Harvey Mudd College

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$62,516
3.5% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$39,850
After Financial Aid
2022 Acceptance Rate
13.4%
4,440 Applicants
2022 Enrolled Students
922
98.3% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
92%
196 Graduates

About

Harvey Mudd College is a higher education institution located in Los Angeles County, CA. In 2022, the most popular Bachelors Degree concentrations at Harvey Mudd College were Mathematics & Computer Science (55 degrees awarded), General Engineering (51 degrees), and Computer Science (49 degrees).

In 2022, 240 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Harvey Mudd College. 50.8% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 49.2% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was asian (68 degrees), 1.13 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (60 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Harvey Mudd College is $62,516, which is $34,186 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,330).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Harvey Mudd College is $62,516, which is $34,186 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,330).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $39,850.

In 2022, 65% of undergraduate students attending Harvey Mudd College received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 36% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$62,516
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Harvey Mudd College was $62,516. The cost of tuition at Harvey Mudd College is $34,186 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,330).

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Average Net Price

$39,850
2022 Value
17.8%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Harvey Mudd College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $39,850. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Harvey Mudd College grew by 17.8%.

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Other Student Expenses

$13,440
Room and Board
$800
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Harvey Mudd College was of $13,440 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 25.5% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $800. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

65%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
36%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

65% of undergraduate students at Harvey Mudd College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a decline of 1.52% with respect to 2021, when 66% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

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0%
2019 Default Rate
0
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Harvey Mudd College was 0%, which represents 0 out of the 152 total borrowers.

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Admissions

Harvey Mudd College received 4,440 undergraduate applications in 2022, which represents a 6.27% annual growth. Out of those 4,440 applicants, 593 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 13.4% acceptance rate.

There were 922 students enrolled at Harvey Mudd College in 2022. 43% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Harvey Mudd College has an overall enrollment yield of 40%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

13.4%
Acceptance Rate in 2022
593
Accepted Out of 4,440

In 2022, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Harvey Mudd College was 13.4% (593 admissions from 4,440 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2021, which was 9.99%. Between 2021 and 2022, the number of applicants grew by 6.27%, while admissions grew by 25.4%..

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SAT Scores

43%
Submission Percentage (2022)
102
Scores Submitted (2022)

43% of enrolled first-time students at Harvey Mudd College in 2022 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Harvey Mudd College had a total enrollment of 922 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Harvey Mudd College is 906 students and the part-time enrollment is 16. This means that 98.3% of students enrolled at Harvey Mudd College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Harvey Mudd College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 24.9% White, 22.3% Asian, 20.6% Hispanic or Latino, 10.5% Two or More Races, 5.86% Black or African American, 0.434% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.217% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Harvey Mudd College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (14%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Male (12.7%) and Asian Female (12.3%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

98.3%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Harvey Mudd College in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 922 students. The full-time enrollment at Harvey Mudd College is 906 and the part-time enrollment is 16. This means that 98.3% of students enrolled at Harvey Mudd College are enrolled full-time compared with 79.6% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

97%
2022 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Harvey Mudd College was 97%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (72%), Harvey Mudd College had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    230 enrolled students
  2. Asian
    206 enrolled students
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    190 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Harvey Mudd College is 24.9% White, 22.3% Asian, 20.6% Hispanic or Latino, 10.5% Two or More Races, 5.86% Black or African American, 0.434% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.217% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Baccalaureate Colleges is 54.3% White, 13.8% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.1% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 50 students (5.42%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 4 more women than men received degrees from Harvey Mudd College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Harvey Mudd College is asian (68 degrees awarded). There were 1.13 times more asian recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (60 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Harvey Mudd College is Mathematics & Computer Science (55 degrees awarded), followed by General Engineering (51 degrees) and Computer Science (49 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Harvey Mudd College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Physical Sciences (30 degrees awarded), Interdisciplinary Studies (60 degrees), and Math & Statistics (18 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Harvey Mudd College are Software developers (1,052,593 people), Other managers (498,530 people), Miscellaneous engineers, including nuclear engineers (402,275 people), Civil engineers (293,265 people), and Postsecondary teachers (234,592 people).

