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Claremont McKenna College
Claremont McKenna College 500 E 9th St Claremont, CA 91711 Phone: (909) 621-8000
  • General Information
    About Claremont McKenna College

    Claremont McKenna College is a highly selective, independent, coeducational, residential, undergraduate liberal arts college. Its mission, within the mutually supportive framework of The Claremont Colleges, is to educate its students for thoughtful and productive lives and responsible leadership in business, government, and the professions, and to support faculty and student scholarship that contribute to intellectual vitality and the understanding of public policy issues. The College pursues this mission by providing a liberal arts education that emphasizes economics and political science, a professoriat that is dedicated to effective undergraduate teaching, a close student-teacher relationship that fosters critical inquiry, an active residential and intellectual environment that promotes responsible citizenship, and a program of research institutes and scholarly support that makes possible a faculty of teacher-scholars.


    Institutional statistical data was gathered from the U.S. Department of Education - Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, 2009-2010.

    Institution Type
    • 4-year, Private not-for-profit
    Special Learning Opportunities
    • ROTC (Army)
    • Study abroad
    Student Services
    • Academic/career counseling service
    • Employment services for students
    • Placement services for completers
    Credit Accepted
    • Advanced placement (AP) credits
    • The acceptance of credits for work experience or military experience are subject to review by the school and cannot be guaranteed.
    Religious Affiliation
    • Not applicable
    Federal Aid
    • Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
    Degrees/Certificates offered
    • Bachelor's degree
    • Master's degree
    Campus Setting
    • Suburb: Large
    Disability Services Student
    • 3% or Less
  • Admission
    Total Applicants 4,276
    Percent Admitted 16%
    Men Admitted 17%
    Women Admitted 16%
    Full Time Retention Rate 94%
  • Submitted ACT & SAT Scores

    •     25th Percentile Score 75th Percentile Score
      Critical Reading 650 750
      Math 650 750
  • Student Demographics
    Total Enrolled 1,220
    Native American 2
    Asian 151
    African American 47
    Hispanic 138
    Enrolled FullTime Undergraduates 1,251
    Enrolled FullTime Graduates 17

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