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Mount Holyoke College

South Hadley, MA
University Website: www.mtholyoke.edu
Apply Online: www.mtholyoke.edu/admission/apply.html
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Mount Holyoke College is a liberal arts college for women in South Hadley, Massachusetts, United States. It was the first member of the Seven Sisters colleges, and served as a model for some of the others. Mount Holyoke is part of the Pioneer Valley's Five College Consortium, along with Amherst College, Smith College, Hampshire College, and the University of Massachusetts Amherst.

The school was originally founded in 1837 by Mary Lyon as Mount Holyoke Female Seminary. It received its collegiate charter in 1888 as Mount Holyoke Seminary and College and became Mount Holyoke College in 1893. Mount Holyoke's chapter of Phi Beta Kappa was established in 1905.

Mount Holyoke's buildings were designed between 1896 and 1960. It has a Donald Ross-designed 18-hole golf course, The Orchards, which served as host to the U.S. Women's Open in 2004. U.S. News & World Report lists Mount Holyoke as the 29th best liberal arts college in the United States in its 2011 rankings. Mount Holyoke was also ranked #1 in the nation for Best Classroom Experience in the Princeton Review 2010–2011 rankings. In 2011–2012, Mount Holyoke is one of the nation's top producers of Fulbright Scholars, ranking fourth among bachelor's institutions according to the Chronicle of Higher Education.

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Fast Facts

  • Private not for profit, Four or more years
  • students
  • $41,270.00 avg tuition

50 College Street
South Hadley, MA 01075-1489
(413) 538-2000

Apply online Admissions:
www.mtholyoke.edu/admission/
Financial Aid:
www.mtholyoke.edu/offices/sfs/

Areas of Study:

  • Architecture And Related Services
  • Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies
  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services
  • Education
  • English Language And Literature/Letters
  • Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
  • History
  • Mathematics And Statistics
  • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Natural Resources And Conservation
  • Philosophy And Religious Studies
  • Physical Sciences
  • Psychology
  • Social Sciences
  • Visual And Performing Arts
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Scholarships for Students in Massachusetts

Name Amount Deadline
IES Need-Based Financial Aid Scholarship Up to $2,000 Varies
IES Diversity Merit-Based Scholarship Varies Varies
IES Diversity Merit-Based Scholarship Varies Varies
IES Merit-Based David Porter Diversity Scholarship Up to $5,000 Varies
IES Merit-Based David Porter Diversity Scholarship Up to $5,000 Varies
Early Childhood Educators Scholarship Program Up to $4,500 Varies