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All people. All cultures. All languages. All genders. Marlboro is a community that has room for everyone, including you.

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.

Deep Listening

Lysha Smith explores deep listening and Vipassana meditation through experiential sound in “Witness to Change,” his Plan of Concentration.

“Doing one thing is not really realistic. We do many things.”

Nick Creel tells us about his experience in Marlboro’s tight-knit community.

Our average class size is


Marlboro’s faculty to student ratio is
5 to 1

— one of the lowest in the US.


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


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

Diversity in Artificial Intelligence

Mara Eagle ’12 develops political, social and economic ideas at Berggruen Institute, where she is an artist fellow.

El Mariachi

Allen Magaña ’13 is a featured singer and violinist in Mariachi Arcoiris de Los Angeles, the world’s first and only LGBTQ Mariachi. 

Throwing Things

Sophia Cleary ’10 opens up to Marlboro art professor Amy Beecher on her podcast.

“The Earth is speaking – how do we respond?”

Film studies teacher Brad Heck ’04 will take us on a virtual reality tour of Vermont’s changing landscapes.

Marlboro Commencement 2019

Highlights from the 72nd commencement celebration of the class of 2019.