2,210
Students
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40,769
Avg. Financial Aid
Very Selective
Admission Difficulty
50
50%
Acceptance Rate
Small town
Setting
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Overview

Mount Holyoke College is a Comprehensive institution located in South Hadley, MA, in a small town setting.

Location & Contact

Address Office of Admission
South Hadley, MA  01075
United States
Contact Ms. Gail Berson
Vice President of Enrollment and Dean of Admission
Email: admission@mtholyoke.edu
Phone: 413-538-2023
Fax: 413-538-2409

Majors & Degrees

Architecture And Related Services Associate Bachelors
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Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
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Latin American And Caribbean Studies Checkmark
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Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
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History Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
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Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
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Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

3,446
Applied
1,752
Accepted
2,210
Enrolled
51%
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Female Admissions

3,446
Females Applied
1,752
Females Accepted
51%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

60
Application Fee
3.81
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay
2 recommendations
Recommended Interview

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen January 15th April 1st
Early decision plan November 15th January 1st
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer March 1st April 15th Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 680 640 713
SAT Math 670 630 750
ACT Composite 31 29 33

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

49,780
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Fees

218
Full-time student fees
14,660
Room & board
7,160
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Employees

Financial Aid

40,769
Avg. Financial Aid Package
41,558
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
32,620
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,595
Avg. Loan Aid
21,064
Avg. Grant Aid
35,067
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
100%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
100%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

2,210
Total undergrad students
27%
International Students
53%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 6.92%
Black or African American 5.29%
White or Caucasian 45.43%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.18%
Asian 9.86%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.05%
Two or more races 3.57%
Other 1.31%

Gender

Male (0.14%)
Female (99.86%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Disabled housing
Women-only housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 95%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Convocation, Pangy (Pangynaskeia) Day and Spring Weekend

Student Services

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Student Organizations

Greek fraternities
Greek sororities
Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Student Government Association, C.A.U.S.E. (Creating Awareness and Unity for Social Equality), MHC Outing Club, Mount Holyoke Symphony Orchestra and Mount Holyoke News

Campus Security & Safety

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Other Campus Security & Safety:
police officers on-campus

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Basketball 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
Soccer No No No
Squash No No No
Swimming And Diving No No No
Tennis No No No
Track And Field No No No
Ultimate Frisbee No No No
Volleyball No No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Basketball No Division 3 No
Crew No Division 3 No
Cross-country Running No Division 3 No
Equestrian Sports Checkmark Division 3 No
Fencing Checkmark No No
Field Hockey No Division 3 No
Golf No Division 3 No
Ice Hockey Checkmark No No
Lacrosse No Division 3 No
Rugby Checkmark No No
Soccer No Division 3 No
Squash No Division 3 No
Swimming And Diving No Division 3 No
Tennis No Division 3 No
Track And Field No Division 3 No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball No Division 3 No

Faculty

264
Total Faculty
9:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 213
Part-time - 51
Male - 114
Female - 150