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Harvey Mudd College

Claremont, California

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Harvey Mudd College

Private 4 Year

About Harvey Mudd College

Harvey Mudd College (HMC) is a private residential liberal arts college of science, engineering and mathematics, founded in 1955 and located in Claremont, California, United States.

It is one of the institutions of the contiguous Claremont Colleges (the others are Pitzer College, Scripps College, Claremont McKenna College, Pomona College, Claremont Graduate University and Keck Graduate Institute of Applied Life Sciences), which share adjoining campus grounds. Harvey Mudd College shares university resources such as libraries, dining halls, health services and campus security with the other Claremont Colleges, although each college is independently managed, with their own faculty, board of trustees, endowment, and admissions procedures. Students at Harvey Mudd College may take classes (acceptable for academic credit at Harvey Mudd College) at the other four undergraduate Claremont colleges. The Bachelor of Science diploma received at graduation is issued by Harvey Mudd College.

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Located in Claremont, California.

301 Platt Blvd., Claremont, CA, 91711, Los Angeles County

Harvey Mudd College Rankings

Prepler rankings are based on rigorous and in-depth analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education.

2023 Best Colleges in America

#302 of 6828

2023 Best Colleges in California

#27 of 703

Best Physics Colleges & Universities in America

#9 of 535

Most Popular Majors

Out of 8 majors categories at Harvey Mudd College, the 5 most popular are listed below.

Graduation Rate

Graduation rate of college is a strong indicator of success of the college’s students in attaining their educational goals. Prepler defines graduation rate as the percentage of first-time, full-time students who graduated from Harvey Mudd College within four or six years.

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Notable Alumni