Middlebury College was founded in 1800 as a liberal arts institution and has gained recognition for its language instruction and international studies programs. It is also nationally known for its environmental studies program as well as its science programs. It is located in West Central Vermont in the Town of Middlebury.
The Middlebury College Campus features academic, residential, artistic and athletic facilities. Some of the notable facilities include the Center for the Arts – a 100,000 square foot building providing offices and performance spaces for music, dance and theatre programs; the McCardell Bicentennial Hall – a 220,000 square foot building housing seven departments in the natural and social sciences; a new library and technology center and the Aximm Center for Literary and Cultural Studies. Also forming part of the college is the Bread Loaf Mountain Campus located in Ripton, Vermont, 12 miles east of Middlebury as well as the extensive athletic and recreational space at the periphery of the campus which include a golf course.
About 2,350 students coming from 50 states and 70 foreign countries constitute the present student body of Middlebury College. Of the 6,904 applications received for the most recent academic year, less than half has been admitted for enrollment. Eighty-eight percent of those admitted belong to the top 10% of their class.
Campus tours are usually available from Mondays thru Fridays at 10 am and 2 pm with the exception of examination periods and vacation. Comprehensive educational fee amounts to approximately $ 50,400.00 for an academic year including the tuition, room and board. Estimated cost of books and personal expenses is $ 1,000.00 for each. It should be noted that financial status of students does not in any way influence admission decision although an aid package is calculated to meet 100% of student’s financial needs which is offered by the college to qualified students.
More than 45 departments and programs offer a long list of majors and minors from American Studies to Women’s and Gender Studies. Study abroad programs are offered in cooperation with 13 countries and more than 30 cities. The campus is transformed into a multilingual community in summer with the various languages of study offered.
For more information on admissions, college majors, degrees offered, online programs, athletics, school rankings, tuition, scholarships and financial aid options, please contact Middlebury College.