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Tuition & Fees

$46,732

$46,732

not including room and board

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Extremely Selective

13%

acceptance rate

Accepted 996
Declined + 6,157
Total Received 7,153
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undergraduateRatios

48%

52%

male

female

1  :  8

teacher

students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Economics
  2. Mathematics
  3. English
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School Facts

Pomona, founded in 1887, is a private, liberal arts college. It is one of the Claremont Colleges, a group of five undergraduate colleges and one graduate school with adjoining campuses and shared facilities and services. Its 140-acre campus is located 35 miles east of Los Angeles.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 1,612
Established in 1887
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  WASC (Western Assn. of Schools and Colleges)

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Codes

SAT 4607
ACT 0372

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Private (nonprofit)

1,612

undergraduate students

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
69%
600-699
28%
500-599
3%
700-800
72%
600-699
26%
500-599
2%
700-800
73%
600-699
23%
500-599
4%
30-36
84%
24-29
15%
18-23
1%
30-36
76%
24-29
23%
18-23
1%
30-36
84%
24-29
16%
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Claremont, CA

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Fun Facts

  • Pomona College provides its students with copious amounts of chocolate during the last day of classes.
  • "Only in Southern California" can you go skiing in the morning and surfing in the afternoon, and that's just what Pomona College students do each year on Ski/Beach Day.

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Claremont, CA

140-acre campus in Claremont (population: 35,457), 35 miles from downtown Los Angeles. Served by bus and train; airport serves Ontario (10 miles); major airports serve Los Angeles. School operates transportation to downtown Los Angeles, Pasadena, Westwood, and UCLA. Public transportation serves campus.

Pomona College
333 North College Way
Claremont, CA 91711

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
98%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
99%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
92%
Top 1/4
99%
Top 1/2
100%
Bottom 1/2
0%
Bottom 1/4
0%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
69%
600-699
28%
500-599
3%
700-800
72%
600-699
26%
500-599
2%
700-800
73%
600-699
23%
500-599
4%
30-36
84%
24-29
15%
18-23
1%
30-36
76%
24-29
23%
18-23
1%
30-36
84%
24-29
16%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $70
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline January 1
School has early decision program yes
Early decision program application deadline November 1
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements

Extremely Selective

13%

acceptance rate

Accepted 996
Declined + 6,157
Total Received 7,153

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Character/ personal qualities
Class rank
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Important

Interview

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Minority affiliation
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Geographical residence
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency

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Admissions Contact

Seth Allen
Dean of Admissions and Financial Aid
P: 909 621-8134
F: 909 621-8952
admissions@pomona.edu

Cost

Tuition $45,500
Room & board $14,700
Additional fees $332
Books & supplies $900
Total $61,432
Average Financial Aid - $45,296
Total with Avg. Aid $16,136

Financial Aid

100%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$45,296

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $1,695,153
State $974,595
Institutional $30,450,156
Other external $856,363
Total $33,976,267

Non-need-based

Federal $1,500
State
Institutional
Other external $687,835
Total $689,335

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
football
golf
lacrosse
soccer
softball
swimming
tennis
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball
water polo

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference
Mascot
Sagehens
School colors
blue and orange
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Africana Studies
American Studies
Anthropology
Art
Art History
Asian American Studies
Asian Studies
Biology
Black Studies
Chemistry
Chicano/Latino Studies
Chinese
Classics
Computer Science
Dance
Economics
English
Environmental Analysis
French
Gender/Women's Studies
Geology
German
History
International Relations
Japanese
Late Antique/Medieval Studies
Latin American Studies
Linguistics/Cognitive Science
Mathematics
Media Studies
Middle Eastern Studies
Molecular Biology
Music
Neuroscience
Philosophy
Philosophy/Politics/Economics
Physics
Politics
Pre-Engineering
Psychology
Public Policy Analysis
Religious Studies
Romance Languages/Literature
Russian
Russian/Eastern European Studies
Science/Technology/Society
Sociology
Spanish
Theatre
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Undergraduate

100%

1,612
students

Female
52%
839

Male
48%
773

Graduate

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

99%

1,596
students

Female
53%
830

Male
47%
766

undergraduatePart-time

1%

16
students

Female
57%
9

Male
43%
7

Student Break-down

7%
Nonresident aliens
6%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
12%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
15%
Hispanic/Latino
44%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
8%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
7%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

8%

Transfer applicants accepted

56%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements High School GPA: 3.00
College GPA: 3.00
High school transcript Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All
Interview Recommended of All
Standardized test scores Required of All
Essay or personal statement Required of All

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: March 15

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

16

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

16

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Minority student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious

Remedial services offered

Not Reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Co-op education
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 24
Countries most often represented Canada
China
Ghana
India
Singapore
South Korea
Special services offered for international applicants International student center
Special counselors/advisors

International Student Contact


909 621-8134
admissions@pomona.edu

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