Claremont McKenna college offers 32 major programs in the field of Economics, Government, Psychology, International Relations, Philosophy, Politics, & Economics (PPE), Economics-Accounting, Mathematics, Neuroscience, Computer Science, History.
In 2018, the college received 6272 applications out of which 584 applicants were offered admission, making an acceptance rate of 9.3%. The college acceptance rate is quite low indicating towards highly selection procedure.
|Application Portal||Common Application/Coalition Application|
|Application Fee||70 USD|
|Average SAT Score||1410|
|Average ACT Score||32|
|Six-Year Graduation Rate||93%|
|Freshman Retention Rate||96%|
|Student to faculty ratio||8:1|
The general deadlines for admission are given below -
|Early Decision 1||November 1|
|Early Decision 2||January 5|
|Regular Decision||January 5|
International applicants apply through the Common Application or Coalition Application.
Academic Requirements - Offical high school transcripts, Common school report and counsellor recommendation, Two teacher recommendations, Early decision agreements
English Proficiency test scores requirements -
International students can submit TOEFL, IELTS, SAT essay and/or ACT writing scores to demonstrate English language proficiency. The minimum required scores are given below.
|Test||Minimum required score|
|TOEFL (internet based test)||100|
|TOEFL (paper-based test)||600|
Visa Process for International Students
Claremont McKenna College Undergraduate Admissions
The college offers a diverse variety of courses and has a total of 32 majors and 12 sequences. The basic admission process remains the same.
Academic Requirements - Common school report, High school Transcript, Guidance Counsellor's recommendation, Two teacher recommendations, ACT/SAT
The college offers a graduate program in the field of Finance.
Requirements are given below -
|Course||Application Portal||Application Deadline||Application fee||Academic Requirements||Minimum English Language Proficiency|
|MA in Finance||Graduate portal||Rolling||70 USD||Resume, Cover letter, GMAT/GRE Scores, Two recommendation letters, Official transcripts||TOEFL (PBT) : 600|
TOEFL (IBT) : 100
|4+1 BA/MBA programs||Online||November 1, January 5||70 USD||Official transcripts, GMAT||TOEFL (PBT) : 600|
TOEFL (IBT) : 100
The CMC Admission Committee conducts a holistic review and seeks to consider the whole person during the application review. While applicant’s high school record is the most important aspect of the application, very strong consideration is also given to the extracurricular activities, essays, letters of recommendation and standardized test scores.
Claremont McKenna College admitted 9% of the total applicants in the year 2018 with about 325 students getting enrolled.
To be considered for Regular Decision admission, the applicant must submit the application and all supporting credentials by January 5. The applicant will be notified of admission decision by April 1.