Claremont McKenna College: Admission & Tests

Overall Rating: Overall Ranking - OustandingQuality: Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety: Capmus Safety Rating - Very BadCosts: Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Bad
ReviewMajors / RatingsTuition / LoansFaculty / SalariesCampus CrimeAdmissions

Claremont McKenna College LogoHere is a brief overview of Claremont McKenna College general admissions procedures, aplication policies and fees, as well as desirable SAT and ACT college test scores that you might need to have in order to enroll at this school.

Admission Information

Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
Claremont McKenna College admission requirements are extremely hard - in 2013/14 the school accepted only 14 percent of the applicants.

This college requires you to submit reference letters with your application but does not require admission test scores.

CMC most likely will accept your:
  • advanced placement credits
    (from the college-level courses taught in high school)
and will decline your:
  • dual credits
  • credits for life experience

Application Fee

Application
Fee
$60
Claremont McKenna College requires a fee paid when you submit an application for admission.

The undergraduate application fee at CMC is $60.00. The graduate application fee is $70.00.

SAT Test Scores

Taking Scholastic Ability Test is important element of the application. 68 percent of applicants at Claremont McKenna College submitted results of their SAT test.

Most applicants who took SAT scored from 630 to 780 on Critical Reading, from 640 to 790 on Math, and from 640 to 770 on Writing. Taking these numbers into account, if you have got above 730 in SAT Critical Reading, 740 in SAT Math, and 730 in SAT Writing, this should get you accepted at this school.

Test Section
Minimum Score
Desired Score
Safe Score

SAT Critical Reading
580
700
730

SAT Math
590
710
740

SAT Writing
590
700
730

ACT Test Scores

American College Test is common step of the application at CMC. 32 percent of applicants completed the ACT test.

Most applicants who took ACT scored from 28 to 33 on Composite, from 28 to 36 on English, and from 27 to 33 on Math. Judging from these numbers, if you got a score above 32 in ACT Composite, 33 in ACT English, and 32 in ACT Math - this should make you safe for being accepted at this institution.

Test Section
Minimum Score
Desired Score
Safe Score

ACT Composite
26
31
32

ACT English
26
32
33

ACT Math
25
30
32

Contact Admissions

Phone Number
(909)
621-8000
To obtain the most accurate and up-to-date information about enrolling to Claremont McKenna College, please contact the college directly.

You can call this school's general information office at (909) 621-8000 or check Claremont McKenna College Website

Learn More About Claremont McKenna College

ReviewMajors / RatingsTuition / LoansFaculty / SalariesCampus CrimeAdmissions

California Colleges Offering Similar Degree Programs

Accounting and Finance
Our listing contains 201 accounting and finance schools and colleges in Los Angeles, San Diego, Sacramento, San Francisco, Claremont, Fresno, San Jose, and 128 other cities. About 8,000 accounting and finance diplomas and certificates are granted every academic year. Average tuition charges for accounting and finance degree programs in CA is around $17,800.

Art
Learn more about 170 art schools and colleges in Los Angeles, San Diego, San Francisco, Claremont, Sacramento, San Jose, Irvine, and 110 other cities. Around 6,400 art diplomas and certificates are granted every year. Average tuition charges for art programs in CA is about $23,900.

Biology
We list 193 biology schools and colleges in Los Angeles, Claremont, San Diego, Sacramento, Riverside, San Francisco, Oakland, and 126 other cities. Around 25,500 biology degrees are awarded every academic year. Average tuition charges for biology programs in CA is approximately $21,100.

Chemistry
We list 111 chemistry schools and colleges in Los Angeles, Claremont, San Diego, Irvine, Santa Barbara, Sacramento, Riverside, and 71 more cities. Around 5,000 chemistry diplomas are granted every year. Average tuition for chemistry degree programs in CA is around $29,900.

Communication and Journalism
Read information about 165 communication and journalism schools and colleges in San Diego, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Santa Barbara, Claremont, Sacramento, Irvine, and 104 more cities. About 10,300 communication and journalism diplomas are granted each year. Average tuition for communication and journalism programs in CA is roughly $23,500.

