Middlebury College.

Middlebury College

Middlebury, VT4 year degree
Acceptance rate

About Middlebury College

Middlebury College is a private liberal arts college in Middlebury, Vermont. Founded in 1800 by Congregationalists, Middlebury was the first operating college or university in Vermont. The college currently enrolls 2,526 undergraduates from all 50 states and 74 countries and offers 44 majors in the arts, humanities, literature, foreign languages, social sciences, and natural sciences, as well as joint engineering programs with Columbia University, Dartmouth College, and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. In addition to its undergraduate liberal arts program, the school also has graduate schools, the Middlebury College Language Schools, the Bread Loaf School of English, and the Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey, as well as its C.V. Starr-Middlebury Schools Abroad international programs. It is the among the Little Ivies, an unofficial group of academically selective liberal arts colleges, mostly in the northeastern United States.Middlebury is known for progressive teaching and thought. The college was the first American institution of higher education to award a bachelor's degree to an African-American, graduating Alexander Twilight in the class of 1823. Middlebury was also one of the first formerly all-male liberal arts colleges in New England to become a coeducational institution, following the trustees' decision in 1883 to accept women. In 1965, the college established the first undergraduate Environmental Studies program in the United States, and, in 2019, publicly committed to full divestment of the college's endowment from the fossil fuel industry through its Energy2028 initiative.Middlebury's 31 varsity teams are the Middlebury Panthers and compete in the NCAA Division III's NESCAC conference.


  • Offers bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees
  • 2,532 students
  • 0.50 faculty staff per student
  • Campus housing available
  • www.middlebury.edu

Notable programs at Middlebury College

Fine Arts
Most popular degree

The most popular degrees are Fine Arts, Biology, Neuroscience, Computer Science, Mathematics, Architecture, Art History, and History.

Acceptance Rates

Acceptance Rate in 2017
Avg SAT Scores in 2017

1,523 students out of 8,909 applicants were accepted into Middlebury College. They had an average SAT score of 1446. 49% of people submitted their SAT score along with their applications while 63% chose to submit their ACT score.

Tuition and costs

Undergraduate tuition (2017)

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Middlebury College was $52,496. After taking into account the costs of books and supplies, room and board, and general living expenses, the average cost for students was $69,464.

Financial aid available at Middlebury College

Of undergrads receive grants
Of undergrads receive federal loans

43% of undergraduate students at Middlebury College received grants or loans in 2017.

The average award discount is the ratio between the average grant or scholarship value, and the cost, which is the sum of tuition, room, board, book, supplies, and other living expenses.

Average student living expenses at Middlebury College

Room & board
Books & supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Middlebury College was of $14,968 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,000.

Diversity at Middlebury College

Ethnic Mix, 2017

Student Gender Mix, 2017