Summer Session at CMC

Tuition and Fees

Please contact Student Accounts at the Claremont McKenna College Students Accounts Office, Bauer North 211 (909-621-8232) for payment refund policies, procedures, and options.

Costs Per Person

Tuition: $3500 per course
Fees: Some courses will include an additional $50 lab or materials fee, but most course activities are included in tuition. Please see course descriptions for lab/materials fee.

Visiting students are required to submit a $20 non-refundable application processing fee upon submission of their registration form for CMC's Summer Session.
Meals: A summer meal plan is not available. However, students may use cash or Claremont Cash to purchase meals at Claremont Dining Halls, the Café at Honnold-Mudd Library, and CMC's Collins Dining Hall.
Activities: Registered students will be able to use CMS Fitness Center and the Claremont libraries, for no additional fee.

Financial Aid

CMC will provide limited institutional financial aid to help defray the summer tuition expense for current Claremont McKenna students. Those students who are receiving institutional need-based financial aid during the current academic year and plan on taking summer classes through CMC are encouraged to apply for financial aid.

CMC students (rising sophomores, juniors, and seniors) wishing to apply for summer financial aid, need to complete the Summer Session Financial Aid Request Form and submit it to the Financial Aid Office as soon as possible. Feel free to contact our office at or 909.621.8356 if you have any questions.

Financial Aid Eligibility
Assistance for Summer Programs


CMC grant covers 75% of the cost of tuition for up to 2 classes


CMC grant covers 50% of the cost of tuition for up to 2 classes


CMC grant covers 25% of the cost of tuition for up to 2 classes


Current CMC students who are not receiving institutional aid may qualify for federal student loans and should contact the Financial Aid Office to find out if this option is available.

Summer Session Housing

CMC housing will be available to students participating in the 2013 Summer Session. However, students are not required to live on CMC's campus. Housing costs are $27.86 per day, or approximately $195 per week. Housing arrangements and room assignments will be handled by the CMC Dean of Students Office. Please direct roommate requests and any preferences or special needs to Maria Alfaro. Room assignments will be made in mid-May. All Summer Session students who live on campus will be placed in air-conditioned residences.