Liberal Arts Colleges
#7 in Liberal Arts Colleges
California Colleges
#8 in California Colleges

Overview

Harvey Mudd College is ranked 7th in Liberal Arts Colleges and 8th in California Colleges.
Next statements evaluate Harvey Mudd College by comparing key academic facts to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in California.
  • It has very expensive tuition & fees of $58,660.
  • The acceptance rate (14%) is much lower (extremely difficult to get in).
  • The SAT & ACT scores (1,530 SAT, 34 ACT) is extremely competitive scores.
  • It has very small number of students of 902.
  • It offers fewer area of study (19 programs).

Undergraduate Tuition & Fees

The 2020 undergraduate tuition & fees of HMC are $58,660 and it is very expensive compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in California.

Harvey Mudd College $58,660

All U.S. Colleges $17,692

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges $26,737

4-Years Colleges $22,926

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in California $27,917

Acceptance Rate

The acceptance rate of HMC is 14% and it is much lower (extremely difficult to get in) compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in California.

Harvey Mudd College 14%

All U.S. Colleges 69%

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges 66%

4-Years Colleges 68%

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in California 60%

Yield (Enrollment Rate)

The yield, also known as enrollment rate, of HMC is 41% and the yield is higher (eager to enroll) compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in California.

Harvey Mudd College 41%

All U.S. Colleges 37%

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges 35%

4-Years Colleges 35%

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in California 32%

SAT Scores

The average SAT score submitted by enrolled students at HMC is 1,530 and it is extremely competitive scores compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in California.

Harvey Mudd College 1,530

All U.S. Colleges 1,123

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges 1,132

4-Years Colleges 1,124

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in California 1,178

ACT Scores

The average ACT score submitted by enrolled students at HMC is 34 and it is lower compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in California.

Harvey Mudd College 34

All U.S. Colleges 68

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges 69

4-Years Colleges 68

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in California 75

Graduation Rate

The average graduation rate at HMC is 92% and it is extremely higher (most students completed in-time) compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in California.

Harvey Mudd College 92%

All U.S. Colleges 56%

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges 56%

4-Years Colleges 51%

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in California 63%

Transfer-out Rate

The average transfer-out rate at HMC is 6% and it is much lower (most first-time students continue to attend) compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in California.

Harvey Mudd College 6%

All U.S. Colleges 21%

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges 25%

4-Years Colleges 24%

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in California 21%

Retention Rate

The average retention rate at HMC is 97% and it is extremely higher (most students continue to attend) compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in California.

Harvey Mudd College 97%

All U.S. Colleges 69%

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges 74%

4-Years Colleges 73%

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in California 76%

Student Population

The total student population at HMC is 902 and its population very small compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in California.

Harvey Mudd College 902

All U.S. Colleges 2,931

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges 2,477

4-Years Colleges 4,686

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in California 2,024

Financial Aid Amount

The average amount of financial aid received at HMC is $34,661 which is 59.09% of tuition & fees. The rate of the financial aid over its tuition is average compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in California.

Harvey Mudd College $34,661

All U.S. Colleges $7,676

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges $16,488

4-Years Colleges $12,161

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in California $17,459

Student to Faculty Ratio

The students to faculty ratio at HMC is 8 to 1 and the ratio is very lower (smaller size classes) compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in California.

Harvey Mudd College 8 to 1

All U.S. Colleges 15 to 1

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges 12 to 1

4-Years Colleges 14 to 1

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in California 11 to 1

Number of Programs

HMC offers 19 programs and it means fewer area of study compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in California.

Harvey Mudd College 19

All U.S. Colleges 37

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges 45

4-Years Colleges 58

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in California 32