Liberal Arts Colleges
#2 in Liberal Arts Colleges
California Colleges
#4 in California Colleges

Overview

Claremont McKenna College is ranked 2nd in Liberal Arts Colleges and 4th in California Colleges.
Next statements evaluate Claremont McKenna College by comparing key academic facts to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in California.
  • It has very expensive tuition & fees of $56,475.
  • The acceptance rate (10%) is much lower (extremely difficult to get in).
  • The SAT & ACT scores (1,435 SAT, 33 ACT) is extremely competitive scores.
  • It has small number of students of 1,327.
  • It offers very diverse area of study (52 programs).

Undergraduate Tuition & Fees

The 2020 undergraduate tuition & fees of Claremont McKenna are $56,475 and it is very expensive compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in California.

Claremont McKenna College $56,475

All U.S. Colleges $17,692

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges $26,737

4-Years Colleges $22,926

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in California $27,917

Graduate Tuition & Fees

The 2020 graduate tuition & fees of Claremont McKenna are $64,288 and it is very expensive compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in California.

Claremont McKenna College $64,288

All U.S. Colleges $18,842

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges $18,688

4-Years Colleges $18,848

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in California $23,169

Acceptance Rate

The acceptance rate of Claremont McKenna is 10% and it is much lower (extremely difficult to get in) compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in California.

Claremont McKenna College 10%

All U.S. Colleges 69%

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges 66%

4-Years Colleges 68%

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in California 60%

Yield (Enrollment Rate)

The yield, also known as enrollment rate, of Claremont McKenna is 52% and the yield is much higher (highly eager to enroll) compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in California.

Claremont McKenna College 52%

All U.S. Colleges 37%

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges 35%

4-Years Colleges 35%

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in California 32%

SAT Scores

The average SAT score submitted by enrolled students at Claremont McKenna is 1,435 and it is extremely competitive scores compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in California.

Claremont McKenna College 1,435

All U.S. Colleges 1,123

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges 1,132

4-Years Colleges 1,124

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in California 1,178

ACT Scores

The average ACT score submitted by enrolled students at Claremont McKenna is 33 and it is lower compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in California.

Claremont McKenna College 33

All U.S. Colleges 68

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges 69

4-Years Colleges 68

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in California 75

Graduation Rate

The average graduation rate at Claremont McKenna is 91% and it is extremely higher (most students completed in-time) compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in California.

Claremont McKenna College 91%

All U.S. Colleges 56%

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges 56%

4-Years Colleges 51%

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in California 63%

Retention Rate

The average retention rate at Claremont McKenna is 96% and it is extremely higher (most students continue to attend) compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in California.

Claremont McKenna College 96%

All U.S. Colleges 69%

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges 74%

4-Years Colleges 73%

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in California 76%

Student Population

The total student population at Claremont McKenna is 1,327 and its population small compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in California.

Claremont McKenna College 1,327

All U.S. Colleges 2,931

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges 2,477

4-Years Colleges 4,686

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in California 2,024

Financial Aid Amount

The average amount of financial aid received at Claremont McKenna is $41,960 which is 74.30% of tuition & fees. The rate of the financial aid over its tuition is higher compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in California.

Claremont McKenna College $41,960

All U.S. Colleges $7,676

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges $16,488

4-Years Colleges $12,161

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in California $17,459

Student to Faculty Ratio

The students to faculty ratio at Claremont McKenna is 8 to 1 and the ratio is very lower (smaller size classes) compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in California.

Claremont McKenna College 8 to 1

All U.S. Colleges 15 to 1

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges 12 to 1

4-Years Colleges 14 to 1

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in California 11 to 1

Number of Programs

Claremont McKenna offers 52 programs and it means very diverse area of study compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in California.

Claremont McKenna College 52

All U.S. Colleges 37

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges 45

4-Years Colleges 58

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in California 32