Claremont McKenna College Admissions

The application fee is $70 for applying undergraduate school at Claremont McKenna College. Next table presents general admission information.
General Admission Information
Open Admission PolicyNo
Undergraduate Application Fees$70
Admission Informationwww.cmc.edu/admission
Online Applicationwww.cmc.edu/admission/apply
Calendar SystemSemester
Credits AcceptedAdvanced placement (AP) Credits
Degree OfferedBachelor, Master

Admission Statistics

For academic year 2019-20, the acceptance rate is 10.30% and yield is 52.48%. 2,872 men and 3,194 women applied to Claremont McKenna College and 291 men and 334 women students were accepted. Among them, 155 men and 173 women were enrolled into the school (Fall 2019). Following table and chart show the admission statistics including number of applicants, acceptance rate, and yield (also known as enrollment rate).
TotalMenWomen
Applicants6,0662,8723,194
Admitted625291334
Enrolled328155173
Acceptance Ratio 10.30%10.13%10.46%
Yield 52.48%53.26%51.80%

SAT and ACT Score Distribution

For academic year 2019-2020, 185 students (56% of enrolled) have submitted their SAT scores and 173 students (53%) have submitted their ACT scores for seeking degrees. For score submitters, SAT 75th percentile score of Evidence-Based Reading/Writing is 730 and 25th percentile is 670. The SAT Math score is 780 (75th) and 690 (25th). The submitted ACT score is 103 (75th percentile) and 103 (25th percentile). .
25th Percentile75th Percentile
SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing670730
SAT Math690780
ACT Composite3134
ACT Math2934
ACT English3235
The submitted SAT and ACT scores of admitted students at Claremont McKenna College are very competitive and high when comparing similar colleges (SAT: 1,203, ACT: 73 - Private (not-for-profit) Baccalaureate College - Arts & Sciences).

Application Requirements

Claremont McKenna College requires to submit High School GPA, High School Rank, High School Record (or Transcript) and Completion of College Preparatory Program to its applicants.The school recommends to submit High School GPA and High School Rank. Next table summarizes Claremont McKenna College application requirements.
For more admission information such as minimum GPA and required years of subject, see Claremont McKenna College online application page .
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Admission Requirements
High School GPARecommended
High School RankRecommended
High School Record (or Transcript)Required
Completion of College Preparatory ProgramRequired
RecommendationsRequired
Formal Demonstration of CompetenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission Test ScoresRequired
TOEFLNeither required nor recommended
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended


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