Academics at Mount Holyoke

Academic excellence stands at the center of the Mount Holyoke experience. The College is committed to the search for knowledge and the compassionate understanding of humanity and the world—ideals that our faculty pursue each day in our classrooms, laboratories, art studios, and libraries.

A Mount Holyoke education will provide you with indispensable skills in speaking, writing, and critical thinking—skills that will enable you to succeed in any field you choose. In a time when people frequently change careers and jobs, the intellectual flexibility provided by a liberal arts education is absolutely essential.

With 48 departmental and interdisciplinary majors, outstanding support services, and access to the Five College Consortium, Mount Holyoke students enjoy a rich intellectual life with far-reaching rewards.