Middlebury College

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$55,790
3.25% growth from 2018
2019 Average Net Price
$23,367
After Financial Aid
2017 Student Loan
1.02%
Default Rate
2019 Acceptance Rate
15.4%
9,754 Applicants
2019 Enrolled Students
2,657
96.2% Full-Time
2018 Graduation Rate
91.1%
544 Graduates

About

Middlebury College is a higher education institution located in Addison County, VT. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Middlebury College were General Economics (106 degrees awarded), Computer Science (55 degrees), and Neuroscience (47 degrees).

In 2019, 985 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Middlebury College. 59.6% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 40.4% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (659 degrees), 8.04 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (82 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Middlebury College is $55,790, which is $28,510 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($27,280).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Middlebury College is $55,790, which is $28,510 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($27,280).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $23,367.

In 2019, 46% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 23% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$55,790
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of tuition at Middlebury College was $55,790. The cost of tuition at Middlebury College is $28,510 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($27,280).

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Average Net Price

$23,367
2019 Value
0.998%
1 Year Growth

In 2019 Middlebury College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $23,367. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of Middlebury College grew by 0.998%.

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Other Student Expenses

$15,530
Room and Board
$1,000
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Middlebury College was of $15,530 in 2019. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,000. The cost of room and board increased by 3.75% between 2018 and 2019. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

46%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
23%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

46% of undergraduate students at Middlebury College received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a growth of 4.55% with respect to 2018, when 44% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
1.02%
2017 Default Rate
6
Number of Defaults

In 2017 the default rate for borrower's at Middlebury College was 1.02%, which represents 6 out of the 591 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

Middlebury College received 9,754 undergraduate applications in 2019, which represents a 5.71% annual growth. Out of those 9,754 applicants, 1,498 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 15.4% acceptance rate.

There were 2,657 students enrolled at Middlebury College in 2019, and 62% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Middlebury College has an overall enrollment yield of 40.4%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

15.4%
Acceptance Rate in 2019
1,498
Accepted Out of 9,754

In 2019, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Middlebury College was 15.4% (1,498 admissions from 9,754 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2018, which was 16.7%. Between 2018 and 2019, the number of applicants grew by 5.71%, while admissions declined by −2.85%.

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SAT Scores

62%
Submission Percentage
372
Scores Submitted

62% of enrolled first-time students at Middlebury College in 2019 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Middlebury College has a total enrollment of 2,657 students. The full-time enrollment at Middlebury College is 2,556 students and the part-time enrollment is 101. This means that 96.2% of students enrolled at Middlebury College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Middlebury College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 61.6% White, 9.9% Hispanic or Latino, 6.93% Asian, 4.78% Two or More Races, 3.69% Black or African American, 0.0753% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Middlebury College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (32.9%), followed by White Male (29.1%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (5.09%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

96.2%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Middlebury College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 2,657 students. The full-time enrollment at Middlebury College is 2,556 and the part-time enrollment is 101. This means that 96.2% of students enrolled at Middlebury College are enrolled full-time compared with 81.1% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

94%
2019 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Middlebury College was 94%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (73%), Middlebury College had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    1,636
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    263
  3. Asian
    184

The enrolled student population at Middlebury College is 61.6% White, 9.9% Hispanic or Latino, 6.93% Asian, 4.78% Two or More Races, 3.69% Black or African American, 0.0753% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Baccalaureate Colleges is 55% White, 14% Black or African American, and 13.1% Hispanic or Latino.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 48 students (1.81%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2019, 189 more women than men received degrees from Middlebury College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Middlebury College is white (659 degrees awarded). There were 8.04 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (82 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Middlebury College is General Economics (106 degrees awarded), followed by Computer Science (55 degrees) and Neuroscience (47 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Middlebury College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Language & Linguistics (174 degrees awarded), Cultural & Gender Studies (52 degrees), and English (109 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Middlebury College are Elementary & middle school teachers (126,949 people), Postsecondary teachers (125,933 people), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (125,302 people), Other managers (109,767 people), and Secondary school teachers (96,172 people).

