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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.

Summer and Fall 2023 Admission

July 1: Extended Deadline for U.S. citizens and permanent residents (in-person programs)

August 15: Extended Deadline for online students

Spring 2024 Admission

May 16: Application Opens

July 1: Priority Deadline

  • Priority scholarship consideration

August 15: Round One Deadline

October 1: Final Deadline

  • 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

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

Upcoming Events

How to Apply and Why Start Your Program in Spring

June 8 at 4:00 p.m. Pacific Time

Join our admissions team as they guide you through the application process, give you tips on financing your education, and clarify why starting your program this spring may make sense for you! Sign up today.

Preview Day, July 14

Join us on July 14 for our summer Preview Day in Monterey, California, and experience firsthand how our in-person and online master’s programs will transform your global career. Our expert discussion will feature Dr. Jeff Langholz speaking on The Future of Water—Closer and Better Than You Think. Sign up today.

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Join us on July 14 for our summer Preview Day in Monterey, California. Sign up today.