Claremont McKenna College: Review & Facts

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Claremont McKenna College is a small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 1,295 students enrolled. This college was established in 1946 and is one of the 8 colleges located in Claremont, California.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
55
Claremont McKenna College will give you the option to obtain a bachelor's degree or master's degree.

CMC deploys a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers choices in 55 majors. The most popular concentrations are Economics, Political Science, Accounting and Finance, Psychology, and Biology. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other schools.
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are normally a good sign. However, if you are planning to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
95%
The rate of student retention at Claremont McKenna College is excellent at 95% (well above California average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students definitely love their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Claremont McKenna College is great - 93%.

Student to faculty ratio at Claremont McKenna College is good: 8:1. Read more details regarding instructors at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$44,200
Average tuition cost is extremely high, about $43,900 a year. The additional fees at CMC (not included in tuition costs) are approximately $300; which comes to $44,200 annually.

Read the details about Claremont McKenna College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
14%
As reported in recent government data, 5,058 applications were submitted and 688 were accepted; so it is challenging to be accepted at this school.

This college will consider accepting advanced placement credits for admission.

Find out more about admissions as well applicants test score statistics at Claremont McKenna College in the Admissions and Tests report for this college.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$7,400
Claremont McKenna College offers study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Claremont McKenna College, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
F
Claremont McKenna College provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates nearly 1,200 students, which provides a viable on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is a bit high, around $7,400 a year.

Army ROTC programs are available at CMC. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have obtained a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime data, Claremont McKenna College seems to be a very dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Claremont McKenna College Location and Maps



Post Address: Claremont McKenna College, 500 E 9th St, Claremont, California 91711-6400, USA
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