Harvey Mudd College

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$58,359
3.6% growth from 2018
2019 Average Net Price
$39,411
After Financial Aid
2019 Acceptance Rate
13.7%
4,045 Applicants
2019 Enrolled Students
904
98.9% Full-Time
2018 Graduation Rate
91.9%
182 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 (83 degrees awarded), Mathematics & Computer Science (44 degrees), and Computer Science (42 degrees).

In 2019, 211 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Harvey Mudd College. 45.5% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 54.5% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (74 degrees), 1.9 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (39 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Harvey Mudd College is $58,359, which is $31,079 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($27,280).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Harvey Mudd College is $58,359, which is $31,079 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($27,280).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $39,411.

In 2019, 68% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 39% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$58,359
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of tuition at Harvey Mudd College was $58,359. The cost of tuition at Harvey Mudd College is $31,079 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($27,280).

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Average Net Price

$39,411
2019 Value
1.66%
1 Year Growth

In 2019 Harvey Mudd College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $39,411. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of Harvey Mudd College grew by 1.66%.

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Other Student Expenses

$18,127
Room and Board
$800
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Harvey Mudd College was of $18,127 in 2019. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $800. The cost of room and board increased by 3.04% between 2018 and 2019. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

68%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
39%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

68% of undergraduate students at Harvey Mudd College received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a growth of 0% with respect to 2018, when 68% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
0%
2017 Default Rate
0
Number of Defaults

In 2017 the default rate for borrower's at Harvey Mudd College was 0%, which represents 0 out of the 140 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

Harvey Mudd College received 4,045 undergraduate applications in 2019, which represents a 1.37% annual decline. Out of those 4,045 applicants, 553 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 13.7% acceptance rate.

There were 904 students enrolled at Harvey Mudd College in 2019, and 74% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Harvey Mudd College has an overall enrollment yield of 40.5%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

13.7%
Acceptance Rate in 2019
553
Accepted Out of 4,045

In 2019, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Harvey Mudd College was 13.7% (553 admissions from 4,045 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2018, which was 14.5%. Between 2018 and 2019, the number of applicants declined by −1.37%, while admissions declined by −6.9%.

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SAT Scores

74%
Submission Percentage
165
Scores Submitted

74% of enrolled first-time students at Harvey Mudd College in 2019 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Harvey Mudd College has a total enrollment of 904 students. The full-time enrollment at Harvey Mudd College is 894 students and the part-time enrollment is 10. This means that 98.9% of students enrolled at Harvey Mudd College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Harvey Mudd College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 30.3% White, 19.5% Asian, 19.5% Hispanic or Latino, 10.5% Two or More Races, 3.98% Black or African American, 0.553% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.221% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Harvey Mudd College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (17.4%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Male (13.5%) and White Male (13.2%). 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

98.9%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Harvey Mudd College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 904 students. The full-time enrollment at Harvey Mudd College is 894 and the part-time enrollment is 10. This means that 98.9% of students enrolled at Harvey Mudd College are enrolled full-time compared with 81.1% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

97%
2019 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 (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
    274
  2. Asian
    176
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    176

The enrolled student population at Harvey Mudd College is 30.3% White, 19.5% Asian, 19.5% Hispanic or Latino, 10.5% Two or More Races, 3.98% Black or African American, 0.553% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.221% 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 55% White, 14% Black or African American, and 13.1% 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, 65 students (7.19%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2019, 19 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 (74 degrees awarded). There were 1.9 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (39 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Harvey Mudd College is General Engineering (83 degrees awarded), followed by Mathematics & Computer Science (44 degrees) and Computer Science (42 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 Physical Sciences (24 degrees awarded), Interdisciplinary Studies (47 degrees), and Engineering (83 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 (1,014,294 people), Other managers (470,855 people), Miscellaneous engineers, including nuclear engineers (377,208 people), Civil engineers (281,793 people), and Postsecondary teachers (226,879 people).

The most specialized majors at Harvey Mudd College are Physical Sciences (24 degrees awarded), Interdisciplinary Studies (47 degrees), Engineering (83 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (42 degrees), and Math & Statistics (8 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, Other financial specialists, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Physicians, and Architectural & engineering managers

The most specialized majors at Harvey Mudd College are Physical Sciences (24 degrees awarded), Interdisciplinary Studies (47 degrees), Engineering (83 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (42 degrees), and Math & Statistics (8 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 (1,046,703 people), Architectural, engineering & related services (486,612 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (454,429 people), Elementary & secondary schools (336,290 people), and Construction (325,889 people).

The most specialized majors at Harvey Mudd College are Physical Sciences (24 degrees awarded), Interdisciplinary Studies (47 degrees), Engineering (83 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (42 degrees), and Math & Statistics (8 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. 83 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 44 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 42 degree-majorss awarded

In 2019, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Harvey Mudd College was General Engineering with 83 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

115
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
96
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 115 degrees were awarded to men at Harvey Mudd College, which is 1.2 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (96).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2019, 47 degrees were awarded to men at Harvey Mudd College in General Engineering, which is 1.31 times more than the 36 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2019, 36 degrees were awarded to women at Harvey Mudd College in General Engineering, which is 0.766 times less than the 47 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

86%
100% Completion Time
96%
150% Completion Time

In 2019, 86% of students graduating from Harvey Mudd College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 96% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 96% 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 Gender

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

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Harvey Mudd College is Male and Asian (100% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (69.1%).

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, 4.95% of graduates (9 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    74 degrees awarded
  2. Asian
    39 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    34 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Harvey Mudd College is white (74 degrees awarded). There were 1.9 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (39 degrees).

3.79% of degree recipients (8 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Male
    40 degrees awarded
  2. White Female
    34 degrees awarded
  3. Asian Female
    24 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Harvey Mudd College is white male (40 degrees awarded). There were 1.18 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (34 degrees).

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Operations

Harvey Mudd College has an endowment valued at nearly $329M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $24M (7.29%), compared to the 3.99% average return ($1.62M on $40.7M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2019, Harvey Mudd College had a total salary expenditure of $71.9M. Harvey Mudd College employs 55 Professors, 24 Assistant professors, and 20 Associate professors. Most academics at Harvey Mudd College are Male Professors (40), Female Professors(15), and Male Assistant professors (15).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Harvey Mudd College are: Service, with 45 employees, Management, with 37 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 30 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$329M
2019 Endowment
3.71%
growth from 2018

Harvey Mudd College has an endowment valued at about $329M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of Harvey Mudd College grew 3.71% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $288M 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. $2.88M - Federal
  2. $0 - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2019, Harvey Mudd College received $2.88M 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

$30.5M
2019 Salaries
6.02%
growth from 2018

In 2019, Harvey Mudd College paid a median of $30.5M in salaries, which represents 42.4% of their overall expenditure ($71.9M) and a 6.02% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 1.36% growth from 2017 and a 4.41% growth from 2016.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 15.5M (41% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$14M
Instructional Salaries
108
Number of Employees

In 2019, Harvey Mudd College paid a total of $14M to 108 employees working as instructors, which represents 45.9% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $4.89M (31.6%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Professor
Most Common Instructor
55 Employees
Service
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
45 Employees

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at Harvey Mudd College were Professor with 55 employees; Assistant professor with 24 employees; and Assistant professor with 20 employees.

In 2019, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Harvey Mudd College were Service with 45 employees; Management with 37 employees; and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 30 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

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

In 2019, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Harvey Mudd College was Male Professor with 40 employees, Female Professor with 15 employees, and Male Assistant professor with 15 employees.

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

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