Newhall Conter, 50 College StreetSouth Hadley, MA 01075 413-538-2023
About Mount Holyoke College
  • Year of Foundation 1837
  • Size of Campus 800 acre
  • Type of Instituition Private institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees Bachelor, Master
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 2,125
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 100%female, 74%out-of-state
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State 40,070
  • Room and Board $11,780
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition More selective
  • Application Fee 60
  • Enrollment No. 2,182
Mount Holyoke College reaffirms its commitment to educating a diverse residential community of women at the highest level of academic excellence and to fostering the alliance of liberal arts education with purposeful engagement in the world. Throughout the twentieth century, academic programs and physical facilities grew, with the 1960s witnessing the construction of many new academic buildings and residence halls. Mount Holyoke's reputation for excellence grew as well, with many of our notable alumnae breaking new ground in the sciences, the arts, and the women's movement.
Social Life And Activities
  • Alcohol Policies Yes
  • Number of sororities 0
  • Number of frat chapter houses 0
  • Other on-campus organizations 0%
  • Number of honor societies Psi Chi
  • Percent students who are frat members 0%
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Abbey Singers, Amherst Koinonia Church, Baha'i Club, InterVarsity Christian Fellowship, Jewish Student Union/Hillel, Latter Day Saint Student Association, Muslim Students Association, Newman Association, Pagan/Wiccan Collec
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Arab, American, and International Woman's Association (AAIWA), Asian American Sisters in Action (AASIA), Asian Students Association (ASA), Association of Pan African Unity (APAU), AWAZ (formerly South Asian Club), Black Stu
  • Number of frats 0
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 0%
  • Setting Suburban
  • Other general policies honor code, hazing prohibited, smoking prohibited
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus African and Carribean Day, A Cappella Jams, Junior Show, Laurel Parade, Las Vegas Night, Fall Weekend, M & Cs
  • Number of students in fraternities 0
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
  • Distance to nearest airport Bradley International Airport--Springfield/Hartfor (35), Logan Airport--Boston (90)
  • Distance to nearest train Springfield, Massachusetts (12)
  • Distance to nearest bus Springfield, Massachusetts (11)
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
Student Housing
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available No
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 41%
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 4%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments 2%
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 79%
  • Number of students using college housing 92%
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples 3%
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 54%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles 54%
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 24
  • Type of housing provided for students women's dorms (99%), apartment for single students (1%), other housing options (0%)
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined 0%
Campus Services
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Museums Botanic Garden/Talcott Greenhouse; Gorse Child Study Center; Joan E. Ciruti Center for Foreign Languages; John Payson Williston Observatory; Pratt Hall Music Building; Alice Withington Rooke Theatre; Mount Holyoke College Art Museum; Weissman C
  • OS of Wifi Network Yes
  • Number Of Microforms 23,431
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Student Computer Availability No
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help N/A
  • Number of e-books 98,464
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 219
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Number Of Books in Library 721,223
  • Number Of Subscriptions 3,805
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, women's center, day care, health service, health insurance
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in all the libraries, in some classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in some of the college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 7,260
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms 260
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, student patrols, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, personal, academic, older student, psychological, birth control, religious
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 3,000
  • Library Facilities Music Library Miles-Smith Science Wing
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 20
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations N/A
  • Computer Courses No
Student Employment and Career
  • Army ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution (University of Massachusetts Amherst)
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 70%
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 1,800
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Student Employment Federal Work Study Program Available
  • Employed Students after 1 year N/A
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs Goldman Sachs, Fidelity Investments, AmeriCorps, National Economic Research Associates, Brigham and Women?s Hospital, New York City Department of Education, Boston University, Credit Suisse First Boston, The Dana Farber Center Institute,
  • Employed Students after 6 Months N/A
  • Career placment and training on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training, other
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution (University of Massachusetts Amherst)
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
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