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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 10/2012)

  • Total Undergraduate Enrollment: 783 students
  • Total Graduate Enrollment: 0
  • Gender Distribution: 56% men, 44% women
  • % Living on Campus: 98%
  • % from Out of State (international excluded): 63%

Racial/Ethnic Distribution (as of 10/2012)

  • African-American/Black: 1%
  • American Indian/Alaska Native: <1%
  • Asian-American/Asian: 22%
  • International: 8%
  • Latino: 7%
  • White: 54%
  • Multiracial: 2%
  • Unknown: 5%

Distribution of Declared Majors (as of 5/2013)

  • Biology: 1.3%
  • Chemistry: 4.7%
  • Chemistry and Biology: 2.1%
  • Computer Science: 22%
  • Computer Science and Mathematics: 10.1%
  • Engineering: 33.7%
  • Mathematics: 8.5%
  • Mathematical Biology (no longer offered): .3%
  • Mathematical and Computational Biology: 4%
  • Physics: 10.6%
  • Independent Program of Studies: 1.1%
  • Off-Campus Major: 1.6%

HMC Class of 2017*

*Data as of 7/2013

  • Number of Applications: 3,540
  • Number Admitted: 643
  • Enrollment: 219- 53% men, 47% women

Schooling of Enrolled Students

  • Public School: 68%
  • Private School: 32%

High School Ranking of Enrolled Students (for schools that provide percentile and/or exact rank)

  • Students in Top 10%: 97%
  • Valedictorian or Salutatorian: 33%

SAT Scores – Middle 50%

  • SAT 1 Critical Reading: 680-760
  • SAT 1 Math: 720-800
  • SAT 1 Writing: 670-760
  • SAT 2 Math 2: 760-800

ACT Composite- Middle 50%

  • 32-35

Geographic Distribution

  • 11 Foreign Countries
  • 31 States
  • California: 35%
  • West (excluding CA): 5%
  • Northwest: 13%
  • Southwest: 3%
  • Midwest: 10%
  • Northeast: 14%
  • South: 6%
  • Outside of the U.S.: 14%

Racial/Ethnic Distribution

  • African-American/Black: 2.3%
  • Asian-American/Asian: 30%
  • Latino: 12.3%
  • Native: 0.46
  • White: 40%
  • Multiracial: 7.3%
  • Unknown: 7.3%