Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey

FAQs List

How do I apply?

The quickest way to apply to a scheduled course is by clicking the Apply box in the right-hand navigation, then follow the directions and complete the application. Once you submit your application, you will receive a confirmation e-mail. You can expect to hear back as to your acceptance within 10 business days.

To apply for a custom course, please fill out our information request form.

Who should apply?

The program is geared towards seasoned professionals with 5+ years of experience from all disciplines. Participants who may find these trainings particularly invaluable are those that:

  • Work in industries which undergo constant change and lack the time necessary to remain up-to-date on new developments in their field.
  • Have recently been promoted or hired by a company or organization which requires new skill sets.
  • Have crossed over into a different sector or industry and need to become familiarized with a specific skill set within their new field.
When is the application due?

Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis. We encourage applicants to apply as early as possible to guarantee a place in the program.

How much does the program cost?

Standard pricing for each participant in weekend workshops is $1,820 per academic credit, and $910 per audit credit (FY 16/17). 

Contact Carolyn Taylor Meyer, executive program coordinator, for non-profit and group rates.

Please contact dpmi@miis.edu and/or fms@miis.edu for DPMI and Frontier Market Scouts rates. 

When is the payment due?

You will receive an invoice with your acceptance letter once you are admitted to the program. The invoice is payable upon receipt.

What types of payment are acceptable?

Applicants can pay the MIIS cashier by check, credit card or cash.

What is your cancellation policy?

For weekend workshops and DPMI, there is a $500 non-refundable deposit paid upon acceptance into the program. Cancellations made 60 days prior to the beginning of the program will be refunded less the $500 non-refundable deposit. Please contact program manager, Carolyn Taylor Meyer, for questions regarding our cancellation policy.

For policies regarding Frontier Market Scouts, please contact fms@miis.edu.

If I am not a US citizen or Green Card holder, do I need to apply for a student visa?

This question can be answered only on a case-by-case basis. Please contact visas@miis.edu to discuss the visa process.

Generally speaking, MIIS does not issue student visas for weekend workshops, and students must be able to attend on a tourist visa. 

What is the appropriate attire for the program?

Business casual is appropriate for the courses. Dress code is informal for after-class activities unless otherwise announced.

Where can I find a campus map?

Explore the Institute's campus map.

Where can I find information on Monterey's restaurants and attractions?