General Requirements for Language Schools
In order to attend any of the Language Schools programs, you must be a high school graduate; we recommend that you have completed one year of college.
You may enroll in courses in one Language School only, and typically only at one level of study. You are, however, welcome to apply to more than one School; in order to do so, you must submit a complete application packet for each School to which you are applying (including a separate application fee).
The $75 application fee must accompany your application. You may either pay this fee online during the application process or make out a check, payable to "Middlebury College," and mail it to the Middlebury Language Schools (please use the address found at the bottom-left of this page and be sure to include the name of the School to which you are applying).
NB: Admission to the Language Schools is entirely separate from admission as an undergraduate to Middlebury College. Having previously attended the Language Schools, Middlebury College, the Monterey Institute of International Studies, or the Middlebury-Monterey Language Academy does not guarantee admission.
Admission is for one summer only and cannot be deferred to a future year.
Deadline: Rolling Admissions*
Financial aid availability and enrollment status : click to view.
*Scholarships, fellowships, and some financial aid programs do have a deadline by which applications must be complete. Please refer to the Language Schools Financial Aid page for details.
Web Application Information >>
- The web application server stores the information you enter under the private Login ID and PIN you establish.
- You don't have to complete an application in one sitting. For example, you can start working on a web application at your library's computer facility, save your work, access the form at home on your personal computer, and continue working from there. Wherever you have access to the Web, you have access to the information you've saved.
- Your data is transmitted securely over the Internet. The information you enter is encrypted and secure when you save it and when you send it. Although general data collected on the system may be used in statistical studies and reports designed to assist institutions with planning, any information bearing your personal identification is only disclosed to the department you send it to.
- Your application will not be processed without all of the required supporting materials, including the application fee.
International Students >>
International students will go through the same general application process outlined on this page (above). Following admission, the ISSS office will support your needs relating to a U.S. student visa.
To apply, you must first refer to the School-specific application instructions, via the links on the right-hand side of this page.