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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

Total Population (as of 10/2013)

  • Total undergraduate enrollment: 807 students
  • Total graduate enrollment: 0
  • Gender distribution: 54 percent male, 46 percent female
  • Students living on campus: 98 percent
  • From out of state (international excluded): 58 percent

Racial/Ethnic Distribution (as of 10/2013)

  • African-American/Black: 1 percent
  • American Indian/Alaska Native: < 1 percent
  • Asian-American/Asian: 22 percent
  • International: 11 percent
  • Latino: 9 percent
  • White: 47 percent
  • Multiracial: 4 percent
  • Unknown: 5 percent

Harvey Mudd College Class of 2018*

*Data as of 7/2014

General

  • Number of applications: 3,850
  • Number admitted: 524
  • Enrollment: 197 (53 percent male, 47 percent female)

Schooling of Enrolled Students

  • Public school: 59 percent
  • Private school: 40 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: 38 percent

SAT Scores – Middle 50 Percent

  • SAT 1 Critical Reading: 670–770
  • SAT 1 Math: 740–800
  • SAT 1 Writing: 680–760
  • SAT 2 Math II: 760–800

ACT Composite – Middle 50 Percent

  • 33–35

Geographic Distribution

  • 14 foreign countries
  • 30 states
  • California: 38 percent
  • West (excluding California): 6 percent
  • Northwest: 12 percent
  • Southwest: 4 percent
  • Midwest: 5 percent
  • Northeast: 16 percent
  • Southeast: 6 percent
  • Outside of United States: 14 percent

Racial/Ethnic Distribution

  • African-American/Black: 3 percent
  • Asian-American/Asian: 27 percent
  • Latino: 11 percent
  • Native: 2 percent
  • White: 40 percent
  • Multiracial: 10 percent
  • Unknown: 7 percent