Admissions Requirements

The following are materials you will need to apply to Marlboro Graduate and Professional Studies programs. If you have any questions, please contact our graduate admissions office at (802) 258-9209 or

1. Complete Online Application Form.

2. Official College Transcript(s):

All transcripts should be sent via a traditional postal system to:

Office of Admissions 
Marlboro College Graduate and Professional Studies 
PO Box A 
Marlboro, VT 05344

For transcripts from non-U.S institutions, please refer to and follow the instructions for international students.

3. Letters of Recommendation:

  • Two letters of recommendation are required for graduate degree programs.
  • Certificate programs require only one letter of recommendation.
  • Except for MAT-SJ candidates, no specific form is required.
  • MAT in Teaching for Social Justice applicants should use the recommendation form specifically for that program.
  • Letters may be emailed to

4. Statement of Intent

  • Your Statement of Intent should be 1-2 pages long and include details about your background, what got you interested in your selected program, and what you hope to achieve by attending Marlboro.
  • MATESOL applicants' statement should be an essay of 2-3 pages on this topic: "Describe a personal experience, as a teacher or as a student, that helped define and develop your approach to teaching. In addition, what are your goals as an educator and how do you foresee this program helping your reach those goals?" If you are applying for the English for Refugees Fellowship, in your statement of intent you should also explain why you are interested in working with refugees and describe any experience you have working in diverse groups.
  • MAT in Teaching for Social Justice applicants should visit the appropriate program page for specific instructions on the essay. 
  • Please email your statement of intent to

We make admissions decisions based upon your individual qualifications for our programs and how well our programs align with your goals. Therefore, you are not required to take the GRE or GMAT.


To register for Continuing Education Program courses as a non-matriculated student, please access the CEP page.

  • To enroll in our programs, you must own or have access to an up-to-date computer with internet access. The faster and more powerful the computer, the easier it will be to do your coursework.
  • A broadband internet connection is strongly recommended.