Tool December 2016

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Mount Holyoke College (South Hadley, MA)

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT: 53.00%
Applicants who took ACT: 24.00%
SAT I Verbal score 600-699: 48.03%
SAT I Verbal score 700+: 36.56%
SAT I Verbal score 600+: 84.59%
SAT I Math score 600-699: 43.37%
SAT I Math score 700+: 37.63%
SAT I Math score 600+: 81.00%
ACT score 24-29: 33.59%
ACT score 30-36: 64.06%
ACT score 24+: 97.65%
Students applied: 3,858
Students admitted: 1,932
Admission rate: 50%
Students per faculty: 10
4-year graduation rate: 78.4%
5-year graduation rate: 0%

STUDENT BODY

Freshmen retained: 90%
Full-time enrolled men: 0
Full-time enrolled women: 2,095
Part-time enrolled men: 1
Part-time enrolled women: 30
Total enrollment: 2,126

COSTS

Tuition: $45,680
Room and board: $13,440
Est. book expense: $950
Fees: $186
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

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met: 100%
Average need-based aid: $31,101
Average non-need-based aid: $18,049
Students receiving
non-need-based aid:
40
Average aid package: $66
Students receiving need-based aid: 1,411
% of aid from grants: 0%
% receiving need-based aid: 66%
% receiving non-
need-based aid:
40%
% receiving student loans: 69%