Middlebury Institute Study Away

Middlebury College undergraduates can take graduate-level courses at Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey. You can Study Away for a semester or longer, typically during junior year.

The deadline to turn in your application for study at Monterey during the academic year is February 1 of the preceding year. Study area options include:


  • Spend a spring or fall semester in Monterey, California.
  • Gain practical, professional skills that complement your liberal arts undergraduate education.
  • Get a head start on a future graduate degree with a semester’s worth of graduate credit (see Accelerated Degree Option).
  • Strengthen your language skills with the option of professionally oriented language courses.
  • Take short courses, which are also offered during winter term and summer.

Get Started

To learn more about Study Away, contact Susan Parsons in the International Programs Office or call 802-443-5745. You can also contact a Middlebury Institute enrollment advisor, who can answer your questions and help you take the first step toward Study Away.

You may begin your application here!

Study Away at Monterey: Student Expenses 2018-2019

Semester Tuition $20,389

Estimated Out of Pocket Expenses (per semester):

Student Activity Fee$85
Books and Supplies$450
Housing and Food$7,538
Local Transportation$563
Personal Expenses*$900
Health Insurance**$2,601

*Please note that “Personal Expenses” does not include all expenses such as credit card or other consumer debt. The category of personal expenses includes clothing, laundry, household supplies, and entertainment. You should prepare a personal budget to anticipate your financial needs.

**Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey (MIIS) students must have health insurance. You must enroll in MIIS's health insurance program OR provide proof of alternative coverage.