Harvey Mudd College

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$58,359
0% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$37,192
After Financial Aid
2020 Acceptance Rate
18%
3,397 Applicants
2020 Enrolled Students
854
96.1% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
92.7%
178 Graduates

About

Harvey Mudd College is a higher education institution located in Los Angeles County, CA. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Harvey Mudd College were General Engineering (68 degrees awarded), Mathematics & Computer Science (52 degrees), and Computer Science (47 degrees).

In 2020, 218 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Harvey Mudd College. 49.1% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 50.9% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (71 degrees), 1.69 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (42 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Harvey Mudd College is $58,359, which is $29,959 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,400).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Harvey Mudd College is $58,359, which is $29,959 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,400).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $37,192.

In 2020, 67% of undergraduate students attending Harvey Mudd College received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 37% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$58,359
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at Harvey Mudd College was $58,359. The cost of tuition at Harvey Mudd College is $29,959 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,400).

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Average Net Price

$37,192
2020 Value
5.63%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 Harvey Mudd College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $37,192. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of Harvey Mudd College grew by 5.63%.

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Other Student Expenses

$18,679
Room and Board
$800
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Harvey Mudd College was of $18,679 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $800. The cost of room and board increased by 3.05% between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

67%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
37%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

67% of undergraduate students at Harvey Mudd College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2020. This represents a decline of 1.47% with respect to 2019, when 68% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

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0%
2018 Default Rate
0
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at Harvey Mudd College was 0%, which represents 0 out of the 120 total borrowers.

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Admissions

Harvey Mudd College received 3,397 undergraduate applications in 2020, which represents a 16% annual decline. Out of those 3,397 applicants, 610 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 18% acceptance rate.

There were 854 students enrolled at Harvey Mudd College in 2020, and 71% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Harvey Mudd College has an overall enrollment yield of 34.3%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

18%
Acceptance Rate in 2020
610
Accepted Out of 3,397

In 2020, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Harvey Mudd College was 18% (610 admissions from 3,397 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2019, which was 13.7%. Between 2019 and 2020, the number of applicants declined by −16%, while admissions grew by 10.3%.

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SAT Scores

71%
Submission Percentage
149
Scores Submitted

71% of enrolled first-time students at Harvey Mudd College in 2020 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Harvey Mudd College has a total enrollment of 854 students. The full-time enrollment at Harvey Mudd College is 821 students and the part-time enrollment is 33. This means that 96.1% of students enrolled at Harvey Mudd College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Harvey Mudd College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 27% White, 23.8% Asian, 20% Hispanic or Latino, 9.95% Two or More Races, 3.98% Black or African American, 0.351% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.234% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Harvey Mudd College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (15.8%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Male (14.3%) and Asian Female (13.9%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

96.1%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Harvey Mudd College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 854 students. The full-time enrollment at Harvey Mudd College is 821 and the part-time enrollment is 33. This means that 96.1% of students enrolled at Harvey Mudd College are enrolled full-time compared with 80.1% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

92%
2020 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 92%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (73%), Harvey Mudd College had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    231
  2. Asian
    203
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    171

The enrolled student population at Harvey Mudd College is 27% White, 23.8% Asian, 20% Hispanic or Latino, 9.95% Two or More Races, 3.98% Black or African American, 0.351% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.234% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Baccalaureate Colleges is 54.8% White, 13.8% Black or African American, and 13.4% Hispanic or Latino.

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, 63 students (7.38%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2020, 4 fewer women than men received degrees from Harvey Mudd College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Harvey Mudd College is white (71 degrees awarded). There were 1.69 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (42 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Harvey Mudd College is General Engineering (68 degrees awarded), followed by Mathematics & Computer Science (52 degrees) and Computer Science (47 degrees).

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 Interdisciplinary Studies (52 degrees awarded), Engineering (68 degrees), and Physical Sciences (17 degrees).

