Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey

Category: Graduate school | State: California

About Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey

The Middlebury Institute is a graduate school creating the next generation of global change makers. Our degrees emphasize deep collaborative learning: they immerse you in culture and language, and give you the opportunity to acquire and apply practical, professional skills. We focus on areas of critical importance including international security, human rights, social change, translation and interpretation, sustainable development, and global impact management. Our students come from over 60 countries and our graduates are pursuing fulfilling careers at organizations like the United Nations, U.S. State Department, and World Bank, as well as for-profit companies in Silicon Valley, banking, and consulting.

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Why attend Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey

Veterans are a vital part of our diverse, multicultural community at the Middlebury Institute. Our graduate degree programs prepare veterans to successfully transition from a military to professional, civilian career in less than two years. We offer 100% tuition coverage for 75 qualifying veterans or their dependents each year through the Yellow Ribbon program. Our students and faculty value the unique perspectives and personal experiences veterans share in and outside the classroom. We have an active Student Veterans Organization, sponsoring veterans-related events each semester, from social activities to career development sessions.


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A program that focuses on the application of biological, chemical, and physical principles to the study of the physical environment and the solution of environmental problems, including subjects such as abating or controlling environmental pollution and degradation; the interaction between human society and the natural environment; and natural resources management. Includes instruction in biology, chemistry, physics, geosciences, climatology, statistics, and mathematical modeling.


Secondary Education & Teaching

A program that prepares individuals to teach students in the secondary grades, which may include grades seven through twelve, depending on the school system or state regulations. May include preparation to teach a comprehensive curriculum or specific subject matter.

Undergraduate Graduate
In State Out of State In State Out of State
Tuition N/A N/A N/A $39,590
Fees N/A N/A N/A $160
Room N/A N/A N/A $11,400
Board N/A N/A N/A $3,676
Books N/A N/A N/A $900
Other Expenses N/A N/A N/A $6,764
Totals N/A N/A N/A $62,490
  • Approved for Post 9/11 GI Bill
  • Signed the VA's Principles of Excellence for serving veterans and service members
  • Utilize the Federal Financial Aid Shopping Sheet
  • DOD Voluntary Education Partnership Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for Tuition Assistance
  • Waives the admission application fee for military students and veterans
  • Awards college credit for passing scores on CLEP exam
  • Awards college credit for passing scores on DSST exam
  • Provide admissions events or special admissions information sessions customized for prospective students who are military service members
  • Customized student orientation program for military students
  • Mentoring/on-boarding programs for new military students or veterans
  • Tuition discounts specifically for military students
  • Additional scholarships specifically for military students and veterans
  • Active duty or reserve military student returns without penalty after deployment
  • Returning student receive reimbursement or remission of course fees
  • Offers accelerated courses (i.e., 6-8 weeks course completion time)
  • Academic advising
  • Financial aid counseling
  • Career planning services
  • Mental health counseling
  • Transition Assistance
  • Accommodations for military students with disabilities
  • Veteran-to-veteran peer mentoring program
  • Dedicated social space for gathering (e.g. a student lounge or veteran center) reserved specifically for military service members and veterans
  • Campus/social networking events planned specifically for veterans?
  • Specialized career guidance counseling or other programs to help military students identify careers to pursue
  • Industry-employer relationship programs available to active duty military students and veterans to assist with post-graduate employment outcomes