Pomona College

Claremont, CA

Pomona College

Claremont, CA

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Tuition & Fees

$54,774

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

Not Reported

Not Reported

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undergraduateRatios

47%

male

53%

female

8

students

1

faculty

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Extremely Selective

8%

acceptance rate

Accepted 895
Declined 9,493
Total Received 10,388
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Private

1,733

undergraduate students

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Location

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.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 1,733
Established in 1887
Coeducational Coeducational

Social Networks

140-acre campus in Claremont (population: 36,015), 35 miles from downtown Los Angeles. Served by bus and train; air serves Ontario (10 miles); major airports serve Los Angeles. School operates transportation to downtown Los Angeles, Pasadena, Westwood, and UCLA. Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Setting: Large town

Pomona College
333 North College Way
Claremont, CA
91711

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
96%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
99%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
no
Students may not have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

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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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
93%
Top 1/4
100%
Top 1/2
100%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

Not Reported

Not Reported

Admissions Facts

Application fee $70
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Recommended
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline (final deadline) January 1
School has early decision program yes
Early decision program application deadline November 1
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required SAT Subject Tests Considered if submitted

Extremely Selective

8%

acceptance rate

Accepted 895
Declined 9,493
Total Received 10,388

Admissions Factors

Required

Recommendations
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language
Completion of college-prepatory program
Secondary School Record

Neither required nor recommended

Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Admission test scores
Formal demonstration of competencies

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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

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
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Financial Aid

69%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$45,628

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $54,380
Room $10,304
Board $7,516
Additional fees $394
Books & supplies $1,000
Total $73,594
Average Financial Aid - $45,628
Total with Avg. Aid $27,966

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $2,205,552
State $979,874
Institutional $45,924,648
Other external $1,043,874
Total $50,153,948

Non-need-based

Federal
State
Institutional $15,000
Other external $373,701
Total $388,701
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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 909 621-8205
F: 909 607-7941
financial.aid@pomona.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Football
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming and diving
Tennis
Track and field outdoor
Track and field x country
Volleyball
Water polo

Club Sports - Men's

cycling, equestrian sports, fencing, field hockey, lacrosse, racquetball, roller hockey, rugby, surfing, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

Club Sports - Women's

cycling, equestrian sports, fencing, field hockey, roller derby, roller hockey, rugby, soccer, surfing, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

Intramural/Recreational Sports

badminton, basketball, billiards, dodgeball, flag football, foosball, inner-tube water polo, racquetball, soccer (beach/indoor/outdoor), softball, squash, table tennis, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball (beach/indoor)

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
African-American/Black Studies.
American/United States Studies/Civilization.
Anthropology, General.
Art History, Criticism and Conservation.
Asian Studies/Civilization.
Asian-American Studies.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
Chemistry, General.
Chinese Language and Literature.
Cognitive Psychology and Psycholinguistics.
Cognitive Science, General.
Computer Science.
Dance, General.
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General.
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics.
Economics, General.
English Language and Literature, General.
Environmental Science.
Fine/Studio Arts, General.
French Language and Literature.
Geology/Earth Science, General.
German Language and Literature.
German Studies.
Hispanic-American, Puerto Rican, and Mexican-American/Chicano Studies.
History, General.
International Relations and Affairs.
Japanese Language and Literature.
Latin American Studies.
Linguistics.
Mass Communication/Media Studies.
Mathematics, General.
Medieval and Renaissance Studies.
Molecular Biology.
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other.
Music, General.
Near and Middle Eastern Studies.
Neuroscience.
Philosophy.
Physics, General.
Political Science and Government, General.
Pre-Engineering.
Psychology, General.
Public Policy Analysis, General.
Religion/Religious Studies.
Research and Experimental Psychology, Other.
Russian Language and Literature.
Science, Technology and Society.
Sociology, General.
Spanish Language and Literature.
Women's Studies.
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Economics
  2. Mathematics
  3. Computer Science

Programs Offered

  • Double majors
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Self-designed majors

Pre-professional Programs

  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine

1,733

total students

28%

in-state

72%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

100%

1,733
students

Female
53%
913

Male
47%
820

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

99%

1,711
students

Female
53%
907

Male
47%
804

1%

22
students

Female
27%
6

Male
73%
16

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Student Break-down

11%
Nonresident aliens
9%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
16%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
17%
Hispanic/Latino
34%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
6%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

9%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

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

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: February 15

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

16

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

16

semester hours

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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 46
Countries most often represented Canada
China
Hong Kong
India
Singapore
Turkey
Special services offered for international applicants International student center
Special counselors/advisors
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