Harvey Mudd College

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$52,383

4% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$35,460

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

0.806%

Default Rate

2016 Acceptance Rate

12.9%

4,180 Applicants

2016 Enrolled Students

842

98.5% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

93.3%

181 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 (60 degrees awarded), Computer Science (44 degrees), and General Physics (27 degrees).

In 2016, 203 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Harvey Mudd College. 47.3% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 52.7% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (96 degrees), 2.04 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (47 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Harvey Mudd College is $52,383, which is $27,968 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($24,415).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Harvey Mudd College is $52,383, which is $27,968 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($24,415).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $35,460.

In 2016, 71% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 39% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$52,383

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at Harvey Mudd College was $52,383. The cost of tuition at Harvey Mudd College is $27,968 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($24,415).

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Average Net Price

$35,460

2016 Value

2.7%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 Harvey Mudd College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $35,460. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of Harvey Mudd College grew by 2.7%.

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Other Student Expenses

$16,506

Room and Board

$800

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Harvey Mudd College was of $16,506 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $800. The cost of room and board increased by 4.25% between 2015 and 2016. 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

39%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

71% of undergraduate students at Harvey Mudd College received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a decline of 2.74% with respect to 2015, when 73% 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.

0.806%

2015 Default Rate

1

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at Harvey Mudd College was 0.806%, which represents 1 out of the 124 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 4,180 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 1.48% annual growth. Out of those 4,180 applicants, 538 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 12.9% acceptance rate.

There were 842 students enrolled at Harvey Mudd College in 2016, and 72% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Harvey Mudd College has an overall enrollment yield of 40.1%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

12.9%

Acceptance Rate in 2016

538

Accepted Out of 4,180

In 2016, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Harvey Mudd College was 12.9% (538 admissions from 4,180 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2015, which was 13%. Between 2015 and 2016, the number of applicants grew by 1.48%, while admissions grew by 0.749%.

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SAT Scores

72%

Submission Percentage

155

Scores Submitted

72% of enrolled first-time students at Harvey Mudd College in 2016 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Harvey Mudd College has a total enrollment of 842 students. The full-time enrollment at Harvey Mudd College is 829 students and the part-time enrollment is 13. This means that 98.5% of students enrolled at Harvey Mudd College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Harvey Mudd College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 35.5% White, 19.4% Asian, 15.7% Hispanic or Latino, 9.5% Two or More Races, 2.97% Black or African American, 0.475% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.356% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Harvey Mudd College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Male (18.1%), followed by White Female (17.5%) and Asian Female (11%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

98.5%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Harvey Mudd College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 842 students. The full-time enrollment at Harvey Mudd College is 829 and the part-time enrollment is 13. This means that 98.5% of students enrolled at Harvey Mudd College are enrolled full-time compared with 81% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

98%

2016 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 (74%), 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

    299

  2. Asian

    163

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    132

The enrolled student population at Harvey Mudd College is 35.5% White, 19.4% Asian, 15.7% Hispanic or Latino, 9.5% Two or More Races, 2.97% Black or African American, 0.475% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.356% 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 55.6% White, 14% Black or African American, and 12.4% 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, 44 students (5.23%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 11 fewer women than men received degrees from Harvey Mudd College. The majority of degree recipients at Harvey Mudd College are white (96 degrees awarded). There were 2.04 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (47 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Harvey Mudd College is General Engineering (60 degrees awarded), followed by Computer Science (44 degrees) and General Physics (27 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 (33 degrees awarded), Math & Statistics (21 degrees), and Engineering (60 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

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, applications & systems software (829,959 people), Miscellaneous managers (578,582 people), Miscellaneous engineers, including nuclear engineers (344,898 people), Civil engineers (241,304 people), and Postsecondary teachers (235,039 people).

