Undergraduate Tuition & Fees
$56,475
Graduate Tuition & Fees
$64,288
On-campus Living Costs
$18,800
Off-campus Living Costs
$16,734
Undergraduate Tuition per Credit Hour
$2,341

2020 Cost of Attendance

The 2020 tuition & fees of Claremont McKenna College are $56,475 for undergraduate programs. For graduate programs, the tuition & fees are $56,475 for graduate programs.
Compare to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in California, both undergraduate and graduate tuition & fees are very expensive.
Compared to similar schools in rankings such as Swarthmore College and Washington and Lee University, tuition & fees of Claremont McKenna College is average where the average tuition & fees of the schools are $56,285.
The average living cost of the school is $18,800 when a student lives in on-campus housing. When a student lives off-campus, the average living cost is $16,734.

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2020 Tuition & fees

The 2020 undergraduate tuition & fees at Claremont McKenna College are $56,475 on average over undergraduate programs. The undergraduate tuition & fees have increased by 3.80% from last year.
The 2020 graduate tuition & fees are $64,288 on average. The graduate tuition & fees have increased by 2.99% from last year.
The following table and chart show the 2020 tuition & fees and the tuition trends over the last 5 years.

Tuition Trends Table

2020 Tuition & fees
YearUndergraduateGraduate
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
2016$48,800 $245$48,800 $245
2017$50,700 $245$50,700 $245
2018$52,580 $245$52,580 $245
2019$54,160 $245$54,160 $245
2020$56,190 $285$56,190 $285
2021$56,190 $285$56,190 $285

Tuition Trends Chart

2020 Living Costs

The 2020 average on-campus living costs is $18,800 including room & board and other living expenses (a student lives in on-campus housing such as dormitory and school-owned apartment). For students living in off-campus housing, the average living cost is $16,734.
The living cost at the school has increased by 3.27% from last year.
The following table and chart show the living costs changes over the last 5 years.

Living Costs Trends

2020 Living Costs
YearOn-CampusOff-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpensesRoom & BoardOther Expenses
2016$15,280$1,100$11,970$4,167
2017$15,740$1,500$12,492$4,158
2018$16,220$1,500$13,294$4,239
2019$16,705$1,500$13,779$3,952
2020$17,300$1,500$15,084$1,650
2021$17,300$1,500$17,300$2,130

Living Costs Trends Chart

2020 Books & Supplies Costs

The 2020 average cost for purchasing books & supplies is $1,200 at Claremont McKenna College. The books & supplies cost stays same as last year.
The following table and chart show the 2020 books & supplies costs and the trends over the last 5 years.

Books & Supplies Costs Trends

Claremont McKenna College 2020 Books & Supplies Costs
YearBooks & Supplies Costs
2016$900
2017$1,200
2018$1,200
2019$1,200
2020$1,200
2021$1,200

Books & Supplies Costs Trends Chart

2020 Tuition Per Credit Hour

The 2020 undergraduate tuition per credit hour at Claremont McKenna College is $2,341 on average over undergraduate programs. The undergraduate tuition per credit hour has increased by 3.77% from last year.
The following table and chart show the 2020 tuition per credit hour and its trends over the last 5 years.

Tuition Per Credit Hour Trends Table

2020 Tuition per Credit Hour
YearTuition per Credit Hour
2016$2,033
2017$2,113
2018$2,191
2019$2,256
2020$2,341
2021$2,341

Tuition Per Credit Hour Trends Chart