Founded in 1946, Claremont McKenna College is a private liberal arts institution based in Claremont, California. It is ranked at #9 among National Liberal Arts College by US News & World Report.
Programs, Campus and Residence
- The college consists of 12 academic departments that collectively offer various undergraduate majors, multiple accelerated, joint or dual degree programs and a MA (Master of Arts) degree in Finance. Economics, Political Science & Government, Liberal Arts & Humanities and Psychology are some of the most popular majors.
- The 69 acre campus of Claremont McKenna College houses 94% of the students. 14 resident halls and one student apartment are composed of students from various class years.
Claremont McKenna College Admission Process
Claremont McKenna College accepts the Common Application, the Coalition Application and the QuestBridge Application.
|Requirements||High School Transcripts/GDE/GPA|
|Application Fee||$70 (for international students), $40 (domestic applicants)|
|Additional Requirements||Letter of Recommendations (2-3), Resume, Cover Letter|
|Application Deadlines||January 5 (Regular Admission), November 1 (Early Decision)|
Cost of Attendance
|Tuition & Fee||$54,405|
|Room & Board||$16,705|
|Books & Supplies||$1,200|
The table above mentions the approximate total cost of attendance at Claremont McKenna College. It is liable to vary with the choice of meals, housing preferences and personal expenses.
- Claremont McKenna College offers academic scholarships (merit based), need-based awards, federal work-study and military/veteran assistance.
- US residents are required to apply for aid and submit their FAFSA as well as CSS Profile by the deadlines.
Financial aid for international students is limited at Claremont McKenna College. However, international candidates are awarded need-based financial aid as well as merit-based scholarship. They must apply for the same and submit their CSS Profiles before the prescribed deadlines.