Tuition & Fees

$56,018

$56,018

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
54%
600-699
44%
500-599
2%
700-800
58%
600-699
36%
500-599
6%
30-36
80%
24-29
20%
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undergraduateRatios

44%

male

56%

female

1

teacher

10

students

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Extremely Selective

13%

acceptance rate

Accepted 581
Declined + 3,777
Total Received 4,358
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Private (nonprofit)

1,106

undergraduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Biological Sciences
  2. Environmental Analysis
  3. Organizational Studies
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Codes

SAT 4619
ACT 0363

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Location

School Facts

Pitzer is a private, comprehensive liberal arts college. It is one of the Claremont Colleges, a group of five undergraduate colleges and two graduate institutions with adjoining campuses and shared facilities and services. Its 31-acre campus is located in Claremont, 35 miles east of Los Angeles.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 1,106
Established in 1963
Coeducational Coeducational College, Became Coeducational College
Accredited by •  WASC (Western Assn. of Schools and Colleges)

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Claremont, CA

31-acre campus in Claremont (population: 36,015), 35 miles from Los Angeles. Major airport serves Ontario (10 miles); bus and train serve Pomona (five miles). Public transportation serves campus.

Pitzer College
1050 North Mills Avenue
Claremont, CA 91711-6101

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
73%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
100%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
62%
Top 1/4
83%
Top 1/2
98%
Bottom 1/2
2%
Bottom 1/4
0%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
54%
600-699
44%
500-599
2%
700-800
58%
600-699
36%
500-599
6%
30-36
80%
24-29
20%

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 15
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Not used
SAT or ACT Required of some

Extremely Selective

13%

acceptance rate

Accepted 581
Declined + 3,777
Total Received 4,358

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Character/ personal qualities
Essay
Secondary school record

Important

Extracurricular activities
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
Volunteer Work

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Class rank
Geographical residence
Interview
Minority affiliation
Standardized test scores
State residency
Work Experience

Not Considered

Religious affiliation/commitment

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Admissions Contact

Yvonne Berumen
Vice President for Admission and Financial Aid
P: 800 PITZER1
F: 909 621-8770
admission@pitzer.edu

Financial Aid

100%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$48,350

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $55,734
Room $10,060
Board $2,840
Additional fees $284
Books & supplies $1,100
Total $70,018
Average Financial Aid - $48,350
Total with Avg. Aid $21,668

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $993,794
State $674,362
Institutional $16,498,211
Other external $454,059
Total $18,620,426

Non-need-based

Federal $0
State $0
Institutional $117,684
Other external $148,836
Total $266,520
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Financial Aid Deadline

FAFSA
January 1

Institution's own financial aid form
January 1

CSS/Financial Aid PROFILE
January 1

State aid form
January 1

Noncustodial (Divorced/Separated) Parent's Statement
January 1

Business/Farm Supplement
January 1

Other
January 1

Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Institution's own financial aid form

CSS/Financial Aid PROFILE

State aid form

Noncustodial (Divorced/Separated) Parent's Statement

Business/Farm Supplement

Other

Financial Aid Office

P: 909 621-8208
F: 909 607-1205
financial_aid@pitzer.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Kara Moore
Director of Financial Aid
financial_aid@pitzer.edu

Varsity Sports

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

Club Sports - Men's

lacrosse, rugby, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

Club Sports - Women's

roller derby, rugby, soccer, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

Intramural/Recreational Sports

badminton, basketball, dodgeball, flag football, foosball, pool volleyball, racquetball, soccer (beach/indoor), softball, squash, table tennis, tennis

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Athletic Directors

Lesley Irvine (men's)
Director Of Athletics
email

Lesley Irvine (women's)
Director Of Athletics
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference, Western Water Polo Association
Mascot
Sagehen
School colors
orange and white

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1,106

total students

46%

in-state

54%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

100%

1,106
students

Female
56%
624

Male
44%
482

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

97%

1,083
students

Female
57%
610

Male
43%
473

3%

23
students

Female
61%
14

Male
39%
9

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Student Break-down

10%
Nonresident aliens
6%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
10%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
14%
Hispanic/Latino
45%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
7%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

10%

Transfer applicants accepted

54%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All
Interview Required of Some
Standardized test scores Not Required/Recommended
Essay or personal statement Required of All

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: April 1

Spring: October 10

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

64

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

16

semester hours

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Counseling services

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

Remedial services offered

  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

95%

Additional services

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

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Special transportation
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 27
Countries most often represented Argentina
China
India
Republic Of Korea
Thailand
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
English lab
Host family program
International student center
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Todd Sasaki
Associate Director, International Programs
909 621-8308
todd_sasaki@pitzer.edu

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