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ACCEPTANCE RATE

38.15%

FINANCIAL AID RATE

79%

STUDENT TEACHER RATIO

9:1

FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.

$33,041

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Mount Holyoke College (MHC)

23 Essex Street, Beverly, MA

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 2,300. The student body is made up of 95% undergraduate students and 27% 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

  • Tuition is estimated to be around $57,000 per year for in-state and nonresident students
  • For part-time students, charges are between $1,600-$2,000 per unit

Financial Aid Details

The financial aid table below details the types of financial aid, along with the percent of students receiving aid, and on average the amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid79%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships78%$34,078
Receiving Student Loans53%$5,802
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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
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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.

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  • English Language and Literature

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