Marlboro College

News Marlboro College Schedules Visit Days, February 17, 26 and March 5

Marlboro, VT - (February 9, 2009) - Marlboro College has scheduled three Visit Days to demonstrate its academic approach and campus community to prospective students and their families, February 17, February 26, and March 5.

The daily schedule includes a walking tour of the campus with a current student, the opportunity to observe a class, lunch in the dining hall, and a question and answer session with members of the admissions and financial aid offices, as well as the dean of students and dean of faculty. Students may also arrange to stay overnight on campus, pending availability.

Marlboro's interim dean of admissions, Doug Swartz, says that history shows a campus visit is an extremely valuable experience for students making their final decision on which college to attend.

"Visit Days allow students to immerse themselves into the Marlboro College community, and learn what it's really like to attend Marlboro College, socially and academically," says Swartz.

Marlboro College received a 98 out of a possible 99 rating for its academics in the 2009 edition of the Princeton Review's Best 368 Colleges. It also ranked second overall in the country in the category of "Class Discussions Encouraged." Eighty percent of Marlboro  students receive financial assistance.

There is no charge to attend, however registration is required. Contact the admissions office at 800-343-0049 or email For a complete Visit Days schedule and more information, visit

For more than 60 years, Marlboro College has offered undergraduate education in the liberal arts. Its 330 undergraduate students enjoy an 8:1 student-faculty ratio, a voice in governing the community and individualized courses of study on a 300-acre campus in the hills of southern Vermont. Marlboro College has also offered graduate degrees and certificate programs for working adults at the Marlboro College Graduate School, located in downtown Brattleboro, Vermont, since 1997.



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