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Claremont McKenna College

Claremont, CA

National Liberal Arts Colleges

Just 35 miles east of downtown Los Angeles is Claremont McKenna, one of seven institutions known as The Claremont Colleges. Claremont McKenna is home to 10 distinguished research institutes, giving students many opportunities for advanced study. Famous alumni include Robin Williams and Paul Brickmen (Risky Business).

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Quick Facts

500 E. 9th Street
Claremont, CA 91711

2013-2014 Tuition

$45,625 Tuition and Fees


1264 undergraduate students
52% male / 48% female


January 1 application deadline
13.6% accepted

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School Details

Institutional Control: private
Year Founded: 1946

Programs Offered

bachelor's degree, master's degree

Majors Offered

Engineering, Other, Engineering/Industrial Management, German Language and Literature, French Language and Literature, Spanish Language and Literature, Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General, Legal Studies, General, English Language and Literature, General, Biology/Biological Sciences, General, Biochemistry, Mathematics, General, Environmental Studies, Environmental Science, Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other, Philosophy, Religion/Religious Studies, Chemistry, General, Physics, General, Psychology, General, Economics, General, Economics, Other, International Relations and Affairs, Political Science and Government, General, American/United States Studies/Civilization, Asian Studies/Civilization, Latin American Studies, African-American/Black Studies, Hispanic-American, Puerto Rican, and Mexican-American/Chicano Studies, Women's Studies, Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General, Film/Cinema/Video Studies, Accounting, History, General

General Student Body Information

Total number of undergraduates: 1,264
Total number of degree-seeking full-time undergraduates: 1,250
Total number of degree-seeking part-time undergraduates: 4
Percent of male undergraduates: 52%
Percent of female undergraduates: 48%
Percent of international undergraduates: 12%

Student Services

Basic services offered: nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service, health insurance
Counseling services offered: academic, birth control, career, minority student, military, older student, personal, psychological, religious
Campus safety and security services offered: 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols; Late night transport/escort service; 24-hour emergency telephones; Lighted pathways/sidewalks; Controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)


Student activities offered: choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, jazz band, literary magazine, music ensembles, musical theater, radio station, student government, student newspaper, student film society, symphony orchestra, yearbook


Intercollegiate non-scholarship sports offered for men: baseball, basketball, cross country, football, golf, soccer, swimming, tennis, track and field (outdoor), water polo
Intercollegiate non-scholarship sports offered for women: basketball, cross country, golf, lacrosse, soccer, softball, swimming, tennis, track and field (outdoor), volleyball, water polo

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