Free Classes for High School Students

Marlboro College welcomes motivated high school students who are looking for academic enrichment in a small, intellectually demanding college community. If you are a high school junior or senior (or home-school equivalent) who fits this description, you are eligible to take a class at Marlboro College at no cost.

In addition, Vermont residents who are high school juniors or seniors may be eligible to take 2 additional courses at Marlboro College at no cost through the VT Dual Enrollment Program.

Courses and Application Process

A list of suggested introductory level courses appropriate for high school student enrollment is available at the bottom of this page. If you do not see a course that fits your interests or schedule in the suggested list, feel free to review our full course list. To apply:

  1. Fill out the online application page
  2. Send a copy of your high school transcript to:
    Marlboro College
    ATTN: Non Degree Programs 
    PO Box A
    Marlboro, VT 05344
  3. Watch for an email once your course selection is approved by the faculty member. (Some faculty may ask to meet with you or to see a writing sample before granting permission.)

Important Dates for SPRING 2016

  • Thursday, January 14 - Last day to submit application and transcript for free high school course program
  • Wednesday, January 20 & Thursday, January 21  – Intro classes
  • Friday, January 22 - Regularly scheduled classes begin
  • Wednesday, February 10  - Last day to drop a course
  • Saturday, March 12 - Spring recess begins  - NO CLASSES
  • Monday, March 28 - Classes resume
  • Wednesday, May 4  - Last day of Classes
  • Saturday, May 7, Monday, May 9 & Tuesday, May 10 – Exam Days
  • Wednesday, May 11 – Grades due at 1:30pm, last day to submit work

Additional Fees and Courses

  • You are responsible for purchasing books and for paying any lab fees. Required books are included in the course listing and can be purchased at the Marlboro College bookstore. Many are also available at the Marlboro College Library.
  • If you have already taken a free course, additional courses may be offered at a discount. Please contact the admissions office for details and permission.

Questions? Contact:

Angie Hamilton, admissions office, at or 802-258-9231

Suggested Introductory Courses

Courses available as free courses have not yet been set. Please check back soon, or contact our Admissions Office.