Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey

How to Apply

To apply, visit our online application portal and sign in with your username and password

Application Checklist

  1. Online application, which includes:

    • Essay(s)
    • Résumé or curriculum vitae
    • Personal scholarship statement
  2. $65 application fee
  3. Undergraduate transcripts: Please mail these directly to the Admissions Office
  4. One letter of recommendation (2 preferred) Please include contact details for your academic or professional references on the online application.
  5. Interview in person or via Skype
  6. TOEFL or IELTS scores: Required only for non-native English speakers.
  7. GRE scores: We do not require GRE scores for this program. However, your scores may strengthen your application and positively influence scholarship decisions. Please use our four-digit institution code [4507] to send us your scores.

Non-Native English Speakers

Please submit TOEFL or IELTS scores from the past 2 years:

TOEFL Preferred Minimum: 100 Overall
IELTS Preferred Minimum: 7.5 Overall

If it’s necessary, you'll have the opportunity to improve your language skills through our Middlebury ESL programs or through a customized language plan. Scholarships are also available for our summer ESL programs.

Contact Us

Have questions about our language requirements? Contact us today at info@miis.edu

Scholarships and Financial Aid

To apply for merit or need-based scholarships, submit your online application for the TESOL program by the next priority deadline. Both U.S. and international students are eligible. We don't cap the amount we award, and highly qualified students may receive a merit scholarship covering full tuition.

We give preferential scholarship consideration to members and alumni of our partner organizations, such as Peace Corps, Fulbright, JET, AmeriCorps, WorldTeach, and many more.

Financial aid is also available, including federal and private loans, work-study, and U.S. veterans' benefits. To apply, visit our Financial Aid section.