Claremont McKenna College (CMC)

Claremont, CA

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Claremont McKenna College

Claremont McKenna College

Claremont McKenna College Applicant Information

Important Admissions Deadlines

Application Deadline January 2
SAT / ACT Scores Due February 1
SAT II Scores Due February 1
College Will Notify April 1
Reply to Acceptance by May 1

Admission Rate

  • Men
  • Women
  Men Women Total
Applied 2,394 2,664 5,058
Accepted 352 336 688
Acceptance Rate 15% 13% 13%
Enrolled 155 136 291

CMC Test Scores

Note: All test score ranges and GPA are approximations based on available data. Falling within a school’s displayed range for test scores and/or GPA does not guarantee admission to that school.


SAT Scores

(68% of Students Admitted to Claremont McKenna College Submit SAT Scores)

  • Verbal 650 to 750
  • Math 660 to 760
  • Writing 660 to 740
  • Verbal
  • Math
  • Writing
Category Verbal Math Writing
Top 75th Percentile 750 760 740
Bottom 25th Percentile 650 660 660

ACT Scores

(32% of Students Admitted to Claremont McKenna College Submit ACT Scores)

  • Verbal 29 to 34
  • Math 28 to 32
  • Composite 29 to 32
  • Verbal
  • Math
  • Composite
  Verbal Math Composite
Top 75th Percentile 34 32 32
Bottom 25th Percentile 29 28 29

Claremont McKenna College Application Requirements

  Required Recommended Considered
Application Fee ($60)   Very Important
High School Diploma or Equivalent   Very Important
High School GPA   Very Important
High School Rank   Not Considered
High School Transcript   Very Important
Recommendations   Important
Essay     Important
Extracurricular Activities     Very Important
Volunteer Work     Considered
Standardized Test Score(s)   Very Important
Interview     Considered
Competencies     Not Considered
TOEFL   Very Important

High School Prerequisites

Subject Years Required Years Recommended
English 4 4
Foreign Language 3 3
History 1 1
Math 3 4
Science 2 3
Social Studies 1 1
Lab 2 2
Electives 1 1

Claremont McKenna College Transfer Students

Undergraduate Enrollment 1,319 (97%)
Undergraduate Transfer-in Enrollment 30 (2%)

Claremont McKenna College Admissons Requirements for Transfers

  Required Recommended Considered
Application Fee ($60)   Very Important
High School Transcript   Very Important
College Transcript   Very Important
Essay/Personal Statement   Very Important
Interview   Important
Standardized Test Scores   Important
Statement of Good Standing
from Prior Institution(s)
  Very Important

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