Computer Science
Learn more about 265 computer science schools and colleges in San Diego, Los Angeles, Sacramento, San Francisco, Claremont, Fresno, Oakland, and 149 more cities. Around 14,400 computer science diplomas and certificates are awarded each academic year. Average tuition charges for computer science programs in CA is roughly $20,000.

Dance and Ballet
Our listing contains 73 dance and ballet schools and colleges in Claremont, Los Angeles, San Francisco, San Diego, Riverside, San Marcos, Sacramento, and 54 other cities. About 900 dance and ballet degrees are granted each academic year. Average tuition for dance and ballet programs in CA is roughly $19,000.

Economics
Our directory contains 86 economics schools and colleges in Claremont, Los Angeles, Santa Barbara, San Francisco, Fullerton, San Diego, Riverside, and 60 more cities. About 7,700 economics diplomas are awarded each academic year. Average tuition price for economics programs in CA: $31,600.

Engineering
Learn more about 158 engineering schools and colleges in Los Angeles, San Diego, Sacramento, San Jose, Claremont, Riverside, San Francisco, and 102 more cities. About 19,500 engineering degrees are awarded every year. Average tuition for engineering degree programs in CA - $27,700.

English and Literature
We list 174 english and literature schools and colleges in Los Angeles, San Diego, Claremont, Oakland, Sacramento, San Francisco, Santa Barbara, and 105 other cities. About 11,600 english and literature diplomas are granted every year. Average tuition cost for english and literature degree programs in CA is roughly $24,300.

Ethnic and Cultural Studies
Read information about 86 ethnic and cultural studies schools and colleges in Los Angeles, Claremont, Oakland, San Diego, San Francisco, Fresno, Santa Barbara, and 58 more cities. About 3,300 ethnic and cultural studies diplomas and certificates are awarded each academic year. Average tuition charges for ethnic and cultural studies degree programs in CA is about $29,600.

Film and Acting
Read about 67 film and acting schools and colleges in Los Angeles, San Francisco, Sacramento, Santa Barbara, La Jolla, San Diego, Claremont, and 40 more cities. Approximately 6,200 film and acting diplomas and certificates are granted each academic year. Average tuition price for film and acting degree programs in CA is about $30,800.

Foreign Languages
Our directory contains 142 foreign languages schools and colleges in Los Angeles, San Diego, Riverside, Claremont, Santa Barbara, Berkeley, San Jose, and 95 other cities. Approximately 4,300 foreign languages diplomas are granted each academic year. Average tuition for foreign languages degree programs in CA: $22,600.

General Studies
We reviewed 223 general studies schools and colleges in Los Angeles, San Diego, Claremont, San Francisco, Oakland, Sacramento, San Jose, and 139 other cities. Around 70,000 general studies diplomas are granted each academic year. Average tuition charges for general studies programs in CA is roughly $8,300.

Geology
Get details on 54 geology schools and colleges in Claremont, Los Angeles, Fullerton, Merced, San Diego, Carson, Hayward, and 41 more cities. About 800 geology diplomas and certificates are granted each year. Average tuition price for geology degree programs in CA is approximately $28,800.

History
We list 118 history schools and colleges in Los Angeles, Claremont, San Diego, San Francisco, El Cajon, Santa Barbara, Irvine, and 77 other cities. About 5,100 history degrees are granted each academic year. Average tuition charges for history programs in CA - $26,400.

Law
Read information about 41 law schools and colleges in Los Angeles, San Diego, San Francisco, Claremont, Irvine, Santa Barbara, Santa Ana, and 23 other cities. About 6,800 law diplomas are granted each academic year. Average tuition cost for law programs in CA is around $36,100.

Management
Get details on 309 management schools and colleges in Los Angeles, San Diego, San Francisco, Sacramento, Oakland, Fresno, Stockton, and 159 other cities. Approximately 49,600 management diplomas and certificates are awarded each year. Average tuition cost for management degree programs in CA is about $21,100.

