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Global thinker. Bridge Builder. Advocate. Activist. Environmentalist. Trailblazer. Adventurer. Collaborator.

If that’s who you are—or who you want to become—then Middlebury is where you belong. 

At Middlebury, you’ll dig deeply into a college education that explores the breadth of the liberal arts and sciences. You’ll be part of a close campus community that celebrates the exceptional natural beauty of our Vermont location. You’ll build on your experiences with global opportunities for real and meaningful research and internships, and with collaboration and independent thought. You’ll live alongside students from around the world and all walks of life, and in an environment that is serious about confronting inequality and injustice through critical thinking and compassionate doing. 

You’ll be welcome, no matter your capacity to pay. Middlebury’s generous financial aid means we’ll cover your full demonstrated financial need. And when you graduate, you’ll have the essential life skills and support to pursue the future you want.

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Students have many reasons for choosing Middlebury. Once they get here, they discover things about themselves and the place that help shape who they are—and who they want to be.

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After Middlebury

Some students choose careers in a range of fields at both established and emerging companies and organizations. Others continue their education in the health professions, law, and master’s and PhD programs.

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Intellect is not wisdom. Middlebury will challenge you to take the next step, which is to understand the role of that knowledge in the world, how it has shaped human hearts and minds over centuries, and how it continues to do so.

— President Laurie L. Patton

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