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Claremont McKenna College

500 E 9th St,
Claremont, California – 91711-6400 
Phone: 
(909)621-8000

INSTITUTION

Claremont McKenna College

ADMISSION

Percent Admitted

11%

Admissions Yield

57%

Applicants Total

5,632

Admissions Total

633

ENROLLMENT

Claremont McKenna College has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,416 and a student faculty ratio of 8:1.

Total entering students at the undergraduate level, fall 2021
381
Total Enrollment
1,422
Undergraduate Enrollment
1,416
Graduate Enrollment
6
Full-time Retention Rate, 2021
98
Student-to-faculty Ratio
8
Enrolled Total
358

FEES

The total tuition and fees for Claremont McKenna College is $

  • Undergraduate Application Fee:
    $70
  • Total Tuition and Fees:
    $58,111
  • Total Tuition and Fees for In-State Students:
    $78,717
  • Total Tuition and Fees for Out of State Students:
    $78,717

ACT Requirements​

25%

Percent of Applicants Submitting ACT

32%

ACT Composite 25th Percentile

35%

ACT Composite 75th Percentile

SAT Requirements

Successful applicants to Claremont McKenna College scored between a 1420 – 1530 on the SAT’s. The average SAT score is a 1480. Roughly 28% of applicants submitted SAT scores.

SAT Statistics
Percentiles
Percent of Applicants Submitting SAT:
28%
SAT Reading and Writing 25th Percentile Score:
700
SAT Reading and Writing 75th Percentile Score:
750
SAT Math 25th Percentile Score:
720
SAT Math 75th Percentile Score:
780

Admissions Criteria

The Claremont McKenna College evaluates applicants based on a variety of factors including secondary school GPA, secondary school rank, secondary school record, recommendations, and admission test scores. The following table illustrates the importance of each according to the Common Data Set (CDS).

Secondary school GPA
Recommended
Secondary school rank
Recommended
Secondary school record
Required
Recommendations
Required
Admission test scores
Considered but not required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language
Neither required nor recommended

Diversity Statistics: Race & Ethnicity

Diversity Statistics
%
Percent of undergraduate enrollment that are American Indian or Alaska Native
0%
Percent of undergraduate enrollment that are Black or African American
5%
Percent of undergraduate enrollment that are Hispanic/Latino
16%
Percent of undergraduate enrollment that are White
37%
Percent of undergraduate enrollment that are Race/ethnicity unknown
5%
Percent of undergraduate enrollment that are Asian/Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander
15%

STUDENT FINANCIAL AID

66% of students at Claremont McKenna College are awarded financial aid with an average package of $33,141. Financial aid is based on the parental income and sometimes assets to determine the amount of eligible aid a student may receive.

66%

Percent of full-time first-time undergraduates awarded any financial aid

$33,141

Average amount of federal, state, local or institutional grant aid awarded

$21,663

Average net price-students awarded grant or scholarship aid

Graduation Statistics

Claremont McKenna College has an average graduation rate of 80% within 4 years and 93% within 6 years. At Claremont McKenna College, 308 students earn a bachelors, 10 receive a master’s, and 0 receive their doctorate.

Roughly 20% of the student body are from foreign countries,38% in-state, and 42% out-of-state.
Generally speaking, colleges and universities accept more in-state applicants than out-of-state applicants. In-state applicants have a higher probability of acceptance, with admissions being the most competitive for foreign students.

Graduation Statistics
Percent of first-time undergraduates – in-state
38%
Percent of first-time undergraduates – out-of-state
42%
Percent of first-time undergraduates – foreign countries
20%
Number of students receiving a Bachelor’s degree
308
Number of students receiving a Master’s degree
10
Number of students receiving a Doctor’s degree
0
Graduation rate, total cohort
93
Graduation rate – Bachelor degree within 4 years, total
80
Graduation rate – Bachelor degree within 6 years, total
93