Welcome to the Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey.

What’s next?

Return to Campus

The Middlebury Institute is planning a return to primarily in-person instruction for our normally on-site programs starting in the fall of 2021. This will also benefit our online degree students who can take advantage of campus resources. Learn more about our plans.

Submit your deposit

Follow the instructions provided to you in your admission letter.

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.

Housing Information

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

Learn about 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.

  • MPA (and joint BA/MPA)
  • Translation, Translation and Interpretation, and Conference Interpretation

Experience your new community firsthand

Our virtual Preview Days page is now live. Here you can view recordings of our master classes and recordings of sessions on how your program will advance your global career, on navigating the admissions process, and about student life at the Institute. You can also take an online campus tour and get an overview of the Institute from Jeff Dayton-Johnson, Dean of the Institute. Check out our virtual Preview Days.

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.