Claremont McKenna College: Ranking & Review

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Claremont McKenna College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate10%11%10%
Applicants6,3492,9363,413
Admissions658316342
Enrolled undergraduates352194158
Enrolled total (including graduate students)1,345700645

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Typical SAT scores

Number of students submitting SAT scores160
Percent of students submitting SAT scores45%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing
700
Math
725

Typical ACT scores

Number of students submitting ACT scores233
Percent of students submitting ACT scores66%
ACT Composite
32
ACT English
32
ACT Math
31

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
RecommendationsRequired
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

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
In-stateOut-of-state
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

ProgramsBachelor'sMaster'sTotal
Social Sciences129129
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies4444
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services191736
Biological and Biomedical Sciences2929
Psychology2828
Philosophy and Religious Studies1818
History1414
Mathematics and Statistics1313
English Language and Literature & Letters1111
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services1010
Natural Resources and Conservation77
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics66
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies44
Physical Sciences44
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs44
Visual and Performing Arts33
Legal Professions and Studies22
Engineering11
Public Administration and Social Service Professions
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields
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.

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

General info

Alternative namesCMC
Founded1946
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

Official Websitewww.cmc.edu
Address500 E 9th St
Claremont, California, 91711-6400
United States
Urbanization levelSuburb: Large
City population35,000
Phone9096218000
Fax+1 (909) 621 8516

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