Claremont McKenna College: Ranking & Review

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Claremont Rank United States Rank World Rank
5 682 2399
Top 15%

Claremont McKenna College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Acceptance Rate10%11%10%
Enrolled undergraduates352194158
Enrolled total (including graduate students)1,345700645

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Admission requirements

Application fee for undergraduates - $70. It’s free to apply for graduates.

Secondary school GPARecommended
Secondary school rankRecommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of the college-preparatory programRequired
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission test scoresRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Neither required nor recommended

Typical SAT scores

Number of students submitting SAT scores160
Percent of students submitting SAT scores45%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing

Typical ACT scores

Number of students submitting ACT scores233
Percent of students submitting ACT scores66%
ACT Composite
ACT English
ACT Math

Claremont McKenna College Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
On-campus $71,745 $71,745
Off-campus $71,558 $71,558
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $16,220 and other expenses per full academic year.

Claremont McKenna College provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 1,289 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates $52,580 $52,580
Fees for full-time undergraduates $245 $245
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates $2,191 $2,191
Tuition for Full-time graduates $58,267 $58,267
Fees for full-time graduates $200 $200

Programs and Degrees

Social Sciences 129 129
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies 44 44
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 19 17 36
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 29 29
Psychology 28 28
Philosophy and Religious Studies 18 18
History 14 14
Mathematics and Statistics 13 13
English Language and Literature & Letters 11 11
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 10 10
Natural Resources and Conservation 7 7
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 6 6
Physical Sciences 4 4
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies 4 4
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 4 4
Visual and Performing Arts 3 3
Legal Professions and Studies 2 2
Engineering 1 1
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields
Public Administration and Social Service Professions
Grand Total34617363

A total of 346 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Claremont McKenna College.

At the master's level 17 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

Graduation rate90%90%90%
  • Full-time retention rate - 97%

General info

Alternative namesCMC
MottoCrescit cum commercio civitas
Civilization prospers with commerce
Religious affiliationNot applicable
Colorsmaroon, black
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff446
Instructional FTE168
Sector of institutionPrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPrivate not-for-profit
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus

Location and Contacts

Address500 E 9th St
Claremont, California, 91711-6400
United States
Urbanization levelSuburb: Large
City population10,000 - 50,000
Fax+1 (909) 621 8516

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