The application is straightforward and involves the following:

  1. Short descriptions of your previous college-level environmental coursework, and/or why you are interested in the Middlebury School of the Environment
  2. One letter of recommendation from a recent professor
  3. College transcript(s)
  4. Application fee

Application Deadline

Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis until the deadline of March 1. Applicants who submit a complete program application by February 1 will be given preference for merit aid. Further information about financial aid.

If the deadline has passed, you will not be able to access the application without calling our office at 802.443.3100.  Late applications will be considered on a space-available basis and provided that visa deadlines can be met. 

Middlebury partners with CET Academic Programs to administer this program and visa instructions may be found on their site.

The application fee for summer 2018 is $75.

Additional Information for Current Middlebury College Students


Admission is granted on the basis of academic qualifications and the availability of space. Being a Middlebury undergraduate does not guarantee admission.


NOTE: The titles and numbers of courses offered at the School of the Environment during the summer do not necessarily match the titles and number of courses in the Environmental Studies Program during the academic year. The description of how the courses offered at the School of the Environment count toward completion of the Middlebury College Environmental Studies major can be found on the School’s web site ( or via email from the director of the School (

As with other Middlebury College coursework, grades for courses taken at the School of the Environment will be posted to your transcript and be included in the calculation of your GPA.  The exception to this is that if you attend the School of the Environment after the Middlebury BA has been awarded, grades earned at the School of the Environment will not be included in the BA GPA.