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Can I get into Claremont McKenna College? These admission statistics provide an indication how difficult it is to get in and what your chances are. 784 out of 7,156 applicants or 11% were admitted making Claremont McKenna College a very competitive school to get into with a low chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants. Academically, it has exceptionally high requirements for admission test scores. Only 44% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||42%||46%||44%|
What are the SAT and ACT requirements for students to be admitted to Claremont McKenna College and what score do you need to get in? The tables below describe the SAT and ACT test score percentile profile of the Fall 2015 starting class.
Admission data indicates that Claremont McKenna College regularly accepts students with ACTs of 29 and above. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 27 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 31 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 33 and above have very competitive chances. 56 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Claremont McKenna College.
Reporting indicates the school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1430 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 1370. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1490 out of 1600. 58 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.
|25th Percentile Score||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Est. Admission Chances|
|33 and Above||Good||>17%|
|31 to 33||Avg +||11%-17%|
|29 to 31||Avg -||7%-11%|
|27 to 29||Reach||4%-7%|
|Less than 27||Low||<4%|
|SAT Score (NEW 1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1550 and Above||Good||>17%|
|1490 to 1550||Avg +||11%-17%|
|1430 to 1490||Avg -||7%-11%|
|1370 to 1430||Reach||4%-7%|
|Less than 1370||Low||<4%|
Claremont McKenna College has not reported high school GPA data for its freshman class at this time.
The application deadline for Fall 2017 has passed. Applications were due on Jan 1, 2017.
What are the requirements for admission to Claremont McKenna College and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Recommended|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
Does accept high school AP credits or award dual credit towards both a college and high school degree?
|Credit for Life Experiences||No|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=112260 IPEDS survey data for Claremont McKenna College.