After reviewing these FAQs, you can learn more about enrollment by visiting our Admissions website, contacting your enrollment advisor, or emailing

Frequently Asked Questions

Never has the Middlebury Institute felt more crucial as an institution. The pandemic is the kind of global crisis that inspired the creation of the Institute in 1955 and has drawn graduate students over the years to develop their skills and intellects to take on the world’s most intractable problems. We keep advancing through this crisis knowing the world will be in some measure better because our students and alumni are working to address this challenge and others of similar gravity.

Additionally, economic downturns have historically been a good time for students to enroll in graduate programs in order to best position themselves for opportunities that will emerge when the economy recovers. 

Yes, after you have deposited, please fill out the spring 2021 enrollment decision form to confirm your enrollment so that we can be sure you are joining us this spring.

The deadline for requesting a deposit refund was November 15, 2020.


The deadline for requesting a deferral was November 15, 2020.

Since we are remote this spring, you will not need to relocate, so we have added extended spring 2021 application deadlines for both U.S. and international students. We encourage you to apply as soon as possible. See upcoming spring 2021 application deadlines.