natural Resources And Conservation
  • Philosophy And Religious Studies
  • Physical Sciences
  • Psychology
  • Social Sciences
  • Visual And Performing Arts


Cost of Attendance
Average Student Contribution
Instate Tution Fee $65,280
Outstate Tuition Fee $65,280
Room and Board Fees $18,600
$44,936 Median Salary After 2 years of Graduation


13% (Very High Selectivity) Acceptance Rate
Admission Difficulty: Most Difficult
$65 Application Fee
Application Fee Waiver Available
-- Average High School GPA

Application Requirements

SAT/ACT Required
SAT/ACT Writing (essay) Not Required
SAT Subject Test Recommended
Essay or Personal Statement Required
SAT Score Range
Middle 50% (25% - 75%) scores range
ACT Score Range
Middle 50% (25% - 75%) scores range

How to Apply?

Accepts CommonApp
Other Applications Accepted Coalition Application

For International Students

109 Minimum TOEFL Score
TOEFL Requirement: Required
IELTS, PTE, MELAB, CPE, DET Other English Language Tests Accepted
(in lieu of TOEFL)
TOEFL Waived if

Applicant has entire secondary education with English as primary language of instruction or has submitted SAT or ACT score or has completed or is taking the IB English A course

Deadlines for Fall Intake Applications
Early Decision Deadline
Early Decision II Deadline
Regular Decision Deadline
Transfer Applications
Transfer Applications Deadline
For Financial Aid
Financial Aid Priority Application Deadline
Financial Aid Application Deadline

Scholarships and Financial Aid

$61,562 Average Financial Aid
Need-based Aid available for International Students

Need-based Aid

$58,084 Average Need-based Aid
Cost of Attendance for out-of-state students: $82,460
49% Students with need received Financial Aid
97.2% Students had their need fully met
Deadline for need-based financial application February 1
Forms to be submitted FAFSA, CSS, Institution's own financial aid form

Merit Scholarships

Not Available

Other Scholarships

Middlebury Grants
Total Worth $1,000 to more than $75,000 per year
Details Middlebury Grants, which are “gift aid” and do not have to be repaid, are dedicated exclusively to supporting students who have financial need. Individual grants range in value from $1,000 to more than $75,000 per year, depending on your expected family contribution. Nearly half of undergraduate students receive Middlebury Grants and the average grant is $52,000.

Federal Grants
Total Worth --
Details Pell Grants and Supplemental Education Opportunity Grants (SEOG) are federal funds awarded to undergraduate students that are determined, based on their Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), to have significant financial need. Middlebury automatically considers your eligibility for federal grants, when reviewing your financial aid application. Pell and SEOG are used in conjunction with Middlebury Grants towards meeting a student’s financial need.


2,773 Total Undergraduate Enrollment
School Size: Small
96% Freshmen return to Sophomore Year
86% Students graduate within 6 years