Claremont McKenna College Campus, Claremont, CA

Applying to Claremont McKenna College

Acceptance Rate 9.31%
Yield 55.65%
SAT Average 1,425
ACT Average 95
Applicants 6,272

Applying To Claremont McKenna College

For academic year 2018-19, the acceptance rate is 9.31% at Claremont McKenna College where total 6,272 students applied and 584 were accepted. Next table describes the general admission information for applying to Claremont McKenna College.

Open Admission Policy
Undergraduate Application Fees$70
Admission Informationwww.cmc.edu/admission
Online Applicationwww.cmc.edu/admission/apply

Acceptance Rate, Yield, and Headcounts

For academic year 2018-2019, total 6,272 students (2,880 men and 3,392 women) applied to Claremont McKenna College and 584 (275 men and 309 women) students were admitted to the school. Among them, 160 men and 165 women were enrolled into Claremont McKenna College. Following table shows the Claremont McKenna College Admission Statistics including admission stats, acceptance rate, and yield, also known as enrolment rate, where the acceptance rate is 9.31% and yield is 55.65%.

Admission Statistics at Claremont McKenna College
Acceptance Rate 9.31% 9.55% 9.11%
Yield (Enrollment Rate) 55.65% 58.18% 53.40%
[Chart] Claremont McKenna College Acceptance Rate and Yield

Average SAT and ACT Scores

167 applicants (51% of enrolled) have submitted their SAT scores and 181 applicants (56%) have submitted their ACT scores for seeking degrees. For score submitters, SAT 75th percentile score is 1,500 and 25th percentile score is 1,350. For ACT scores, 75th percentile score is 102 and 25th percentile score is 91. Next table shows detail SAT and ACT scores distribution of enrolled students at Claremont McKenna College.

Average SAT and ACT Scores at Claremont McKenna College
25th Percentile75th Percentile
SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing670730
SAT Math680770
ACT Composite3134
ACT Math2833
ACT English3235
[Chart] SAT Scores at Claremont McKenna College
[Chart] ACT Scores at Claremont McKenna College

Admission Requirements

Claremont McKenna College requires 4 articles and recommends 2 articles to submit to their applicants. Next table summarizes the application requirements at Claremont McKenna College

Application Requirements for Claremont McKenna College
High School GPA
High School Rank
High School Record (or Transcript)
Completion of College Preparatory Program
Formal Demonstration of Competencies
Admission Test Scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Required △ Considered (not Required) ✓ Recommended ✗ Neither Required nor Recommended

Calendar System and Accepted Credits

The calendar system at Claremont McKenna College is Semester. Claremont McKenna College accepts Advanced placement (AP) Credits. Next table describes credits that Claremont McKenna College accepts.

Calendar SystemSemester
Dual Credits
Credits for Life Experiences
Advanced placement (AP) Credits