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Mount Holyoke College

  • South Hadley, MA
    location
  • Private
    type
  • Small
    setting
  • 100%0%
    student ratio
  • 2,183
    total students
  • $41,270 | $41,270
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • January 15
    fall application deadline
  • Not Reported
    acceptance rate
  • Very Difficult
    admission difficulty
  • Average test scores for all first-year students that were accepted and enrolled.
  • 658
    sat math
  • 661
    sat reading
  • 670
    sat writing
  • 29
    act composite

Majors & Degrees

Degrees Offered
Bachelor's
Associate's
  • Natural resources/environmental science
    • Environmental Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Architecture
    • Architecture Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Area and ethnic studies
    • Asian Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Asian Studies (East)
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Near and Middle Eastern Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Russian Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Asian Studies (South)
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • German Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Latin American and Caribbean Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • African American/Black Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Computer and information sciences
    • Computer Science
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Education
    • Education Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Foreign languages and literature
    • Romance Languages
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • French
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Italian
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Spanish
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Classics and Classical Languages
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Ancient/Classical Greek
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Latin
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • English
    • English
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Biological/life sciences
    • Biology/Biological Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Biochemistry
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Neuroscience
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Mathematics and statistics
    • Mathematics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Statistics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Interdisciplinary studies
    • Medieval and Renaissance Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Ancient Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Philosophy and religious studies
    • Philosophy
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Religious Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Physical sciences
    • Astronomy
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Chemistry
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Geology/Earth Science
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Physics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Psychology
    • Psychology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Social sciences
    • Anthropology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Economics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Geography
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • International Relations and Affairs
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Political Science and Government
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Sociology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Social Sciences Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Visual and performing arts
    • Dance
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Dramatic/Theater Arts
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Film/Cinema/Video Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Fine/Studio Arts
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Art History, Criticism and Conservation
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Music
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • History
    • History
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.

Admissions

  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied
    • Accepted
    • Acceptance Rate
    • Enrolled2,183
    • Female Applicants3,732
    • Females Accepted1,747
    • Female Acceptance Rate46%
    • Male Applicants
    • Males Accepted
    • Male Acceptance Rate
  • Applying
    • Application Fee
    • Required for All Essay or personal statement
      Transcript of high school record
      Letter(s) of recommendation
    • Required for Some
    • Average high school GPA for first-year freshman3.66
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
    • Fall freshmen January 15th April 1st --
    • Out-of-state Fall freshmen Not Reported
    • Early decision plan November 1st January 1st --
    • Other early decision plan January 1st February 1st --
    • Transfer May 15th --
  • Test Scores Accepted
    • Test Average School Accepted 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile*
    • SAT Critical Reading 661 620 710
    • SAT Math 658 600 720
    • SAT Writing 670 620 720
    • ACT Composite 29 27 31
    • * 25th and 75th percentile is the score that 25/75 percent of students score at or below.

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition
    • In-state tuition *$41,270
    • Out-of-state tuition *$41,270
    • In-district tuitionN/A
    • * Tuition costs are based on a full academic year typically extending from September to June.
  • Fees
    • Full-time student fees$186.00
    • Room and board *$12,140.00
    • Room only *$5,940.00
    • * Room and board charges vary according to board plan selected (i.e., 12-meal plan, 19-meal plan, etc.) and student level (freshman, sophomore, etc.)
  • Other Payment Considerations
    • Guaranteed tuition plan offeredNo
    • Tuition pre-payment planYes
    • Tuition payment plans offeredInstallments
    • Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuitionEmployees or children of employees

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Undergraduate Students2,183
    • Male Student Percentage%
    • Female Student Percentage100%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic/Latino8.06%
    • Black or African American5.77%
    • White or Caucasian46.59%
    • American Indian or Alaska Native.05%
    • Asian8.61%
    • Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander.05%
    • Two or more races2.93%
    • Unknown2.38%
  • Other Student Statistics
    • International Breakout24.56% representing 79 other countries
    • Out-of-state Students77% out-of-state student

Campus Life

  • Housing
    • College-owned housing available Yes
    • Housing Requirements None
    • Housing options Female-only housing, Special housing for disabled
    • Percentage of undergraduate students who live in college-owned housing 95%
  • Student Activities
    • Student-run campus newspaper Yes
    • Drama / theater group Yes
    • Student-run radio station Yes
    • Student-run television station No
    • Marching band No
    • Choral groups Yes
  • Student Services
    • Legal services No
    • Health clinic Yes
    • Personal / psychological counseling Yes
    • Women's center No
  • Student Organizations
    • Greek fraternities No
    • Greek sororities No
    • Local fraternities No
    • Local sororities No
    • Other organizations Not Reported
    • Most popular organizations Student Government Association, WMHC Radio 91.5 FM, Model UN, MHC Outing Club, C.A.U.S.E. (Creating Awareness and Unity for Social Equality)
  • Campus Security and Safety
    • 24-hour emergency telephone / alarm services Yes
    • 24-hour patrols by trained officers Yes
    • Students patrols Yes
    • Late-night transport / escort services Yes
    • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Yes
    • Other police officers on-campus

Athletics

Member of the: NCAA Division III
  • Men's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Basketball No No No
    • Cheerleading No No No
    • Crew No No No
    • Cross-country running No No No
    • Equestrian sports No No No
    • Fencing No No No
    • Field hockey No No No
    • Golf No No No
    • Ice hockey No No No
    • Lacrosse No No No
    • Rugby No No No
    • Sailing No No No
    • Soccer No No No
    • Squash No No No
    • Swimming No No No
    • Tennis No No No
    • Track No No No
    • Ultimate Frisbee No No No
    • Volleyball No No No
  • Women's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Basketball No Division 3 No
    • Cheerleading Yes No No
    • Crew No Division 3 No
    • Cross-country running No Division 3 No
    • Equestrian sports Yes Division 3 No
    • Fencing Yes No No
    • Field hockey No Division 3 No
    • Golf No Division 3 No
    • Ice hockey Yes No No
    • Lacrosse No Division 3 No
    • Rugby Yes No No
    • Sailing Yes No No
    • Soccer No Division 3 No
    • Squash No Division 3 No
    • Swimming No Division 3 No
    • Tennis No Division 3 No
    • Track No Division 3 No
    • Ultimate Frisbee Yes No No
    • Volleyball No Division 3 No

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty263
    • Full-time Percentage79%
    • Part-time Percentage21%
    • Female Percentage58%
    • Male Percentage42%
    • Student:Faculty Ratio10:1 or 2,162 students to 226 faculty

Location & Contact

Mount Holyoke College

50 College Street
South Hadley, MA 01075
USA

Ms.Diane Anci

Vice President of Enrollment and Dean of Admission

Phone: 413-538-2023
Fax: 413-538-2409
Email: admission@mtholyoke.edu

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