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Harvey Mudd College, founded in 1955, is a private college of engineering and science. It is one of the Claremont Colleges, a group of five undergraduate colleges and two graduate schools with adjoining campuses and shared facilities and services. Harvey Mudd is an undergraduate coeducational institution offering majors in biology, chemistry, computer science, engineering, mathematics and physics. HMC is distinctive in its strong emphasis on the humanities and the social sciences, which comprise one third of the undergraduate program. The college's aim is to graduate engineers and scientists sensitive to the impact of their work on society and who will assume leadership in their fields. All HMC faculty hold Ph.D.s and are committed to undergraduate teaching. Exceptional faculty, hands-on teaching methods, an undergraduate focus, graduate-level facilities and a rigorous student honor code have distinguished the college during its 40-year history. Harvey Mudd College is an outstanding value for top engineering, science and mathematics students who wish to take advantage of its unique opportunities and the abundant resources of the Claremont Colleges. HMC's 18-acre campus is located at the base of the San Gabriel Mountains, 35 miles east of Los Angeles.

Website: www.hmc.edu/

Private
Co-ed
844
Undergraduate
Students
(47.7%) 403 Women
(52.3%) 441 Men
Not reported
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Most difficult
Overall Admission Rate
15% of 4,078 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
Yes
Regular Admission Deadline
January 5

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
Not reported
SAT Math
750-800 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
720-770 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
33-35 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$79,789
Tuition and Fees
$58,660
Room and Board
$18,679
Average Percent of Need Met
100%
Average Freshman Award
$46,502
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$31,594
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
106
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 29% of classes
10-19 students: 32% of classes
20-29 students: 17% of classes
30-39 students: 14% of classes
40-49 students: 3% of classes
50-99 students: 2% of classes
Over 100 students: 2% of classes
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Campus Life

Claremont Population
35,457
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Los Angeles
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
 
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
Stags; Athenas
Sororities
 
Fraternities
 
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.5% American Indian/Alaskan Native
19.4% Asian
4.2% Black/African-American
19.5% Hispanic/Latino
12.1% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.5% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
37.7% White
6.1% Unknown
International Students
10.1%
First-Year Students Returning
98.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
86.1%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
58%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
28.0%
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