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Claremont McKenna College

  • Claremont, CA
    location
  • Private
    type
  • Suburban
    setting
  • 48%52%
    student ratio
  • 1,316
    total students
  • $45,380 | $45,380
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • January 1
    fall application deadline
  • 11%
    acceptance rate
  • Most Difficult
    admission difficulty
  • Average test scores for all first-year students that were accepted and enrolled.
  • 710
    sat math
  • 694
    sat reading
  • 704
    sat writing
  • 31
    act composite

Majors & Degrees

Degrees Offered
Bachelor's
Associate's
  • Natural resources/environmental science
    • Environmental Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Area and ethnic studies
    • American Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Asian Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Near and Middle Eastern Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • African American/Black Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Hispanic-American, Puerto Rican, and Mexican-American/Chicano Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Engineering technologies
    • Engineering/Industrial Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Foreign languages and literature
    • French
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Spanish
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Classics and Classical Languages
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Law/legal studies
    • Legal Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • English
    • English
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Biological/life sciences
    • Biology/Biological Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Biochemistry
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Biophysics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Molecular Biology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Neuroscience
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Mathematics and statistics
    • Mathematics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Interdisciplinary studies
    • Science, Technology and Society
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Philosophy and religious studies
    • Philosophy
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Religious Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Physical sciences
    • Chemistry
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Physics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Psychology
    • Psychology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Social sciences
    • Economics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • International Relations and Affairs
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Political Science and Government
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Visual and performing arts
    • Dramatic/Theater Arts
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Film/Cinema/Video Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Business/marketing
    • Accounting
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • History
    • History
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.

Admissions

11% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied5,518
    • Accepted647
    • Acceptance Rate11%
    • Enrolled1,316
    • Female Applicants2,992
    • Females Accepted343
    • Female Acceptance Rate11%
    • Male Applicants2,526
    • Males Accepted304
    • Male Acceptance Rate12%
  • Applying
    • Application Fee
    • Required for All Essay or personal statement
      Transcript of high school record
      Letter(s) of recommendation
    • Required for Some Interview
    • Average high school GPA for first-year freshman
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
    • Fall freshmen January 1st April 1st --
    • Out-of-state Fall freshmen Not Reported
    • Early decision plan November 15th December 15th --
    • Other early decision plan January 1st February 15th --
    • Transfer April 1st May 15th --
  • Test Scores Accepted
    • Test Average School Accepted 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile*
    • SAT Critical Reading 694 650 740
    • SAT Math 710 670 760
    • SAT Writing 704 660 750
    • ACT Composite 31 29 33
    • * 25th and 75th percentile is the score that 25/75 percent of students score at or below.

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition
    • In-state tuition *$45,380
    • Out-of-state tuition *$45,380
    • In-district tuitionN/A
    • * Tuition costs are based on a full academic year typically extending from September to June.
  • Fees
    • Full-time student fees$245.00
    • Room and board *$14,385.00
    • Room only *$7,600.00
    • * Room and board charges vary according to board plan selected (i.e., 12-meal plan, 19-meal plan, etc.) and student level (freshman, sophomore, etc.)
  • Other Payment Considerations
    • Guaranteed tuition plan offeredNo
    • Tuition pre-payment planNo
    • Tuition payment plans offeredInstallments
    • Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuitionEmployees or children of employees

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Undergraduate Students1,316
    • Male Student Percentage52%
    • Female Student Percentage48%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic/Latino11.17%
    • Black or African American3.95%
    • White or Caucasian43.69%
    • American Indian or Alaska Native%
    • Asian10.79%
    • Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander.15%
    • Two or more races7.83%
    • Unknown7.75%
  • Other Student Statistics
    • International Breakout14.67% representing 31 other countries
    • Out-of-state Students54% out-of-state student

Campus Life

  • Housing
    • College-owned housing available Yes
    • Housing Requirements None
    • Housing options Coed housing , Special housing for disabled
    • Percentage of undergraduate students who live in college-owned housing 94%
  • Student Activities
    • Student-run campus newspaper Yes
    • Drama / theater group Yes
    • Student-run radio station No
    • Student-run television station No
    • Marching band No
    • Choral groups Yes
  • Student Services
    • Legal services No
    • Health clinic Yes
    • Personal / psychological counseling Yes
    • Women's center No
  • Student Organizations
    • Greek fraternities No
    • Greek sororities No
    • Local fraternities No
    • Local sororities No
    • Other organizations No
    • Most popular organizations The Forum - student newspaper, ASCMC - student government, Debate/Forensics Club, SOURCE, Rotaract
  • Campus Security and Safety
    • 24-hour emergency telephone / alarm services Yes
    • 24-hour patrols by trained officers Yes
    • Students patrols Yes
    • Late-night transport / escort services Yes
    • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Yes
    • Other Not Reported

Athletics

Member of the: NCAA Division III
  • Men's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Archery No Division C No
    • Baseball No Division 3 No
    • Basketball Yes Division 3 No
    • Bowling Yes No No
    • Cheerleading No Division C No
    • Crew Yes No No
    • Cross-country running No Division 3 No
    • Equestrian sports No Division C No
    • Fencing No Division C No
    • Field hockey No Division C No
    • Football Yes Division 3 No
    • Golf No Division 3 No
    • Lacrosse No Division C No
    • Rugby No Division C No
    • Sailing No Division C No
    • Skiing No Division C No
    • Soccer Yes Division 3 No
    • Softball No No No
    • Squash Yes No No
    • Swimming No Division 3 No
    • Tennis Yes Division 3 No
    • Tennis Yes No No
    • Track No Division 3 No
    • Ultimate Frisbee Yes No No
    • Volleyball Yes Division C No
    • Water polo Yes Division 3 No
    • Weight Lifting Yes No No
  • Women's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Archery No Division C No
    • Baseball No No No
    • Basketball Yes Division 3 No
    • Bowling Yes No No
    • Cheerleading No Division C No
    • Crew Yes No No
    • Cross-country running No Division 3 No
    • Equestrian sports No Division C No
    • Fencing No Division C No
    • Field hockey No Division C No
    • Football No No No
    • Golf No Division 3 No
    • Lacrosse No Division 3 No
    • Rugby No Division C No
    • Sailing No Division C No
    • Skiing No Division C No
    • Soccer Yes Division 3 No
    • Softball No Division 3 No
    • Squash Yes No No
    • Swimming No Division 3 No
    • Tennis Yes Division 3 No
    • Tennis Yes No No
    • Track No Division 3 No
    • Ultimate Frisbee Yes No No
    • Volleyball Yes Division 3 No
    • Water polo Yes Division 3 No
    • Weight Lifting Yes No No

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty159
    • Full-time Percentage85%
    • Part-time Percentage15%
    • Female Percentage30%
    • Male Percentage70%
    • Student:Faculty Ratio9:1 or 1,254 students to 143 faculty

Location & Contact

Claremont McKenna College

500 East 9th Street
Claremont, CA 91711
USA

Ms.Jennifer Sandoval-Dancs

Director of Admission

Phone: 909-621-8088
Fax: 909-621-8516
Email: jennifer.sandoval@cmc.edu



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