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About Harvey Mudd College

Harvey Mudd College, a member of The Claremont Colleges, is a small, coeducational, independent, residential liberal arts college of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. Inquiries about admission may be addressed to:

Office of Admission
Harvey Mudd College
301 Platt Boulevard
Claremont, California 91711

Telephone: 909.621.8011
Fax: 909.607.7046
E-mail: admission@hmc.edu

Consult the College website, www.hmc.edu, for further information.


HARVEY MUDD COLLEGE seeks the nation’s brightest men and women to prepare them for leadership roles in an increasingly complex world. The College graduates engineers well-trained in the sciences, scientists with a knowledge of engineering, and mathematicians familiar with both science and engineering. The College emphasizes the humanities and social sciences so that its graduates will understand the impact of their work on society.

“Technology divorced from humanity is worse than no technology at all.” - Harvey Mudd College Founding Trustees


Harvey Mudd College is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC), 1001 Marina Village Parkway., Suite 402, Alameda, CA 94501; Phone: 510.748.9001; www.wascsenior.org.

Since 1962, the Department of Engineering has been accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, www.abet.org.

State of California Institutional Complaint Process

An individual may contact the Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education for review of a complaint. The bureau may be contacted at 2535 Capitol Oaks Drive, Suite 400, Sacramento, CA 95833, www.bppe.ca.gov, email: bppe@dca.ca.gov, phone: 916.431.6959, fax: 916.263.1897.

Equal Opportunity and Non Discrimination Statement

Harvey Mudd College is committed to promoting and maintaining a learning and work environment that offers equal opportunity to faculty, staff, and students, and to all applicants for employment.

As part of its mission, the College is committed to:

  • Complying with applicable federal, state, and local equal opportunity laws and regulations
  • Prohibiting unlawful discrimination or harassment in employment decisions and any of its employment policies, procedures, and practices; admission policies; educational programs; scholarship and loan programs; and other College-administered programs and activities because of a person’s race, color, religion, national origin, ethnic origin, ancestry, citizenship, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender (including gender identity and expression), marital status, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic characteristics, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. The College also prohibits discrimination and harassment based on the perception that anyone has any of these characteristics or is associated with a person who has, or is perceived as having, any of these characteristics. Consistent with state and federal law, reasonable accommodation will be provided to persons with disabilities and/or to accommodate religious practices.
  • Advising employees and students of their rights to refer violations of this policy statement to their supervisor, College administration, or the Human Resources Office without intimidation or retaliation for exercising such rights.

The following persons have been designated as Title IX and Section 504 Compliance Coordinators and handle inquiries and concerns regarding the Colleges’ equal opportunity and nondiscrimination policies, affirmative action program, and accommodation requests:

  • Faculty, staff, & applicants for employment—Assistant Vice President for Human Resources, 909.621.8512
  • Students—Associate Dean for Institutional Diversity and Title IX Officer, 909.607.3470

For the full text of the nondiscrimination/harassment policy, please contact the Division of Student Affairs at 909.621.8125.