Middlebury College Overview
Located in Middlebury, Vermont, Middlebury College is a private not-for-profit institution. Middlebury is a great place for students who enjoy small town life.
What Is Middlebury College Known For?
- Middlebury has an impressive student to faculty ratio of 8 to 1.
- The student loan default rate at Middlebury is 1%, which is significantly lower than the national rate of 10.1%. That's great news for students who are worrying about paying off their student loans.
- The doctor's degree is the highest award offered at Middlebury.
- In 2017-2018, 87% of the faculty were full-time.
- Students who graduate from Middlebury with a bachelor's degree make about $58,200 a year. That's 43% more than those who graduate from other schools.
- On average, it takes about 4.1 years for students from Middlebury to earn a bachelor's degree. This is excellent when compared to the average of 4.4 years.
Middlebury College Rankings
We have ranked Middlebury as #47 out of 2,320 colleges and universities in the country in our 2021 Best Colleges list. This puts it in the top 5% of all schools in the nation. Middlebury also holds the #1 spot on the Best Colleges in Vermont ranking.
Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.
Middlebury has also been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.
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Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Middlebury.
Awards From Around the Web
The following table lists some notable awards Middlebury has earned from around the web.
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Where Is Middlebury College?
Contact details for Middlebury are given below.
|Address:||Old Chapel, Middlebury, VT 05753|
How Do I Get Into Middlebury?
You can apply to Middlebury online at: www.middlebury.edu/admissions/apply
Admission Requirements for Middlebury
|High School GPA||recommended|
|High School Rank||recommended|
|High School Transcript||required|
|College Prep Program||recommended|
|SAT or ACT Scores||required|
How Hard Is It To Get Into Middlebury?
Approximately 49% of accepted students are men and 51% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 19%, and the acceptance rate for women is 16%.
Average Test Scores
About 49% of students accepted to Middlebury submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 660 and 750. Math scores were between 660 and 760.
Can I Afford Middlebury College?
The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.
Student Loan Debt
While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At Middlebury, approximately 26% of students took out student loans averaging $7,024 a year. That adds up to $28,096 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at Middlebury is 1.3%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.
Middlebury College Undergraduate Student Diversity
There are also 77 graduate students at the school.
Of the 2,556 full-time undergraduates at Middlebury, 47% are male and 53% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of Middlebury College students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||98|
|Hispanic or Latino||260|
Vermont students aren't the only ones who study at Middlebury College. At this time, 43 states are represented by the student population at the school.
Over 96 countries are represented at Middlebury. The most popular countries sending students to the school are China, Canada, and United Kingdom.
Middlebury College Undergraduate Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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