Middlebury College

Middlebury College, Middlebury, VT

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Mountains, small towns, lakes, chain and franchise stores are at a minimum, environmentalists are plentiful, drivers follow the rules of the road and people are friendly. Yes, you are in a Vermont. And when you reach Middlebury, at the foothills of the Green Mountains and aside the Adirondacks, although you are in a small town that you can walk through in short order, Middlebury College, the foundation of this town, reaches to nearly every corner of the globe. Within their liberal arts education, they are a leader in their language programs, strong in English, the Sciences and environmental studies and masterful in the arts. Come join me in immersing yourself in Middlebury College. You won’t be disappointed.

• Private
• Undergraduate enrollment – 2,549
• Admit rate – 17%
• Financial Aid forms required – FAFSA, CSS Profile
• Retention rate – 96%
• Mid 50% SAT/ACT range – 660-760/30-34
• Student to faculty ratio – 8:1
• Can study 11 languages
• 5 living learning communities where the students will love their first 2 years
• Known for their food
• Outdoors is the mainstay
• Extensive athletic facilities
• A steward of the environment
• Grow some of their own food
• Ultimate frisbee is a varsity sport in Vermont
• Middlebury the college and the town are intertwined
• Very sage community
• Called the “greenest” college in the country
• Vermont emotes independence
• 60% of juniors study abroad
• 12% of students are international
• Immersion programs where students study in the language of the country they are in
• Summer language immersion program – Language schools, studying and living in that language
• Breadloaf School of English – 20 minutes from the college
• Oldest Environmental Studies Program in the country
• $1.6 billion endowment
• Listening to and working with students to make real change
• State of the art science center with hands on equipment
• Middlebury College Museum of Art
• Can earn a Dartmouth Engineering degree by participating in their 2-1-1-1 program
• Intellectually curious student body
• Middlebury College Monterey Institute in CA of graduate programs – A 4-1 program to earn your masters in their designated disciplines
• Have September (600 students) and February (100 students) admission
• 36 credits to graduate – Each class is 1 credit
• 4-1-4 curriculum – 4 courses in the fall and spring and 1 course in January
• Distribution requirements: 1 from the 8 major classifications, 4 cultural classes, 1 writing intensive course, 2 PE classes, First year writing seminar

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