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Claremont McKenna SAT Scores

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SAT scores needed to get into Claremont McKenna College

Average Score and SAT Requirements

Average SAT Score 1415

The average composite SAT score for admitted Claremont McKenna College freshman is 1415 out of 1600. Claremont McKenna students have the 49th highest average SAT score in the United States. For perspective, a 1415 is in the 96th percentile of all SAT test takers.

SAT Score Range 1330 to 1500

The middle fifty percent of incoming students have SAT composite scores ranging from 1330 to 1500. The 75th percentile score is 1500 while the 25th percentile score is 1330.

Minimum SAT score requirement

The lowest SAT score accepted is not reported by Claremont McKenna but we estimate it to be around a 1240 total composite SAT score.

Average SAT Math Score 720

The average score for Claremont McKenna students on the math portion of the SAT is 720 out of 800. The 25th percentile of students score a 670 and the 75th percentile score 770.

Average SAT Reading Score 695

The 25th and 75th percentile range for SAT reading scores range from 660 to 730 and the average score for Claremont McKenna College students is 695.

Number of Students Submitting SAT Scores

51 percent of students submit SAT scores with their application to Claremont McKenna College

Admission Chances by SAT Score

Below are estimated chances of being accepted at Claremont McKenna College based on SAT score ranges and the overall admission rate of 13.3%. These chances assume you have an average GPA for the school, around 3.89.

Can I get into Claremont McKenna with a 1500 SAT?

  • Score competitiveness Very Good

An SAT score of 1500 or higher is very competitive at Claremont McKenna and is a better score than three quarters of students who are accepted. While having an above average chance of acceptance, admission is very competitive. The estimated chance of getting in is around 22% or higher.

Can I get into Claremont McKenna with a 1420 SAT?

  • Score competitiveness Above Average

Scores between 1420 to 1490 are above average giving you an advantage over most applicants. While scores in this range are higher than many who apply, admission is extremely competitive. The estimated chance of being accepted is around 13% to 21%.

Can I get into Claremont McKenna with a 1330 SAT?

  • Score competitiveness Below Average

SAT scores between 1330 to 1410 are still in the middle range of accepted students a but a little lower than the average. You can get in and have about a 7% to 13% percent chance of being admitted.

Can I get into Claremont McKenna with a 1240 SAT?

  • Score competitiveness Reach

SAT scores from 1240 to 1320 are on the very low end of the range where students are accepted. Scores in this range are not competitive with most other applicants but you still have a chance. We estimate scores in this range have less than a 7% chance of admission to Claremont McKenna. SAT scores below 1240 likely fall out of the range where students are regularly accepted.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class
Admission chances to Claremont McKenna College by SAT score
SAT Score Admission Chances
1600 38%
1590 36%
1580 34%
1570 33%
1560 31%
1550 29%
1540 28%
1530 26%
1520 25%
1510 23%
1500 22%
1490 21%
1480 20%
1470 18%
1460 17%
1450 16%
1440 15%
1430 14%
1420 13%
1410 13%
1400 12%
1390 11%
1380 10%
1370 10%
1360 9%
1350 8%
1340 8%
1330 7%
1320 7%
1310 6%
1300 6%
1290 5%
1280 5%
1270 5%
1260 4%
1250 4%
1240 4%
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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=112260 IPEDS survey data for Claremont McKenna College.