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Students are at the heart of all we do at Harvey Mudd College

Below is a quick glimpse of our student population and the profile of our incoming first-year class.

Harvey Mudd College Student Body

*Data as of Sept 2017

Total Population

  • Total undergraduate enrollment: 844 students
  • Total graduate enrollment: 0
  • Gender distribution: 52 percent male, 48 percent female
  • Students living on campus: 99 percent
  • From out of state (international excluded): 56 percent

Racial/Ethnic Distribution

  • African-American/Black: 4 percent
  • American Indian/Alaska Native: < 1 percent
  • Asian-American/Asian: 17 percent
  • International: 10 percent
  • Latino: 18 percent
  • Native Hawaiian/other Pacific Islander: < 1 percent
  • White: 34 percent
  • Multiracial: 11 percent
  • Unknown: 5 percent

Harvey Mudd College Class of 2021

*Data as of Sept 2017

General

  • Number of applications: 4,078
  • Number admitted: 629
  • Enrollment: 225 (48 percent male, 52 percent female)

Schooling of Enrolled Students

  • Public school: 56 percent
  • Private school: 43 percent
  • Home School: < 1 percent

High School Rank of Enrolled Students (for schools that provide percentile or exact rank)

  • Students in top 10 percent of class: 90 percent
  • Valedictorian or salutatorian: 23 percent

SAT Scores – Middle 50 Percent

  • Old SAT Critical Reading: 680–760
  • Old SAT Math: 720–800
  • New SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing: 700–750
  • New SAT Math: 740–790
  • SAT Subject Test Math II: 760–800

ACT Composite – Middle 50 Percent

  • 33–35

Geographic Distribution

  • 16 foreign countries
  • 32 states
  • California: 35 percent
  • West (excluding California): 4 percent
  • Northwest: 12 percent
  • Southwest: 6 percent
  • Midwest: 6 percent
  • Northeast: 15 percent
  • South: 10 percent
  • Outside of United States: 12 percent

Racial/Ethnic Distribution

  • African-American/Black: 5 percent
  • Asian-American/Asian: 21 percent
  • Latino: 21 percent
  • Native: < 1 percent
  • White: 31 percent
  • Multiracial: 14 percent
  • Unknown: 7 percent