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The admissions office is located at the historic Emma Willard House, named for the pioneer in women’s education who resided there and established a school for girls in her home.

Prospective students partake in a new age of admissions

By Adil Alvi September 24, 2020
Prospective students face unique challenges in deciding where to attend college. Middlebury’s Admissions Office has implemented new virtual programming so it can still reach these students.

News in Brief: Middlebury expects 750 in the class of 2024 and 2024.5

By HATTIE LEFAVOUR May 14, 2020
640 new students currently plan to enroll in September, but this figure is tentative, given uncertainty about the college's fall semester plan and potential student visa challenges.
The college announced on April 8 that it would adopt a test-optional admissions policy for the next three years.

With decision day on horizon, high school seniors try to get a sense of Midd, remotely

By SOPHIA MCDERMOTT-HUGHES April 30, 2020
“I had to choose between making a financially sound decision or a decision that makes me happy,” said one perspective student. “I ended up choosing the latter.”
The college announced on April 8 that it would adopt a test-optional admissions policy for the next three years.

Admissions will try out test-optional policy

By CAROLINE KAPP April 30, 2020
Under the test-optional policy, students may choose not to submit any test scores as part of their application for admission.
Admissions office markets Midd in a year roiled by economic downturn, public health crisis

Admissions office markets Midd in a year roiled by economic downturn, public health crisis

The college admitted a record-breaking number of students as it faces Covid-19-related challenges that could affect student enrollment.
A Preview Days 2019 sign on the Emma Willard House, where the Office of Admissions is housed. The college will not host its annual Preview Days — or any other in-person admissions events — this year.

Acceptance rate sees uptick to 24% amid Covid-19 uncertainties

By BOCHU DING April 2, 2020

The college offered a total of 2,228 students admission to its class of 2024, comprising 24% of the 9,165 students who applied, according to Dean of Admissions Nicole Curvin. The overall admissions rate...

Student Ambassadors broaden admission office’s reach

Student Ambassadors broaden admission office’s reach

By GIGI HOGAN February 20, 2020
Maya Gee, Roni Lezema, Dennis Miranda-Cruz, Cynthia Chen and Myles Maxie of the class of 2022 developed Midd Ambassadors in an effort to address the lack of diversity on campus.

Apply to be a student ambassador

When we arrived on Middlebury’s campus in the fall of 2018, the demographics of the student body saddened us. However, they were not something that surprised us.

Admissions Scandal Demands Reflection

By THE EDITORIAL BOARD March 21, 2019
This multi-million dollar scandal is disheartening but not entirely surprising, and it sheds light on the deep flaws within the American educational system. 

Counting the Costs of Applying ED in the NESCAC

By CHRISTINE McDOW November 29, 2018
The carrot of the admissions advantage offered by early-decision admissions programs may be too tantalizing to resist.
The admissions office is named after Emma Willard, an educator who founded the first institution of higher education for women.

First in Class of 2022 Accepted in Early Decision Round

By BEN DOHAN January 17, 2018

The college admissions team released the first round of early decision acceptances on Dec. 9. Of the 650 applicants, 326 students were accepted, putting the  admissions rate at just over 50 percent. Those...

338 Admitted Early for 2020

By Eliza Teach January 21, 2016

The College notified 338 new students of their early admission to the Class of 2020 via an online portal on Dec. 5. Mailed letters were sent in the next week. The students were chosen from an overall application...

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