The most specialized majors at Harvey Mudd College are Physical Sciences (33 degrees awarded), Math & Statistics (21 degrees), Engineering (60 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (25 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (44 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 Physicians & surgeons, Economists, Chief executives & legislators, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, and Dentists

The most specialized majors at Harvey Mudd College are Physical Sciences (33 degrees awarded), Math & Statistics (21 degrees), Engineering (60 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (25 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (44 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 (950,793 people), Architectural, engineering & related services (471,102 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (428,503 people), Elementary & secondary schools (325,354 people), and Hospitals (286,463 people).

The most specialized majors at Harvey Mudd College are Physical Sciences (33 degrees awarded), Math & Statistics (21 degrees), Engineering (60 degrees), Interdisciplinary Studies (25 degrees), and Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (44 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

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Most Common

  1. 60 degrees awarded

  2. 44 degrees awarded

  3. 27 degrees awarded

In 2016, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Harvey Mudd College was General Engineering with 60 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 107

  2. 96

In 2016, 107 degrees were awarded to men at Harvey Mudd College, which is 1.11 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (96).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2016, 35 degrees were awarded to men at Harvey Mudd College in General Engineering, which is 1.4 times more than the 25 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2016, 25 degrees were awarded to women at Harvey Mudd College in General Engineering, which is 0.714 times less than the 35 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

85%

100% Completion Time

90%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 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, 90% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 90% 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.

Hispanic or Latino Male

Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Harvey Mudd College is Male and Hispanic or Latino (100% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (67.2%).

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, 1.1% of graduates (2 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    96 degrees awarded

  2. Asian

    47 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    17 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Harvey Mudd College is white (96 degrees awarded). There were 2.04 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (47 degrees).

3.94% 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

    51 degrees awarded

  2. White Female

    45 degrees awarded

  3. Asian Female

    27 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Harvey Mudd College is white male (51 degrees awarded). There were 1.13 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (45 degrees).

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Operations

Harvey Mudd College has an endowment valued at nearly $289M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $-1.81M (-0.627%), compared to the 2.13% average return ($717k on $33.6M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2015, Harvey Mudd College had a total expenditure of $60.7M. Of that $60.7M, they spent $28M on salaries and $60.7M on benefits.

Harvey Mudd College employs 51 Professors, 31 Assistant professors, and 21 Associate professors. Most academics at Harvey Mudd College are Male Professors (38), Female Assistant professors(19), and Female Professors (13).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Harvey Mudd College are: Service, with 42 employees, Management, with 38 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 31 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$289M

2015 Endowment

1.87%

growth from 2014

Harvey Mudd College has an endowment valued at about $289M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of Harvey Mudd College grew 1.87% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $255M 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. $2.84M - Federal

  2. $0 - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2015, Harvey Mudd College received $2.84M 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

Primary Expenses

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$28M

Salary Expenditure

$60.7M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, Harvey Mudd College had a total expenditure of $60.7M. Of that $60.7M, they spent $28M on salaries and $60.7M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

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Salary Expenditure

$28M

2015 Salaries

6.59%

growth from 2014

In 2015, Harvey Mudd College paid a median of $28M in salaries, which represents 46.2% of their overall expenditure ($60.7M) and a 6.59% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 5.12% growth from 2013 and a 2.78% growth from 2012.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 13.3M (38.4% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$11.6M

Instructional Salaries

99

Number of Employees

In 2015, Harvey Mudd College paid a total of $11.6M to 99 employees working as instructors, which represents 41.3% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $4.52M (34%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Professor

Most Common Instructor

51 Employees

Service

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

42 Employees

In 2016, the most common positions for instructional staff at Harvey Mudd College were Professor with 51 employees; Assistant professor with 31 employees; and Assistant professor with 21 employees.

In 2016, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Harvey Mudd College were Service with 42 employees; Management with 38 employees; and Office and Administrative Support with 31 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 2016, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Harvey Mudd College was Male Professor with 38 employees, Female Assistant professor with 19 employees, and Female Professor with 13 employees.

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

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