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Harvey Mudd College

Claremont, CA 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate13%

About Harvey Mudd College

Located 30 miles east of Los Angeles, Harvey Mudd College offers a bold, interdisciplinary education for talented, broad-minded and socially conscious future scientists and mathematicians. We offer 10 majors, all in the STEM fields, all of which are grounded in a liberal arts education. As an undergraduate only college, our students are full research participants, working closely with faculty. As a liberal arts college, we seek students who love the STEM fields but also the humanities, social sciences and the arts. We educate engineers, scientists and mathematicians who become leaders in their fields and have a clear understanding of the impact their work has on society. Students can also take courses at the 4 other Claremont Colleges.

Harvey Mudd College is a private, nonprofit college in the suburb of Claremont, California. Harvey Mudd College was founded in 1955. The college enrolls around 906 students a year, including 907 undergraduate students.

Harvey Mudd College Acceptance Rate 2022

It is extremely difficult to get into Harvey Mudd College. The acceptance rate at Harvey Mudd College is 13%. Out of 4,440 applications received in 2022, 593 students were offered admission.

Harvey Mudd College Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 13%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate 19%
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Test Optional Yes
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 43%

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Harvey Mudd College is located in the town of Claremont, California, in the suburbs of Los Angeles.

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College Info

Harvey Mudd College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Jan 5

Transfer Applications are Due

Mar 15

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Harvey Mudd College is Jan 5.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Harvey Mudd College is Mar 15.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

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Harvey Mudd College SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

1480 - 1560


Math SAT Range

760 - 790


Reading SAT Range

720 - 770

Harvey Mudd College Tuition & Fees

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Student Life

Wondering what life at Harvey Mudd College is like? There are approximately 906 students enrolled at Harvey Mudd College, including 907 undergraduate students and -1 graduate students. 100% percent of students attend school full-time, 47% percent are from CA and 53% percent of students are from other states.


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