Required Application Materials

  • Common Application. Submit along with your $70 application fee. Application fee waivers are available to those who can demonstrate unusual financial need. Submit a letter from your counselor to request one. We also honor fee waivers from the College Board and NACAC.
  • Harvey Mudd College Supplement Writing Samples. Required additional essay and short answer response that will be part of the Common Application you complete for Harvey Mudd College. Preview the writing supplement topics and questions.
  • Two SAT Subject exams.* One must be in Math level 2; the other can be in any subject the student chooses.
  • SAT I or ACT (including writing component).* An official score report from the College Board or ACT is required for your application. SAT and ACT exam scores appearing on the high school transcript will not be accepted in lieu of an official score report.
  • Secondary School Supplement. This is completed by your counselor and provided with a counselor letter of recommendation.
  • Teacher Recommendation from a math or science teacher
  • Teacher Recommendation from a humanities or social science teacher
  • Official High School Transcript
  • College/University Transcript (if applicable). This is not required for any ungraded college enrichment program/courses.
  • Admission Interview (optional). For information on how to arrange an interview, see the interviews page.

*Final acceptable test dates: Early Decision I- November test date. Early Decision II- December test date. Regular Decision- January test date.