Tuition & Fees

$52,780

$52,780

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
71%
600-699
28%
500-599
1%
700-800
67%
600-699
27%
500-599
6%
700-800
66%
600-699
28%
500-599
6%
30-36
84%
24-29
15%
18-23
1%
30-36
66%
24-29
32%
18-23
2%
30-36
81%
24-29
19%
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undergraduateRatios

50%

male

50%

female

1

teacher

8

students

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Extremely Selective

8%

acceptance rate

Accepted 756
Declined + 8,289
Total Received 9,045
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Private (nonprofit)

1,703

undergraduate students

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Most Popular Majors

Not Reported

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Codes

SAT 4607
ACT 0372

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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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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.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 1,703
Established in 1887
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  WASC (Western Assn. of Schools and Colleges)

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Claremont, CA

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.

Pomona College
333 North College Way
Claremont, CA 91711

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
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
94%
Top 1/4
100%
Top 1/2
0%
Bottom 1/2
0%
Bottom 1/4
0%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
71%
600-699
28%
500-599
1%
700-800
67%
600-699
27%
500-599
6%
700-800
66%
600-699
28%
500-599
6%
30-36
84%
24-29
15%
18-23
1%
30-36
66%
24-29
32%
18-23
2%
30-36
81%
24-29
19%

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 SAT Subject Tests Considered if submitted
SAT or ACT Required

Extremely Selective

8%

acceptance rate

Accepted 756
Declined + 8,289
Total Received 9,045

Admissions Factors

Very Important

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

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Interview
Minority affiliation
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Geographical residence
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency

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Admissions Contact

Seth Allen
Vice President for Admissions and Financial Aid
P: 909 621-8134
F: 909 621-8952
admissions@pomona.edu

Financial Aid

100%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$52,173

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $52,412
Room $9,666
Board $6,370
Additional fees $368
Books & supplies $900
Total $69,716
Average Financial Aid - $52,173
Total with Avg. Aid $17,543
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Financial Aid Deadline

FAFSA
March 1

CSS/Financial Aid PROFILE
March 1

State aid form
March 1

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

Business/Farm Supplement
March 1

Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

CSS/Financial Aid PROFILE

State aid form

Noncustodial (Divorced/Separated) Parent's Statement

Business/Farm Supplement

Financial Aid Office

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

Financial Aid Officer

Mary Booker
Director of Financial Aid
financial.aid@pomona.edu

Varsity Sports

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

Lesley Irvine (men's)
Athletic Director
email

Angel Mason (women's)
Senior Associate Athletic Director
email

Athletic Facts

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

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Africana Studies
American Studies
Anthropology
Art
Art History
Asian American Studies
Asian Studies
Biology
Chemistry
Chicano/Latino Studies
Chinese
Classics
Computer Science
Dance
Economics
English
Environmental Analysis
French
Gender/Women's Studies
Geology
German Studies
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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Programs Offered

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

Pre-professional Programs

  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine

1,703

total students

26%

in-state

74%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

100%

1,703
students

Female
50%
851

Male
50%
852

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

98%

1,682
students

Female
51%
846

Male
49%
836

2%

21
students

Female
24%
5

Male
76%
16

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Student Break-down

11%
Nonresident aliens
9%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
14%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
16%
Hispanic/Latino
35%
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

9%

Transfer applicants accepted

70%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements 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: February 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

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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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 46
Countries most often represented Canada
China
India
Pakistan
South Korea
The United Kingdom
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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