More than 50 percent of the Class of 2026 received grants toward the cost of their education. Middlebury’s average annual grant is over $50,000, and the average financial aid offer is over $55,000—so your cost to attend Middlebury may be significantly less than you think.

How much would it cost to attend Middlebury? Get an estimate of how much financial aid you may receive and what you might expect to pay to attend Middlebury as a full-time undergraduate student living on campus. 

Families choose how to pay for their Middlebury education in a variety of ways, including income and savings, grants, outside scholarships, student employment, and student and parent loans. The cost calculators below can help you estimate what your costs may be. The MyinTuition Quick College Estimator will give you a fast ballpark estimate of your costs, and the Net Price Calculator gives a more in-depth calculation.

Important Tip: The best way to know for sure what aid you will receive is to apply. Many factors are considered in determining a student’s eligibility for financial aid.

Average Grant by Income 

Much of Middlebury’s financial aid is in the form of grants, which do not have to be repaid. A wide range of family incomes qualify for Middlebury grants.

To get a sense of the grant aid you may qualify for, consider Middlebury’s total average grant for the Class of 2026, among students who applied for and received aid. In addition to the grant aid listed below, most students who are awarded grants also receive student employment and a limited amount of student loans as part of their financial aid offer. 

Total Family Income Qualified for Grants Average Grant Average Net Billed Costs* What It Covers
Under $30,000 100% $74,193 $6,067 Full tuition, 67% of housing, meal plan, and activity fee
$30,000–$50,000 100% $73,053 $7,207 Full tuition, 61% of housing, meal plan, and activity fee
$50,000–$80,000 99% $68,665 $11,595 Full tuition, 37% of housing, meal plan, and activity fee
$80,000–$120,000 100% $63,178 $17,082 Full tuition, 7% of housing, meal plan, and activity fee
$120,000–$175,000 100% $50,207 $30,053 81% of tuition
$175,000–$225,000 93% $36,265 $43,995 59% of tuition
Above $225,000 36% $27,763 $52,497 35% of tuition

*Based on comprehensive fee of $80,260 which includes tuition of $62,000 and housing, meal plan and activity fee of $18,260.

Your grant may vary from the above averages based on your individual family’s resources, including assets and household situation (e.g., number in the family and in college).

MyinTuition Quick Cost Estimator

This tool can help you anticipate your college costs and estimate your eligibility for need-based scholarships. An education at Middlebury is more affordable than you think.

Net Price Calculator

The Net Price Calculator can assist you in estimating your expected family contribution toward study at Middlebury College in the traditional undergraduate program.

As you use these calculators, please remember the following:

  • This is not an application for admission or financial aid.
  • The results will only be as reliable as the data you provide.
  • The Net Price Calculator will only give you an estimate of your net price and aid eligibility. Your final award will be determined by the Office of Student Financial Services based on the financial aid forms and other documentation you submit.  You must complete the financial aid applications by the deadlines for the year you plan to attend college.
  • The calculators are not designed for use by international or returning students. Please be aware that results may not be accurate for business owners and divorced/separated families.