Pomona College

550 N College Ave, Claremont, CA 91711-6319
Tel: (909)621-8131
Private not-for-profit | 1,606 students
Pomona College was founded in 1887 as a coeducational, nonsectarian, comprehensive, undergraduate college of the liberal arts and sciences.

School Overview:

Pomona 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)
216 staff115 staff
Student Body
Total Enrollment1,606 students1,633 students
# Full-Time Students
1,588 students1,434 students
# Part-Time Students
18 students137 students
 
% American Indian/Alaskan
-1%
% Asian
13%2%
% Hawaiian
-1%
% Hispanic
15%3%
% Black
8%6%
% White
55%84%
% Two or more races
8%2%
 
Finances and Admission
In-State Tuition Fees
(2012-13)
$41,438$24,462
 
Out-State Tuition Fees
(2012-13)
$41,438$24,744
 
Percent Admitted13%64%
SAT Reading (25-75%)680-770450-570
SAT Math (25-75%)680-760460-573
SAT Writing (25-75%)680-780440-570
ACT English (25-75%)30-3419-25
ACT Math (25-75%)29-3418-25
ACT Composite (25-75%)29-3420-25

School Notes:

  • Pomona College is widely regarded as one of the premier liberal arts colleges in America. The college is located in Claremont, California, a charming town 35 miles east of Los Angeles. Pomona is the founding member of The Claremont Colleges, a consortium of seven independent institutions blending the intimate atmosphere of small colleges with the academic and social resources of a university.
  • Pomona’s 140-acre campus has 60 buildings, including 12 residence halls housing nearly all students in attendance. Twelve buildings are shared by all seven of The Claremont Colleges, including libraries, a medical services center and a bookstore. Pomona College maintains a state-of-the-art computer network with high-speed Internet service. Among Pomona’s outstanding facilities are Bridges Hall of Music, Seaver Biology Building, Carnegie Building, Rains Center for Sport and Recreation, Seaver Theatre and Smith Campus Center.
  • Pomona offers 44 majors in the natural sciences, humanities, social sciences and fine arts. Students may also take courses at any of the other Claremont Colleges. The most popular majors over the past five years have been Economics, English, Politics, Philosophy, Politics and Economics; Biology, Psychology, History, Neuroscience, Public Policy Analysis, International Relations, Mathematics and Media Studies. Also common are interdisciplinary majors, double majors and individual special majors, crafted by the student with guidance from faculty.
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