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Harvey Mudd College - 2017

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Institution Information

General Admissions

Entrance Requirements and Recommendations


English- Four years
Mathematics- Calculus is required before entering in the fall.
Laboratory Science- At least one year of chemistry and one year of physics are required before entering in the fall

Every first-year applicant is required to take the College Board SAT or the ACT exam (including the writing component). All applicants are also required to take two SAT Subject Tests: Math Level 2 and a second exam of the candidate's choice.


The Admission Committee encourages students to pursue advanced course work, especially in science and mathematics, if their preparation allows.
Foreign Language- Two years
Social Science- Applicants are encouraged to elect at least two years of social science courses, including at least one year of history.
Lab Science- One year of biology
Personal Interview- Interviews are not required but are strongly recommended.