Claremont McKenna College

Claremont, CA

Claremont McKenna College

Claremont, CA

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Tuition & Fees

$56,475

not including room and board

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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%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
100%
Percent 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-prepatory 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
Room $9,300
Board $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
Basketball
Football
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming and diving
Tennis
Track and field outdoor
Track and field x country
Volleyball
Water polo

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

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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