Salary and Debt by Major at Claremont McKenna College
We calculated a Salary Score for each of Claremont McKenna College's programs by comparing program-specific median alumni earnings to median alumni earnings for the same program across all schools that provide this data. This way, students can compare the relative salary strength of a specific major at Claremont McKenna College to the same major at other schools. A school's overall score by level is based on the school's by-program performance weighted by student enrollment in each program. Data is sourced from the December 2020 release of the U.S. Department of Education's College Scorecard and reflects median alumni debt upon graduation and median alumni earnings in the year after graduation for students who received federal financial aid. Debt and salary numbers are shown rounded to the nearest $10.
Salary Score ™ for CMC Bachelor's Degrees
|Field of Study
|Accounting and Related Services
|Political Science and Government
Most Recent Reviews
Claremont McKenna College has fantastic professors. Professor C, Professor P, and Professor N are amazing professors in the government department. They gave classes that I generally enjoyed attending, and I felt like I became smarter just by being in a room with them. The actual usefulness of the study of government is a different story. It is a soft degree that, like literature, will not be taken seriously by most employers unless you are working in a very particular industry. I studied government because... Read More
CMC is a great school. Great academics and great professors. It is a peaceful and calm life at Claremont. Social life centered around alcohol and partying. Only issue is the cost. I thought the cost of schooling was exorbitant and did not call for such a high price. But this is an issue across the nation. Also, brand name needs to be stronger for such a highly ranked school.