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 2021.

Middle 50% score Range:
SAT critical reading 640-720
SAT math 630-750
SAT writing n/a
Mean Test Scores:
ACT Composite 31
TOEFL (internet) 104
Secondary School
Public 68.9%
Private 22.9%
Parochial 7.3%
Number of High Schools 460
Rank in Class
Top 10% 54%
Top 20% 82%
Geographic Distribution (home)
New England 31%
Middle States 18%
Midwestern 5%
Southern 7%
Southwest 2%
Western 8%
International residents 29%
Number of states 33
Number of foreign countries** 38

**Afghanistan, Albania, Bangladesh, Canada, China, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Ethiopia, Germany, Ghana, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Iraq, Jamaica, Japan, Jordan, Kenya, Nepal, Netherlands, Nigeria, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Korea, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Tanzania, Thailand, United Kingdom, Uruguay, Vietnam, Zambia, Zimbabwe.

Alumnae Relatives
Total 61
Mothers 26
Sisters 14


Admission Statistics
First-year applicants 3,446
Early Decision applicants 297
Transfer applicants 176
Total First-Year acceptances 1,749
Total Early Decision acceptances 170
Total Transfer acceptances 77
Total First-Year acceptance rate 50.8%
Early Decision acceptance rate 57.2%
Total Transfer acceptance rate 43.8%
Total First-Year matriculants 540
Total Transfer matriculants 33
International matriculants 154

As of 8/15/2017