Middlebury College

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Middlebury College, a liberal arts school, provides students a well rounded foundation in education by having a curriculum with a diverse range of subjects. This college is located in Middlebury, VT, a predominately rural area. Middlebury College has an enrollment of about 2,800 students.

Many of the students admitted to Middlebury College got an SAT score in the range of 1360 - 1530, or got accepted with an ACT score within the range of 32 - 34. We were able to estimate the Middlebury College average GPA (3.90 - 3.96) of admitted students by applying sampled GPA data on over 150 schools. Only 15 percent of applicants are admitted to this school due to the fair number of applicants for enrollment. You can get more information from the admissions office website at middlebury.edu.

Overall Middlebury College Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for Middlebury College was reported as 15.4% in Fall 2020 with over 9,750 applications submitted to this school. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • ACT Scores: 32 - 34
  • Average GPA: 3.90 - 3.96

How Hard Is It to Get into Middlebury College?

Applicant Selectivity: High

The selectivity of applicants for undergraduate admissions to Middlebury College is considered high, with many applicants scoring in the top percentiles on the SAT or ACT exam, as well as having an excellent high school GPA.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2023 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2023-2024 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Middlebury College has been slowly getting lower over the recent years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 16.1%
  • 2017-2018: 17.1%
  • 2018-2019: 16.7%
  • 2019-2020: 15.4%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2023-2024: 15.0%

How Does Middlebury College Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Middlebury College is more than 100% lower than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Norwich University75.1%
Castleton State College83.8%
Vermont Technical College67.0%
Champlain College85.2%
Saint Michael's College83.1%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Recommended
  • High School Class Rankings are Recommended
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Recommended
  • Submit Recommendation Letters are Required
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Recommended

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2020)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Middlebury College (Fall 2020)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading670 - 750
Math690 - 780
Total Score1360 - 1530
ACT®Score Range
English0 - 0
Math0 - 0
Composite Score32 - 34
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