Claremont McKenna College

country rank  568
world rank  1821

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University Overview

Established in 1946, Claremont McKenna College is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the medium-sized town of Claremont (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), California. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the WASC Senior College and University Commission, Claremont McKenna College (CMC) is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: 1,000-1,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Claremont McKenna College (CMC) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 72 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 10-20% making this US higher education organization a most selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Acronym CMC
Founded 1946
Motto Crescit cum commercio civitas
Civilization prospers with commerce
Colours Maroon and black

University Location

Address 500 E 9th Street
Claremont (population range: 10,000-49,999)
91711-6425 California
United States
T +1 (909) 621 8088
F +1 (909) 621 8516

Degree Levels & Study Areas

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
Int'l student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 10-20%
Admission Office 890 Columbia Avenue
Claremont 91711-6425
+1 (909) 621 8088

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 1,000-1,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 500-599
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Claremont McKenna College's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
WASC Senior College and University Commission


  • 568 Group
  • Claremont Colleges
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 14 November 2018