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Here are general instructions for completing your Middlebury Institute application. Be sure to review your degree program of choice for details and specific requirements.

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Start Dates

We offer fall admission for all degree programs and spring admission for select programs. Check your degree program of choice to see if a spring start is an option. For start dates, visit the academic calendar.

Application Deadlines

Scholarships are awarded on a first-come, first-served basis. The earlier you apply, the more likely you are to receive our largest scholarships, so we encourage you to submit your application as soon as possible.

Spring 2024 Admission

December 5: Extended Deadline for U.S. citizens, U.S. permanent residents, and online students

Summer and Fall 2024 Admission

December 5: Round One Deadline

February 1: Round Two Deadline

April 1: Round Three Deadline

  • Conflict Transformation Graduate Fellowship deadline
  • Language Scholarship deadline
  • Online MPA in Sustainability summer start deadline as courses start in May

May 15: Final Deadline for international students (in-person programs) and online TESOL students

  • Due to visa processing times, international students planning to study in person should apply by this deadline
  • U.S. applicants and online students are also encouraged to meet this deadline to maximize scholarship opportunities
  • Online TESOL deadline as courses start in early June

July 1: Final Deadline for U.S. applicants (in-person programs)

August 15: Final Deadline for online students

Admission Decision

We will notify you of our admission decision four to six weeks after receiving your complete application. The review process may be longer than six weeks for students who need to provide additional information regarding their language proficiency.

How-To Guides

Watch our videos on how to apply and how to finance your education. We also include customized instructions for international students.

Submit your online application to access our guide How to Ace Your Admissions Interview. If you have already submitted your application and have not received the guide, please contact your enrollment advisor.

Application Checklist

Visit the How to Apply page for your program of interest to see the appropriate application checklist as some requirements vary by program.