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Mount Holyoke College offices will be closed beginning at 12 pm on Wednesday, November 25 and will re-open on Monday, November 30. Please visit the Campus Updates page for information on Mount Holyoke’s response to the global pandemic. The Opening the Gates website contains the plan for the spring semester.
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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 eveyone! 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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