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Middlebury, Vermont

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Chances of getting into Middlebury College

Acceptance Rate

Admitted 
22%
Admission Difficulty for Middlebury College
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Admission Standards Elite 
Applicant Competition Very High 
How hard is it to get into Middlebury and can I get accepted?

The acceptance rate at Middlebury is 22%.  It ranks #0 in Vermont for lowest rate of acceptance. Middlebury is a very highly competitive school to get into with a low chance of acceptance for typical applicants. Last year, 2,022 out of 9,174 applicants were admitted.

The school has exceptionally high admission requirements for SAT and ACT scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 7 percent (SAT 1340/1520 ACT 31/34). Middlebury College typically accepts and attracts "A-" average high school students with an average GPA around 3.89. 30% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

The Middlebury application fee is $65 and applications are due by Jan 1.

Testing Requirements

You are required to submit admission test scores with your application. Middlebury College is not a test optional school. Note: Please consult the school directly to confirm the most up to date testing requirements.

Middlebury SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range 
1340-1520
Applicants Submitting SAT 
56%
SAT Scores for Middlebury College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 670
SAT Math 25th 670
SAT Composite 25th 1340
SAT Scores for Middlebury College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 750
SAT Math 75th 770
SAT Composite 75th 1520
Average SAT Score 1430

SAT Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Middlebury College?

Middlebury College typically prefers applicants to be in the top 9 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1340 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 1250. The average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1430 out of 1600. Middlebury ranks #0 in Vermont for highest average SAT composite score. 56 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.

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Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Middlebury College admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness  Admission Chances 
1520 and Above Good >35%
1430 to 1520 Avg + 22%-35%
1340 to 1430 Avg - 13%-22%
1250 to 1340 Reach 7%-13%
Less than 1250 Low <7%
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Middlebury ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range 
31-34 
Applicants Submitting ACT 
50%
ACT Scores for Middlebury College
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th N/A
ACT Math 25th N/A
ACT Composite 25th 31
ACT Scores for Middlebury College
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th N/A
ACT Math 75th N/A
ACT Composite 75th 34
Average ACT Score 32

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Middlebury?

Admission data indicates that Middlebury regularly accepts students with ACT's of 31 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 5 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 30 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 32 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 34 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #0 in Vermont for highest average ACT composite score. 50 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Middlebury College.

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Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Middlebury College admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness  Admission Chances 
34 and Above Good >40%
32 to 34 Avg + 22%-40%
31 to 32 Avg - 16%-22%
30 to 31 Reach 11%-16%
Less than 30 Low <11%
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Middlebury GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA 
3.89*
Typical High School Grades 
A-

What GPA do you need to get into Middlebury College?

Applicants require exceptionally good grades to get into Middlebury. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Middlebury College was 3.89 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily A- students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #0 in Vermont for highest average GPA. Meeting these GPA requirements alone is not enough to gain admission as Middlebury is a very selective school.

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*This school has not released high school GPA data for its incoming freshmen. In these cases, CollegeSimply employs an artificial intelligence (AI) process to predict GPA based on this school's test scores and a large sample of other colleges' data. 3.89 is an estimate of the school's average incoming freshman GPA.

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Admission Statistics

Middlebury College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 5,076 4,098 9,174
Accepted 1,113 909 2,022
Acceptance Rate 22% 22% 22%
Enrolled 321 281 602
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 29% 31% 30%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Fall 2022 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Jan 1, 2023
Days left to Apply
32

Applicants have 32 days left until the Fall 2022 term applications are due on Jan 1, 2023.

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to Middlebury College is $65.

Application Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Middlebury College and what student information is used for admission decisions?

Middlebury College Application Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Recommended
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Required
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Middlebury College
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit No
Credit for Life Experiences No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=230959 IPEDS survey data for Middlebury College.

FAQs

Does Middlebury College prefer SAT or ACT?

56% of students submit their SAT scores to Middlebury. 50% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

What is my chance of getting into Middlebury College?

22% of those who apply are granted admission to Middlebury. Admission competition is very high and the college has elite admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

What SAT score is required for Middlebury College?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1340 and 1520. 56% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

What ACT score is required for Middlebury College?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 31 and 34. 50% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.