The most specialized majors at Middlebury College are Language & Linguistics (174 degrees awarded), Cultural & Gender Studies (52 degrees), English (109 degrees), Philosophy and Religious Studies (24 degrees), and Natural Resources & Conservation (41 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Middlebury College are Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Dentists, Surgeons, Physicians, and Chief executives & legislators

The most specialized majors at Middlebury College are Language & Linguistics (174 degrees awarded), Cultural & Gender Studies (52 degrees), English (109 degrees), Philosophy and Religious Studies (24 degrees), and Natural Resources & Conservation (41 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Middlebury College are Elementary & secondary schools (317,398 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (244,673 people), Legal services (100,709 people), Computer Systems Design (86,433 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (72,338 people).

The most specialized majors at Middlebury College are Language & Linguistics (174 degrees awarded), Cultural & Gender Studies (52 degrees), English (109 degrees), Philosophy and Religious Studies (24 degrees), and Natural Resources & Conservation (41 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Middlebury College.
Most Common
  1. 106 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 55 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 47 degree-majorss awarded

In 2019, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Middlebury College was General Economics with 106 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

398
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
587
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 398 degrees were awarded to men at Middlebury College, which is 0.678 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (587).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2019, 70 degrees were awarded to men at Middlebury College in General Economics, which is 1.94 times more than the 36 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2019, 50 degrees were awarded to women at Middlebury College in General English Language & Literature, which is 1.92 times more than the 26 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

86%
100% Completion Time
95%
150% Completion Time

In 2019, 86% of students graduating from Middlebury College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 95% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 95% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Male
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Middlebury College is Male and Asian (100% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (69.1%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 1.65% of graduates (9 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    659 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    82 degrees awarded
  3. Two or More Races
    50 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Middlebury College is white (659 degrees awarded). There were 8.04 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (82 degrees).

2.13% of degree recipients (21 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Female
    386 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    273 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    50 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Middlebury College is white female (386 degrees awarded). There were 1.41 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (273 degrees).

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Operations

Middlebury College has an endowment valued at nearly $1.16B, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $79.1M (6.84%), compared to the 3.99% average return ($1.62M on $40.7M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2019, Middlebury College had a total salary expenditure of $285M. Middlebury College employs 119 Professors, 88 Assistant professors, and 58 Associate professors. Most academics at Middlebury College are Male Professors (78), Female Assistant professors(51), and Female Professors (41).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Middlebury College are: Service, with 195 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 158 employees, and Management with 110 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$1.16B
2019 Endowment
2.99%
growth from 2018

Middlebury College has an endowment valued at about $1.16B, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of Middlebury College grew 2.99% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $1.12B higher than than the median endowment of Baccalaureate Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Baccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $6.4M - Federal
  2. $0 - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2019, Middlebury College received $6.4M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $0 from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$131M
2019 Salaries
1.86%
growth from 2018

In 2019, Middlebury College paid a median of $131M in salaries, which represents 45.9% of their overall expenditure ($285M) and a 1.86% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 0.917% growth from 2017 and a 0.537% growth from 2016.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 15.5M (41% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$32.9M
Instructional Salaries
310
Number of Employees

In 2019, Middlebury College paid a total of $32.9M to 310 employees working as instructors, which represents 25.1% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $4.89M (31.6%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Professor
Most Common Instructor
119 Employees
Service
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
195 Employees

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at Middlebury College were Professor with 119 employees; Assistant professor with 88 employees; and Assistant professor with 58 employees.

In 2019, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Middlebury College were Service with 195 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 158 employees; and Management with 110 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic
  1. Male Professor
  2. Female Assistant professor
  3. Female Professor

In 2019, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Middlebury College was Male Professor with 78 employees, Female Assistant professor with 51 employees, and Female Professor with 41 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Middlebury College.

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