Middlebury Admission Requirements
Chances of getting into Middlebury College
|Applicant Competition||Very High|
How hard is it to get into Middlebury and can I get accepted? The school has a 17% acceptance rate ranking it #1 in Vermont for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 1,542 out of 9,227 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 8 percent. Middlebury College typically accepts and attracts "A-" average high school students. Only 41% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
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Middlebury SAT Scores
Applicants Submitting SAT56%
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||660|
|SAT Math 25th||670|
|SAT Composite 25th||1330|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||730|
|SAT Math 75th||770|
|SAT Composite 75th||1500|
|Average SAT Score||1420|
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 10 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1330 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 1240. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1420 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. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1500 and Above||Good||>26%|
|1415 to 1500||Avg +||17%-26%|
|1330 to 1415||Avg -||11%-17%|
|1245 to 1330||Reach||7%-11%|
|Less than 1245||Low||<7%|
Middlebury ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT50%
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||N/A|
|ACT Math 25th||N/A|
|ACT Composite 25th||31|
|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 #1 in Vermont for highest average ACT composite score. 50 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Middlebury College.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|34 and Above||Good||>29%|
|32 to 34||Avg +||17%-29%|
|31 to 32||Avg -||13%-17%|
|30 to 31||Reach||9%-13%|
|Less than 30||Low||<9%|
Avg. High School GPA3.89*
Typical High School GradesA-
You will need exceptionally good grades to get into Middlebury College. 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.
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||41%||40%||41%|
Applications were DueJan 1, 2020
Days left to ApplyNone
The application deadline for Fall 2020 has passed. Applications were due on Jan 1, 2020.
What are the requirements for admission to Middlebury College and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Recommended|
|High School Class Rank||Recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Recommended|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
|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.
Frequently Asked Questions
56% of students submit their SAT scores to Middlebury. 50% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
17% 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.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1330 and 1500. 56% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.