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Claremont McKenna College

Claremont McKenna College

Claremont McKenna College

Claremont McKenna College (CMC) is a private, coeducational liberal arts college and a member of the Claremont Colleges located in Claremont, California. The 56-acre (23 ha) campus is located 35 miles (56 km) east of Downtown Los Angeles. CMC was founded in 1946 as Claremont Men’s College and emphasizes programs in government, economics, humanities, and international affairs. Claremont McKenna College was founded in 1946 soon after World War II ended as Claremont Men’s College. Many of its first students were war veterans attending college on the G.I. Bill. CMC was founded with the mission to foster leadership in its students in the fields of government, economics, and international affairs. The school became coeducational in 1976 and was renamed after Donald McKenna, a founding trustee, in 1981. The college’s motto is “Crescit cum commercio civitas,” or “Civilization prospers with commerce.”

Claremont McKenna College Rankings in 2010

Claremont McKenna College Rankings in 2011

Claremont McKenna College Tuition and Fees

Tuition Cost Per Semester
Full Time
(3 or more classes)
Per Class
$20,997.50 $6,999.17
ASCMC Fee Per Semester$122.50
Residence Hall Cost Per Semester
Single Room Double Room
$4,067.50 $3,617.50
Apartment Cost Per Semester
Standard Studio
$4,087.50 $4,067.50
Meal Plan Cost Per Semester
16 meals per week/
$160 Board Plus*
14 meals per week/
$140 Board Plus*
12 meals per week/
$120 Board Plus*
8 meals per week/
$80 Board Plus*
$3,195.00 $3,065.00 $2,930.00 $2,725.00

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