Workforce

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 (865,419 people), Other managers (477,090 people), Miscellaneous engineers, including nuclear engineers (364,489 people), Civil engineers (260,036 people), and Postsecondary teachers (226,608 people).

The most specialized majors at Harvey Mudd College are Interdisciplinary Studies (52 degrees awarded), Engineering (68 degrees), Physical Sciences (17 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (47 degrees), and Math & Statistics (7 degrees).

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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 Surgeons, Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Physicians, and Derrick, rotary drill, & service unit operators, & roustabouts, oil, gas, & mining

The most specialized majors at Harvey Mudd College are Interdisciplinary Studies (52 degrees awarded), Engineering (68 degrees), Physical Sciences (17 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (47 degrees), and Math & Statistics (7 degrees).

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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 (985,095 people), Architectural, engineering & related services (479,079 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (444,669 people), Elementary & secondary schools (337,715 people), and Construction (311,318 people).

The most specialized majors at Harvey Mudd College are Interdisciplinary Studies (52 degrees awarded), Engineering (68 degrees), Physical Sciences (17 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (47 degrees), and Math & Statistics (7 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Harvey Mudd College.
Most Common
  1. 68 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 52 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 47 degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Harvey Mudd College was General Engineering with 68 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

111
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
107
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 111 degrees were awarded to men at Harvey Mudd College, which is 1.04 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (107).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2020, 43 degrees were awarded to men at Harvey Mudd College in General Engineering, which is 1.72 times more than the 25 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2020, 25 degrees were awarded to women at Harvey Mudd College in Computer Science, which is 1.14 times more than the 22 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

85%
100% Completion Time
92%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 85% of students graduating from Harvey Mudd College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 92% 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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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
American Indian or Alaska Native Male
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Harvey Mudd College is Male and American Indian or Alaska Native (100% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (72.4%).

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, 3.93% of graduates (7 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    71 degrees awarded
  2. Asian
    42 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    40 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Harvey Mudd College is white (71 degrees awarded). There were 1.69 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (42 degrees).

7.34% of degree recipients (16 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. White Female
    37 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    34 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Male
    27 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Harvey Mudd College is white female (37 degrees awarded). There were 1.09 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (34 degrees).

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Operations

Harvey Mudd College has an endowment valued at nearly $320M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $3.24M (1.01%), compared to the 2.06% average return ($820k on $39.8M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2020, Harvey Mudd College had a total salary expenditure of $71.8M. Harvey Mudd College employs 53 Professors, 22 Assistant professors, and 21 Associate professors. Most academics at Harvey Mudd College are Male Professors (38), Female Professors(15), and Male Assistant professors (13).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Harvey Mudd College are: Service, with 76 employees, Management, with 36 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 30 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$320M
2020 Endowment
2.69%
decline from 2019

Harvey Mudd College has an endowment valued at about $320M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of Harvey Mudd College declined 2.69% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $280M 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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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $3.63M - Federal
  2. $0 - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2020, Harvey Mudd College received $3.63M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $0 from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$31M
2020 Salaries
1.68%
growth from 2019

In 2020, Harvey Mudd College paid a median of $31M in salaries, which represents 43.2% of their overall expenditure ($71.8M) and a 1.68% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 6.02% growth from 2018 and a 1.36% growth from 2017.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 15.4M (40.8% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$13.1M
Instructional Salaries
101
Number of Employees

In 2020, Harvey Mudd College paid a total of $13.1M to 101 employees working as instructors, which represents 42.2% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $4.78M (31%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Professor
Most Common Instructor
53 Employees
Service
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
76 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at Harvey Mudd College were Professor with 53 employees; Assistant professor with 22 employees; and Assistant professor with 21 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Harvey Mudd College were Service with 76 employees; Management with 36 employees; and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 30 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic
  1. Male Professor
  2. Female Professor
  3. Male Assistant professor

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Harvey Mudd College was Male Professor with 38 employees, Female Professor with 15 employees, and Male Assistant professor with 13 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Harvey Mudd College.

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