Overview

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 $60,703.
  • The acceptance rate (18%) is much lower (extremely difficult to get in).
  • The SAT & ACT scores (1,530 SAT, 35 ACT) is extremely competitive scores.
  • It has very small number of students of 854.
  • It offers fewer area of study (19 programs).

Undergraduate Tuition & Fees

The 2022 undergraduate tuition & fees of HMC are $60,703 and it is very expensive compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in California.

Harvey Mudd College $60,703

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 18% and it is much lower (extremely difficult to get in) compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in California.

Harvey Mudd College 18%

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 35 and it is lower compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in California.

Harvey Mudd College 35

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 93% and it is extremely higher (most students completed in-time) compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in California.

Harvey Mudd College 93%

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 92% and it is extremely higher (most students continue to attend) compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in California.

Harvey Mudd College 92%

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 854 and its population very small compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in California.

Harvey Mudd College 854

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 $38,365 which is 63.20% 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 $38,365

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