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.

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collegeType
Private
studentType
Coed
854
Undergraduates
434
Men - 50.8%
421
Women - 49.2%
0
Graduate Students
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Entrance Difficulty
Most difficult
Overall Admission Rate
18% of 3,397 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
770-800 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
720-770 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
34-35 range of middle 50%
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Cost of Attendance
$79,759
Tuition and Fees
$58,630
Room and Board
$18,679
Average Percent of Need Met
100%
Average Freshman Award
$51,118
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$27,877
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Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
103
Regular Class Size (Students)
2-9
29%
10-19
32%
20-29
17%
30-39
14%
40-49
3%
50-99
2%
Over 100
2%
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Claremont Population
35,096
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Los Angeles
Freshman Housing Guarantee
College offers housing to students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
Stags; Athenas
Sororities
Not reported
Fraternities
Not reported
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Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
American Indian/Alaskan Native
0.3%
Asian
24.8%
Black/African-American
4.4%
Hispanic/Latino
21.9%
Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
11.1%
Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
0.4%
White
29.9%
Unknown
7.2%
International Students
7.1%
First-Year Students Returning
92.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
84.4%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
68%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
23.0%
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