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Why Mount Holyoke?
At Mount Holyoke — the first of the powerful Seven Sister colleges — students quickly discover their place is at the table: negotiating agreements, redefining policy. And in the lab: interpreting data, engineering solutions. And at center stage: crafting stories, driving image-making industries. Mount Holyoke has always believed in the inherent power of women to innovate and take the reins. When such thought was not just radical — it was revolutionary. As your future begins to take shape, consider a choice that could really take you places.
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Mount Holyoke by the numbers
Biology, politics and psychology are among the top five. Our fastest growing major? Computer science. Our newest? Data science.
91% of classes have fewer than 30 students; 75% of classes have fewer than 20 students. Learn all the facts.
Each package typically consists of a combination of grant, loan, and work-study aid.
77% of the class of 2023 were in the top 20% of their high school classes.
Something for everyone! From student organizations to student government, class boards and club sports.
100% of our classes are taught by faculty. Mount Holyoke professors have won Pulitzer and Guggenheim awards, NASA grants, and Carnegie Fellowships.
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