The Places We Go

Advanced Degrees

For most Mount Holyoke alumnae, a bachelor’s degree is just the beginning. Typically, 25 percent of graduating seniors go directly to graduate, professional, and postbaccalaureate programs. Within ten years, 75 percent have enrolled in an advanced degree program.

Postgraduate institutions attended by recent MHC graduates include:

  • Boston University
  • Columbia
  • Harvard
  • Georgetown
  • George Washington University
  • Johns Hopkins
  • New York University
  • Princeton
  • Tufts
  • University of Massachusetts
  • Yale

Mount Holyoke women also have an enviable record of winning major awards, scholarships, and fellowships—including the Gates Cambridge Scholarship, Marshall Scholarship, Harry S. Truman Scholarship, Winston Churchhill Foundation Scholarship, National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship, and Fulbright Full Grant.

On the Job

MHC alumnae know that a liberal arts education is the best preparation for lifelong career success. They pursue rewarding careers in a wide range of fields, from medicine, law, and scientific research to communications, finance, and consulting. Their employers include:

  • American Express
  • Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
  • Citigroup
  • Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
  • Deutsche Bank 
  • Google
  • Goldman Sachs Group
  • IBM
  • JP Morgan Chase
  • Massachusetts General Hospital 
  • Microsoft
  • Random House
  • Sotheby’s
  • Teach for America
  • Wiley Publishing