Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey

We are now accepting applications for next summer!

Incoming and current Middlebury Institute graduate students: Please do NOT submit the online application. Instead, you will submit the Middlebury Institute student registration form. Contact languages@miis.edu for this form. If you submit an application online and pay the $50 application fee, this fee cannot be refunded.

A completed application packet includes the following:

  1. Completed application form with accompanying $50 application fee (non-refundable), which includes the following:
    1. Academic reference name, title, and contact information
    2. Responses to questions regarding your motivation for learning the language, your language background, and how to manage the intensity of the program.
  2. Unofficial or official academic transcript(s)
  3. Preliminary placement test submission

Step 1: Submit an Application

The application fee of $50 is waived for anyone being referred by a MIIS or SILP alum. Please provide the name of the MIIS or SILP alum under "Fee Waiver Request Reason" after selecting "Save & Pay" at the end of the application.

Step 2: Submit Academic Transcripts

All applicants must submit academic transcripts to complete their application packet. Unofficial transcripts will be accepted.

Mail official transcripts to:

Summer Intensive Language Program - (language of study)
Middlebury Institute of International Studies
460 Pierce Street
Monterey, CA 93940

Step 3: Take the Preliminary Placement Test

Unless you are an absolute beginner, you are required to take the online preliminary placement test before your application is considered complete. Each applicant will receive emailed instructions for completing the online test within 2-3 business days of submitting the online application.

Applicants will be notified of an admissions decision two weeks after completing the Preliminary Placement Test.

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