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Harvey Mudd College

Claremont, CA 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate13%

Harvey Mudd College Academics

Harvey Mudd College requires a minimum of 120 to graduate with a bachelor's degree.

There is no accelarated degree program at Harvey Mudd College, but students who wish to save money or graduate early can look into transferring in credits. Harvey Mudd College accepts transfer credits. Many students like to take classes in the summer, to earn extra credits. However, Harvey Mudd College does not offer classes during the summer.

NOTE: Around 92% of students who start college at Harvey Mudd College finish the requirements for graduation within six years.

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Academic Options Yes No Note
Accelerated Degree Program X
Transfer Credits Accepted
AP Credit Accepted X
IB Credits Accepted X
Summer Classes Available
New Student Orientation

Reminder: Harvey Mudd College may have additional academic options available for new and transfering students. Make sure to check with the universty directly for any additional information.

Which Courses Will I Take At Harvey Mudd College?

Harvey Mudd College has a core curriculum, which means there are certain classes or types of classes all students must take to graduate.

Students are not required to fulfill a language requirement, but there is a math and science requirement.

Students are required to take a computer class to fufill the graduation requirements for Harvey Mudd College.

Course Required?
2nd Language No
Math Yes
Science Yes
Computer Yes

Reminder: Check with Harvey Mudd College directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.

Majors at Harvey Mudd College

When choosing a major, Harvey Mudd College students have several choices to make. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to see a full list of majors offered at Harvey Mudd College.Harvey Mudd College allows students to design their own major, if desired. If students would like to study something that is not offered as an official major, designing their own major is a great alternative. Students are not required to complete a senior project unless it is required for their specific major. Harvey Mudd College offers students the option to double major, if they would like. Student struggling to choose just one area of study may consider a double major.

NOTE: Declaring a double major may require more work but it can provide an interesting mix of experience that helps students stand out when looking for a job or applying to a graduate program.

Frequently Asked Questions About Harvey Mudd College

Does Harvey Mudd College Have Services For Students With Disabilities?

🟨 Check with Harvey Mudd College directly for information on any possible available services for students with disabilities.

Does Harvey Mudd College Offer Online Classes?

❌ Harvey Mudd College false or fully-online programs, so students must be able to attend classes on-campus.

Does Harvey Mudd College Give Credit for AP Classes?

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Does Harvey Mudd College Have An Honors Program?

🟨 To learn more about any possible honors programs at Harvey Mudd College, check with the school directly.

Does Harvey Mudd College Require Internships?

❌ Students at Harvey Mudd College are not required to complete an internship as a graduation requirement.

Students can still look for internships during the summer, or gain work experience with a part-time job. While Harvey Mudd College does not require internships for students of any major, internships can help students gain hands-on work experience for their resume, and explore career paths that interest them without committing to one path.

Additional Information About Harvey Mudd College

Harvey Mudd College Library

The main library on campus is the Claremont Colleges Library and there is one other library on campus.

Dual Degree Programs at Harvey Mudd College

A dual degree program allows a student to study and earn two degrees at the same time.

Harvey Mudd College does not have any dual degree programs available for students.


What is ROTC?

The Reserve Officers' Training Corps, which is also commonly known as ROTC, is a leadership program that prepares students to serve in the U.S. Armed Forces after graduation. College level ROTC programs prepare students to become officers in the military through physical, academic, and leadership training. ROTC programs are part of the college curriculum and usually cover the cost of tuition.

Does Harvey Mudd College have any ROTC programs?

Each branch of the miltary has its own ROTC program, but not every program is available at every school. Possible programs include Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC, and Navy ROTC.

Harvey Mudd College has an Army ROTC program and an Air Force ROTC program.

Some ROTC programs are provided directly on campus and others are hosted at a cooperating instiution off campus. The ROTC program locations at Harvey Mudd College include:

•an Army ROTC branch unit hosted at a cooperating instution off campus

•an Air Force ROTC branch unit hosted at a cooperating instution off campus

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