Mount Holyoke College
#226 Overall Influence#228 Desirability Rank

Mount Holyoke College

Liberal arts college in the United States

Mount Holyoke College Rankings

Mount Holyoke College is a private liberal arts women’s college in South Hadley, Massachusetts. Founded in 1837, it is the oldest institution within the Seven Sisters schools, an alliance of East Coast liberal arts colleges that was originally created to provide women with education equivalent to that provided in the then men-only Ivy League. Mount Holyoke is part of the region’s Five College Consortium, along with Amherst College, Smith College, Hampshire College, and the University of Massachusetts Amherst.

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Admissions

What does this school look for?

Annual Applications

3,699

Acceptance

51%

Graduation Rate

84%

Median SAT Score

1395

Median ACT Score

30

Costs

How much does it cost to attend?

Tuition (in-state)

$49,780

Fees (in-state)

$218

IncomeAverage Net Cost
0-30K$12,286
30K-48K$15,142
48K-75K$19,549
75K-110K$23,233
110K+$36,218

After Graduation

Averages for 10 years after enrolling

Avg Earnings

$53,900

Employed

88%

Campus Life

What's it like to attend this school?

The People

Full time on-campus stats

Student Body

2K

Under-Grads

2K

Graduates

0K

The Campus

Where will you be attending?

Location

50 College Street, South Hadley MA 01075-1489

On Campus Crime Rates

Property Crime

27 per 100k

Violent Crime

1 per 100k

City Crime Rates

Property Crime

14 per 100k

Violent Crime

1 per 100k

What is Mount Holyoke College known for?

Our answer to this is to show you the disciplines in which a school's faculty and alumni have had the highest historical influence. A school may be influential in a discipline even if they do not offer degrees in that area. We've organized two lists to show where they are influential and offer corresponding degrees, and where they are influential through scholarship although they don't offer degrees in the disciplines.

Top areas of influence with degrees offered

#79 World Rank #40 USA Rank
Literature
#202 World Rank #77 USA Rank
Mathematics
#129 World Rank #84 USA Rank
Education
#223 World Rank #85 USA Rank
Philosophy
#287 World Rank #103 USA Rank
Chemistry
#180 World Rank #108 USA Rank
Political Science
#318 World Rank #111 USA Rank
Physics
#356 World Rank #119 USA Rank
Earth Sciences
#230 World Rank #123 USA Rank
Psychology
#218 World Rank #125 USA Rank
History
#277 World Rank #125 USA Rank
Computer Science
#281 World Rank #129 USA Rank
Anthropology
#302 World Rank #135 USA Rank
Biology
#343 World Rank #149 USA Rank
Sociology
#317 World Rank #153 USA Rank
Religious Studies
#428 World Rank #162 USA Rank
Economics
#336 World Rank #167 USA Rank
Medical

Other areas of influence

#90 World Rank #68 USA Rank
Social Work
#222 World Rank #153 USA Rank
Nursing
#247 World Rank #131 USA Rank
Law
#414 World Rank #282 USA Rank
Communications
#434 World Rank #279 USA Rank
Business
#601 World Rank #227 USA Rank
Engineering
#886 World Rank #638 USA Rank
Criminal Justice

Influential People

Who are Mount Holyoke College's Most influential alumni?

Mount Holyoke College's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Literature, Social Work, and Education. Mount Holyoke College’s most academically influential people include Emily Dickinson, Lucy Stone, and Helen Sawyer Hogg.

Emily Dickinson
Emily Dickinson

American poet

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Lucy Stone
Lucy Stone

American abolitionist and suffragist

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Helen Sawyer Hogg
Helen Sawyer Hogg

Astronomer

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Francoise Ulam

Editor and

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Suzan-Lori Parks
Suzan-Lori Parks

American writer

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Helen S. Mitchell
Helen S. Mitchell

American nutritionist

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Sandy Rosenthal
Sandy Rosenthal

American activist

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Margaret Morse Nice
Margaret Morse Nice

American ornithologist

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Tahmima Anam

Writer

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Wendy Wasserstein
Wendy Wasserstein

American playwright

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Cornelia Clapp
Cornelia Clapp

American zoologist

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Mary Eleanor Wilkins Freeman
Mary Eleanor Wilkins Freeman

American novelist, short story writer, poet, children's author

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