Middlebury College

private college in Middlebury, Vermont, US

Middlebury College is a private liberal arts college in Middlebury, Vermont. It was founded in 1800 by Congregationalists. The college currently enrolls 2,526 undergraduates from all 50 states and 74 countries and offers 44 majors in the arts, humanities, literature, foreign languages, social sciences, and natural sciences.

The college is the first American institution of higher education to have granted a bachelor's degree to an African-American, graduating Alexander Twilight in the class of 1823.[1]


  1. "Alexander Twilight". Old Stone House Museum. Archived from the original on 2012-09-14. Retrieved 2012-02-19.