Pitzer College

1050 North Mills Avenue, Claremont, CA 91711-6101
Tel: (909)621-8000
Private not-for-profit | 1,084 students
Pitzer College produces engaged, socially responsible citizens of the world through an academically rigorous, interdisciplinary liberal arts education emphasizing social justice, intercultural understanding and environmental sensitivity. The meaningful participation of students, faculty and staff in college governance and academic program design is a Pitzer core value. Our community thrives within the mutually supportive framework of the Claremont Colleges which provide an unsurpassed breadth of academic, athletic and social opportunities.

School Overview:

Pitzer College
CountyLos Angeles County, CA
Title IV EligibleParticipat
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges--Liberal Arts
Institution LevelFour or more years
Institution ControlPrivate not-for-profit
Instructional Staff Total
(research/public service staff included)
88 staff115 staff
Student Body
Total Enrollment1,084 students1,633 students
# Full-Time Students
1,041 students1,434 students
# Part-Time Students
43 students137 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
% Asian
% Hawaiian
% Hispanic
% Black
% White
% Two or more races
Finances and Admission
In-State Tuition Fees
Out-State Tuition Fees
Percent Admitted16%64%
SAT Reading (25-75%)590-700450-570
SAT Math (25-75%)600-670460-573

School Notes:

  • Pitzer College is a private, undergraduate, coeducational college of the liberal arts and sciences. It is consistently ranked among the best such colleges in the country. Located in Claremont, California, a city about 35 miles east of Los Angeles, Pitzer is an intimate college that is a member of The Claremont Colleges consortium.
  • Founded in 1963, Pitzer College offers a comprehensive curriculum in the arts, humanities, sciences and social sciences leading to the bachelor of arts degree. Pitzer offers a curriculum that spans more than 40 major fields and focuses on interdisciplinary, intercultural education with an emphasis on social responsibility and community service. Some of the more popular concentrations include psychology, sociology, political studies, media studies, environmental studies and art.
  • Pitzer offers an outstanding education; a substantial curriculum; small classes; faculty who are both dedicated teachers and accomplished researchers; a supportive campus environment; and a network of accomplished and enthusiastic alumni.
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