Retention and Graduation

Retention rates from matriculation to sophomore year as well as four-, five-, and six-year graduation rates, by gender and race and ethnicity are available in the dashboard below.

  • First-year to sophomore retention rates are typically in the mid-90s.
  • The reasons students leave or take time away from CMC are varied.
  • The vast majority (≥ 90%) of CMC students graduate in six years.


Office of Institutional Research

Claremont McKenna College
500 E. Ninth Street
Claremont, CA 91711

Phone: (909) 621-8101
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Campus Location

Bauer Center, First Floor
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Claremont, CA 91711