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Middlebury, Vermont

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Chances of getting into Middlebury College

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
15.4%
Admission Difficulty for Middlebury College
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Admission StandardsElite
Applicant CompetitionVery High
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How hard is it to get into Middlebury and can I get accepted? The school has a 15% acceptance rate ranking it #1 in Vermont for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 1,498 out of 9,754 applicants were admitted making Middlebury a very highly competitive school to get into with a low chance of acceptance for typical applicants.  Academically, it has exceptionally high requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 5 percent. Middlebury College typically accepts and attracts "A-" average high school students. Only 40% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

Middlebury SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
1360-1530
Applicants Submitting SAT
56%
SAT Scores for Middlebury College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 670
SAT Math 25th 690
SAT Composite 25th 1360
SAT Scores for Middlebury College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 750
SAT Math 75th 780
SAT Composite 75th 1530
Average SAT Score 1450

SAT Scores you need to get in

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

Middlebury College typically requires applicants to be in the top 7 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1360 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 1270. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1450 out of 1600. The school ranks #1 in Vermont for highest average SAT composite score. 56 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Middlebury College admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1530 and Above Good >23%
1445 to 1530 Avg + 15%-23%
1360 to 1445 Avg - 9%-15%
1275 to 1360 Reach 6%-9%
Less than 1275 Low <6%
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Middlebury ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
32-34 
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 32
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 33

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 32 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 3 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 31 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 33 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 34 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #1 in Vermont for highest average ACT composite score. 50 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Middlebury College.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 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 >23%
33 to 34 Avg + 15%-23%
32 to 33 Avg - 9%-15%
31 to 32 Reach 6%-9%
Less than 31 Low <6%
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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 #1 in Vermont for highest average GPA. Meeting these GPA requirements alone is not enough to gain admission as Middlebury is a very selective school.

 What do these ratings mean?

*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 5,429 4,325 9,754
Accepted 709 789 1,498
Acceptance Rate 13% 18% 15%
Enrolled 330 275 605
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 47% 35% 40%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Fall 2021 Application Deadline

Applications were Due
Jan 1, 2021
Days left to Apply
None

The application deadline for Fall 2021 has passed. Applications were due on Jan 1, 2021.

Admission Requirements

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

Middlebury College Admission 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?

15% 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 1360 and 1530. 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 32 and 34. 50% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.