Tool December 2017

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Mount Holyoke College (South Hadley, MA)

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT: 54.00%
Applicants who took ACT: 25.00%
SAT I Verbal score 600-699: 48.00%
SAT I Verbal score 700+: 33.00%
SAT I Verbal score 600+: 81.00%
SAT I Math score 600-699: 40.00%
SAT I Math score 700+: 42.00%
SAT I Math score 600+: 81.00%
ACT score 24-29: 39.00%
ACT score 30-36: 59.00%
ACT score 24+: 98%
Students applied: 3,543
Students admitted: 1,849
Admission rate: 52%
Students per faculty: 10
4-year graduation rate: 78%
5-year graduation rate: 0%

STUDENT BODY

Freshmen retained: 91%
Full-time enrolled men: 0
Full-time enrolled women: 2,162
Part-time enrolled men: 1
Part-time enrolled women: 36
Total enrollment: 2,199

COSTS

Tuition: $47,740
Room and board: $14,060
Est. book expense: $950
Fees: $200
Total cost: $62,950
Cost after need-based aid: $30,177
Cost after non-need-based aid: $38,706
Average debt at graduation: $23,872

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met: 100%
Average need-based aid: $32,773
Average non-need-based aid: $24,244
Students receiving
non-need-based aid:
391
Average aid package: $37,763
Students receiving need-based aid: 1,152
% of aid from grants: 0%
% receiving need-based aid: 52%
% receiving non-
need-based aid:
37%
% receiving student loans: 60%