Harvey Mudd College: Statistics

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#1487 of 14,131 In the World
#422 of 2,597 In North America
#379 of 2,496 In the United States
#40 of 249 In California
#3 of 10 In Claremont
#575 of 1,008 For Robotics

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
18%
Average SAT
1530
Average ACT
35
Avg. cost to attend
$37,192 /y
Aid receiving
71%
Undergraduates
854
Male:Female Ratio
50:50
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Bachelor's degree
Website
www.hmc.edu

Harvey Mudd College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Total Men Women
Acceptance Rate 18% 13% 29%
Applicants 3,397 2,276 1,121
Admissions 610 287 323
Freshmen enrolled full time 209 111 98

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
149 or 71%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 1490
or below

75% of them
had 1570
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Harvey Mudd College are 1490-1570 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
87 or 42%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 34
or below

75% of them
had 35
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Harvey Mudd College are 34-35 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

College-preparatory program Required
Recommendations Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
SAT/ACT Considered but not required
Secondary school GPA Considered but not required
Secondary school rank Considered but not required
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White 231 (27%)
Asian 203 (24%)
Hispanic 171 (20%)
Two or more races 85 (10%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown 63 (7%)
Nonresident Alien 62 (7%)
Black or African American 34 (4%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander 3 (0.4%)
American Indian or Alaska Native 1 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$37,192/year
Average aid awarded
$42,347
Students receiving aid
71%

Average costs by household income

<$30K $15,492
$30-48K $20,829
$48-75K $18,077
$75-110K $25,320
$110K+ $50,919

Tuition and fees

Undergraduates
Tuition in-district $58,359
Tuition in-state $58,359
Tuition out-of-state $58,359
Fee in-district $301
Fee in-state $301
Fee out-of-state $301

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity 930
Combined charge for room and board $18,679
Room charge $10,234
Meal charge $8,445

Harvey Mudd College Majors

Major Bachelor's
Engineering, General 68
Mathematics and Computer Science 52
Computer Science 47
Biomathematics, Bioinformatics, and Computational Biology, Other 10
Physics, General 9
Mathematics, General 7
Theoretical and Mathematical Physics 5
Biochemistry 3
Biology & Biological Sciences, General 3
Chemistry, General 3
Asian-American Studies 1
Grand Total 208
Total Men Women
Graduation rate 93% 92% 93%
  • Full-time retention rate - 92%

Publications & Citations

Publications
2,149
Citations
61,111

Publication / Citation count by topic

Engineering
502 / 13,563
Physics
491 / 17,582
Computer Science
342 / 6,627
Chemistry
309 / 8,874
Biology
205 / 9,688
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
195 / 7,092
Materials Science
190 / 5,046
Mathematics
151 / 3,181
Medicine
128 / 4,626
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
118 / 2,187
Environmental Science
110 / 3,923
Quantum and Particle physics
82 / 3,967
Psychology
81 / 5,768
Art & Design
80 / 1,578
Optical Engineering
76 / 2,303
Business
64 / 893
Astrophysics and Astronomy
63 / 2,295
Ecology
51 / 2,902
Math Teachers
51 / 451
Nuclear Physics
49 / 2,893
Demography
49 / 2,419
Atomic and Molecular physics
48 / 3,099
Condensed Matter Physics
44 / 1,310
Organic Chemistry
42 / 899
Theoretical Physics
40 / 392
Robotics
39 / 879
Evolutionary Biology
38 / 2,179
Human-Computer Interaction
37 / 481
Blockchain and Cryptography
37 / 319
Computer Networking
36 / 374
Computer Vision
33 / 679
Education Majors
33 / 3,908
Genetics
32 / 1,385
Multimedia
31 / 543
Economics
31 / 382
Health Science
30 / 165
Sociology
30 / 325
Zoology
28 / 729
Inorganic Chemistry
27 / 769
Computational Linguistics
26 / 287

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 36 255
1992 41 397
1993 38 358
1994 26 361
1995 23 477
1996 35 433
1997 42 537
1998 39 588
1999 38 680
2000 44 833
2001 63 936
2002 52 1031
2003 75 1183
2004 69 1330
2005 68 1531
2006 57 1952
2007 90 2141
2008 68 2286
2009 66 2556
2010 75 2761
2011 109 3181
2012 122 3602
2013 111 4097
2014 105 4434
2015 83 4355
2016 93 4485
2017 96 4362
2018 102 4527
2019 146 5267
2020 132 5896
2021 113 5943

Harvey Mudd College alumni

  1. Michael G. Wilson

    Michael G. Wilson
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1942-.. (age 80)
    Occupations
    screenwriterfilm producerwriteractor
    Biography

    Michael Gregg Wilson, is an American-British screenwriter and film producer, best known for his association with the James Bond film series.

  2. Tom Preston-Werner

    Tom Preston-Werner
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1979-.. (age 43)
    Occupations
    software developercomputer scientistbusinesspersonsoftware engineerbusiness executive
    Biography

    Thomas Preston-Werner is an American billionaire software developer and entrepreneur. He is an active contributor within the free and open-source software community, most prominently in the San Francisco Bay Area, where he lives.

  3. Sean Plott

    Sean Plott
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1986-.. (age 36)
    Enrolled in Harvey Mudd College
    Graduated with Bachelor of Science in mathematics
    Occupations
    professional gamersports commentatortelevision presenter
    Biography

    Sean Saintmichael Plott, better known as Day, is an American esports commentator, player, event host, and game designer. Plott is best known for his contributions in the professional StarCraft scene, where he regularly appeared first as a player and later as a commentator and host at various tournaments for the game for many years. More recently, Plott has branched out to other competitive games, such as Magic: The Gathering, Hearthstone, and Dota 2. For the latter, Plott co-hosted The International 2017, the game's premier tournament.

  4. Patri Friedman

    Patri Friedman
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1976-.. (age 46)
    Occupations
    poker player
    Biography

    Patri Friedman is an American libertarian, anarcho-capitalist, and theorist of political economy. He founded The Seasteading Institute, a non-profit that explores the creation of sovereign ocean colonies.

General info

Alternative names Mudd
HMC
Founded 1955
Colors black, gold
Academic Calendar September to May (September - December; January-May)
Total FTE staff 335
Carnegie Classification Baccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus

Location and Contacts

Address 301 Platt Blvd.
Claremont, California, 91711
United States
City population 35,000
Phone 9096218000
Fax +1 (909) 607 7046

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