Claremont McKenna College: Admission & Tests

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Here 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 2015/16 the school accepted only 11 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
$70
Claremont McKenna College requires a fee paid when you submit an application for admission.

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

SAT Test Scores

Taking Scholastic Ability Test is usual element of the application. 58 percent of applicants at Claremont McKenna College submitted results of their SAT test.

Most applicants who took SAT scored from 640 to 780 on Critical Reading, from 640 to 810 on Math, and from 660 to 790 on Writing. Taking these numbers into account, if you have got above 740 in SAT Critical Reading, 760 in SAT Math, and 750 in SAT Writing, this should get you accepted at this school.

Test Section
Minimum Score
Desired Score
Safe Score

SAT Critical Reading
600
710
740

SAT Math
600
730
760

SAT Writing
620
730
750

ACT Test Scores

American College Test is usual step of the application at CMC. 56 percent of applicants completed the ACT test.

Most applicants who took ACT scored from 28 to 34 on Composite, from 29 to 36 on English, and from 28 to 36 on Math. Judging from these numbers, if you got a score above 33 in ACT Composite, 34 in ACT English, and 33 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
33

ACT English
27
32
34

ACT Math
26
32
33

Contact Admissions

Phone
(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

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