Statement of Accreditation Status
Claremont McKenna College

500 E Ninth Street
Claremont, CA 91711-6400
United States

The OPEID number is used by the U.S. Department of Education's Office of Postsecondary Education (OPE) to identify schools that have Program Participation Agreements (PPA) for purposes of eligibility to participate in Federal Student Financial Assistance programs under Title IV.

Current Accreditation Status

Accredited- Indicates that the Commission has found that an institution has met or exceeded the expectations of the Standards and the Core Commitments to Institutional Capacity and Educational Effectiveness. Initial accreditation is for a period of five to seven years before the next comprehensive review. Reaffirmation is granted for a period of seven to ten years and may be accompanied by a request for interim reports and/or special visits, or a formal Notice of Concern.

Most Recent Commission Action: 
Friday, June 15, 2012
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.

First Accredited

Date the institution was first accredited by WSCUC.

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Financial Structure Type

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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.

Distributes Federal Financial Aid: 
Role Name Title E-mail
Chief Financial Officer Coreen Rodgers Vice President for Business and Chief Operating Officer crodgers [at]
Chief Academic Officer Heather Antecol Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of the Faculty hantecol [at]
Director Institutional Research Colleen Wynn Director of Institutional Research cwynn [at]
Chief Executive Officer Hiram Chodosh President hchodosh [at]
Board of Directors Chair David Mgrublian Chair of the Board of Trustees dmgrublian [at]
Accreditation Liaison Officer Elizabeth Morgan Registrar & AVP for Academic Affairs emorgan [at]
Degree Degree Level Year Implemented Modalitysort descending
Asian Studies Bachelors 1968 On-Site
Public Policy Bachelors 2019 On-Site
Biology Bachelors 1965 On-Site
Biochemistry Bachelors 1984 On-Site
Chemistry Bachelors 1963 On-Site
Classical Studies Bachelors 2004 On-Site
Economics Bachelors 1951 On-Site
Economics-Accounting Bachelors 1983 On-Site
Economics & Engineering Bachelors 2003 On-Site
Environment Economics and Politics Bachelors 1991 On-Site
Film Studies Bachelors 1977 On-Site
Finance Masters 2008 On-Site
French Bachelors 1967 On-Site
Government Bachelors 1951 On-Site
History Bachelors 1962 On-Site
International Relations Bachelors 1963 On-Site
Literature Bachelors 1962 On-Site
Mathematics Bachelors 1962 On-Site
Middle East Studies Bachelors 2009 On-Site
Molecular Biology Bachelors 2005 On-Site
Neuroscience Bachelors 2000 On-Site
Organismal Biology Bachelors 2005 On-Site
Philosophy Bachelors 1962 On-Site
Philosophy & Public Affairs Bachelors 1980 On-Site
Philosophy Politics and Economics Bachelors 1985 On-Site
Physics Bachelors 1963 On-Site
Psychology Bachelors 1963 On-Site
Religious Studies Bachelors 1968 On-Site
Science Management Bachelors 1986 On-Site
Spanish Bachelors 1967 On-Site
Environmental Analysis-Science Bachelors 2010 On-Site
Biophysics Bachelors 2012 On-Site
American Studies Bachelors 1973 On-Site
Data Science Bachelors 2020 On-Site
Season Year Review Type
Spring 2022 Accreditation Visit

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