Claremont McKenna College

Claremont, CA, USA
4.50 Average Rating
Claremont McKenna College is a private liberal arts institution situated in the suburban town of Claremont in California. The school is part of the Claremont College Consortium and students can cross register between the seven participating schools. Claremont McKenna College is home to The Marian Miner Cook Athenaeum which has hosted several famous speakers inside of its event hall. The college has been rated as having the “most selective” admissions process.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Private
  • Not for Profit
  • Coed
Level of Institution 4 Year
Campus Setting Suburb
In State Students
37%
Out of State Students
45%
0
100
10%
Acceptance Rate
Average ACT Composite: 31
0
36
Average SAT Composite: 1422
0
1600

Key Deadlines

Application Type Application Deadline Reply Deadline
Early Decision Acceptance is binding so student must attend college if accepted. November 1, 2019
Fall Regular Decision January 5, 2019 May 1, 2019
Other January 5, 2019
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Master's
Total Number of Students
1,345
Total Number of Undergrads
1,338
Academic Calendar

Semester

Non Traditional Learning
  • Combined Institution Double Degree Programs
Learning Options
  • ROTC Army
  • ROTC Air Force
  • Study Abroad
  • Honors Program
0
100
84%
Graduate in 4 Years National: 28%
0
100
90%
Graduate in 6 Years National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
8:1
National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$28,712
Tuition
In-State Tuition
$54,405
Out-of-State Tuition
$54,405
0
100
100%
Need Met
Students Receiving Financial Aid
41%
Average Aid Per Year
$40,673
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Gender
Male
Female
52%
48%
Student Organizations
68
Size of Town
Suburb: Large
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
yes
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Top 5 Cities
Los Angeles
San Francisco
New York
Seattle
Washington
Employed
6 mos. after graduation
77%
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$72,900
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What Students Are Saying

4.50 Average Rating
Claremont is a diverse school that brings out the drive and passion in every student. Although notorious for being a rigorous school, each professor is willing to take the time to make sure that the students succeed and are prepared adults for the future. With the easy access to the other Claremont Colleges surrounding Claremont McKenna, the student is never bored with their environment and can actually broaden their interests in therms of taking classes offered at the other colleges.
Karissa from Walnut, CA
Claremont McKenna places a high emphasis on leadership and ethics. The school is designed for students to actively learn and participate in activities they genuinely enjoy. Their motto is work hard, play harder.
Jessica from Claremont, CA

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