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Academics at Mount Holyoke
Mount Holyoke exists to open minds. It’s where you explore new ideas, let your imagination run wild, debate vigorously, and have the freedom to examine any topic or issue—no matter how controversial or polarizing. And like the brave, bold women who have come before you, we promise you this: After four years, everything will be different—including you.
Our philosophy is simple. You’ll join smart, talented, and opinionated students from all over the world (2,210 from 45 states and 69 countries). Each arrives with divergent ideas, beliefs, and worldviews. Together, in small classes led by award-winning professors, you will debate and discuss, challenge your classmates and yourself. With 50 majors and hundreds of courses to choose from, Mount Holyoke gives you the opportunity to discover your passion—and go after it.
Along the way, you will be pushed to think critically and become a fearless advocate for yourself and what you believe in. And when you graduate, you’ll be prepared to not just face change—but to lead it.
50 majors and hundreds of courses. Interdisciplinary Majors, 3-2 Engineering Program, Academic Support Services, Course Catalog
Undergraduate and graduate. Bachelor of Arts, Dual-degree Programs, Master of Arts, Nexus Program, Teacher Licensure.
Library, Information, and Technology Services (LITS) combines the College's vast library, computing, digital information, and media resources, and electronic services.
Mount Holyoke. Amherst. Hampshire. Smith. The University of Massachusetts. More than 5,000 courses, all just 12 miles from campus and linked by a free bus service.
Interdisciplinary majors are structured enough to emphasize the central theme of a topic of study, but flexible enough to allow for a range of interest within a given topic.
At the CDC, students learn about careers that Mount Holyoke graduates have pursued and map their own unique paths to success.
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