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HMC Demographics & Diversity

Claremont, California

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Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
Very High

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at HMC are predominantly White with a sizeable Asian population. The school has very high racial diversity. 62% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Harvey Mudd College students
Race Percent of Students
White 38%
Black 2%
Hispanic 13%
Asian 20%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 8%
International 13%
Race Unknown 5%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Very High

There are 4% more male students than female students enrolled at Harvey Mudd College with a gender ratio of 51% men to 49% women. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, HMC has a higher gender diversity than other US colleges and is very inclusive of both genders.

Male to female gender ratio for Harvey Mudd College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 51%
Women 49%
Enrollment by gender for Harvey Mudd College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 470
Women 452

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity

HMC serves a low number of students outside of California, with 43 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Harvey Mudd College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 43%
Out of State 43%
Foreign 15%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$82,806 per year

14% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 0%
Part time Undergrads 0%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=115409 IPEDS survey data for Harvey Mudd College.