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Mount Holyoke College is looking for smart, ambitious women who understand the value of a liberal arts education and who are driven by a love of learning. Admission to MHC is competitive and highly selective.

Entrance is determined by a student’s overall record, and while we give the greatest weight to school records and evaluations, we also consider the big picture—which includes special talents, particular goals, and character. More about how we read applications...

Overall, we seek to admit students whose talents, interests, and aspirations match the programs and opportunities offered by Mount Holyoke. More about who studies at Mount Holyoke...

Mount Holyoke welcomes applications from students who are female or who identify as women.

To apply, please complete the Common Application. If you have difficulty submitting the Common Application to Mount Holyoke College, please contact our Office of Admission by phone (413-538-2023) or by email.

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