The most specialized majors at Harvey Mudd College in 2022 are Physical Sciences (30 degrees awarded), Interdisciplinary Studies (60 degrees), Math & Statistics (18 degrees), Engineering (51 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (49 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Harvey Mudd College are Podiatrists, Surgeons, Physicians, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, and Cardiovascular technologists and technicians

The most specialized majors at Harvey Mudd College are Physical Sciences (30 degrees awarded), Interdisciplinary Studies (60 degrees), Math & Statistics (18 degrees), Engineering (51 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (49 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Harvey Mudd College are Computer Systems Design (1,111,828 people), Architectural, engineering & related services (508,764 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (469,675 people), Elementary & secondary schools (367,268 people), and Construction (349,612 people).

The most specialized majors at Harvey Mudd College are Physical Sciences (30 degrees awarded), Interdisciplinary Studies (60 degrees), Math & Statistics (18 degrees), Engineering (51 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (49 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

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Most Common (2022)
  1. 55 degrees awarded
  2. 51 degrees awarded
  3. 49 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Harvey Mudd College was Mathematics & Computer Science with 55 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

118
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
122
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 118 degrees were awarded to men at Harvey Mudd College, which is 0.967 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (122).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 32 degrees were awarded to men at Harvey Mudd College in Computer Science, which is 1.88 times more than the 17 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 28 degrees were awarded to men at Harvey Mudd College in General Engineering, which is 1.22 times more than the 23 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

84%
100% Completion Time
93%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 84% of students graduating from Harvey Mudd College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 93% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 93% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Male
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Harvey Mudd College is Male and Asian (100% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 10.7% of graduates (21 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. Asian
    68 degrees awarded
  2. White
    60 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    52 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Harvey Mudd College is asian (68 degrees awarded). There were 1.13 times more asian recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (60 degrees).

8.33% of degree recipients (20 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. Asian Female
    43 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino Male
    37 degrees awarded
  3. White Female
    35 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Harvey Mudd College is asian female (43 degrees awarded). There were 1.16 times more asian female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino male (37 degrees).

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Operations

Harvey Mudd College has an endowment valued at nearly $402M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of −NaNM (−7.28%) compared to the 0.58% average return (286k on 49.3M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2022, Harvey Mudd College had a total salary expenditure of 75.8M. Harvey Mudd College employs 47 Professors, 25 Associate professors and 20 Assistant professors. Most academics at Harvey Mudd College are Male Professor (33), Female Associate professor (15), and Female Professor (14).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Harvey Mudd College are: Service, with 77 employees, Management, with 37 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 35 employees.

Endowment

$402M
2022 Endowment
9.51%
decline from 2021

Harvey Mudd College has an endowment valued at about $402M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of Harvey Mudd College declined 9.51% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $352M higher than than the median endowment of Baccalaureate Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Baccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Salary Expenditure

$32.1M
2022 Salaries
16.2%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Harvey Mudd College paid a median of $32.1M in salaries, which represents 42.3% of their overall expenditure ($75.8M) and a 16.2% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 15.7M (37.9% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$14.5M
Instructional Salaries
111
Number of Employees

In 2022, Harvey Mudd College paid a total of $14.5M to 111 employees working as instructors, which represents 45.1% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $5.04M (32.1%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Occupations by Share

Professor
Most Common Instructor
47 Employees
Service
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
77 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Harvey Mudd College were Professor with 47 employees, Associate professor with 25 employees, and Assistant professor with 20 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Harvey Mudd College were Service with 77 employees, Management with 37 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 35 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Male Professor
  2. Female Associate professor
  3. Female Professor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Harvey Mudd College was Male Professor with 33 employees, Female Associate professor with 15 employees, and Female Professor with 14 employees.

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