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We welcome your application for admission to Middlebury. Please review our Middlebury College admission requirements to ensure that your application is complete. Please note that Middlebury College is test-optional. You are not required to submit SAT or ACT scores with your application.

We accept the Common Application and Coalition Application (opens August 1). Please note the Middlebury College application deadlines below.

Application Deadlines 

  Admissions Application Due Financial Aid Application Due Notification Date
Early Decision I November 1 November 15 mid-December
Early Decision II January 3 January 3 mid-February
Regular Decision January 3 February 1 late March
Transfer Fall March 1 March 1 mid-May
Transfer Spring November 1 November 1 mid-December

Application Requirements


Middlebury admissions requires an application essay. You’ll find possible essay prompts on the Common Application website. The Middlebury application does not require a supplemental essay.

Two Teacher Recommendations

Allow ample time for teachers to complete their recommendations online by the deadline.

School Report, Counselor Recommendation, and Transcript

Your counselor will complete the form online and return it to Middlebury with your 9th–11th grade transcripts.

Senior Grades

All applicants should request that their counselor send midyear grades, ideally by February 1. Final decisions will not be made without some form of senior grades. Read more about senior grades.

Application Fee

If our nonrefundable $70 application fee presents a barrier for you, we encourage you to apply using a fee waiver. Simply select “Yes” in the Application Fee Waiver section. No further action required!

English Proficiency Test

Middlebury accepts a number of English proficiency tests for students whose first language is not English or whose secondary education has been at a school where English is not the primary language of instruction. Please read about your options on our resource page for international students.

Optional Application Materials

Standardized Tests

If you choose to submit standardized test scores, please request that testing services or your guidance department submit scores directly to Middlebury College. We will also accept self-reported scores at the time of application. Read more about standardized tests.

Optional Arts Supplements

All supplementary materials must be submitted using the Slideroom website by the application deadline. Supplementary materials sent via mail will not be reviewed.

Additional Materials

You will be able to upload additional materials directly to your student portal. We cannot guarantee that any additional materials submitted beyond what is required will be reviewed by our admissions readers, but we make every effort to read or view all materials sent to us.  Additional materials should not include any financial information or copies of awards or certificates earned during your high school years.


Should weather-related emergencies or other events impact your application process, please let us know so that we can accommodate your needs.

Admissions staff is available to answer any questions you have. Please contact us at, or at (802) 443-3000.

Confirmation of your application will be delivered to the email you used to create your application within two business days of applying. If you do not receive this email, please contact Admissions.

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