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Mount Holyoke College

South Hadley, MA
University Website: www.mtholyoke.edu
Apply Online: www.mtholyoke.edu/admission/apply.html
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Mount Holyoke College is a liberal arts college for women in South Hadley, Massachusetts, United States. It was the first member of the Seven Sisters colleges, and served as a model for some of the others. Mount Holyoke is part of the Pioneer Valley's Five College Consortium, along with Amherst College, Smith College, Hampshire College, and the University of Massachusetts Amherst.

The school was originally founded in 1837 by Mary Lyon as Mount Holyoke Female Seminary. It received its collegiate charter in 1888 as Mount Holyoke Seminary and College and became Mount Holyoke College in 1893. Mount Holyoke's chapter of Phi Beta Kappa was established in 1905.

Mount Holyoke's buildings were designed between 1896 and 1960. It has a Donald Ross-designed 18-hole golf course, The Orchards, which served as host to the U.S. Women's Open in 2004. U.S. News & World Report lists Mount Holyoke as the 29th best liberal arts college in the United States in its 2011 rankings. Mount Holyoke was also ranked #1 in the nation for Best Classroom Experience in the Princeton Review 2010–2011 rankings. In 2011–2012, Mount Holyoke is one of the nation's top producers of Fulbright Scholars, ranking fourth among bachelor's institutions according to the Chronicle of Higher Education.

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Fast Facts

  • Private not for profit, Four or more years
  • students
  • $41,270.00 avg tuition

50 College Street
South Hadley, MA 01075-1489
(413) 538-2000

Apply online Admissions:
www.mtholyoke.edu/admission/
Financial Aid:
www.mtholyoke.edu/offices/sfs/

Areas of Study:

  • Architecture And Related Services
  • Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies
  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services
  • Education
  • English Language And Literature/Letters
  • Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
  • History
  • Mathematics And Statistics
  • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Natural Resources And Conservation
  • Philosophy And Religious Studies
  • Physical Sciences
  • Psychology
  • Social Sciences
  • Visual And Performing Arts
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Mount Holyoke College

Statistics:
Applied 3,416
Admitted 1,759 51%
Enrolled total 605
Full Time: 605
Part Time 0
Standards:
Test 25th % 75th %
SAT Reading 0 0
SAT Math 0 0
SAT Writing 0 0
ACT Composite 0 0
ACT English 0 0
ACT Math 0 0
ACT Writing 0 0
Retention / Graduation:
Retention rate 92%
4-year graduation rate 78%
6-year graduation rate 83%
Application Deadlines:
Regular Application Deadline
Early Admission Deadline
Early Decision Deadline
Financial Aid Deadline
Student Response Deadline
Transfer Student Application Deadline
Requirements:
Open Admissions Policy No
Secondary School GPA Recommended
Secondary School Rank Recommended
Secondary School Record Required
Formal Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission Test Scores Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL Required
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Credit:
AP Credits Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Mount Holyoke College

Tuition In-District In-State Out-Of-State
Avg Full-Time Undergraduate Tuition $41,270.00 $41,270.00 $41,270.00
Full-Time Undergraduate Required Fees $186.00 $186.00 $186.00
Part-Time Undergraduate Cost Per Credit Hour $1,290.00 $1,290.00 $1,290.00
Avg Full Time Graduate Tuition $20,640.00 $20,640.00 $20,640.00
Full Time Graduate Required Fees $186.00 $186.00 $186.00
Part-Full Time Graduate Cost Per Credit Hour $1,290.00 $1,290.00 $1,290.00
Expenses On-Campus Off-Campus
(without family)
Off-Campus
(with family)
Room and Board $12,140.00 $0.00 $0.00
Other Expenses $950.00 $0.00 $0.00
Additional Fees
Undergraduate Application Fee $60.00
Graduate Application Fee $0.00
Books and Supplies $950.00
Financial Aid
Percent receiving aid 86%
Percent receiving grant aid 82%
Avg amount of grant aid $30,026.00
Percent receiving student loan aid 65%
Avg amount of student loan aid $4,641.00

Mount Holyoke College

Programs and majors Associate's Bachelor's Master's Doctorate
ARCHITECTURE AND RELATED SERVICES
Architecture and Related Services, Other X
AREA, ETHNIC, CULTURAL, GENDER, AND GROUP STUDIES
African-American/Black Studies X
American/United States Studies/Civilization X
Asian Studies/Civilization X
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies, Other X
European Studies/Civilization X
German Studies X
Latin American and Caribbean Studies X
Russian Studies X
BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES
Biochemistry X
Biology/Biological Sciences, General X
Neuroscience X
COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCES AND SUPPORT SERVICES
Computer Science X
EDUCATION
Education, Other X
ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE/LETTERS
English Language and Literature, General X
FOREIGN LANGUAGES, LITERATURES, AND LINGUISTICS
Ancient/Classical Greek Language and Literature X
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General X
French Language and Literature X
Italian Language and Literature X
Latin Language and Literature X
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General X
Spanish Language and Literature X
HISTORY
History, General X
MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS
Mathematics, General X
Statistics, General X
MULTI/INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES
Ancient Studies/Civilization X
Medieval and Renaissance Studies X
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other X
NATURAL RESOURCES AND CONSERVATION
Environmental Studies X
PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGIOUS STUDIES
Philosophy X
Religion/Religious Studies X
PHYSICAL SCIENCES
Astronomy X
Chemistry, General X
Geology/Earth Science, General X
Physics, General X
PSYCHOLOGY
Psychology, General X X
SOCIAL SCIENCES
Anthropology X
Economics, General X
Geography X
International Relations and Affairs X
Political Science and Government, General X
Social Sciences, Other X
Sociology X
VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS
Art History, Criticism and Conservation X
Dance, General X
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General X
Film/Cinema/Video Studies X
Fine/Studio Arts, General X
Music, General X

Mount Holyoke College Scholarships

Name Amount Deadline
IES Merit-Based Scholarship for Under-Represented Students $5000 October 25, 2014
IES Merit-Based David Porter Diversity Scholarship $5000 October 25, 2014
IES Need-Based Financial Aid Scholarship $2000 November 01, 2014
IES Legacy Scholarship $1000 November 01, 2014
Study Scholarship for Fine Arts, Architecture, Music, Dance Varies November 01, 2014
DAAD Study Scholarship for Graduating Seniors Varies November 15, 2014
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