Tool December 2016

Best Values in Colleges

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Claremont McKenna College (Claremont, CA)

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Claremont McKenna College is ranked 35 in Kiplinger's list of Best Values in Liberal Arts Colleges and is ranked 63 among all colleges.

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT 58%
Applicants who took ACT 56%

SAT Critical Reading Score

700+61%
600-69938%
600+99%

SAT Math Score

700+65%
600-69933%
600+98%

ACT Score

30-3681%
24-2919%
24+100%

Students applied7,156
Students admitted784
Admission rate11%

Students per faculty8

4-year graduation rate77%

ANNUAL COSTS

Tuition$50,700
Fees$245
Room and board$15,740
Estimated book expense$1,200
Total cost$67,885

Cost after need-based aid$27,104
Cost after non-need-based aid$51,826

Average debt at graduation$25,422

SALARY DATA

Salary yardstick #$66,400

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met100%
Average need-based aid$40,781
Average non-need-based aid$16,059

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment1,328

Full-Time

Men677
Women649

Part-Time

Men2
Women0

Freshmen retained95%

# - Based on the median earnings of workers who started at a particular college 10 years earlier and who received federal financial aid. The data don't consider whether the student graduated or went on to graduate school.

NA - Not available


SOURCES - Peterson's Undergraduate Database (© 2016 Peterson's/Nelnet LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.

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