Mount Holyoke College

country rank  235
world rank  669

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University Overview

Founded in 1888, Mount Holyoke College is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the medium-sized town of South Hadley (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Massachusetts. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Commission on Institutions of Higher Education of the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Mount Holyoke College (MHC) is a small (EduListing enrollment range: 2,000-2,999 students) women only higher education institution. Mount Holyoke College (MHC) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the EduListing degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 132 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 50-60% making this US higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Acronym MHC
Founded 1888 Origins date back to 1837
Motto That our daughters may be as corner stones, polished after the similitude of a palace. Psalms 144:12
Colours Light blue and white

University Location

Address 50 College Street
South Hadley (population range: 10,000-49,999)
01075-1489 Massachusetts
United States
T +1 (413) 538 2000
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Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
17,500-20,000 US$
(12,900-14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
17,500-20,000 US$
(12,900-14,700 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Women Only
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 50-60%
Admission Office 50 College Street
South Hadley 01075-1488
+1 (413) 538 2023

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 2,000-2,999
Academic Staff 200-299
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Mount Holyoke College's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes


Memberships and Affiliations

  • Council of Independent Colleges (CIC)
  • Five College Consortium
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

Academic Structure

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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Monday, 18 May 2020