Claremont McKenna College

Claremont McKenna Demographics & Diversity Report

College Factual's 2021 diversity report brings to light the racial demographics, age range, gender ratios, and geographic origins of Claremont McKenna students.

Claremont McKenna Student Population

How Many Students Attend Claremont McKenna College?

Claremont McKenna total enrollment is approximately 1,346 students.

1,340 are undergraduates and 3 are graduate students.

Claremont McKenna Undergraduate Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Undergraduates

The full-time Claremont McKenna undergraduate population is made up of 50% women, and 50% men.


For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

Claremont McKenna Racial/Ethnic Breakdown of Undergraduates

Race/Ethnicity Number
White 548
International 216
Hispanic 205
Asian 154
Multi-Ethnic 87
Unknown 68
Black or African American 59
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 2

See racial/ethnic breakdown for all students.

High Ranking in Overall Diversity Nationwide

Claremont McKenna achieved a College Factual diversity rank of #53 out of 3,514 total schools in the ranking.

Overall Diversity Ranking  53 out of 3514
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Overall Diversity Score  98.52 out of 100
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This college ranks above average in overall diversity, which means there is high variety on campus in racial/ethnic diversity, ages, gender, and location.

How Does Claremont McKenna Diversity Compare to National Averages?


Claremont McKenna is considered to have excellent overall diversity when compared to the nationwide average.

Extremely Racially/Ethnically Diverse

38% Racial-Ethnic Minorities *

Claremont McKenna is ranked 532 out of 3,790 when it comes to the racial/ethnic diversity of the students.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity Ranking  532 out of 3790
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Racial-Ethnic Diversity Score  85.99 out of 100
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High racial diversity in the student body means plenty of opportunities to interact with and learn from students with different backgrounds and cultures than you.

Claremont McKenna Racial Demographics:

Race/Ethnicity Number
White 551
International 216
Hispanic 206
Asian 154
Multi-Ethnic 88
Unknown 69
Black or African American 59
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 2

High Racial/Ethnic Diversity Among Faculty

Claremont McKenna College Faculty Racial/Ethnic Demographics:

Ethnicity Number of Faculty
White 306
Asian 51
Black or African American 20
Multi-Ethnic 3
Hispanic 0
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0
International 0
Unknown 0

Learn more about the faculty at Claremont McKenna.

Near Even Male/Female Ratio

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Claremont McKenna ranks 335 out of 3,790 when it comes to gender parity on campus.

Student Gender Ratio  335 out of 3790
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Student Male/Female Diversity Score  91.18 out of 100
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This school is more popular with men than with women.


There are approximately 668 female students and 678 male students at Claremont McKenna.

Even Balance of Male & Female Teachers

Reporting of the gender of Claremont McKenna is unknown or unavailable.

Faculty Gender Ratio  95.89 out of 100.
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There are more female teachers than male teachers at this school.


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There are approximately 266 female teachers and 245 male teachers.

High Geographic Diversity

Top 10% in Geographic Diversity
54.55% Out of State
17.76% Out of the Country

Claremont McKenna ranks 233 out of 2,183 when it comes to geographic diversity.

54.55% of Claremont McKenna students come from out of state, and 17.76% come from out of the country.

Student Location Diversity  89 out of 100.
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The undergraduate student body is split among 30 states (may include Washington D.C.). Click on the map for more detail.


Top 5 States

State Amount
California 120
Washington 22
Illinois 15
New York 14
Texas 14

International Students at Claremont McKenna

Students from 46 countries are represented at this school, with the majority of the international students coming from China, India, and Canada.

Learn more about international students at Claremont McKenna.

Average Student Age Diversity

Average Student Age Diversity
91.90% Traditional College Age
The age diversity score this school received indicates it is doing a good job attracting students of all ages.

Student Age Diversity  43.03 out of 100.
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A traditional college student is defined as being between the ages of 18-21. At Claremont McKenna, 91.90% of students fall into that category, compared to the national average of 60%.

Student Age Group Amount
18-19 625
20-21 611
22-24 75
25-29 2
35 and over 1
30-34 0
Under 18 0

Notes and References


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.


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