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2016 Undergraduate Tuition
4.53% growth from 2015
After Financial Aid
2014 Student Loan
Default Rate
2016 Acceptance Rate
3,543 Applicants
2016 Enrolled Students
94.3% full-time
2016 Graduation Rate
447 Graduates

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The median tuition at Mount Holyoke College is $45,680, which is $13,470 more than the national median tuition of $32,210.

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $27,234.

In 2016, 79% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 44% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

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Mount Holyoke College received 3,543 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 8.16% annual decline. Out of those 3,543 applicants, 1,849 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 52.2% acceptance rate.

There were 2,327 students enrolled at Mount Holyoke College in 2016, and N/A of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Mount Holyoke College has an overall enrollment yield of 31.8%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

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Mount Holyoke College has a total enrollment of 2,327 students. The full-time enrollment at Mount Holyoke College is 2,194 students and the part-time enrollment is 133. This means that 94.3% of students enrolled at Mount Holyoke College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Mount Holyoke College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 46.7% White, 10% Asian, 7.52% Hispanic or Latino, 5.33% Black or African American, 3.31% Two or More Races, 0.09% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.04% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Mount Holyoke College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (41.3%), followed by Asian Female (9.8%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (7.18%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (0.86%), followed by Asian Female (0.13%) and White Male (0.13%).

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In 2016, 685 more women than men graduated from Mount Holyoke College. The majority of students graduating from Mount Holyoke College are White. These 336 graduates mean that there were 6.46 times more White graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, Asian, with 52 graduates.

The most common Bachelor's Degree awarded at Mount Holyoke College is General Biological Sciences with 66 graduates, followed by General Psychology with 60 graduates and General Economics with 49 graduates.

The most specialized major across all degree types at Mount Holyoke College, meaning they have significantly more graduates than the national average across all institutions, is Cultural & Gender Studies, with 32 graduates, followed by Math & Statistics with 44 graduates and Social Sciences with 164 graduates.


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Mount Holyoke College has an endowment valued at nearly $703M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $16.9M (2.41%), compared to the 1.02% average return ($343,877 on $33.6M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2015, Mount Holyoke College had a total expenditure of $137M. Of that $137M, they spent $57.1M on salaries and $17.4M on benefits.

Mount Holyoke College employs 104 Professors, 58 Lecturers, and 33 Assistant professors. Most academics at Mount Holyoke College are Male Professors (56), Female Professors (48), and Female Lecturers (43).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Mount Holyoke College are: Service, with 190 employees, Management, with 84 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 82 employees.



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