Welcome to the Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey.

Submit Your Tuition Deposit

Visit your online application to submit your tuition deposit.

Admitted Student Drop-In

Need clarity on your next steps? Join an informal session on zoom with members of our admissions team, faculty, career and academic advisers, and more. Available weekly on Thursdays at 4:00 p.m. Pacific Time. We are happy to answer any questions you may have as an admitted student. Sign up for an admitted student drop-in.

Explore Your Format Options

The Middlebury Institute offers in-person, online, and hybrid instruction to allow students maximum flexibility. Learn more.

Join MIcommunity

MIcommunity is the private social network for the Institute. Admitted students, current students, staff, and faculty utilize the space to connect, share, and collaborate. Once MIcommunity opens for your cohort (see below), you will receive an email invite to join.

  • For fall and summer 2023 admits, MIcommunity is currently open

Visit Campus

Experience your new community firsthand before your program starts. We have in-person and virtual options for you to visit us

Find Housing

We have a host of resources to help you achieve a successful housing search including our conveniently located campus housing.

Connect with an Alum or Current Student

Get advice from people who have been where you are; reach out to your enrollment advisor to be connected to an alum or current student.

Talk to Your Faculty

Our faculty bring academic expertise and extensive professional experience to the classroom. Moreover, our favorable student-to-faculty ratio means that you can get personal mentorship throughout your time at the Institute. You should have already received an email from your program chair (or you will soon) and if you would like to speak to any other faculty please contact your enrollment advisor.


Many students work part-time. Positions range from being a research assistant in one of our centers to working as a student ambassador and supporting digital learning projects. Some roles are also available in a remote format. Learn more about work-study.

Career and Academic Advising

If you want to learn more about our career and academic advising process, please contact your advisor below. After you deposit you will be able to start your personalized journey to a fulfilling and exciting career with more detailed advice tailored to your specific career goals.

Frequently Asked Questions


If you are being offered a scholarship, that information was included with your letter of admission.

Federal financial aid (open to U.S. citizens and permanent residents) is handled by Student Financial Services. Please make sure you’ve completed all necessary steps to be considered for federal financial aid. Spring financial aid packages generally start being sent in September; fall financial aid packages generally start being sent in February, after fall tuition is finalized.

If you have questions about loans or work-study, contact Student Financial Services. If you have questions about scholarships or your deposit deadline, please contact the Admissions Office.

If you have trouble submitting your deposit, please contact the cashier at (831) 647-6434 or cashier@miis.edu.  


Review tuition information here and be sure to factor in any scholarships you have received. If you have questions about which tuition amount you will pay based on your program of admission or start date, please contact Student Financial Services.

If you have questions about the financial investment of your program, please explore how our Center for Advising and Career Services will support you in achieving your career goals. Faculty, alumni, and current students are great resources as you think about the importance of this investment in your future (see above for ways to connect).



Once students deposit, they are eligible to receive access to the private housing group open only to Middlebury Institute students. Access instructions will be regularly distributed to confirmed students beginning in May for fall admits and in October for spring admits. For now, we recommend exploring the Housing Guide.

If you have questions that aren’t answered on the website, feel free to contact Student Services.