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Claremont McKenna Demographics & Diversity

Claremont, California

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Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
Very High

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at Claremont McKenna are predominantly White with a small Foreign Resident population. The school has very high racial diversity. 58% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Claremont McKenna College students
Race Percent of Students
White 42%
Black 4%
Hispanic 14%
Asian 10%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 7%
International 17%
Race Unknown 6%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Very High

There are 6% more female students than male students enrolled at Claremont McKenna College with a gender ratio of 51% women to 49% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Claremont McKenna has a higher gender diversity than other US colleges and is very inclusive of both genders.

Male to female gender ratio for Claremont McKenna College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 49%
Women 51%
Enrollment by gender for Claremont McKenna College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 615
Women 649

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity

Claremont McKenna serves a low number of students outside of California, with 43 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Claremont McKenna College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 43%
Out of State 42%
Foreign 15%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$82,855 per year

20% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 0.5%
Part time Undergrads 0.1%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=112260 IPEDS survey data for Claremont McKenna College.