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Is Claremont McKenna a Good School for the Money?

Below Average National Value
Unknown In-State Value
$229,316 Avg Total Cost

Claremont McKenna College Value Report

What is a Claremont McKenna degree worth? College Factual's value analysis compares Claremont McKenna with other schools of similar quality to see if it's priced fairly.

Below Average Value Nationwide

Below Average National Value
Top 1% National Quality
Expensive Price

Claremont McKenna College is ranked #2,187 out of 2,223 for value nationwide.

Based on our analysis of other colleges at similar price points, we believe Claremont McKenna College is overpriced for the quality education it provides. (This takes into account average financial aid and may not apply to you if you have further scholarships, grant or aid provided to you.)

National Value Ranking  2187 out of 2223
Great Value
National Value Score  2.41 out of 100
Great Value

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School Total Price Value Grade

*Total price is determined by multiplying average annual cost by time to graduate.

We're Looking at a Total Cost of $229,316 for a Claremont McKenna Degree

The Claremont McKenna time to graduate is about 4.08 years and will cost an estimated $56,205 per year. This brings the total cost to 229,316.

Average Yearly Cost $56,205
Average Years to Graduate 4.08
Estimated Avg Total Cost of Degree $229,316

Many Factors Affect Net Price

There are many ways you can lower the cost of a college education. Consider taking advantage of in-state tuition, or shortening the length of your degree by taking summer classes. Learn more about Claremont McKenna cost for other factors that may affect net price such as the financial aid you qualify for that is largely based on your family's income.

Does This School Make Financial Sense To You?

$132,229 In-State With Aid
$312,018 Avg Cost No Aid
4.08 Years to Graduate

Most students will not pay the full sticker price and few students fit perfectly into averages.

Look at the table below to get a sense of how Claremont McKenna value for your educational dollar might vary.

Nationwide Value by Aid Group Avg Degree Cost Value Rank Value Grade
Students with no Aid $312,018 #0 F
All Students $229,316 #2,187 F
Only Students Receiving Aid $132,229 #302 A
In-State Value by Aid Group Avg Degree Cost Value Rank Value Grade
Students with no Aid $312,018 # F
All Students $229,316 # F
Only Students Receiving Aid $132,229 # F

Note: the Value Grade for in-state students is calculated by looking only at other schools in the state of California.

About 51% of Claremont McKenna students receive financial aid. Get more details on what Claremont McKenna financial aid you may qualify for.

How to Finance The Gap

How to Calculate Value

College Factual calculates average total cost by multiplying net price by time to graduation. We then compare the average total cost to other schools of a similar quality to determine value. If the school is priced fairly based on the educational quality it receives a fair ranking. If it is underpriced it receives a good or excellent value.

Read the full Best for the Money Ranking Methodology.


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