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Claremont McKenna College

Claremont, CA

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Overview

Claremont McKenna College is a Comprehensive institution located in Claremont, CA, in a suburban setting.

Location & Contact

Address Office of Admission and Financial Aid
888 Columbia Avenue
Claremont, CA  91711
United States
Contact Ms. Jennifer Sandoval-Dancs
Associate Vice President for Admissions and Financial Aid
Email: admission@cmc.edu
Phone: 909-621-8088
Fax: 909-621-8516

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Majors & Degrees

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
African American/Black Studies Checkmark
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Hispanic-American, Puerto Rican, And Mexican-American/Chicano Studies Checkmark
Near And Middle Eastern Studies Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Biophysics Checkmark
Molecular Biology Checkmark
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Engineering Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
Classics And Classical Languages Checkmark
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History Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
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Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
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Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Econometrics And Quantitative Economics Checkmark
International Relations And Affairs Checkmark
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Dramatic/theater Arts Checkmark
Film/cinema/video Studies Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

6,066
Applied
625
Accepted
1,343
Enrolled
10%
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Female Admissions

3,194
Females Applied
334
Females Accepted
10%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

2,872
Males Applied
291
Males Accepted
10%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

70
Application Fee
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay
3 recommendations
Recommended Interview

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen January 5th April 1st
Early decision plan November 1st December 15th
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer March 15th May 15th

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score 25th % Info icon 75th % Info icon
SAT Critical Reading 699 670 730
SAT Math 730 690 780
ACT Composite 32 31 34

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

56,190
Private
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Fees

285
Full-time student fees
17,300
Room & board
9,300
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Employees

Financial Aid

57,151
Avg. Financial Aid Package
60,818
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
56,504
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,090
Avg. Loan Aid
19,215
Avg. Grant Aid
51,838
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
100%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
100%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

1,343
Total Undergrad students
16%
International Students
55%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 15.36%
Black or African American 4.42%
White or Caucasian 41.2%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.07%
Asian 11.54%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.15%
Two or more races 6.52%
Other 5.09%

Gender

Male (50.56%)
Female (49.44%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 96%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
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Campus events:
Monte Carlo/Homecoming, International Festival and Athenaum Events

Student Services

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Women's center Checkmark
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Student Organizations

Greek fraternities
Greek sororities
Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Associated Students of Claremont McKenna College, College Programming Board and Asian Pacific American Mentoring Program (APAM)

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
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Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark Checkmark No
Baseball No Division 3 No
Basketball Checkmark Division 3 No
Cross-country Running No Division 3 No
Equestrian Sports No Checkmark No
Fencing No Checkmark No
Field Hockey No Checkmark No
Football No Division 3 No
Golf No Division 3 No
Lacrosse No Checkmark No
Rugby No Checkmark No
Sand Volleyball Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 3 No
Softball No No No
Swimming And Diving No Division 3 No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 3 No
Track And Field No Division 3 No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark Checkmark No
Volleyball Checkmark Checkmark No
Water Polo Checkmark Division 3 No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark Checkmark No
Baseball No No No
Basketball No Division 3 No
Cross-country Running No Division 3 No
Equestrian Sports No Checkmark No
Fencing No Checkmark No
Field Hockey No Checkmark No
Football No No No
Golf No Division 3 No
Lacrosse No Division 3 No
Rugby No Checkmark No
Sand Volleyball Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 3 No
Softball No Division 3 No
Swimming And Diving No Division 3 No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 3 No
Track And Field No Division 3 No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark Checkmark No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 3 No
Water Polo Checkmark Division 3 No

Faculty

171
Total Faculty
8:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 149
Part-time - 22
Male - 103
Female - 68
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