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Claremont McKenna College Admissions

Claremont McKenna admissions is extremely selective with an acceptance rate of 9%. Students that get into Claremont McKenna have an average SAT score between 1320-1490 or an average ACT score of 31-33. The regular admissions application deadline for Claremont McKenna is January 5. Interested students can apply for early decision, and the Claremont McKenna early decision deadline is November 1.

Admissions Statistics

Acceptance Rate
9%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate
32%
Total Applicants
6,342
SAT Range
1320-1490
SAT Reading
650-740
SAT Math
670-750
Students Submitting SAT
50%
ACT Range
31-33
ACT English
30-33
ACT Math
28-33
ACT Writing
Students Submitting ACT
60%

Admissions Deadlines

Application Deadline
January 5
Early Decision Deadline
November 1
Early Action Deadline
Offers Early Decision
Yes
Offers Early Action
No
Application Fee
$70
Application Website
Accepts Common App
Yes
Accepts Coalition App
Yes

Admissions Requirements

What Really Matters When Applying
  • High School GPA
    Recommended
  • High School Rank
    Recommended
  • High School Transcript
    Required
  • College Prep Courses
    Required
  • SAT/ACT
    Required
  • Recommendations
    Required
Poll
75%
of students say the admissions process made them feel like the school cared about them as an applicant.8 responses
Poll
75%
of students feel the admissions process evaluated them individually as a real person, not just a set of numbers.8 responses
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