Tool December 2016

Best Values in Colleges

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Mount Holyoke College (South Hadley, MA)


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Mount Holyoke College is ranked 41 in Kiplinger's list of Best Values in Liberal Arts Colleges and is ranked 71 among all colleges.

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT 53%
Applicants who took ACT 24%

SAT Critical Reading Score

700+37%
600-69948%
600+85%

SAT Math Score

700+38%
600-69943%
600+81%

ACT Score

30-3664%
24-2934%
24+98%

Students applied3,858
Students admitted1,932
Admission rate50%

Students per faculty10

4-year graduation rate78%

ANNUAL COSTS

Tuition$45,680
Fees$186
Room and board$13,440
Estimated book expense$950
Total cost$60,256

Cost after need-based aid$29,155
Cost after non-need-based aid$42,207

Average debt at graduation$25,339

SALARY DATA

Salary yardstick #$44,100

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met100%
Average need-based aid$31,101
Average non-need-based aid$18,049

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment2,126

Full-Time

Men0
Women2,095

Part-Time

Men1
Women30

Freshmen retained90%

# - Based on the median earnings of workers who started at a particular college 10 years earlier and who received federal financial aid. The data don't consider whether the student graduated or went on to graduate school.

NA - Not available


SOURCES - Peterson's Undergraduate Database (© 2016 Peterson's/Nelnet LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.

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