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Mount Holyoke College (MHC)

50 College Street, South Hadley, MA

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Mount Holyoke College is a liberal arts college that offers an undergraduate education and helps students in developing important skills useful in pursuit of graduate education or employment. A liberal arts curriculum exposes students to a variety of topics and subjects. The school is located in South Hadley, MA, which is a predominantly suburban area. About two thousand students enroll at MHC yearly.

Students can choose from several areas of study, including but not limited to:

  • English Language And Literature
  • Psychology
  • Social Sciences
  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • History

To be considered for admissions, applicants may be asked to fill out an application, provide letters of recommendations, and submit school records, which are then evaluated by the admissions staff. Mount Holyoke College accepts about 50 percent of applicants. Of those students admitted, about 34 percent attended the school. More information from the admissions office can be found here.

The cost of tuition is nearly $46,000 annually. Tuition prices may change for any number of reasons, and as such students should use the school's price of attendance calculator to identify their cost of attendance. Housing may be available for those that want to live on-campus at an estimated cost of $6,500 each year. Financial aid may be provided to students that meet the required requirements.

The mascot for MHC is the "Lyons", and they participate in intercollegiate athletic programs through the NCAA.

For a complete list of areas of study, programs, enrollment information, financial aid details, and more, please visit the school's website at http://www.mtholyoke.edu.

Admission Requirements & Details

The information regarding admissions below may give an overview of the applicants MHC accepts. The details may include admissions application requirements and recommendations, as well as any AP or college credits that may be transferred.

College Credits Accepted

  • Dual Credits
  • AP Course Credits

Student Enrollment

Mount Holyoke College has a total student population of about 2,200. The student body is made up of 96% undergraduate students and 23% graduate students.

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The items listed below are for informational purposes only and may not represent current tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • Annual tuition is estimated to range between $44,000-$52,000 for both in-state and out-of-state students
  • Per unit charges are around $1,500 for part time students

Financial Aid Details

The table listed below helps break down the types of financial aid students receive and the percent receiving aid, as well as the average amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid82%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships80%$30,917
Receiving Student Loans59%$5,427
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Academics & Student Services

Student Services

To help students and alumni, Mount Holyoke College may offer student services like:

  • Online course work available
  • Counseling assistance
  • Student employment
  • Helping students find work after graduation

Graduation Rates

Mount Holyoke College has a high graduation rate when compared to nearby similar schools.

Number of Year to GraduatePercent of Entering Class
Students Graduating in 4 Years76%
Graduating in 5 Years5%
Graduating in 6 Years0.8%
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Programs Offered

The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.

Get more information about the programs offered by Mount Holyoke College by clicking the request information to the right.

(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)

Architecture

    Biological and Biomedical Sciences

    Computer and Information Sciences

    Education

    English Language and Literature

    Ethnic Cultural and Gender Studies

    Foreign Languages and Literature

    Health and Clinical Professions

    History

    Interdisciplinary Studies

    Liberal Arts and Sciences

      Mathematics and Statistics

      Natural Resources and Conservation

      Philosophy and Religious Studies

      Physical Sciences

      Psychology

      Social Sciences

      Visual and Performing Arts

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      ACCEPTANCE RATE
      50.08%

      FINANCIAL AID RATE
      82%

      STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
      10:1

      FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
      $28,989