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Middlebury College Campus Life

Campus Size

Small Campus
Total Undergrads
Including 27 Part-time
Degree-Seeking Freshmen

Gender Breakdown:

51% Women
49% Men


NCAA Division III (with football)

New England Small College Ath Conf

  • Football
  • Basketball
  • Baseball
  • Cross Country/Track

Total Varsity Sports


Men's sports coaches (Average salary: $84,615)
Women's sports coaches (Average salary: $67,146)
Athletics Details
Sport Varsity Men Varsity Women Club Intramural
Baseball 31 - - -
Basketball 18 14 - Yes
Field Hockey - 37 - -
Football 76 - - -
Golf 10 7 - Yes
Ice Hockey 62 24 - Yes
Lacrosse 47 63 - -
Skiing 18 14 - -
Soccer 45 42 - Yes
Softball - 20 - Yes
Squash 17 13 - -
Swimming and Diving 33 33 - -
Tennis 15 10 - Yes
Track and Field, Indoor 46 50 - -
Track and Field, Outdoor 50 53 - -
Track and Field, X-Country 25 26 - -
Volleyball - 15 Yes Yes
Badminton - - Yes Yes
Cheerleading/Dance Team - - Yes -
Court Sports - - - Yes
Cycling - - Yes -
Equestrian - - Yes -
Fencing - - Yes -
Flag Football - - - Yes
Frisbee/Disc Sports - - Yes -
Outdoor Fitness/Recreation - - Yes -
Rowing - - Yes -
Rugby - - Yes -
Sailing - - Yes -
Skating - - Yes -
Water Polo - - Yes -


Student Total
American Indian/Alaskan Native 0.3%
Asian/Pacific Islander 4.8%
Black/non-Hispanic 2.5%
Hispanic 6.0%
Non-resident alien 9.3%
Race/Ethnicity unknown 15.3%
Two or more races 2.4%
White/non-Hispanic 59.5%
Percent of students with disability 3% or less

Services & Housing

Services Offered
  • Academic/Career counseling
  • Employment services for current students to find part-time positions
  • Job placement for graduates to find full-time employment
  • Library on campus
  • On-Campus Housing
  • Meal plan offered, maximum 21 meals per week.

Clubs & Organizations

Musical Groups
  • Choral Groups
  • Jazz Band
  • Music Ensemble
  • Symphony Orchestra
Performance Arts
  • Dance
  • Drama Theater
  • Musical Theater
Journalism & Publications
  • Literary Magazine
  • Yearbook
  • Radio Station
Reserved Officers' Training Corps (ROTC)
  • Army ROTC
  • International Student Organization
  • Student Government

Safety Statistics

Arrests On Campus
Illegal Weapons Possession 0
Drug Law Violation 1
Liquor Law Violation 0
Criminal Offenses On Campus
Personal Crime 4
Property Crime 27

Notable Alumni

  • Ann Jackson, the founding publisher of InStyle magazine
  • Ari Fleischer, former White House press secretary, was the primary spokesperson for President George W. Bush
  • Donald M. Elliman, Jr., director and executive VP of Time Inc. from 1995 to 1999. He was also president of Sports Illustrated from 1992 to 1998.
  • Eve Ensler, playwright of "The Vagina Monologues"
  • Jim Douglas, elected to the Vermont House of Representatives the same year he graduated from Middlebury; he is the former governor of Vermont.
  • Roger Easton, developed TIMATION, on which the current GPS is based on. He was inducted into the National Inventors Hall of Fame in 2010.
  • Vanessa Branch, Miss Vermont, spokesperson for Orbit gum
Reviews Dorm Life
  • Sarah from Denver, CO
  • 5
  • Midd is consistently ranked as one of the colleges with the best dorms. From Starr Hall featuring skylights and wood panelling to The Chateau, a palatial French-style building with rooms…

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  • Christina from Middlebury, VT
  • 4
  • Depending on where you get placed completely determines whether you're living the 5-star luxury life, or the 2-star hanging-on-by-a-thread life. Buuut, I personally was in the 2-star life for freshman…

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  • Sarah from the Midwest
  • 5
  • The Commons System really makes Midd unique. There is a lot of attention and focus put on the people you live with your first two years here. This helps to…

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  • Olivia from Binghamton, NY
  • 4
  • The dorms here seemed average, with a questionnaire system to determine roommates. I believe there was a system so groups of students with similar interests or majors would live near…

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  • sydney from windham, ny
  • 4
  • midd's dorms are beautiful and there are lots of rooming options after freshman year, from social houses to language houses to apartments to traditional singles and doubles. i came in…

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Student Responses to Review Topic: Food And Dining
  • 5
  • sydney from windham, ny
  • I am a current student here

    two words. open dining. midd does not have meal plans. when the dining halls are open, any student can go in and eat as much as they want for as long as they want with no swipes, counting meals or cash needed. i can not underestimate how wonderful this is. the dining halls are very social spaces that are open to everyone, there is no need to stress about running out of meals! the food is also quite good, with numerous vegetarian options. i have worked with dining (in the bake shop) and i know that they are more than accommodating for an specific student needs. you can even send them recipes and they will make your favorite dish for the campus!

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  • 5
  • Olivia from Binghamton, NY
  • I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    Dining sounded great, and as a vegetarian there seemed to be plenty of options that I'd be able to choose from.

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  • 3
  • Christina from Middlebury, VT
  • I am a current student here

    My mother is a chef, so I have high standards. But as far as college dining hall food goes, it's not too shabby. There are quite a few options too.

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  • 4
  • Hannah from Falmouth, ME
  • I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    I'm a vegan and my tour guide made sure to emphasize that there is food in the dining halls to cater to basically any dietary need.

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  • 4
  • Sarah from the Midwest
  • I am a current student here

    The food is great! As a vegetarian, I have never had a problem finding good healthy food. Midd also prides itself in finding awesome local food to advertise. There are 3 dining halls on campus, and one Grille.

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  • 5
  • Aori from Monterey, CA
  • I am a current student here

    The food's good and varied not only in the dining halls but when different groups host their own dinners. The town also has some restaurants.

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  • 5
  • Sarah from Denver, CO
  • I am a current student here

    Midd food is amazing. Lots of the ingredients are locally sourced and organic, and Midd offers a wide range of foods for everyone - even people with dietary needs (i.e. gluten free, vegetarian, vegan, Kosher, Halal, etc). Every day it's like eating in a restaurant.

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  • 3
  • Gabriela from Chicago, IL
  • I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    The food was yummy when I visited. However, I have heard the food is best when prospective students visit. Fact or False? I'll see on campus.

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Student Responses to Review Topic: Greek Life
  • 0
  • Christina from Middlebury, VT
  • I am a current student here

    Doesn't exist - which I thank the lord for everyday. Although we do have social houses which are very similar but don't possess the ugly culture of greek life and are much tamer.

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