Tool December 2016

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Claremont McKenna College (Claremont, CA)

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT: 58.00%
Applicants who took ACT: 56.00%
SAT I Verbal score 600-699: 38.00%
SAT I Verbal score 700+: 61.00%
SAT I Verbal score 600+: 99.00%
SAT I Math score 600-699: 33.00%
SAT I Math score 700+: 65.00%
SAT I Math score 600+: 98.00%
ACT score 24-29: 19.00%
ACT score 30-36: 81.00%
ACT score 24+: 100%
Students applied: 7,156
Students admitted: 784
Admission rate: 11%
Students per faculty: 8
4-year graduation rate: 77.3%
5-year graduation rate: 0%

STUDENT BODY

Freshmen retained: 95%
Full-time enrolled men: 677
Full-time enrolled women: 649
Part-time enrolled men: 2
Part-time enrolled women: 0
Total enrollment: 1,328

COSTS

Tuition: $50,700
Room and board: $15,740
Est. book expense: $1,200
Fees: $245
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

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met: 100%
Average need-based aid: $40,781
Average non-need-based aid: $16,059
Students receiving
non-need-based aid:
10
Average aid package: $39
Students receiving need-based aid: 524
% of aid from grants: 0%
% receiving need-based aid: 39%
% receiving non-
need-based aid:
10%
% receiving student loans: 26%