Mount Holyoke College: Ranking & Review

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South Hadley
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Mount Holyoke College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate51%0%51%
Applicants3,44603,446
Admissions1,75201,752
Enrolled undergraduates5290529
Enrolled total (including graduate students)2,334212,313

98 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

77 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Typical SAT scores

Number of students submitting SAT scores252
Percent of students submitting SAT scores48%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing
676
Math
690

Typical ACT scores

Number of students submitting ACT scores180
Percent of students submitting ACT scores34%
ACT Composite
31
ACT English
32
ACT Math
30

Admission requirements

Application fee for undergraduates - $60. Application fee for graduates - $50.

Secondary school GPARecommended
Secondary school rankNeither required nor recommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of the college-preparatory programRequired
RecommendationsRequired
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission test scoresConsidered but not required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required

Mount Holyoke College Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
On-campus$63,900$63,900
Off-campus$62,040$62,040
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $14,060 and other expenses per full academic year.

Mount Holyoke College provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 2,132 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
In-stateOut-of-state
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates$47,740$47,740
Fees for full-time undergraduates$200$200
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates$1,492$1,492
Tuition for Full-time graduates$24,500$24,500
Fees for full-time graduates$93$93
Per credit hour charge for part-time graduates$770$770

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsBachelor'sMaster'sTotal
Social Sciences125125
Biological and Biomedical Sciences9898
Education133245
Psychology4242
English Language and Literature & Letters4242
Visual and Performing Arts3737
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies3030
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services2424
Natural Resources and Conservation2323
Mathematics and Statistics2222
Physical Sciences1919
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies1818
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics1515
History1414
Architecture and Related Services99
Philosophy and Religious Studies77
Grand Total53832570

A total of 538 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Mount Holyoke College.

At the master's level 32 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

TotalWomen
Graduation rate86%86%
  • Full-time retention rate - 91%

General info

Alternative namesMHC
Founded1888
MottoThat our daughters may be as corner stones, polished after the similitude of a palace. Psalms 144:12
Religious affiliationNot applicable
Colorslight blue, white
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff912
Instructional FTE236
Sector of institutionPrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPrivate not-for-profit
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus

Location and Contacts

Official Websitewww.mtholyoke.edu
Address50 College Street
South Hadley, Massachusetts, 01075-1489
United States
Urbanization levelSuburb: Large
City population10,000 - 50,000
Phone4135382000

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