Harvey Mudd College

Private, Four-years School Located in Claremont, CA

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How much is the HMC tuition? For the academic year 2023-2024, HMC's tuition & fees is $66,255.
With indirect costs not billed by school, such as room & boards and personal living expenses, the total cost of attendance for one academic year is $88,334 when a student lives on-campus.

HMC Tuition & Expenses

2022-2023 Rate
Tuition & Fees$66,255
Books & Supplies Costs$800
On-campus Room & Board$19,879
On-campus Expenses$1,400
Off-campus Room & Board$7,546
Off-campus Expenses$3,636
2023-2024 Estimates
Tuition & Fees$72,315

How Much Does it Cost to Go to HMC for 4 Years?

For the class of 2027, who entering colleges in 2023, the 4 years tuition & fees is $303,321 at HMC. The estimated tuition rate is based on the changes over last 5 years. With room & board, books, and other personal expenses, the estimated 4 years costs of attendance is $394,190. After receiving financial aid including grants, scholarships, and/or student loans, the 4 years COA is down to $214,436.
The following table computes the 4 years tuition and COA by class of year.
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2023-24)$69,881$91,721$50,308
Sophomore (2024-25)$73,706$96,120$52,441
Junior (2025-26)$77,740$100,745$54,674
Senior (2026-27)$81,994$105,605$57,014
4 Years Total$303,321$394,190$214,436
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2024-25)$73,706$96,120$52,441
Sophomore (2025-26)$77,740$100,745$54,674
Junior (2026-27)$81,994$105,605$57,014
Senior (2027-28)$86,482$110,714$59,464
4 Years Total$319,922$413,184$223,592
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2025-26)$77,740$100,745$54,674
Sophomore (2026-27)$81,994$105,605$57,014
Junior (2027-28)$86,482$110,714$59,464
Senior (2028-29)$91,215$116,086$62,030
4 Years Total$337,432$433,150$233,181
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2026-27)$81,994$105,605$57,014
Sophomore (2027-28)$86,482$110,714$59,464
Junior (2028-29)$91,215$116,086$62,030
Senior (2029-30)$96,207$121,733$64,719
4 Years Total$355,899$454,138$243,226
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2027-28)$86,482$110,714$59,464
Sophomore (2028-29)$91,215$116,086$62,030
Junior (2029-30)$96,207$121,733$64,719
Senior (2030-31)$101,473$127,671$67,536
4 Years Total$375,378$476,204$253,748

Average Tuition By School Type and Comparison

Compared to four-years schools nationwide, HMC' tuition is much higher than the average tuition of $20,937. Compared to private, four-years colleges in California, its tuition is much higher than the average tuition of $23,111.
In-StateOut-of-State
Harvey Mudd College$66,255
U.S. Four-years Colleges$18,672
Public Schools$7,199$12,960
Private Schools$20,937
California Four-years Colleges$20,867
Public Schools$4,034$13,259
Private Schools$23,111

Compare Similar School's Tuition

The next table compares the tuition & fees between HMC and similar schools. The similar colleges are selected by school type & level (private, four-years), ranking, and comparison frequency by our users. The comparison is based on 2022-2023 tuition rate.
LocationTuition & Fees
Harvey Mudd CollegeClaremont, CA$66,255
Amherst CollegeAmherst, MA$67,280
Williams CollegeWilliamstown, MA$64,860
Barnard CollegeNew York, NY$66,246
Pomona CollegeClaremont, CA$62,326
Claremont McKenna CollegeClaremont, CA$64,150
Bowdoin CollegeBrunswick, ME$64,910
Swarthmore CollegeSwarthmore, PA$62,412

Financial Aid and COA

At Harvey Mudd College, 592 students (65%) received grant or scholarship from the federal government, state or local government, the institution, and other sources. The average amount of grant/scholarship received is $39,264.
After receiving financial aid, the cost of attendance (COA) at HMC is $49,070 for students living on-campus and $38,973 for students living off-campus.
For beginning students (i.e. first-time freshmen), 161 students received any type of financial aid including grants/scholarship and student loans. The average amount of grant/scholarship for the first-time students is $42,386 and the average amount of student loans is $7,481.
The financial aid data is based on 2021-2022 statistics from IPEDS.
COA (on-campus)$88,334
COA (off-campus)$78,237
Tuition & Fees$66,255
Indirect Costs (on-campus)$22,079
Indirect Costs (off-campus)$11,982
COA (on-campus) after Receiving Aid$49,070
COA (off-campus) after Receiving Aid$38,973
Average Financial Aid$39,264
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Grant or Scholarship59265%$39,264
Pell Grants11713%$5,109
Federal Student Loan33036%$6,105
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Any Financial Aid16172%-
Grants or Scholarships12957%$42,386
Federal Grants3214%$7,591
Pell Grants3214%$5,623
Other Federal Grants2913%$2,172
State/Local Grants2511%$9,220
Institutional Grants12957%$38,716
Student Loan Aid9542%$7,481
Federal Student Loans9341%$5,223
Other Student Loans104%$22,490

Admission Stats and Requirements to Apply

HMC's acceptance rate is 9.99%. A total of 4,737 applicants applied to and 473 students were accepted. Of the admitted students, 225 enrolled finally, and the yield (i.e. enrollment rate) is 47.57%.
To apply to HMC, 4 items are required - Secondary school record, Completion of college-preparatory program, Recommendations and TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language). SAT and ACT scores are considered during the admissions process but are not required to be submitted.
TotalMenWomen
Applicants4,7373,142$1,595
Admitted473216$257
Enrolled225115$110
Acceptance Rate9.99%6.87%16.11%
Yield (Enrollment Rate)47.57%53.24%42.80%
Secondary school GPAConsidered But Not Required
Secondary school rankConsidered But Not Required
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of college-preparatory programRequired
RecommendationsRequired
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither Required Nor Recommended
Admission test scoresConsidered But Not Required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither Required Nor Recommended

SAT and ACT Scores

The SAT and ACT scores are considered but not required to apply to HMC. The average SAT score of the enrolled first-time students is 1,520 and the average ACT score (ACT composite) is 35.
Its SAT score is much higher than the national average score of 1,168. The ACT score is much higher than the national average score of 24.
Average25th75th
SAT Total1,5201,4801,560
National Average1,168
California Average1,305
SAT EBRW735710760
SAT Math785770800
ACT Composite353436
National Average24
California Average29
ACT Math343335
ACT English353436

Student Population

Harvey Mudd College has a total of 922 students (all undergraduate). By gender, there are 455 male students and 450 female students attending HMC.
TotalMaleFemale
Undergraduate905 455450

Directory & Academic Information

Directory Information
Address301 Platt Blvd., Claremont, CA
Phone909-621-8000
WEBhttps://www.hmc.edu
Degree & Programs
DegreeUndergraduate
Program Offered23 Programs
Academic Stats
Acceptance Rate13.36%
Yield39.97%
Student Population922
Graduation Rate92%
Transfer-out Rate5%
Retention Rate97%
Students to Faculty Ratio Rate8 to 1
Faculty & Staffs
Number of Faculties101 (Full-time), 12 (Part-time)
Number of Staffs325 (Full-time), 31 (Part-time)
Average Faculty Salary$129,881
Average Staff Salary$72,769