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Middlebury College - SAT Scores, Costs and Admissions Data

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Middlebury College

Middlebury College

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Middlebury College Description:

Located in Robert Frost’s scenic hometown in Vermont, Middlebury College is probably best known for its foreign-language programs, but it excels in nearly all fields in the liberal arts and sciences. Middlebury College typically ranks among the top 10 liberal arts colleges in the country. For its academic strengths, the college was awarded a chapter of Phi Beta Kappa. Middlebury has a robust study-abroad program with schools in China, France, Germany, Italy, Latin America, the Middle East, Russia and Spain. The college can also boast of a 9 to 1 student / faculty ratio and a mean class size of 16.

Admissions Data (2012):

Enrollment (2012):

  • Total Enrollment: 2,516
  • Gender Breakdown: 49% Male / 51% Female
  • 99% Full-time

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Costs (2012 - 13):

  • Tuition and Fees: $44,111
  • Books: $1,000 (why so much?)
  • Room and Board: $11,839
  • Other Expenses: $2,250
  • Total Cost: $59,200

Middlebury Financial Aid (2011 - 12):

  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 43%
  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of Aid
    • Grants: 41%
    • Loans: 31%
  • Average Amount of Aid
    • Grants: $33,226
    • Loans: $5,516

Most Popular Majors:

Art History, Economics, English, Environmental Science, History, Political Science, Psychology

Retention and Graduation Rates:

  • First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 97%
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate: 88%
  • 6-Year Graduation Rate: 94%

Data Source:

National Center for Educational Statistics

Middlebury and the Common Application

Middlebury College uses the Common Application. These articles can help guide you:

Admissions Information for Other Top Liberal Arts Colleges:

Middlebury College Mission Statement:

At Middlebury College we challenge students to participate fully in a vibrant and diverse academic community. The College's Vermont location offers an inspirational setting for learning and reflection, reinforcing our commitment to integrating environmental stewardship into both our curriculum and our practices on campus. Yet the College also reaches far beyond the Green Mountains, offering a rich array of undergraduate and graduate programs that connect our community to other places, countries, and cultures. We strive to engage students' capacity for rigorous analysis and independent thought within a wide range of disciplines and endeavors, and to cultivate the intellectual, creative, physical, ethical, and social qualities essential for leadership in a rapidly changing global community. Through the pursuit of knowledge unconstrained by national or disciplinary boundaries, students who come to Middlebury learn to engage the world.

from http://www.middlebury.edu/about/handbook/general/Mission_Statement.htm

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