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HARVEY MUDD COLLEGE - [HMC], CLAREMONT, CALIFORNIA

Claremont, CaliforniaLOCATION
CollegeSCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1955Established Year
  886Enrollment

Harvey Mudd College: Rankings, Courses, Admissions, Tuition Fee, Cost of Attendance & Scholarships

Harvey Mudd College is a small, independent, co- educational institution located in Claremont, California. It is a member of The Claremont Colleges and was founded in 1955. The college is one of the top math, science and engineering undergraduate colleges in the United States. It seeks to educate scientists, mathematicians and engineers, so that they may assume leadership in their career with a clear impact of their work on society.

Harvey Mudd College offers admissions in Undergraduate programs. The education is imparted through the 7 departments of the university. The total enrollment of the university is 893 and the student to faculty ratio of the university is 8:1. The chances of getting admission into the university is highly difficult since the acceptance rate of the university is 14%. 

Harvey Mudd College Ranking

The Harvey Mudd College has been placed at 23rd position in the ranking of America’s Top Colleges by Forbes in the year 2019.

The engineering program of the college has been ranked 2nd among the ranking of Best Undergraduate Engineering Program by U.S. News and World Report Best Colleges 2020.

Ranked 23 in National Liberal Arts College by US News and World Report 2020.

Ranked 19 Best Undergraduate Teaching Programs by US News and World Report 2020.

Ranked 6 Most Innovative Schools by US News and World Report 2020. 

Ranked 10 Best Colleges for Physics in America by Niche in 2020.

Ranked 16 Best Liberal Arts Colleges in America by Niche in 2020.

Harvey Mudd College Campus

Harvey Mudd College Campus

The Harvey Mudd College has a suburban campus setting. It is located in Claremont, California which is 35 miles east of downtown Los Angeles. The size of the campus is 33 acres.

  • The college offers several student services like non-remedial tutoring, placement service, women’s center, health service, etc.
  • A number of student organizations are a part of the college like the break dancing club, Harvey Wall bangers Climbing Club, etc.
  • The Lind Activities Center on Harvey Mudd’s campus is a hub for activities and wellness. The activity center consists of an aerobics room, gymnasium, game room, etc.
  • Campus safety is given top priority and security services like late night escort service, lighted pathways, 24 hour vehicle and foot patrols, 24 hour emergency telephones, etc. are offered.

Residence Facilities at Harvey Mudd College

Harvey Mudd College is a residential campus. Almost ninety-nine percent of students live on campus all through their graduating years. The campus has a total of nine residential halls namely Atwood, Case, Drinkward, East, Linde, North, Sontag, South and West. The rooms are generally arranged in classic suite style.

  • The students can choose to live in single, double or triple occupancy rooms. The upper-class students are also provided with the option of gender inclusive housing.
  • The student residents are provided with a bed, mattress, closet, dresser, desk and desk chair. Some rooms also have bookshelves.
  • The students of the residence hall are required to be on meal plans. The college offers four meal plans of 16, 14, 12 and 8 meals per week respectively.

Programs offered at Harvey Mudd College

The Harvey Mudd College is one of the premier engineering, mathematics and science undergraduate colleges of the United States of America.

  • Nine engineering, science and mathematics based majors are offered by the college, all grounded in a solid core curriculum that includes a sufficient dose of social sciences and humanities courses.
  • Harvey Mudd College offers programs in computer science and mathematics, chemistry and biology, mathematics and physics and mathematical and computational biology.
  • An international hallmark of Harvey Mudd College is its Clinical Program which has been copied by the institutes worldwide. The program engages juniors and seniors of the college in the solution of real world, technical problems for industrial clients. Since the inception of the program, the students of Harvey Mudd have completed more than 1650 projects.

