Middlebury College

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$52,080

4.9% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$22,841

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

1.32%

Default Rate

2017 Acceptance Rate

17.1%

8,909 Applicants

2017 Enrolled Students

2,591

97.6% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

93.4%

539 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 (130 degrees awarded), General Political Science & Government (58 degrees), and Environmental Studies (51 degrees).

In 2017, 1,016 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Middlebury College. 55.4% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 44.6% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (660 degrees), 6.95 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (95 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Middlebury College is $52,080, which is $26,886 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($25,194).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Middlebury College is $52,080, which is $26,886 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($25,194).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $22,841.

In 2017, 43% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 24% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$52,080

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Middlebury College was $52,080. The cost of tuition at Middlebury College is $26,886 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($25,194).

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Average Net Price

$22,841

2017 Value

6.55%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Middlebury College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $22,841. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Middlebury College grew by 6.55%.

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Other Student Expenses

$14,269

Room and Board

$1,000

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Middlebury College was of $14,269 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,000. The cost of room and board increased by 4.7% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

43%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

24%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

43% of undergraduate students at Middlebury College received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 0% with respect to 2016, when 43% 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.

1.32%

2016 Default Rate

7

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Middlebury College was 1.32%, which represents 7 out of the 529 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 8,909 undergraduate applications in 2017, which represents a 1.02% annual growth. Out of those 8,909 applicants, 1,523 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 17.1% acceptance rate.

There were 2,591 students enrolled at Middlebury College in 2017, and 49% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Middlebury College has an overall enrollment yield of 41.7%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

17.1%

Acceptance Rate in 2017

1,523

Accepted Out of 8,909

In 2017, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Middlebury College was 17.1% (1,523 admissions from 8,909 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2016, which was 16.1%. Between 2016 and 2017, the number of applicants grew by 1.02%, while admissions grew by 7.03%.

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SAT Scores

49%

Submission Percentage

308

Scores Submitted

49% of enrolled first-time students at Middlebury College in 2017 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Middlebury College has a total enrollment of 2,591 students. The full-time enrollment at Middlebury College is 2,528 students and the part-time enrollment is 63. This means that 97.6% of students enrolled at Middlebury College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Middlebury College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 63.2% White, 9.46% Hispanic or Latino, 6.25% Asian, 4.48% Two or More Races, 4.05% Black or African American, 0.0386% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.0386% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Middlebury College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (32.1%), followed by White Male (30.8%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (5.22%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

97.6%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Middlebury College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 2,591 students. The full-time enrollment at Middlebury College is 2,528 and the part-time enrollment is 63. This means that 97.6% of students enrolled at Middlebury College are enrolled full-time compared with 80.6% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

96%

2017 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 96%. 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

    1,638

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    245

  3. Asian

    162

The enrolled student population at Middlebury College is 63.2% White, 9.46% Hispanic or Latino, 6.25% Asian, 4.48% Two or More Races, 4.05% Black or African American, 0.0386% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.0386% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Baccalaureate Colleges is 54.9% White, 14% Black or African American, and 12.6% 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, 47 students (1.81%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 110 more women than men received degrees from Middlebury College. The majority of degree recipients at Middlebury College are white (660 degrees awarded). There were 6.95 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (95 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Middlebury College is General Economics (130 degrees awarded), followed by General Political Science & Government (58 degrees) and Environmental Studies (51 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 (161 degrees awarded), Cultural & Gender Studies (34 degrees), and English (119 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 (183,519 people), Postsecondary teachers (124,779 people), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (116,487 people), Other managers (100,436 people), and Secondary school teachers (63,098 people).

The most specialized majors at Middlebury College are Language & Linguistics (161 degrees awarded), Cultural & Gender Studies (34 degrees), English (119 degrees), Natural Resources & Conservation (51 degrees), and Philosophy and Religious Studies (24 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Middlebury College are Surgeons, Electrical & electronics engineers, Physicians, Sales managers, and Dentists

The most specialized majors at Middlebury College are Language & Linguistics (161 degrees awarded), Cultural & Gender Studies (34 degrees), English (119 degrees), Natural Resources & Conservation (51 degrees), and Philosophy and Religious Studies (24 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 (336,191 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (228,712 people), Legal services (102,587 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (80,960 people), and Computer Systems Design (78,642 people).

The most specialized majors at Middlebury College are Language & Linguistics (161 degrees awarded), Cultural & Gender Studies (34 degrees), English (119 degrees), Natural Resources & Conservation (51 degrees), and Philosophy and Religious Studies (24 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

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Most Common

  1. 130 degrees awarded

  2. 58 degrees awarded

  3. 51 degrees awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Middlebury College was General Economics with 130 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 453

  2. 563

In 2017, 453 degrees were awarded to men at Middlebury College, which is 0.805 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (563).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 87 degrees were awarded to men at Middlebury College in General Economics, which is 2.02 times more than the 43 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 61 degrees were awarded to women at Middlebury College in General English Language & Literature, which is 2.26 times more than the 27 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

87%

100% Completion Time

94%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 87% of students graduating from Middlebury College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 94% 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 Female

Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Middlebury College is Female and Asian (100% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (67.2%).

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, 5.19% of graduates (28 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    660 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    95 degrees awarded

  3. Asian

    65 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Middlebury College is white (660 degrees awarded). There were 6.95 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (95 degrees).

1.67% of degree recipients (17 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    347 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    313 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino Female

    60 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Middlebury College is white female (347 degrees awarded). There were 1.11 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (313 degrees).

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Operations

Middlebury College has an endowment valued at nearly $1.07B, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $134M (12.5%), compared to the 7.76% average return ($2.88M on $37.1M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2017, Middlebury College had a total expenditure of $279M. Of that $279M, they spent $127M on salaries and $279M on benefits.

Middlebury College employs 116 Professors, 93 Assistant professors, and 64 Associate professors. Most academics at Middlebury College are Male Professors (76), Female Assistant professors(54), and Female Professors (40).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Middlebury College are: Service, with 219 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 169 employees, and Management with 112 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$1.07B

2017 Endowment

7.33%

growth from 2016

Middlebury College has an endowment valued at about $1.07B, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Middlebury College grew 7.33% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $1.04B 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. $3.95M - Federal

  2. $0 - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, Middlebury College received $3.95M 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

Primary Expenses

Expenditure values can vary depending on whether the institution is public or private, and are not available for private-for-profit schools.

$127M

Salary Expenditure

$279M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2017, Middlebury College had a total expenditure of $279M. Of that $279M, they spent $127M on salaries and $279M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

This tree map shows all of the primary expenses of Research at Middlebury College as a share of total expenditure.

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Salary Expenditure

$127M

2017 Salaries

0.537%

growth from 2016

In 2017, Middlebury College paid a median of $127M in salaries, which represents 45.7% of their overall expenditure ($279M) and a 0.537% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 6.23% growth from 2015 and a 4.41% growth from 2014.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 14.2M (38.9% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$31.3M

Instructional Salaries

309

Number of Employees

In 2017, Middlebury College paid a total of $31.3M to 309 employees working as instructors, which represents 24.5% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $8.01M (34.6%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Professor

Most Common Instructor

116 Employees

Service

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

219 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Middlebury College were Professor with 116 employees; Assistant professor with 93 employees; and Assistant professor with 64 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Middlebury College were Service with 219 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 169 employees; and Management with 112 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 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Middlebury College was Male Professor with 76 employees, Female Assistant professor with 54 employees, and Female Professor with 40 employees.

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

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