301 Platt BoulevardClaremont, CA 91711-5990 909-621-8011
http://www.hmc.edu admission@hmc.edu
About Harvey Mudd College
  • Year of Foundation 1955
  • Size of Campus 33 acres
  • Type of Instituition Private institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees Bachelor's
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 746
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 36%, 64%, 57%
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $40,133
  • Room and Board $13,198
  • Nonfall Registration Not Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Most selective
  • Application Fee $60
  • Enrollment No. 757
Harvey Mudd College seeks to educate engineers, scientists, and mathematicians, well versed in all of these areas and in the humanities and the social sciences so that they may assume leadership in their fields with a clear understanding of the impact of their work on society. Our mission is to capture a sense of the college’s mission and purpose, founding President Platt drafted a challenging mission statement in 1961 that continues to guide the HMC faculty, administration and students.
Social Life And Activities
  • Number of honor societies Pi Mu Epsilon, Sigma Xi, Sigma Phi Sigma, Tau Beta Pi
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 0%
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus The Dr. Bruce J. Nelson Memorial Speaker Series, Cinco de Mayo, MLK and Cesar Chavez Day events, unicycle club 9-mile donut run, the Mudd Turkey Trot, pumpkin launch, noisy minutes (during finals), the Ice Cream Bike
  • Setting Suburban
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Society of Women Engineers, Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers, National Society of Black Engineers, Hui 'Laulea, Nikkei Student Union, Muslim Students Association, Korean American Student Assoc, International Club,
  • Number of frats 0
  • Number of students in fraternities 0
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors, honor code, hazing prohibited
  • Number of sororities 0
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Canterbury Organization of the Claremont Colleges, Latter Day Saints Student Association, Intervarsity Christian Fellowship, Pathfinder Christian Fellowships, Muslim Students Association, L'Chaim Society, McAlister Center (
  • Alcohol Policies Yes
  • Other on-campus organizations 0%
  • Number of frat chapter houses 0
  • Percent students who are frat members 0%
  • Distance to nearest airport Ontario (9), Los Angeles (50)
  • Distance to nearest train Claremont (2)
  • Distance to nearest bus Claremont (3)
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
Student Housing
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples 37%
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles 22%
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined 0%
  • Number of students using college housing 99%
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms (99%), apartments for married students (1%), apartment for single students (0%), special housing for disabled students (0%), other housing options (0%)
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 29%
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 75%
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 25%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments 12%
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 8
Campus Services
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in some of the libraries (excluding computer labs), in all the libraries, in some classrooms, in all classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in some of the college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing, in all colle
  • Number Of Books in Library 2,476,503
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service, health insurance
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms N/A
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network N/A
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 10,861
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) N/A
  • Computer Courses Yes
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Museums No museums on campus, but there are exhibits of books and other items donated to the college. The college also scientific equipment rivaling that found at research universities.
  • OS of Wifi Network N/A
  • Number Of Subscriptions 17,052
  • Student Computer Availability No
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations N/A
  • Library Facilities The library on the HMC campus (the Sprague Library) is linked with the other libraries of The Claremont Colleges: Honnold/Mudd, Denison, and Seeley G. Mudd Science Library
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help N/A
  • Number Of Microforms 1,455,319
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Number of e-books 12,087
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, personal, academic, psychological, birth control, religious
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library N/A
  • Library On Campus Yes
Student Employment and Career
  • Employed Students after 6 Months 40%
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 1,080
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Offered on campus
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Army ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution (Claremont McKenna College)
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 35%
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs Aerospace Corp., Boeing, DirecTV, ESRI, Fair Isaac, Microsoft, Northrop Gumman, Qualcomm, Rain Bird, Raytheon, SRI International, Honeywell, LaserFiche, Teradyne
  • Student Employment Federal Work Study Program Available
  • Employed Students after 1 year 50%
  • Career placment and training on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training, other
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