Tuition & Fees

$54,762

$54,762

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
76%
600-699
23%
500-599
1%
700-800
78%
600-699
19%
500-599
3%
700-800
66%
600-699
28%
500-599
6%
30-36
91%
24-29
8%
18-23
1%
30-36
72%
24-29
26%
18-23
2%
30-36
88%
24-29
12%
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undergraduateRatios

48%

male

52%

female

1

teacher

8

students

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Extremely Selective

7%

acceptance rate

Accepted 780
Declined + 9,465
Total Received 10,245
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Private (nonprofit)

1,679

undergraduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Economics
  2. Mathematics
  3. Computer Science
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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 1,679
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
97%
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
91%
Top 1/4
100%
Top 1/2
100%
Bottom 1/2
0%
Bottom 1/4
0%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
76%
600-699
23%
500-599
1%
700-800
78%
600-699
19%
500-599
3%
700-800
66%
600-699
28%
500-599
6%
30-36
91%
24-29
8%
18-23
1%
30-36
72%
24-29
26%
18-23
2%
30-36
88%
24-29
12%

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

7%

acceptance rate

Accepted 780
Declined + 9,465
Total Received 10,245

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
Geographical residence
Interview
Minority affiliation
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

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

$55,390

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $54,380
Room & board $17,218
Additional fees $382
Books & supplies $1,000
Total $72,980
Average Financial Aid - $55,390
Total with Avg. Aid $17,590
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Financial Aid Deadline

FAFSA
January 15

CSS/Financial Aid PROFILE
January 15

State aid form
Jan

Noncustodial (Divorced/Separated) Parent's Statement
January 15

Business/Farm Supplement
January 15

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

Robin Thompson
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
Cognitive Science
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
Mathematics
Media Studies
Middle Eastern Studies
Molecular Biology
Music
Neuroscience
Philosophy
Philosophy/Politics/Economics
Physics/Astronomy
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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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

1,679

total students

26%

in-state

74%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

100%

1,679
students

Female
52%
869

Male
48%
810

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

99%

1,665
students

Female
53%
868

Male
47%
797

1%

14
students

Female
8%
1

Male
92%
13

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Student Break-down

11%
Nonresident aliens
10%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
15%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
17%
Hispanic/Latino
34%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
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

8%

Transfer applicants accepted

68%

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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