Whether you chose Mount Holyoke, or it chose you, you know why. It’s all about community. It’s about having a common experience—with an uncommonly amazing group of women, faculty, and alumnae. It’s camaraderie among those pursuing leadership; it’s not going it alone. It’s a legacy and a learning environment that will encourage you. Empower you. Challenge you. Make you better. Now—and in the years ahead.
Mount Holyoke College consistently gets high Princeton Review rankings for classroom experience in undergraduate education. In the 2011 edition of The Best 373 Colleges, Mount Holyoke College ranked first in the category "best classroom experience."
We're passionate. We're passionate about challenging corporate abuse, papermaking, researching the antioxidant properties of tea, making health care more readily available in Peru, setting up lights for a show, biomedical engineering, and being in class. Check out this playlist to see how students are exploring and nurturing their passions at Mount Holyoke College.