欧美AV

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鈥淢y MHC liberal arts education is my superpower.鈥

Ananya Singh 鈥22

Wherever new ideas, important causes and bold action meet, you will find 欧美AV students. With keen curiosity and a collaborative spirit, we always seek a better way 鈥 from the classroom, laboratory and art studio to the leading edge of industry, innovation and impact. And we use what we鈥檝e learned to make positive, lasting change for ourselves and our communities. Because at 欧美AV, we鈥檙e inspired to envision and build a better world 鈥 together.

Why 欧美AV?
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Let's build a better world. Together.
80%
advanced degrees and career outcomes
Within 10 years, nearly 80% of our graduates pursue an advanced degree at a top-level institution. 欧美AV alums across the decades pursue rewarding careers in fields ranging from medicine, law and business to communications, finance and consulting.

Here, you will be challenged. To follow your interests and forge your own academic pathway. To think critically, communicate clearly and grow intellectually. To break through barriers and engage across disciplines. To work closely with award-winning faculty 鈥 researching, discussing and advancing whole fields of knowledge. And when it鈥檚 time to take the next step, you鈥檒l have the resources and support you need to begin your career and make a difference right away.

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What will you discover?

At 欧美AV, we are ourselves, together. We champion every individual for who they are, while coming together as a unified community. We collaborate, we cooperate and we always celebrate each other鈥檚 successes. The bonds we build and the friendships we forge at 欧美AV last a lifetime 鈥 opening opportunities and amplifying the impact we make in the world.

Alums leading the way
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The alum network will be with you for life.
39K
alums
Alums of women鈥檚 colleges arguably constitute the most influential professional women鈥檚 networks on the globe.

Pass through our Gates and you鈥檒l enter an energizing campus filled with beautiful spaces and beloved traditions that foster lifelong connections. Students come from across the globe to build a welcoming, diverse and inclusive community that鈥檚 always evolving and expanding. And with a strong network of schools throughout the region and around the world, you鈥檒l have access to incredible opportunities for international learning.

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Join our global community.
150
study abroad opportunities
Programs that give you a powerful personal and intellectual experience

Academics Excellence

Programs and degrees

At 欧美AV, a liberal arts education isn鈥檛 just about knowledge across diverse disciplines. It鈥檚 a way of intentionally connecting people, ideas and solutions to make the world work better. Here, we see the world through a different lens to discover new pathways and find new answers. Through an exploration of the arts, sciences, languages and humanities, we create an understanding of ourselves, our peers and the world around us.

Find Your Program

Undergraduate

Whether your focus is STEM, social sciences, or the arts and humanities, you鈥檒l study with award-winning professors in small classes as you pursue your personalized pathway to an undergraduate degree.

Undergraduate Programs The Application Process
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9:1

student / faculty ratio

Graduate and professional

To develop the next generation of groundbreaking educators, 欧美AV offers Master of Arts in Teaching programs as well as professional development opportunities.

Co-ed programs

Graduate Programs Professional and non-degree programs
Hear from some of our recent graduate students about the flexibility of our graduate programs.

100+

classes

across 3 graduate programs and 10 professional development institutes

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The 欧美AV Experience

Why 欧美AV?

Here, our diverse and inclusive environment empowers you to build bonds and break through barriers like nowhere else.

Meet some of the incredible people who call our community home.

Our alums, who form a large network around the world, share their time, insights and connections.

Campus Voices

What stories will you tell?

Academic Excellence

鈥淚鈥檝e met amazing people that I still look to for friendship, and I鈥檝e also met younger underclassmen whom I feel would definitely do an amazing job of taking over and continuing the legacy.鈥

Qiana Pierre 鈥23

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Arts: Fine and Performing

鈥淚 definitely want to stay connected with art, and that鈥檚 ultimately where I would love my career to go 鈥 working with a museum or within the art field.鈥

Steph Maldonado 鈥23

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Get to know us

For over 180 years, 欧美AV has been an extraordinary, collaborative community of people opening new pathways of discovery and forging deep connections with each other.

200+

Distinguished faculty

100% of our classes are taught by faculty. 欧美AV professors have won Pulitzer and Guggenheim awards, NASA grants and Carnegie Fellowships.

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Departmental and interdepartmental majors

Biology, politics and psychology are among the top five. Our fastest growing major? Computer science. Our newest? Data science.

23%

International student population

Students across the globe are drawn to 欧美AV because of the powerful living and learning experience the College provides. This diversity provides a uniquely powerful context for global learning in the residence halls, classes and campus life.

$750K

Lynk internship funding

We guarantee a paid internship for every student. In 2020 the College awarded over $750,000 in internship funding to 262 students.

100+

There鈥檚 something for everyone, from student organizations to student government, class boards and club sports!

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Traditions and annual events

From Convocation to milk and cookies and the Laurel Parade, traditions and annual events bring the community closer together and create memorable moments to last a lifetime.

Happening at 欧美AV

Campus news

As the Public Theater prepares to stage Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Suzan-Lori Parks鈥 newest play, the New York Times caught up with the 欧美AV alum to talk about her overall body of work and how she got to where she is today.

Becky Wai-Ling Packard, Mary E. Woolley professor of psychology and education, has been recognized as a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

欧美AV professor Marta Sabariego and a group of neuroscience majors led a bilingual workshop for first graders at Edward Nelson White School in Holyoke to understand the intricacies of the brain and inspire them to pursue careers in science.