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Marlboro College has taken the first step to becoming the Marlboro Institute for Liberal Arts and Interdisciplinary Studies on the Emerson College campus in Boston. Read More »

It begins with a promise
and ends with a plan.

The Marlboro Promise is a guarantee we make to all incoming students: no matter what you study, you’ll graduate with the skills you need for a successful life, however you choose to define it.

 

Panorambles offers virtual tour of campus

Mark Roessler ’90 gives virtual visitors a 360-degree perspective.

The Mirror of Stories

Avellana Ross ’19 adapts a legend from the Popol Vuh, the sacred book of the K’iche’ Maya, in her Plan of Concentration.

 

The Philosophy of Fashion

Raghavendra Rathore ’91 designs with “emotion and a sense of responsibility.”

 

“Quintessential Americans” online

Retired theater professor Geof Brown makes 120 monologues available for students of history and theater.

Marlboro’s faculty to student ratio is
5 to 1

— one of the lowest in the US.

97%

of alumni say that Marlboro’s emphasis on self-directed learning has helped them continue to identify, develop, and pursue their ideas and interests.

Our average class size is
7

students.

Our campus has
17

miles of hiking and jogging trails on 350 acres.

The average number of books checked out by Marlboro students each year from our library system:
40

The national average is 6.

Average inches of snowfall in Marlboro:
91

That’s a lot of snow sculptures!

Cost for cookies from the cookie drawer:
Free

(a coveted dining hall tradition)

Number of fast-food chains on campus:
zero
93%

of Marlboro graduates say their education prepared them well for graduate school or further academic study.

 

“This is a place where you can really make change.”

Charlie Hickman talks about student engagement and Town Meeting.

A Historic Partnership

For 69 years, Marlboro Music has held its summer community on Marlboro’s hilltop campus. Learn more about our partnership.