Tool December 2017

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Claremont McKenna College (Claremont, CA)

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT: 50.00%
Applicants who took ACT: 60.00%
SAT I Verbal score 600-699: 50.00%
SAT I Verbal score 700+: 50.00%
SAT I Verbal score 600+: 100%
SAT I Math score 600-699: 45.00%
SAT I Math score 700+: 53.00%
SAT I Math score 600+: 98%
ACT score 24-29: 19.00%
ACT score 30-36: 81.00%
ACT score 24+: 100.00%
Students applied: 6,342
Students admitted: 599
Admission rate: 9%
Students per faculty: 9
4-year graduation rate: 86%
5-year graduation rate: 0%

STUDENT BODY

Freshmen retained: 93%
Full-time enrolled men: 689
Full-time enrolled women: 657
Part-time enrolled men: 0
Part-time enrolled women: 1
Total enrollment: 1,347

COSTS

Tuition: $52,580
Room and board: $16,220
Est. book expense: $1,200
Fees: $245
Total cost: $70,245
Cost after need-based aid: $27,800
Cost after non-need-based aid: $54,501
Average debt at graduation: $23,375

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met: 100%
Average need-based aid: $42,445
Average non-need-based aid: $15,744
Students receiving
non-need-based aid:
78
Average aid package: $46,129
Students receiving need-based aid: 531
% of aid from grants: 0%
% receiving need-based aid: 39%
% receiving non-
need-based aid:
10%
% receiving student loans: 27%