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Mount Holyoke College

South Hadley, MA 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate40%

Mount Holyoke College Student Life

Mount Holyoke College Student Activities

Interested in Greek life?

Mount Holyoke College has the Student Government Association. In fact, more students participate in the Student Government Association than any other on-campus activity.

Other popular student organizations at Mount Holyoke College include C.A.U.S.E. (Creating Awareness and Unity for Social Equality), MHC Outing Club, Mount Holyoke Symphony Orchestra and Mount Holyoke News.

The Mount Holyoke College community comes together each year for Convocation, Pangy (Pangynaskeia) Day and Mountain Day.

Mount Holyoke College Housing

This table offers information on housing at Mount Holyoke College.

Housing Options Offered? Details
On-Campus Housing Yes Required for senior
Guaranteed Housing Yes Guaranteed for freshman
Co-ed Housing Available Yes
Housing for Students with Disabilities Yes
Percentage of Students Living On-Campus 95%
Spots Available in On-Campus Housing 2,134
Number of Students Living On-Campus 2,075
Percentage of Students Living Off-Campus

Mount Holyoke College offers housing for students. Students are required to live on campus through senior year. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.

The majority of Mount Holyoke College students live on campus. In 2023, 95% of undergrads at Mount Holyoke College lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 5% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Mount Holyoke College. There are 2,134 spots available in on-campus housing for all 2,193 undergraduates. In the 2022-2023 school year, 2,075 students chose to live on-campus. On the weekends, about 85% students stay on-campus. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.

Mount Holyoke College offers coed housing and housing for students with disabilities.

Mount Holyoke College Athletics

Mount Holyoke College does not have any athletic programs or the school has not reported any information on their athletic teams.

Safety at Mount Holyoke College

College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.

Mount Holyoke College is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The Mount Holyoke College campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night. The school also has student security patrols.

Mount Holyoke College offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Campus housing is secure and dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards.

Additionally, Mount Holyoke College has police officers on-campus.

Plan a Visit to Mount Holyoke College

Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit Mount Holyoke College, take Interstate 91/Massachusetts Turnpike to South Hadley, MA. If you need to fly, book your flight to Bradley International airport.

While you're planning, check out other schools in Massachusetts you may want to visit too. Click the heart at the top of each school's page to save it to your college list.

Want to visit but can't make the trip? Explore Mount Holyoke College's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour

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