Mount Holyoke College

Mount Holyoke College Ranking

country rank: 218
world rank: 569

University Overview

Mount Holyoke College ranking, a non-profit private liberal arts college established in 1888, is situated in the suburban setting of the large town of South Hadley, Massachusetts (population range of 10,000-49,999). Mount Holyoke College (MHC) is a modest (Topuniversitieslist enrollment range: 2,000-2,999 students) women-only US higher education institution that is officially approved by the New England Commission on Higher Education. Mount Holyoke College (MHC) provides courses and programs in a variety of fields that contribute to formally accredited higher education degrees such as bachelor’s, master’s, and doctorate degrees. For further details, see the degree levels and areas of research matrix below from Topuniversitieslist. This 132-year-old American university has a preferential enrollment program focused on entrance exams and students’ previous academic records and grades. With an acceptance scale of 50-60%, this US higher education institution is considered to be moderately selective. Students from all around the world are welcome to apply for admission. Mount Holyoke College ranking also offers a library, accommodation, athletic facilities, financial assistance and/or grants, study abroad and exchange schemes, online classes and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services to students.

Mount Holyoke College Ranking

University Identity

Name Mount Holyoke College
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 01075-1489 Massachusetts United States
Tel +1 (413) 538 2000
Fax +1

Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate Postgraduate
over 20,000 US$ (14,700 Euro) over 20,000 US$ (14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$ (14,700 Euro) over 20,000 US$ (14,700 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Women Only
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 50-60%
Admission Office 50 College Street South Hadley 01075-1488 (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 Mount Holyoke College's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 676,373 physical volumes, 11,547 physical media, 106,646 digital/electronic medium and 264 licensed digital/electronic databases. Mount Holyoke College's library has 1 branch.
Housing Yes Mount Holyoke College provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 2,193 students in the 2018 academic year.
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported


Institutional Accreditation

Memberships and Affiliations

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

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