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 2020.

TESTING
Middle 50% score Range:
SAT critical reading 610-730
SAT math 610-760
SAT writing 630-710
Mean Test Scores:
ACT Composite 30
TOEFL (internet) 104
IELTS 7.2
Secondary School
Public 69%
Private 23%
Parochial 7%
Number of High Schools 490
Rank in Class
Top 10% 48%
Top 20% 88%
   
Geographic Distribution (home)
New England 30%
Middle States 18%
Midwestern 6%
Southern 8%
Southwest 2%
Western 11%
International residents 25%
Number of states 36
Number of foreign countries** 26

**Bangladesh, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada, China, Cyprus, France, Germany, Ghana, Hong Kong, India, Italy, Japan, Malaysia, Nepal, Pakistan, Qatar, Russia, Singapore, South Africa, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Switzerland, Taiwan, UAE, United Kingdom, Vietnam.

Alumnae Relatives
Total 63
Mothers 21
Sisters 16

 

Admission Statistics
First-year applicants 3,543
Early Decision applicants 296
Transfer applicants 202
Total First-Year acceptances 1,849
Total Early Decision acceptances 164
Total Transfer acceptances 84
Total First-Year acceptance rate 52.2%
Early Decision acceptance rate 55.4%
Total Transfer acceptance rate 41.6%
Total First-Year matriculants 575
Total Transfer matriculants 31
International matriculants 143

As of 8/15/2016