Mathematics
Read information about 159 mathematics schools and colleges in Los Angeles, Claremont, San Diego, Sacramento, Fresno, Riverside, Santa Barbara, and 108 other cities. About 4,600 mathematics diplomas and certificates are awarded each year. Average tuition charges for mathematics programs in CA - $25,500.

Medical
Our directory contains 287 medical schools and colleges in Los Angeles, San Diego, Sacramento, Riverside, San Francisco, Claremont, Oakland, and 146 more cities. Approximately 26,000 medical degrees are awarded every year. Average tuition charges for medical programs in CA: $19,500.

Music
Our listing contains 148 music schools and colleges in Los Angeles, San Diego, Claremont, San Francisco, Sacramento, Riverside, Oakland, and 97 more cities. Approximately 3,700 music diplomas and certificates are granted every year. Average tuition for music degree programs in CA is roughly $26,900.

Natural Resources and Environment
Learn about 95 natural resources and environment schools and colleges in Los Angeles, Claremont, Sacramento, Orange, San Francisco, Fullerton, La Jolla, and 70 other cities. Approximately 4,200 natural resources and environment diplomas and certificates are awarded each year. Average tuition for natural resources and environment programs in CA: $27,900.

Paralegal
Detailed information about 118 paralegal schools and colleges in Los Angeles, San Diego, Stockton, Torrance, Anaheim, Orange, Concord, and 82 more cities. Around 2,900 paralegal degrees are granted each academic year. Average tuition charges for paralegal degree programs in CA is approximately $17,000.

Philosophy
Read information about 93 philosophy schools and colleges in Claremont, Los Angeles, San Diego, San Francisco, Santa Barbara, Fullerton, Riverside, and 61 other cities. About 1,700 philosophy diplomas are granted each year. Average tuition charges for philosophy programs in CA is approximately $28,800.

Physics
We reviewed 117 physics schools and colleges in San Diego, Los Angeles, Claremont, Fresno, Santa Barbara, Sacramento, San Francisco, and 80 other cities. Around 2,200 physics degrees are awarded each year. Average tuition price for physics programs in CA - $27,400.

Political Science
Our listing contains 118 political science schools and colleges in Los Angeles, San Diego, Claremont, Irvine, San Francisco, Sacramento, Monterey, and 78 more cities. Approximately 9,600 political science degrees are granted every year. Average tuition price for political science degree programs in CA is around $30,600.

Psychology
Our directory contains 209 psychology schools and colleges in Los Angeles, San Diego, San Francisco, Claremont, Santa Barbara, Sacramento, San Jose, and 123 other cities. Around 27,200 psychology diplomas and certificates are granted every academic year. Average tuition for psychology degree programs in CA is approximately $22,400.

Sociology and Anthropology
Learn about 133 sociology and anthropology schools and colleges in Los Angeles, San Francisco, Claremont, San Diego, Sacramento, Santa Barbara, Fullerton, and 87 other cities. Around 11,700 sociology and anthropology degrees are awarded each year. Average tuition charges for sociology and anthropology degree programs in CA - $25,600.

Theater and Drama
Our listing contains 131 theater and drama schools and colleges in Los Angeles, Claremont, San Diego, Santa Barbara, San Francisco, Irvine, Sacramento, and 90 more cities. Approximately 4,100 theater and drama diplomas are granted every academic year. Average tuition charges for theater and drama degree programs in CA - $24,700.

Theology and Religion
Read information about 90 theology and religion schools and colleges in Berkeley, Claremont, San Diego, Los Angeles, Riverside, San Francisco, Fullerton, and 51 more cities. About 3,200 theology and religion degrees are granted each year. Average tuition price for theology and religion programs in CA is approximately $21,800.

Quick College Search

Click to Search Colleges

search by college name, city, or state

Admissions in Nearby Schools