Overall Claremont McKenna College Acceptance Rate
Accepted Applicants Profile
- SAT Scores: 1340 - 1530
- ACT Scores: 29 - 33
How Hard Is It to Get into Claremont McKenna College
Applicant Selectivity: Highly Selective
The selectivity of applicants for undergraduate admissions to Claremont McKenna is considered highly selective. Many accepted applicants score in the top-range on the SAT or ACT exam, as well as having a solid high school GPA and number of college prep courses.
How Does Claremont McKenna College Compare to Other Liberal Arts Colleges in CA
General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions
New applicants can apply online using their choice of the Common Application, Coalition Application or Questbridge Application. Applicants will also need to supply high school transcripts, counselor and teacher recommendations, and standardized test scores for either the ACT or SAT.
There is no minimum GPA requirement for entry, but there is a strong preference for students with high marks in demanding coursework. The minimum recommended high school coursework is at least four years of English, three or four years of Mathematics, three years of foreign language, two years of Science and one year of history.
Number of Applicants, Percent Admitted, and Enrolled Students
Average Standardized Test Scores
|SAT Section||Score Range|
|Critical Reading||670 - 750|
|Math||670 - 780|
|Total Score:||1340 - 1530|
|ACT Section||Score Range|
|English||30 - 34|
|Math||29 - 34|
|Composite Score:||29 - 33|