Class Profile

At Mount Holyoke we use many factors in determining a candidates potential for admission. Although there is no one "type" of Mount Holyoke student, these numbers reflect some general information about the class of 2019.

Middle 50% score Range:
SAT critical reading 630-730
SAT math 620-740
SAT writing 640-730
Mean Test Scores:
ACT Composite 30
TOEFL (internet) 105
Secondary School
Public 65%
Private 25%
Parochial 9%
Number of High Schools 450
Rank in Class
Top 5% 36%
2nd 5% 22%
2nd Tenth 22%
Geographic Distribution (home)
New England 29%
Middle States 18%
Midwestern 5%
Southern 8%
Southwest 2%
Western 11%
International residents 27%
Number of states 41
Number of foreign countries** 32

**Bahamas, Bangladesh, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada, China, Ethiopia, France, Georgia, Germany, Ghana, Greece, India, Jamaica, Japan, Jordan, Kenya, Korea, Macedonia, Mexico, Morocco, Nepal, Netherlands, Nigeria, Pakistan, Paraguay, Qatar, Singapore, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand, UAE, Vietnam, Yemen, Zimbabwe.

Alumnae Relatives
Total 52
Mothers 18
Sisters 13


Admission Statistics
First-year applicants 3,858
Early Decision applicants 321
Transfer applicants 242
Total First-Year acceptances 1,932
Total Early Decision acceptances 161
Total Transfer acceptances 95
Total First-Year acceptance rate 50%
Early Decision acceptance rate 50%
Total Transfer acceptance rate 39%
Total First-Year matriculants 523
Total Transfer matriculants 30
International matriculants 141

As of 8/15/2015