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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.

Fall and Summer 2024 Admission

May 1: Final deadline for summer online programs

May 15: Final deadline for international applicants (in-person programs)

  • Due to visa processing times, international applicants to in-person programs should apply by this deadline
  • U.S. applicants and online students are also encouraged to meet this deadline to maximize scholarship opportunities

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

August 15: Final deadline for fall online programs

Admission Decision

We will notify you of our admission decision two to three weeks after receiving your complete application.

  • A complete application includes a submitted online application, undergraduate transcript(s), one letter of recommendation, proof of English fluency (TOEFL, IELTS, or Cambridge scores if required), and an admissions interview. 
    • For some of our programs (T, TI, CI, TLM-T, and TFL) you will also need to provide proof of fluency in your target languages. See your program’s How to Apply page for more information.
  • The review process may be longer 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.