Mount Holyoke is the oldest continuing institution of women's education in the world. Today, Mount Holyoke enrolls
approximately 2,100 undergraduates from across the country and around the world. Approximately 18 percent of students are African
American, Latina, Asian American, or Native American. A further 15 percent are international students. The College is known for
its strong science programs, for its interdisciplinary studies (such as International Relations and Critical Social Thought), and
for its beautiful campus. The College is also an incubator for writers, having produced scores of professional writers and poets,
beginning with Emily Dickinson.