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Claremont McKenna College Academic Experience

Past Performance | Probation Policy|Academic Calendar | Graduate Career Data

Past Performance

What Do We Like To Study?

Most Popular Majors

Least Popular Majors
  • film studies

Academic Calendar

Academic Calendar System:

  • Semester System (two terms comprise academic year)

New student orientation:

  • Orientation for new students is held in early September and mid-January.

Graduate Career Data

Percentage of graduates who pursue further study:
  • 85% continue within 5 years.
Percentage of all graduates who pursue graduate study in various fields:
  • Law School: 25%
  • Medical School: 7%
  • Dental School: 1%
  • Graduate Business Programs: 25%
  • Graduate Arts and Sciences Programs: 15%
  • Other: 7%
List of graduate schools most often selected by our recent graduates:
  • UC Berkeley, UCLA, Columbia University, Harvard University, Northwestern University, Princeton University,
  • U of Southern California, Stanford University, Yale U.
65% of our graduates choose careers in business and industry.

Firms that most frequently hire our graduates:
  • Deloitte & Touche, First Interstate Bank, KPMG Peat Marwick, Xerox.
Most prominent alumni/ae:
  • Henry Kravis and George Roberts, partners/founders of Kohlberg, Kravis & Roberts; David Dreier, U.S. congressman; Paul Brickman, film director (Risky Business); Douglas Day Stewart, screenwriter (Officer and a Gentleman).