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 2017.

Middle 50% score Range:
SAT critical reading 620-710
SAT math 600-720
SAT writing 620-720
Mean Test Scores:
ACT Composite 29
TOEFL (internet) 104
Secondary School
Public 55%
Private 35%
Parochial 10%
Number of High Schools 448
Rank in Class
Top 5% 38%
2nd 5% 17%
2nd Tenth 20%
Geographic Distribution (home)
New England 27%
Middle Atlantic 17%
South 10%
Central 6%
West 14%
International 26%
Number of states 35
Number of foreign countries** 34

**Bangladesh, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, China, Columbia, Ethiopia, France, Georgia, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Hong Kong, India, Jamaica, Japan, Jordan, Kenya, Lebanon, Lithuania, Malawi, Malaysia, Mongolia, Morocco, Nepal, Nigeria, Pakistan, Panama, Philippines, Poland, South Korea, United Kingdom, Vietnam, Zimbabwe.

Alumnae Relatives
Total 46
Mothers 4
Sisters 16


Admission Statistics
First-year applicants 3,732
Early Decision applicants 337
Transfer applicants 210
Total First-Year acceptances 1,747
Total Early Decision acceptances 180
Total Transfer acceptances 88
Total First-Year acceptance rate 47%
Early Decision acceptance rate 53%
Total Transfer acceptance rate 42%
Total First-Year matriculants 527
Total Transfer matriculants 36
International matriculants 134

As Of 9/9/2013