Mount Holyoke College: Review & Facts

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Mount Holyoke College is a small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 2,215 students enrolled. This school was founded in 1837 and is the only institution located in South Hadley, Massachusetts.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
53
Fair
At Mount Holyoke College you can obtain your bachelor's degree, postbaccalaureate certificate, or master's degree.

Mount Holyoke College deploys a semester-based curriculum calendar system and has 53 majors. The most popular concentrations are Political Science, Biology, Psychology, Economics, and English and Literature. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other colleges.


Student Retention
90%
Good
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are normally a good sign. However, if you plan to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Mount Holyoke College student retention rate is very high at 90% (well above Massachusetts average). Considering this statistic, apparently students love their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
10 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at Mount Holyoke College is very good: 82%. About 13% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Mount Holyoke College is good -- 10:1. Read more details on instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$43,900
High
Average tuition charges are extremely high - about $43,700 a year. The additional fees at Mount Holyoke College (not included in tuition costs) are approximately $200; which comes to $43,900 annually.

Read the details about Mount Holyoke College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
50%
According to government data, 3,858 applications were submitted and 1,932 were accepted; so it is not very hard to enroll at this school.

The college will consider accepting dual credits and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) for admission.

Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
The undergraduate application fee at Mount Holyoke College is $60.00. The graduate application fee is $50.00.

To request the most accurate and up-to-date information about applying to Mount Holyoke College and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call this school's general information office at (413) 538-2000 or check Mount Holyoke College Website.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$6,300
Medium
Mount Holyoke College offers study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Mount Holyoke College, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
D-
Unsafe
Mount Holyoke College offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates nearly 2,200 students, which offers a nice on-campus housing option. The room price is reasonable - roughly $6,300 per academic year.

Army and Air Force ROTC programs are available at Mount Holyoke College. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have obtained a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime data, Mount Holyoke College seems to be a very dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Mount Holyoke College Location and Maps



Post Address: Mount Holyoke College, 50 College Street, South Hadley, Massachusetts 01075-1489, USA
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