Harvey Mudd College

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition
$54,347
3.75% growth from 2016
2017 Average Net Price
$38,135
After Financial Aid
2017 Acceptance Rate
15.4%
4,078 Applicants
2017 Enrolled Students
861
98% Full-Time
2017 Graduation Rate
95.9%
186 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 (77 degrees awarded), Computer Science (27 degrees), and General Physics (26 degrees).

In 2017, 200 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 majority of degree recipients were white (82 degrees), 1.82 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (45 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Harvey Mudd College is $54,347, which is $29,153 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($25,194).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Harvey Mudd College is $54,347, which is $29,153 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($25,194).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $38,135.

In 2017, 71% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 41% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$54,347
2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Harvey Mudd College was $54,347. The cost of tuition at Harvey Mudd College is $29,153 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($25,194).

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Average Net Price

$38,135
2017 Value
7.54%
1 Year Growth

In 2017 Harvey Mudd College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $38,135. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Harvey Mudd College grew by 7.54%.

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Other Student Expenses

$17,051
Room and Board
$800
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Harvey Mudd College was of $17,051 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $800. The cost of room and board increased by 3.3% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

71%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
41%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

71% of undergraduate students at Harvey Mudd College received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 0% with respect to 2016, when 71% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

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0%
2016 Default Rate
0
Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Harvey Mudd College was 0%, which represents 0 out of the 150 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 4,078 undergraduate applications in 2017, which represents a 2.44% annual decline. Out of those 4,078 applicants, 629 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 15.4% acceptance rate.

There were 861 students enrolled at Harvey Mudd College in 2017, and 66% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Harvey Mudd College has an overall enrollment yield of 35.8%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

15.4%
Acceptance Rate in 2017
629
Accepted Out of 4,078

In 2017, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Harvey Mudd College was 15.4% (629 admissions from 4,078 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2016, which was 12.9%. Between 2016 and 2017, the number of applicants declined by -2.44%, while admissions grew by 16.9%.

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SAT Scores

66%
Submission Percentage
148
Scores Submitted

66% of enrolled first-time students at Harvey Mudd College in 2017 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Harvey Mudd College has a total enrollment of 861 students. The full-time enrollment at Harvey Mudd College is 844 students and the part-time enrollment is 17. This means that 98% of students enrolled at Harvey Mudd College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Harvey Mudd College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 33.2% White, 17.4% Asian, 17.4% Hispanic or Latino, 10.7% Two or More Races, 3.72% Black or African American, 0.465% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.465% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Harvey Mudd College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (17.3%), followed by White Male (16.6%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (11.5%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

98%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Harvey Mudd College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 861 students. The full-time enrollment at Harvey Mudd College is 844 and the part-time enrollment is 17. This means that 98% of students enrolled at Harvey Mudd College are enrolled full-time compared with 80.6% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

98%
2017 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 98%. 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
    286
  2. Asian
    150
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    150

The enrolled student population at Harvey Mudd College is 33.2% White, 17.4% Asian, 17.4% Hispanic or Latino, 10.7% Two or More Races, 3.72% Black or African American, 0.465% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.465% 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 54.9% White, 14% Black or African American, and 12.6% 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, 57 students (6.62%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 18 fewer women than men received degrees from Harvey Mudd College. The majority of degree recipients at Harvey Mudd College are white (82 degrees awarded). There were 1.82 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (45 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Harvey Mudd College is General Engineering (77 degrees awarded), followed by Computer Science (27 degrees) and General Physics (26 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 (36 degrees awarded), Math & Statistics (22 degrees), and Engineering (77 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 (829,612 people), Other managers (485,330 people), Miscellaneous engineers, including nuclear engineers (350,707 people), Civil engineers (242,708 people), and Postsecondary teachers (222,611 people).

The most specialized majors at Harvey Mudd College are Physical Sciences (36 degrees awarded), Math & Statistics (22 degrees), Engineering (77 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (29 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (27 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, Chemists & materials scientists, Dentists, and Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents

The most specialized majors at Harvey Mudd College are Physical Sciences (36 degrees awarded), Math & Statistics (22 degrees), Engineering (77 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (29 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (27 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 (957,385 people), Architectural, engineering & related services (466,705 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (456,664 people), Elementary & secondary schools (338,568 people), and Construction (302,401 people).

The most specialized majors at Harvey Mudd College are Physical Sciences (36 degrees awarded), Math & Statistics (22 degrees), Engineering (77 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (29 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (27 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. 77 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 27 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 26 degree-majorss awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Harvey Mudd College was General Engineering with 77 degree-majorss awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men
  1. 109
  2. 91

In 2017, 109 degrees were awarded to men at Harvey Mudd College, which is 1.2 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (91).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 41 degrees were awarded to men at Harvey Mudd College in General Engineering, which is 1.14 times more than the 36 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 36 degrees were awarded to women at Harvey Mudd College in General Engineering, which is 0.878 times less than the 41 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

86%
100% Completion Time
92%
150% Completion Time

In 2017, 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, 92% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 92% 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 Female
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Harvey Mudd College is Female and Asian (100% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (68.1%).

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, 5.38% of graduates (10 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    82 degrees awarded
  2. Asian
    45 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    20 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Harvey Mudd College is white (82 degrees awarded). There were 1.82 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (45 degrees).

3.5% of degree recipients (7 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Male
    43 degrees awarded
  2. White Female
    39 degrees awarded
  3. Asian Male
    24 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Harvey Mudd College is white male (43 degrees awarded). There were 1.1 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (39 degrees).

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Operations

Harvey Mudd College has an endowment valued at nearly $299M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $36.2M (12.1%), compared to the 7.76% average return ($2.88M on $37.1M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2017, Harvey Mudd College had a total salary expenditure of $65.4M. Harvey Mudd College employs 54 Professors, 30 Assistant professors, and 17 Associate professors. Most academics at Harvey Mudd College are Male Professors (39), Female Assistant professors(17), and Female Professors (15).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Harvey Mudd College are: Service, with 44 employees, Management, with 35 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 33 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$299M
2017 Endowment
9.62%
growth from 2016

Harvey Mudd College has an endowment valued at about $299M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Harvey Mudd College grew 9.62% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $262M 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. $2.86M - Federal
  2. $0 - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, Harvey Mudd College received $2.86M 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

$28.3M
2017 Salaries
4.41%
growth from 2016

In 2017, Harvey Mudd College paid a median of $28.3M in salaries, which represents 43.4% of their overall expenditure ($65.4M) and a 4.41% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 3.11% decline from 2015 and a 6.59% growth from 2014.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 14.2M (38.9% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$12.3M
Instructional Salaries
103
Number of Employees

In 2017, Harvey Mudd College paid a total of $12.3M to 103 employees working as instructors, which represents 43.4% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $8.01M (34.6%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Professor
Most Common Instructor
54 Employees
Service
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
44 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Harvey Mudd College were Professor with 54 employees; Assistant professor with 30 employees; and Assistant professor with 17 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Harvey Mudd College were Service with 44 employees; Management with 35 employees; and Office and Administrative Support with 33 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

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

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Harvey Mudd College was Male Professor with 39 employees, Female Assistant professor with 17 employees, and Female Professor with 15 employees.

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

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