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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.

Start Dates

We offer fall admission for all degree programs and spring admission for select programs. Check at the top of the curriculum page for 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 2019 Admission

December 1: Extended deadline for U.S. citizens and permanent residents

  • The earlier you apply the more likely you are to receive our largest remaining scholarships
  • International students interested in a spring 2019 start but who have not yet applied should contact their enrollment advisor to discuss options as visa processing varies by country 

Fall 2019 Admission

November 1: Priority deadline for IEP, IEM, IPD, ITED, MPA, NPTS, TESOL, TFL and joint degrees

  • Accelerated admission decision
  • Priority scholarship consideration

December 1: Round One

February 1: Round Two

April 1: Round Three

May 15: Final Deadline

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 Videos

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 on 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

  • Online application, which includes the following:

    • Essay

    • Résumé or curriculum vitae

    • Personal scholarship statements

  • $65 application fee

  • Undergraduate transcripts

  • One letter of recommendation (two preferred)

  • Interview in person or via Skype (if needed)

  • GRE or GMAT scores (not required)

  • TOEFL or IELTS scores (required only for nonnative English speakers, minimum preferred scores vary by program)

  • Second language proficiency (requirements vary by program)