Application Process

International students who want to seek admissions at Harvey Mudd College can follow the below-mentioned application process:

Application Portal: International students can apply via the Coalition Application or Common Application

Application Fee: 70 USD

Supporting Documents: 

  • First year Application,
  • Personal Essay, 
  • An additional essay and short answer response, 
  • School Report Form and Counselor Recommendation, 
  • Teacher Recommendations from math or science teacher and humanities, arts or social science teacher, 
  • Profile of Secondary School attended by the applicant, 
  • Official High School Transcript, 
  • University/College Transcript (if applicable), 
  • Scores of Standardized exams to study in the USA
  • International Student Certification of Finances, 
  • Copy of a valid passport

International students need to submit the scores of TOEFL or IELTS as a proof of English Proficiency. The required minimum scores to be eligible to seek admissions at Harvey Mudd College is mentioned-below: 

Cost of Attendance

ExpensesCost in USD
Tuition$60,402
Room$10,592
Dining and Food$8445
Student Body Fee$308
Books and Supplies$800
Personal Expenses$1,400
Average Cost of Attendance$81,947

Scholarships and Financial Aid for International Students

International students are not eligible to apply for federal or state financial aid. However, they can apply for need based financial aid.

  • The need based financial aid is available in the form of International Student Scholarship to afford their study in the USA. The students are also eligible for most of the merit based awards of Harvey Mudd College. No separate application is required for merit based scholarships.
  • So International Scholarship is an exclusive scholarship support to international students. The recipient of the scholarship is selected on the basis of superior academic performance as evident in the application for admission. All the international students are considered for this scholarship and only one recipient is selected for each entering class.
  • Additional scholarship support for international students is made available from the generous funding by Kotecha and Grover- McManus families.
  • There are two merit based awards including FIRST Robotics Scholarship and VEX Scholarship that require a statement of interest from applicants.

Alumni Network

The alumni of Harvey Mudd College are provided with virtually all the career services that were available to them as students of the college. The alumni can have access to Handshake, the web based career management system of the college.

  • The alumni are also free to attend the Harvey Mudd job fairs during fall and spring.
  • A few notable alumni: George Nelson and Stan Love: astronauts; Richard H. Jones: former diplomat from United States

Placement

The Office of Career Services of Harvey Mudd College, alumni network and faculty members help the students in their postgraduate planning and pursuits. The College has been ranked highly for its return on investment. About 60 percent of the graduates from the college enter the workforce with the median starting salary of $87,500. The rest 30 percent of the graduates opt for post graduate degrees at top PhD or master’s program.

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Harvey Mudd College Overview

Institution TypePrivate (Not for Profit)
Student Population886
FAFSA Code001171
Application Cost$70
Accreditation ACS WASC
Average Cost of Attendance$56,331 / Year
Student : Faculty Ratio1 : 1

Admission & Dates

Early action Deadlines

November 01

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April 01

Application Results

Regular decision Deadlines

January 15

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April 01

Application Results

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Test Scores for International Applicants

ExamsAvg. ScoreMin. ScoreMax. Score% Submitted
Undergraduate
SATCheck Detailed Score152014701570 66%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing745720770-
Mathematics775750800-
ACTCheck Detailed Score343335 59%
English343335-
Mathematics343335-

Harvey Mudd College Acceptance Rate

15.4%

Acceptance Rate

4078

Total Applicants

847

Total Enrolled

Male
Female

54.2%

Male

45.8%

Female

Undergraduate
Undergraduate Program15.4%
Total Applicants5492
Total Enrolled847

Harvey Mudd College Enrollment

Enrollment
Harvey Mudd College Enrollment847
Undergraduate Enrollment847
Graduation Rate
Average Graduation Rate96.6%

Attendance Cost

$56,331

Attendance Cost

The table shows average yearly cost of attendance for international students. Amount may vary with the course opted, nature of accommodation, and personal spending habits of a candidate. Check Program wise Fees

Tuition Fees
Undergraduate Programs$56,331 / Year
On Campus Accomodation
Books & Supplies$800 / Year
On campus, Room & Board$17,592 / Year
On Campus, Other Expenses$1,400 / Year

Top Accreditations [Institutional & Program Wise]

Institutional Accreditations
Western Association of Schools and Colleges

Faculty

Total FacultyFull TimePart timeGraduate Assistants
14471217230-
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