Harvey Mudd College
Harvey Mudd College (HMC) is a private residential liberal arts college of science, engineering, and mathematics, founded in 1955 and located in Claremont, California. The college is named after Harvey Seeley Mudd, one of the initial investors in the Cyprus Mines Corporation. Although involved in the planning of the new institution, Mudd died before it opened. Harvey Mudd College was funded by Mudd's friends and family, and named in his honor.
HMC is a member of the Claremont Colleges, a consortium that also includes Claremont McKenna College, Pomona College, Scripps College, Pitzer College, Claremont Graduate University and Keck Graduate Institute of Applied Life Sciences. Shared facilities include the Libraries of the Claremont Colleges. Residents of Claremont can obtain a library card for $50 per year (free for people 65 or older). Residents of Los Angeles, San Bernardino, or Orange counties can obtain library cards for $100 per year.