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Mount Holyoke College

South Hadley, MA 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate40%

About Mount Holyoke College

Mount Holyoke College is a private, nonprofit college in the suburb of South Hadley, Massachusetts. Mount Holyoke College was founded in 1837. The college currently enrolls around 2,392 students per year, including 2,193 undergrad students.

Mount Holyoke College Acceptance Rate

It is very difficult to get into Mount Holyoke College. The acceptance rate at Mount Holyoke College is 40%. In 2022, 1,946 out of 4,894 total applicants were accepted.

Mount Holyoke College Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 40%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate 62%
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Average GPA 3.9
Test Optional Yes
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 43%

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Mount Holyoke College is located in the town of South Hadley, Massachusetts, near Springfield.

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College Info

50 College Street South Hadley, MA 1075

Campus Setting: Suburban

Mount Holyoke College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Jan 15

Transfer Applications are Due

Mar 1

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Mount Holyoke College is Jan 15.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Mount Holyoke College is Mar 1.

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Mount Holyoke College is a member of the Coalition for College.

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Mount Holyoke College SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

1370 - 1500


Math SAT Range

660 - 770


Reading SAT Range

690 - 770

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

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1500 and Above


1370 to 1500


1370 and Less


SAT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median SAT score for Mount Holyoke College students is 1430. Applicants with SAT scores of 1500 and above have a good chance of being admitted to Mount Holyoke College, while applicants with SAT scores between 1370 to 1500 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 1370 have a low chance of being offered a spot at Mount Holyoke College.

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