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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 January 2016

Total Population

  • Total undergraduate enrollment: 815 students
  • Total graduate enrollment: 0
  • Gender distribution: 53 percent male, 47 percent female
  • Students living on campus: 99 percent
  • From out of state (international excluded): 54 percent

Racial/Ethnic Distribution

  • African-American/Black: 2 percent
  • American Indian/Alaska Native: < 1 percent
  • Asian-American/Asian: 20 percent
  • International: 13 percent
  • Latino: 10 percent
  • Native Hawaiian/other Pacific Islander: < 1 percent
  • White: 43 percent
  • Multiracial: 6 percent
  • Unknown: 4 percent

Harvey Mudd College Class of 2020

*Data as of June 2016

General

  • Number of applications: 4,180
  • Number admitted: 538
  • Enrollment: 218 (55 percent male, 45 percent female)

Schooling of Enrolled Students

  • Public school: 61 percent
  • Private school: 38 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: 88 percent
  • Valedictorian or salutatorian: 42 percent

Old SAT Scores – Middle 50 Percent

  • SAT Critical Reading: 680–780
  • SAT Math: 740–800
  • SAT Writing: 670–760
  • SAT Subject Test Math II: 760–800

ACT Composite – Middle 50 Percent

  • 32–35

Geographic Distribution

  • 11 foreign countries
  • 33 states
  • California: 37 percent
  • West (excluding California): 8 percent
  • Northwest: 12 percent
  • Southwest: 6 percent
  • Midwest: 6 percent
  • Northeast: 16 percent
  • South: 6 percent
  • Outside of United States: 8 percent

Racial/Ethnic Distribution

  • African-American/Black: 4 percent
  • Asian-American/Asian: 20 percent
  • Latino: 22 percent
  • Native: 1 percent
  • White: 34 percent
  • Multiracial: 10 percent
  • Unknown: 8 percent