Athletics are an essential part of the educational and social experience at Middlebury College, from intercollegiate sports to overall health and wellness.Sports at Middlebury
At middlebury you will Focus your learning
Focus your undergraduate learning with faculty who get as excited about things as you do.
Discover Vermont, a place that grounds us in history and extends to the world.
Find meaning in doing, and feel energized and ready for what's next.
Let what inspires you lead the way.
You’ll explore an encompassing liberal arts education that is evolving with the increasingly complex world around us. You’ll build on your Vermont experiences with global opportunities for real and meaningful research, study, and internships. You’ll join a close campus community that celebrates all walks of life, in an environment that is serious about confronting inequality and injustice through critical thinking and compassionate doing. You’ll discover the surprising intensity of group collaborations and the quiet discoveries of independent thought. All in ways that are relevant to today’s world.
Why the Liberal Arts & Sciences
Want to study economics? Combined with architecture? Play soccer and major in neuroscience? At Middlebury, you can. Almost half of each graduating class majors in more than one subject, with multiple opportunities for cross-disciplinary discovery. That is the essence of a Middlebury education. Here, you have the time, space, and support to pursue what interests you!
Life at Middlebury
Middlebury College is a distinctive, energetic, and welcoming community characterized by strong friendships, stimulating coursework, inspiring connections with faculty and staff, and rich experiences in and beyond the classroom. Hear what a few of our students and faculty had to say in the videos below, then visit Student Life to learn more.
With 31 NCAA varsity teams and more than 27 percent of students participating, Middlebury’s teams and traditions create a strong sense of community.Visit Athletics
Intramurals offer organized team sports for students and faculty alike, and often include playoffs for a healthy combination of intensity and camaraderie. Club sports provide intercollegiate competition and and rely on student leadership.More About Teams
College life can be exciting and stressful all at once, and Middlebury offers plenty of opportunities for healthy fitness in the facilities open to all throughout campus.Athletic Facilities
Living the Arts
We are painters and sculptors, actors and songwriters; we attend gallery openings and rock concerts. Our students, faculty, and staff engage with the arts as both creators and viewers. Much of our arts activity happens in the Mahaney Arts Center (MAC), but the making and appreciation of art happens everywhere—on campus, in town, throughout New England and the world.
Undergraduate Language DepartmentsSee our Language Departments
Our robust offering of intensive language learning allows students to begin or improve on their language skills, creating opportunities for future learning in Middlebury’s internationally focused schools and programs.
Middlebury Schools AbroadVisit Schools Abroad
Experience total immersion in the language and culture of your study abroad country. You’ll have an authentic learning experience at a local academic institution—not an American school—plus the guided independence to engage with your community.
Language SchoolsMore about Language Schools
Each summer we welcome students from all walks of life (ages 18 to 80+) and all parts of the world who show the potential and desire to succeed. Together we create one of the most effective language-learning environments.
Middlebury Institute of International Studies at MontereyExplore the Middlebury Institute
Spend a semester or year in California at the Middlebury Institute and gain practical professional skills with top-tier graduate school faculty—you can even start your master’s degree before you graduate from college.
Middlebury first-year student Adul Samon, one of several boys rescued from a cave in Thailand five years ago, spoke with NBC’s Anne Thompson on TODAY.
The award recognizes staff and faculty who make an exceptional difference in students’ experiences at Middlebury.
President Patton and senior leadership sent a message of support to the campus community.