Marlboro College

2582 South Road, Marlboro, United States
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Overview of Marlboro College

About this school

Marlboro, founded in 1946, is a private, liberal arts college. Its 366-acre campus is located in Marlboro, 10 miles north of Brattleboro.
  • Institution Type


    Private

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:183
    • Men:85 (46.4%)
    • Women:98 (53.6%)

Location

Admission Information

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to Marlboro College is moderately difficult: more than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is not required

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
-
4
Mathematics
-
3
Science
-
3
Foreign Language
-
2
Social Studies
-
2
History
-
2
Academic Electives
-
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Recommended
March 1
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
-
-
SAT Subject Tests Only
-
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Accepted with or without writing component
Use of SAT/ACT Essay
SAT: Not used ACT: Not used

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
PO Box A, South Road
City, State, Zip
Marlboro, VT  05344
Phone
(802) 258-9236
Fax
-
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
February 1
Application Fee
No fee required
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling, notification begins March 15
Accept Offer Of Admission
By May 1 or within 2 weeks if notified after May 1
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
Yes
Early Decision Deadline
November 15
Early Decision Notification
December 1
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Action Deadline
January 15
Early Action Notification
Rolling, notification begins February 1

Application Form


Common Application
Accepted, supplemental forms required
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
Required for all freshmen
Letters Of Recommendation
2 required for all freshmen
Other
Analytical essay required for freshmen
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular|Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/ Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
97% of 120 applicants were admitted
Women
96% of 73 applicants were admitted
Men
98% of 47 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
36 (31%) of 116 admitted students enrolled
Women
20 (29%) of 70 admitted students enrolled
Men
16 (35%) of 46 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.09
375 And Above
20%
3.50 - 3.74
11%
3.25 - 3.49
16%
3.00 - 3.24
9%
2.50 - 2.99
29%
2.00 - 2.49
11%

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported
Sat Critical Reading
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
Not reported
• Score 30 - 36
29%
• Score 24 - 29
50%
• Score 18 - 23
21%
• Score 12 - 17
0%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - $40,840 (72.28958314895124%)
  • Room & Board: - $12,385 (21.92229400831932%)
  • Other Expences: - $1,200 (2.12408177714842%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $2,070 (3.6640410655810247%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expences
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


Marlboro College accepts installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
March 1
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning March 1
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 003690
Free

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
24 (85.7%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
21 (87.5%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
21 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
7 (33.3%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
72%
Average Award
$44,049
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 21 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $40,587
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 21 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $48,117
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 6 (28.6%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
7 (25.0%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $31,844

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
147 (85.5%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
140 (95.2%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
140 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
48 (34.3%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
74%
Average Award
$39,880
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 140 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $32,707
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 132 (94.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $43,607
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 27 (19.3%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
28 (16.3%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $22,756

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
77%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$31,747
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non Need Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Not reported
Creative Arts/Performance
Art/Fine Arts
Special Achievements/Activities
Leadership
Special Characteristics
Not reported

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported

Academics & Instruction

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Not offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Not required

Computer


Not required

Foreign Language


Not required

Math/Science


Not required

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


32

Part-Time Faculty


10

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


69%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 72% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 28% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • Not reported

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Accepted

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
231,673

Computing


Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
47
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Not Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


Marlboro College provides hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


85.2%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


49.1%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


58.5%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


59.0%

Programs & Majors

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (75)


  • African Studies
  • American/United States Studies/Civilization
  • Anthropology
  • Applied Mathematics, General
  • Art History, Criticism and Conservation
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Asian Studies/Civilization
  • Astronomy
  • Astrophysics
  • Behavioral Sciences
  • Bible/Biblical Studies
  • Biochemistry
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Botany/Plant Biology
  • Cell/Cellular Biology and Histology
  • Ceramic Arts and Ceramics
  • Chemistry, General
  • Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
  • Comparative Literature
  • Computer Science
  • Creative Writing
  • Dance, General
  • Developmental and Child Psychology
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Drawing
  • East Asian Studies
  • Ecology
  • Economics, General
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Environmental Biology
  • Environmental Studies
  • Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies, Other
  • European Studies/Civilization
  • Experimental Psychology
  • Film/Cinema/Video Studies
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General
  • French Language and Literature
  • German Language and Literature
  • History, General
  • Humanities/Humanistic Studies
  • International Economics
  • International Relations and Affairs
  • Italian Language and Literature
  • Latin American Studies
  • Latin Language and Literature
  • Linguistics
  • Mathematics, General
  • Medieval and Renaissance Studies
  • Modern Greek Language and Literature
  • Modern Languages
  • Molecular Biology
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General
  • Music History, Literature, and Theory
  • Music, General
  • Natural Resources/Conservation, General
  • Natural Sciences
  • Philosophy
  • Philosophy, Other
  • Photography
  • Physics, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Portuguese Language and Literature
  • Pre-Law Studies
  • Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
  • Pre-Veterinary Studies
  • Psychology, General
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
  • Russian Studies
  • Russian, Central European, East European and Eurasian Studies
  • Sculpture
  • Social Sciences, General
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Women's Studies

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


No online degree programs

Special Programs


Accelerated program, Student-designed major, Double major, English as a second language, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad

Study Abroad


Visual and performing arts, English, Social sciences

Online Degrees


None

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Master of Arts in Teaching, Master of Science, Master of Business Administration

Master's Programs of Study (10)


  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Computer Education
  • Education--General
  • Educational Media/Instructional Technology
  • English as a Second Language
  • Food Science and Technology
  • Internet and Interactive Multimedia
  • Legal and Justice Studies
  • Organizational Management
  • Project Management

Campus Life

Location & Geography

Population


978

Nearest Metropolitan Area


350 acres

Environment


Rural community

Campus Size


Weather


Temperature
7.5 average low in January, 75.8 average high in September
Rain
155 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Airport
90 mile(s) from campus in Hartford
Nearest Bus Station
-
Nearest Train Station
-

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Women only housing, coed housing, cooperative housing, disabled student housing

Students of College Housing


78% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Freshmen are required to live on campus

Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are guaranteed housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


22%

Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Not available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Not available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Not offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
-
Mascot
-
School Colors
-

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Soccer

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Soccer

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
basketball, fencing, rock climbing, skiing (cross-country), skiing (downhill), soccer, softball, table tennis, ultimate Frisbee

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


Marlboro College offers choral groups, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, outdoor program, theater, farm program, gay/lesbian/bisexual alliance, madrigal and a cappella groups

Sororities


Fraternities


ROTC


Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


177

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
183
Women
98
Men
85

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 0.6% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 1.1% Asian
  • 3.9% Black/African-American
  • 2.8% Hispanic/Latino
  • 4.4% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 76.1% White
  • 11.1% Unknown

International Students


1.6% from 4 countries

Average Age


21

Number of Graduate Students


58

Student Resources

Study resources