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Claremont McKenna College

500 E Ninth Street

Claremont, CA 91711-6400

United States

Telephone: 909-621-8000


Staff Liaison:Each institution is assigned a staff liaison who is their primary point of contact for accreditation activities. Maureen A. Maloney

Student Achievement URL:WSCUC Standards require that institutions regularly generate, evaluate, and make public data about student achievement, including measures of retention, and graduation, and evidence of student learning.

Current Accreditation Status:Accredited - Reflects the Commission's finding that the institution is in compliance with the Standards. Accredited

Most Recent Commission Action: June 24, 2022

Granted Candidacy:Candidacy is a status of preliminary affiliation with the Senior College and University Commission, awarded for a maximum of four years following a procedure for institutional review that includes self-study and on-site visitation. Candidacy indicates that the institution meets all or nearly all the Standards at a minimum level. Candidacy is not accreditation and does not ensure eventual accreditation; it means that an institution is progressing toward accreditation. This is the date that the institution was first granted the status of Candidacy with WSCUC. Not all institutions have become accredited with WSCUC through the Candidacy process. 1900

First Accredited:Date the institution was first accredited by WSCUC. 1949

Undergraduate FTE: 1,379

Graduate FTE: 3

Financial Structure Type:Institutions within the WSCUC region are classified as Non-profit, For-profit or State-supported. Non-Profit

Sponsorship:Choices include: No related entity, Proprietary with Parent Board, Religious Control, Multi-institutional system, Other. For more information please see the Related Entities Policy. No Related Entity

Academic Calendar:The period of time generally extending from September to June; usually equated to 2 semesters or trimesters, 3 quarters, or the period covered by a 4-1-4 calendar system. Semester

Distributes Federal Financial Aid: Yes

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Accreditation Liaison OfficerColleen WynnAssistant VP for Institutional Research &
Board of Directors ChairDavid MgrublianChair of the Board of
Chief Academic OfficerHeather AntecolVice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of the
Chief Executive OfficerSharon BassoActing President, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating
Chief Financial OfficerErin WatkinsVP of Business, Chief Financial
Director Institutional ResearchJohn HallerDirector of Institutional
OPEIDNameCityLocation TypeStatus
00117000Claremont McKenna CollegeClaremontMain CampusActive
DegreeDegree LevelYear ImplementedModality
American StudiesBachelors1973On-Site
Asian StudiesBachelors1968On-Site
Classical StudiesBachelors2004On-Site
Data ScienceBachelors2020On-Site
Economics & EngineeringBachelors2003On-Site
Environment Economics and PoliticsBachelors1991On-Site
Environmental Analysis-ScienceBachelors2010On-Site
Film StudiesBachelors1977On-Site
International RelationsBachelors1963On-Site
Middle East StudiesBachelors2009On-Site
Molecular BiologyBachelors2005On-Site
Organismal BiologyBachelors2005On-Site
Philosophy & Public AffairsBachelors1980On-Site
Philosophy Politics and EconomicsBachelors1985On-Site
Public PolicyBachelors2019On-Site
Religious StudiesBachelors1968On-Site
Science ManagementBachelors1986On-Site
SeasonYearReview Type
Spring2027Interim Report
Fall2031Offsite Review
Spring2032Accreditation Visit