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List Rules People on this list must have gone to Mount Holyoke College and be of some renown.

List of famous alumni from Mount Holyoke College, with photos when available. Prominent graduates from Mount Holyoke College include celebrities, politicians, business people, athletes and more. This list of distinguished Mount Holyoke College alumni is loosely ordered by relevance, so the most recognizable celebrities who attended Mount Holyoke College are at the top of the list. This directory is not just composed of graduates of this school, as some of the famous people on this list didn't necessarily earn a degree from Mount Holyoke College.

Emily Dickinson and Lucy Stone are only the beginning of the graduates on this list.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Mount Holyoke College?” and “Which celebrities are Mount Holyoke College alumni?”

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Lucy Stone is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Mount Holyoke College Alumni

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Emily Dickinson is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Mount Holyoke College Alumni
Emily Dickinson Poet, Writer

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Virginia Apgar is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Mount Holyoke College Alumni
Virginia Apgar Scientist, Physician

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Frances Perkins is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Mount Holyoke College Alumni

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Elaine Chao is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Mount Holyoke College Alumni
Elaine Chao Politician, Economist

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Elizabeth Holloway Marston is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Mount Holyoke College Alumni
Elizabeth Holloway Marston Editor, Psychologist, Author

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Julia Phillips is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Mount Holyoke College Alumni
Julia Phillips Film Producer, Writer

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Olympia Brown is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Mount Holyoke College Alumni

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Barbara J. Desoer is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Mount Holyoke College Alumni
Barbara J. Desoer Businessperson

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Rachel Fuller Brown is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Mount Holyoke College Alumni

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C. Leigh Purtill is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Mount Holyoke College Alumni

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Barbara Smith is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Mount Holyoke College Alumni
Barbara Smith Writer

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Jean Picker Firstenberg is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Mount Holyoke College Alumni

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Joan E. Biren is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Mount Holyoke College Alumni
Joan E. Biren Artist, Film Director, Photographer

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Jean E. Sammet is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Mount Holyoke College Alumni
Jean E. Sammet Computer scientist, Scientist

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Jill Ker Conway is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Mount Holyoke College Alumni
Jill Ker Conway Historian, Professor, Novelist

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Susan Kare is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Mount Holyoke College Alumni
Susan Kare Graphic Designer

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Helen Sawyer Hogg is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Mount Holyoke College Alumni
Helen Sawyer Hogg Astronomer

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Suzan-Lori Parks is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Mount Holyoke College Alumni
Suzan-Lori Parks Novelist, Screenwriter, Author

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Wendy Wasserstein is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Mount Holyoke College Alumni
Wendy Wasserstein Professor, Screenwriter, Actor

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Mildred Trotter is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Mount Holyoke College Alumni
Mildred Trotter Anthropologist

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Katheryn Curi is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Mount Holyoke College Alumni
Katheryn Curi Professional Road Racing Cyclist

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Susan Shirk is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Mount Holyoke College Alumni
Susan Shirk Diplomat, Professor

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Elizabeth Topham Kennan is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Mount Holyoke College Alumni
Elizabeth Topham Kennan Historian, Novelist

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Nita Lowey is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Mount Holyoke College Alumni
Nita Lowey Politician

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Dorothy Hansine Andersen is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Mount Holyoke College Alumni
Dorothy Hansine Andersen Scientist, Physician

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Dolores Hayden is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Mount Holyoke College Alumni
Dolores Hayden Poet, Educator, Historian

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Mary Eleanor Wilkins Freeman is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Mount Holyoke College Alumni
Mary Eleanor Wilkins Freeman Novelist, Writer

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Patricia Roth Schwartz is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Mount Holyoke College Alumni
Patricia Roth Schwartz Editor, Poet, Writer

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Tahmima Anam is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Mount Holyoke College Alumni
Tahmima Anam Novelist, Author, Writer

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Louisa F. Cowles is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Mount Holyoke College Alumni

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Caitlin Clarke is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Mount Holyoke College Alumni
Caitlin Clarke Instructor, Actor

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Ella T. Grasso is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Mount Holyoke College Alumni
Ella T. Grasso Politician

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Dari Alexander is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Mount Holyoke College Alumni
Dari Alexander Journalist

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Gloria Johnson-Powell is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Mount Holyoke College Alumni
Gloria Johnson-Powell Psychiatrist, Professor, Author

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Helen M. French is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Mount Holyoke College Alumni

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Sophia D. Stoddard is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Mount Holyoke College Alumni

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Jean Rikhoff is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Mount Holyoke College Alumni
Jean Rikhoff Author, Teacher

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Carolyn Collette is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Mount Holyoke College Alumni

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Mary Cutler Fairchild is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Mount Holyoke College Alumni

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Mary C. Whitman is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous Mount Holyoke College Alumni

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Carol Higgins Clark is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous Mount Holyoke College Alumni
Carol Higgins Clark Novelist, Author, Actor

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Louise Freeland Jenkins is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous Mount Holyoke College Alumni

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Mary McHenry is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous Mount Holyoke College Alumni
Mary McHenry Professor

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Abby Howe Turner is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous Mount Holyoke College Alumni

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Debra Martin Chase is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous Mount Holyoke College Alumni
Debra Martin Chase Television producer, Film Producer, Lawyer

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Roberta Teale Swartz is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous Mount Holyoke College Alumni

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Michelle Thorne is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous Mount Holyoke College Alumni

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Jane English is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous Mount Holyoke College Alumni
Jane English Physicist

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Jane Hammond is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous Mount Holyoke College Alumni
Jane Hammond Artist