Marlboro College

Overview of Marlboro College

Marlboro College is found in Marlboro, VT. Marlboro is a rural area. The school is a private, not-for-profit institution. Students can earn degrees up to and including the Master's degree at Marlboro College.

Areas of Study

The school is known for its programs in art studies, drama and performing arts, liberal arts, mathematics, science.

Marlboro College Selectivity

Admission to Marlboro College is not automatic; not everyone who applies gets in.


The school maintains a faculty/student ratio (full-time) which is better than most colleges. Marlboro College has a tenure system for senior faculty.

Student Body

Students numbered 313 in 2007-2008 at the school.

Student Life

Marlboro College has a residential or campus feel. The school offers dorm rooms to a higher percentage of its students than do most colleges. Marlboro College offers students meal plans.

More complete details are provided below.

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Marlboro College
2582 South Rd
Marlboro , VT 05344-0300
General Phone: (802) 257-4333

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Marlboro College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Liberal Arts38American studies, Asian studies, foreign language and literature, Classical languages, English, creative writing, anthropology, economics, political science, ...
Therapy and Counseling8psychology
Science6biology, biochemistry, physics
Drama and Performing Arts5dance, drama
Conservation and Resource Management5environmental studies
Religion and Philosophy4philosophy, religion
Photography and Commercial Art3film studies, photography
Fine Arts1ceramics
Computer Science and Engineering1computer and info science
Art Studies1visual and performing arts
Family and Social Work1family studies

Number of programs and degrees for Marlboro College in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Bachelor's degree7428

Marlboro College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Marlboro College had a total enrollment of 313 students (325 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 46%
Women 54%
Full-Time 100%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 88%
Black 1%
Hispanic 4%
Asian 4%
American Indian 1%
Unknown 3%
(Foreign Students) 1%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 2%
18-19 39%
20-21 39%
22-24 18%
25-29 2%
35-39 0%

Marlboro College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 82 %

Marlboro College Room and Board (2007)

Marlboro College offers campus housing for 260 of its 325 (full-time) students. Freshmen are required to live on campus.

The school offers students a meal plan with 19 meals per week.

Marlboro College Admissions and Selectivity


EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled

Application Requirements:

Class Ranknot required
High School Recordrequired
College Prep Programrecommended
Formal Demonstration of Competencenot required
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)not required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)required
Other Standardized Testsnot required

Marlboro College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 32,180
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 32,180
Room and board $ 9,040
Room charge $ 4,980
Board (meal plan) charge $ 4,060
Books and supplies $ 750
Other expenses $ 250

Financial Aid:
Marlboro College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 369000)

Marlboro College Faculty

Marlboro College has a tenure system for faculty.

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year27$56,45415$53,093
All faculty totalacademic year27$56,45415$53,093

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Marlboro College Degree Programs (2007)

Art Studies
Visual and Performing Arts, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer and Information Sciences, General

Conservation And Resource Management
Environmental Studies

Drama And Performing Arts
Dance, General
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General

Family And Social Work
Human Development and Family Studies, General

Fine Arts
Ceramic Arts and Ceramics

Liberal Arts
American/United States Studies/Civilization
Asian Studies/Civilization
Classics/Classical Languages, Lit & Linguistics, General
Creative Writing
Economics, General
English Language and Literature, General
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General
History, General
History, Other
Political Science and Government, General

Music, General

Photography And Commercial Art
Film/Cinema Studies

Religion And Philosophy
Religion/Religious Studies

Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Physics, General

Therapy And Counseling
Psychology, General

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checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Career counseling
checked Student employment services
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checked Tenure system for quality teaching

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