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 2018.

Middle 50% score Range:
SAT critical reading 610-720
SAT math 610-740
SAT writing 620-710
Mean Test Scores:
ACT Composite 30
TOEFL (internet) 103
Secondary School
Public 60%
Private 29%
Parochial 11%
Number of High Schools 457
Rank in Class
Top 5% 39%
2nd 5% 16%
2nd Tenth 25%
Geographic Distribution (home)
New England 27%
Middle Atlantic 15%
South 12%
Central 7%
West 11%
International 28%
Number of states 36
Number of foreign countries** 30

**Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Botswana, Canada, China, Ethiopia, Georgia, Ghana, Haiti, India, Indonesia, Jordan, Kenya, Malaysia, Nepal, Nigeria, Pakistan, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Sweden, Taiwan, Thailand, United Kingdom, Uzbekistan, Vietnam.

Alumnae Relatives
Total 57
Mothers 18
Sisters 18


Admission Statistics
First-year applicants 3,201
Early Decision applicants 274
Transfer applicants 179
Total First-Year acceptances 1,751
Total Early Decision acceptances 154
Total Transfer acceptances 94
Total First-Year acceptance rate 55%
Early Decision acceptance rate 56%
Total Transfer acceptance rate 53%
Total First-Year matriculants 547
Total Transfer matriculants 39
International matriculants 164

As Of 9/10/2014