How much does it cost to attend?

Sticker Price
Costs for Claremont McKenna College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,200
Other Fees$245
Room and Board $16,705
Other Expenses Budget$1,500

Annual Prices

The annual list price to attend Claremont McKenna College on a full time basis for 2018/2019 is $73,810 for all students regardless of their residency. This fee is comprised of $54,160 for tuition, $16,705 room and board, $1,200 for books and supplies and $245 for other fees. Out of state tuition for Claremont McKenna College is $54,160, the same as California residents.

All price data is sourced from the 2018/2019 U.S. Department of Education National Center for Education Statistics survey.

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Net Price

Net price is indicative of what it actually costs to attend Claremont McKenna College when typical grants and scholarships are considered. The net price varies by family income and financial need.

Average Net Price 2017/2018
Net Price by Income Claremont McKenna College
Family Income Net Price Paid
$0 to $30,000$7,089
$30,001 to $48,000$9,083
$48,001 to $75,000$14,737
$75,001 to $110,000$24,412

The average reported annual net price for Claremont McKenna College for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $28,712 in 2017/2018. Net price includes tuition and required fees, books and supplies, and average cost for room and board and other expenses

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Financial Aid

Finanical Aid Claremont McKenna College
Type Avg./Student Students Receiving
Annual Total Grant Aid $40,673 41%
Pell Grant $4,837 12%
Federal Student Loan $4,228 17%

The average reported annual net price for Claremont McKenna College for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $28,712 in 2017/2018.

Student Loans

To gauge a more realistic picture of what it may really cost you out of pocket to go to Claremont McKenna College, we've modeled a ten year student loan with an original principal value of $92,256. The loan balance of $92,256 is a four year multiple of the $23,064 average net price. This is a estimate of what you could owe upon graduation if you were to qualify for average financial aid and what a degree really may cost. Should you not qualify for financial aid, you may owe significantly more when you graduate. Based on these assumptions, a monthly repayment of $957 could be required to satisfy your student loan.

Please note that financial aid is not guaranteed and is only available for qualifying students. Federal Student Loans are not grants and must be repaid with interest. The current Stafford loan interest rate is 4.529%.

Example Loan $92,256
Stafford Loan Interest Rate 4.5%
Time to Pay Off Student Loan 10 years
Example Monthly Payment $957.42
Total Interest Paid $22,634.00
Sum of All Loan Payments $114,890.00

Projected 4 Year Degree Price

4 Year Sticker Price
Year All Residents
1 $73,810
2 $77,285
3 $80,924
4 $84,734

Based on published tuition prices, we estimate the current cost of a 4 year bachelor's degree and living expenses at Claremont McKenna College to be $295,240 - assuming graduation in normal time. The estimation assumes a 4.7% annual increase over the next 4 years which has been the recent trend for this school.

Credit Hour Cost and Price per Class

Credit Hour and Class Costs at Claremont McKenna College
Price Per Credit 3 Credit Class 4 Credit Class
All Residents $2,256 $6,768 $9,024

Estimated cost for a class at Claremont McKenna College based on published credit hour prices. Note that not all schools allow single class enrollment. These prices should be used for comparison purposes as to how much it may cost to take a class at Claremont McKenna College versus other colleges.

Tuition Payment Plans Available

Claremont McKenna College Payment Plans
Tuition Payment Plan Yes
Prepaid Tuition Plan No
Alternative Tuition Plan Yes
Guaranteed Tuition Plan No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education IPEDS survey data for Claremont McKenna College.