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Claremont McKenna College

Claremont, CA

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 one graduate school with adjoining campuses and shared facilities and services. It focuses on preparing students to be leaders. Students tend to be outgoing, very involved and entrepreneurial. Its 56-acre campus is located at the base of the San Gabriel Mountains, 35 miles east of Los Angeles.

Web Sitewww.cmc.edu/
Institution TypePrivate
CoeducationalYes
Undergraduate Students1,347
   Women658 (48.8%)
   Men689 (51.2%)
Graduate StudentsNot reported

ADMISSION

Entrance DifficultyMost difficult
Overall Admission Rate9% of 6,342 applicants were admitted
Early Action OfferedNo
Early Decision OfferedYes
Regular Admission DeadlineJanuary 5
Selection of Students
FactorVery ImportantImportantConsideredNot Considered
Academic GPAX
Standardized TestsX
EssayX
Extracurricular ActivitiesX
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPANot reported
SAT Math706 average
670-750 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading695 average
650-740 range of middle 50%
SAT Writing707 average
670-750 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite32 average
31-33 range of middle 50%

MONEY MATTERS

Cost of Attendance$67,885
Tuition and Fees
$50,945
Room and Board
$15,740
Average Percent of Need Met100%
Average Freshman Award$48,623
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates
$23,375

ACADEMICS

Academic Calendar SystemSemester
General Education/
Core Curriculum
Required
Full-Time Faculty
Teaching Undergraduates
150
Regular Class Size2-9 students: 7% of classes
10-19 students: 76% of classes
20-29 students: 11% of classes
30-39 students: 3% of classes
40-49 students: 2% of classes
50-99 students: 1% of classes
Over 100 students: 0% of classes

CAMPUS LIFE

Claremont Population35,457
Nearest Metropolitan AreaLos Angeles
Freshman Housing GuaranteeFreshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing 100% of freshmen, 97% of all students
Athletic ConferencesNCAA Division III
MascotStags; Athenas
Sororities 
Fraternities 

STUDENTS

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.0.1% American Indian/Alaskan Native
12.6% Asian
5.5% Black/African-American
17.0% Hispanic/Latino
7.0% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.2% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
50.6% White
7.1% Unknown
International Students17.2% from 38 countries
First-Year Students Returning92.7%
Students Graduating
Within 4 Years
86.3%
Graduates Offered Full-Time
Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing
Advanced Study Directly
12.1%
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CLASS OF 2022 Profile of Students on COLLEGEdata
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  GPA SAT ACT
UW W M ERW  
Average 3.81 4.22 708 698 31
Low 3.00 3.15 540 510 21
High 4.00 5.00 800 790 36
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