We’ve put together sample financial aid offers for four Middlebury students with diverse financial circumstances so you can see what your financial aid award might look like.

While no two family situations are alike, these examples can help you see how a Middlebury education could be affordable for you and your family. If you apply for financial aid, your application will be reviewed on an individual basis.

Example One

Student One lives with one parent and has one younger sibling. Their family income totals $35,000. The family has no savings and does not own a home. This student is provided a laptop and student health insurance at no cost. If this student receives a $1,000 local scholarship at graduation, the scholarship will replace the loan or reduce the work study.

Total Cost of Attendance $79,820
Expected Family Contribution $2,400
Financial Need $77,420
Financial Aid Offer:  
Grants (Middlebury and Federal) $73,820
Federal Work-Study $2,600
Federal Direct Student Loan $1,000
Total Financial Aid Offer $77,420

Example Two

Student Two lives with two parents and has one younger sibling. Their family income totals $67,000. The family has $5,000 in savings and does not own a home.

Total Cost of Attendance $79,820
Expected Family Contribution $6,130
Financial Need $73,690
Financial Aid Offer:  
Grants (Middlebury and Federal) $68,590
Federal Work-Study $2,600
Federal Direct Student Loan $2,500
Total Financial Aid Offer $73,690

Example Three

Student Three lives with two parents and has younger siblings. Their family income totals $90,000. The family has $7,500 in savings and $125,000 in home equity.

Total Cost of Attendance $79,820
Expected Family Contribution $10,080
Financial Need $69,740
Financial Aid Offer:  
Grants (Middlebury and Federal) $63,640
Federal Work-Study $2,600
Federal Direct Student Loan $3,500
Total Financial Aid Offer $69,740

Example Four

Student Four is one of two children enrolled in college. Their family income totals $132,000. The family has $10,000 in savings and $150,000 in home equity.

Total Cost of Attendance $79,820
Expected Family Contribution $13,790
Financial Need $66,030
Financial Aid Offer:  
Grants (Middlebury and Federal) $59.930
Federal Work-Study $2,600
Federal Direct Student Loan $3,500
Total Financial Aid Offer $66,030