Middlebury & Monterey: Fast Facts

Middlebury College

  • Founded in 1800, Middlebury is a top-tier liberal arts college
  • Ronald D. Liebowitz became Middlebury's 16th president in July 2004
  • About 2,350 undergraduate students
  • Located in the Champlain Valley of central Vermont, with Vermont's Green Mountains to the east and New York's Adirondacks to the west
  • Renowned for leadership in language instruction, environmental studies, and international studies
  • Graduate and summer programs: Summer Language Schools (10 languages: Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Hebrew, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese, Russian, and Spanish), Bread Loaf School of English, Bread Loaf Writers' Conference
  • C.V. Starr-Middlebury Schools Abroad in China, France, Germany, Italy, Latin America, the Middle East, Russia, and Spain

Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey (MIIS)

  • Founded in 1955 as the Monterey Institute for Foreign Studies
  • Sunder Ramaswamy became MIIS's 13th president in January 2009
  • About 800 graduate students
  • Located in Monterey, California, 120 miles south of San Francisco
  • A leading provider of international graduate education
  • Offers nine degree programs encompassing translation and interpretation, language education, international policy studies, international business, and international environmental policy, as well as a variety of certificate programs
  • Internationally known for its James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies