Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey

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Student Body

(Fall 2014)

725 Studentsstudents


65_femalefemale students

35_malemale students

Ethnic Diversity

28_multiculturalinternational students

Geographic Diversity

34 Countriescountries in the student body

Native Languages

40_languages  native languages represented

Average Professional Experience


Financial Facts

Annual Tuition 2014-2015


Total Yearly Expenses


Percentage Receiving Financial Aid

88% of students

Average Annual Financial Aid Package


Average Merit Scholarship Amount


Academics & Faculty

Academic Calendar

Two 15 week semesters plus January and summer opportunities


71 full time, 84 adjunct and part-time, 4 visiting, with about half of regular faculty and many adjuncts originally from outside of the United States

Degrees Offered

Graduate School of International Policy & Management (GSIPM)

Development Practice & Policy: Master of Arts in International Policy and
Development (MAIPD) and Master of Public Administration (MPA)

Master of Arts in International Education Management (MAIEM)

Master of Arts in International Environmental Policy (MAIEP)

Master of Arts in International Trade and Economic Diplomacy (MAITED)

Master of Arts in Nonproliferation and Terrorism Studies (MANPTS)

Master of Business Administration (MBA) in Global Impact Management

Joint degree: Bachelor of Arts (BA) in International Studies/MA or MBA

Joint degree: MBA/MAIEP

Joint degree: MBA/MAIPD

Joint degree: MPA/MAIEM

Graduate School of Translation, Interpretation, and Language Education (GSTILE)

Master of Arts in Conference Interpretation (MACI)

Master of Arts in Translation (MAT)

Master of Arts in Translation and Interpretation (MATI)

Master of Arts in Translation and Localization Management (MATLM)

Master of Arts in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (MATESOL)

Master of Arts in Teaching Foreign Language (MATFL)

Certificates and Special Programs

  • Certificate in International Negotiations and Conflict Resolution
  • Certificate in Nonproliferation Studies
  • Certificate in Spanish Community Interpreting
  • Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)
  • Certificate in Teaching Foreign Language
  • Certificate in Terrorism Studies
  • CNS Education and Training Programs: Summer Undergraduate Internships in Nonproliferation Studies, International Visiting Fellows, Nonproliferation Short Courses, Next Generation Safeguards Training, Critical Issues Program for High Schools
  • Certificate in International Development and Social Change
  • Frontier Market Scouts
  • Intensive English Language Programs
  • Intensive Foreign Language Programs
  • Language Program Administration
  • Marine Leadership Program
  • Translation and Interpretation Short-Term Programs

Research Centers & Initiatives

  • Center for the Blue Economy
  • Center for Conflict Studies
  • Center for Social Impact Learning (CSIL)
  • Graduate Initiative in Russian Studies
  • James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies
  • Mixed Methods Evaluation and Training Lab (META Lab)
  • MIIS Cyber Initiative (MIIS Cyber)
  • Monterey Terrorism Research and Education Program (MonTREP)

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