890 Columbia Avenue Claremont, CA 91711 909-621-8088
About Claremont McKenna College
  • Year of Foundation 1946
  • Size of Campus 56 Acres
  • Type of Instituition Private institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees Bachelor, Master
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 1,139
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 45%,55%, 6%
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $39,995
  • Room and Board $13,000
  • Nonfall Registration Not Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Most selective
  • Application Fee $60
  • Enrollment No. 1,210
Claremont McKenna College (CMC) is a private, coeducational liberal arts college and a member of the Claremont Colleges located in Claremont, California, United States. Founded as a men's college in 1946, CMC became co-educational in 1976. Its 69 acre campus is located 35 miles (56 km) east of Downtown Los Angeles. The college focuses primarily on undergraduate education, but in 2007 it established the Robert Day School of Economics and Finance, which offers a masters program in finance. As of 2011, there are 1,301 undergraduate students and 20 graduates students.
Social Life And Activities
  • Number of frat chapter houses 0
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus International Festival; Musical Theater performances; Athenaeum events; Madrigal Feast; Concerts at Bridges Auditorium; Hawaiian Luau; Monte Carlo Night; athletic events vs. Pomona-Pitzer
  • Percent students who are frat members 0%
  • Number of honor societies Phi Beta Kappa, Sigma Delta Pi (Spanish), Psi Chi (Psychology), Phi Alpha Theta (History), Sigma Xi (Science), Omicron Delta Epsilon (Economics)
  • Number of sororities 0
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) The Interfaith Chaplaincy of The Claremont Colleges, Hillel, Intervarsity Christian Fellowship, Muslim Students Association, Catholic Students Association, Zen Meditation Group, Latter-Day Saints, Pathfinder, Services for m
  • Other on-campus organizations 0%
  • Number of students in fraternities 0
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 0%
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) International Place; International Club; Pan African Student Association; Asian-American Student Alliance; Unidos; Hapas United; Korean Students Association; Hawaiian Club; Chicano/Latino Student Center; Office of Black Stu
  • Alcohol Policies Yes
  • Number of frats 0
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors, hazing prohibited
  • Setting Suburban
  • Distance to nearest bus Pomona, CA (5)
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
  • Distance to nearest airport Ontario, CA (10), Los Angeles, CA (35)
  • Distance to nearest train Claremont, CA (2)
Student Housing
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 100%
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 100%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments 13%
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Number of students using college housing 94%
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples 0%
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 16
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles 40%
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available No
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms (87%), apartment for single students (13%), special housing for disabled students (0%)
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined 0%
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 47%
Campus Services
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Computer Courses No
  • Library Facilities Honnold/Mudd Library, Denison Library, Seely G. Mudd Science Library, Sprague Library
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library N/A
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 10,861
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in some classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in some of the college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
  • Student Computer Availability Yes
  • Museums Marian Miner Cook Athenaeum, providing opportunities for students and faculty to interact with visiting speakers; the Athenaeum also houses the CMC art collection; through the consortium, students have the opportunity to participate in cultural events at G
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations 1,500
  • Number Of Books in Library 2,476,503
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 502
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, women's center, placement service, health service, health insurance
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Number of e-books 12,087
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Number Of Subscriptions 17,052
  • Campus Safety 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)
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, military, personal, academic, older student, psychological, birth control, religious, other
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms 300
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help writing
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 5
  • Number Of Microforms 1,455,319
Student Employment and Career
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs Accenture, Access Industries, AM Productions & Management, Amazon.com, AmeriCorps - Turning the Page, Archdiocese of Los Angeles, Bain and Company, Banc of America Securities, Barrington Associates, Bathgate Capital Partners, Bear Stearns & Co., Behaviora
  • Army ROTC on campus? Offered on campus
  • Employed Students after 6 Months 62%
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution (University of Southern California)
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 40%
  • Student Employment Fedral Work Study Program Available
  • Career placment and training on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training, other
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 1,600
  • Employed Students after 1 year N/A
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
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