Claremont McKenna College

Claremont, CA

Claremont McKenna College

Claremont, CA

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Tuition & Fees

$56,475

not including housing and food

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
730
25th
660
75th
770
25th
670
75th
35
25th
33
75th
33
25th
28
75th
34
25th
31
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undergraduateRatios

50%

male

50%

female

8

students

1

faculty

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Extremely Selective

13%

acceptance rate

Accepted 708
Declined 4,598
Total Received 5,306
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Private

1,358

undergraduate students

3

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

Claremont McKenna, founded in 1946, is a private, liberal arts college. It is one of the Claremont Colleges, a group of five undergraduate colleges and two graduate schools with adjoining campuses and shared facilities and services. Its 69-acre campus is located at the base of the San Gabriel Mountains, 35 miles east of Los Angeles.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 1,361
Established in 1946
Coeducational Coeducational

69-acre campus in Claremont (population: 36,478), 30 miles from Los Angeles. Served by bus and train; major airport serves Los Angeles; other airport serves Ontario (10 miles). Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Setting: Large town

Claremont McKenna College
500 East Ninth Street
Claremont, CA
91711

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
96%
of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
100%
of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
no
Students may not have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
83%
Top 1/4
100%
Top 1/2
100%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
730
25th
660
75th
770
25th
670
75th
35
25th
33
75th
33
25th
28
75th
34
25th
31

Admissions Facts

Application fee $70
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Recommended
Common application accepted Yes
Application deadline (final deadline) January 5
School has early decision program Yes
Early decision program application deadline November 1
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Extremely Selective

13%

acceptance rate

Accepted 708
Declined 4,598
Total Received 5,306

Admissions Factors

Required

Recommendations
Admission test scores
Completion of college-preparatory program
Secondary School Record

Recommended

Secondary School Rank
Secondary School GPA

Neither required nor recommended

Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
Formal demonstration of competencies

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Minority student
  • Other
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Other
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Note-taking services
  • Other
  • Reader services
  • Special housing
  • Special transportation
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders

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Financial Aid

47%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$48,767

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $56,190
Housing $9,300
Food $8,000
Additional fees $285
Books & supplies $1,200
Total $74,975
Average Financial Aid - $48,767
Total with Avg. Aid $26,208

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $1,356,267
State $1,043,920
Institutional $26,081,402
Other external $526,495
Total $29,008,084

Non-need-based

Federal
State
Institutional $1,152,920
Other external $218,649
Total $1,371,569

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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 909 621-8356
F: 909 607-0661
finaid@cmc.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball yes
Basketball yes yes
Football yes
Golf yes yes
Lacrosse yes
Soccer yes yes
Softball yes
Swimming and diving yes yes
Tennis yes yes
Track and field outdoor yes yes
Track and field x country yes yes
Volleyball yes
Water polo yes yes

Club Sports - Men's

badminton, basketball, cornhole, cycling, dodgeball, equestrian, fencing, field hockey, football (non-tackle), futsal, lacrosse, pickleball, roller hockey, rugby, soccer, spikeball, table tennis, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball (indoor/sand), water polo

Club Sports - Women's

badminton, cornhole, cycling, equestrian, fencing, field hockey, pickleball, roller derby, rugby, soccer, spikeball, table tennis, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball (indooe/sand), water polo

Intramural/Recreational Sports

badminton, basketball, cornhole, cycling, dodgeball, equestrian, fencing, field hockey, football (non-tackle), futsal, lacrosse, pickleball, roller derby, roller hockey, rugby, soccer, spikeball, table tennis, tennis, ultimate frisbee, volleyball (indooe/sand), water polo

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting. yes
African-American/Black Studies. yes
American/United States Studies/Civilization. yes
Anthropology, General. yes
Art History, Criticism and Conservation. yes
Asian Studies/Civilization. yes
Biochemistry. yes
Biology/Biological Sciences, General. yes
Biophysics. yes
Chemistry, General. yes
Cognitive Psychology and Psycholinguistics. yes
Cognitive Science, General. yes
Computer Science. yes
Dance, General. yes
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General. yes
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics. yes
Economics, General. yes
Engineering, Other. yes
Engineering/Industrial Management. yes
English Language and Literature, General. yes
Environmental Science. yes
Environmental Studies. yes
Experimental Psychology. yes
Film/Cinema/Media Studies. yes
Finance, General. yes
Fine/Studio Arts, General. yes
French Language and Literature. yes
Geology/Earth Science, General. yes
German Studies. yes
Hispanic-American, Puerto Rican, and Mexican-American/Chicano Studies. yes
History, General. yes
Human Biology. yes
International Relations and Affairs. yes
International/Globalization Studies. yes
Italian Studies. yes
Latin American Studies. yes
Mass Communication/Media Studies. yes
Mathematics, General. yes
Medieval and Renaissance Studies. yes
Molecular Biology. yes
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other. yes
Music, General. yes
Near and Middle Eastern Studies. yes
Neuroscience. yes
Organizational Behavior Studies. yes
Philosophy. yes
Physics, General. yes
Political Science and Government, General. yes
Psychology, General. yes
Public Policy Analysis, General. yes
Religion/Religious Studies. yes
Science, Technology and Society. yes
Sociology, General. yes
Spanish Language and Literature. yes
Systems Science and Theory. yes

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Economics
  2. Government
  3. Psychology

Programs Offered

  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Self-designed majors

1,361

total students

43%

in-state

57%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

100%

1,358
students

Female
50%
674

Male
50%
684

0%

3
students

Female
0%
0

Male
100%
3

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

100%

1,356
students

Female
50%
673

Male
50%
683

0%

2
students

Female
50%
1

Male
50%
1

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Student Break-down

15%
Nonresident aliens
4%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
11%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
15%
Hispanic/Latino
41%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
6%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

12%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements
High school transcript Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Required of All
Interview Recommended of All
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: March 15

Spring: November 1

Transfer Credits

Maximum transferred

64

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

64

semester hours

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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 46
Countries most often represented China
Hong Kong
India
Singapore
South Korea
The United Kingdom
Special services offered for international applicants English lab
International student center
Other
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

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