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Pitzer College

Claremont, CA

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Overview

Pitzer College is a 4-year institution located in Claremont, CA, in a suburban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 1050 North Mills Avenue
Claremont, CA  91711-6101
United States
Contact Ms. Yvonne Berumen
Vice President for Admission and Financial Aid
Email: admission@pitzer.edu
Phone: 909-621-8129
Fax: 909-621-8770

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Majors & Degrees

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
African American/Black Studies Checkmark
American Studies Checkmark
Asian American Studies Checkmark
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, And Group Studies Related Checkmark
Hispanic-American, Puerto Rican, And Mexican-American/Chicano Studies Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biochemistry Checkmark
Biology/biological Sciences Checkmark
Biophysics Checkmark
Molecular Biology Checkmark
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Management Science Checkmark
Organizational Behavior Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Engineering Technologies/Technicians Associate Bachelors
Engineering/industrial Management Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
Classics And Classical Languages Checkmark
Linguistics Checkmark
Spanish Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
Human Biology Checkmark
Intercultural/multicultural And Diversity Studies Checkmark
International/global Studies Checkmark
Science, Technology And Society Checkmark
Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
Environmental Studies Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Anthropology Checkmark
Economics Checkmark
Political Science And Government Checkmark
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

4,415
Applied
605
Accepted
1,119
Enrolled
14%
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Female Admissions

2,995
Females Applied
365
Females Accepted
12%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

1,420
Males Applied
240
Males Accepted
17%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

70
Application Fee
3.89
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay
A minimum high school GPA of 2
3 recommendations
Recommended Interview

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen January 1st April 1st
Out of state Fall freshmen January 1st January 1st
Early decision plan November 15th December 18th
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer April 1st May 15th

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score 25th % Info icon 75th % Info icon
SAT Critical Reading 694 668 730
SAT Math 707 680 750
ACT Composite 31 30 33

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

55,734
Private
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Fees

284
Full-time student fees
17,432
Room & board
10,060
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Tuition deferred payment Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Employees

Financial Aid

49,818
Avg. Financial Aid Package
52,894
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
64,301
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,558
Avg. Loan Aid
5,567
Avg. Grant Aid
45,553
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
96% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
100%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
97%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

1,119
Total Undergrad students
8%
International Students
56%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 14.54%
Black or African American 5.89%
White or Caucasian 48.57%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.18%
Asian 8.46%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.46%
Two or more races 9.11%
Other 4.51%

Gender

Male (42.54%)
Female (57.46%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Cooperative housing
Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 75%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
Drama/theatre group Checkmark
Student-run radio station Checkmark
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Marching band Checkmark
Choral groups Checkmark
Campus events:
Kohoutek Festival, Halloween Festival and One Night Only (ONO) Festival

Student Services

Legal services Checkmark
Health clinic Checkmark
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Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

Student Organizations

Greek fraternities
Greek sororities
Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Pitzer Outdoor Adventure, Live Your Best Life Records, First Generation Students, 5x5 Productions and Asian Pacific American Coalition

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
Student patrols Checkmark
Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No Division 3 No
Basketball Checkmark Division 3 No
Cross-country Running No Division 3 No
Equestrian Sports Checkmark No No
Fencing Checkmark No No
Field Hockey Checkmark No No
Football Checkmark Division 3 No
Golf No Division 3 No
Ice Hockey Checkmark No No
Lacrosse Checkmark No No
Rugby Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 3 No
Softball No No No
Swimming And Diving No Division 3 No
Tennis Checkmark Division 3 No
Track And Field No Division 3 No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
Water Polo No Division 3 No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 3 No
Cross-country Running No Division 3 No
Equestrian Sports Checkmark No No
Fencing Checkmark No No
Field Hockey Checkmark No No
Football No No No
Golf No Division 2 No
Ice Hockey Checkmark No No
Lacrosse No Division 3 No
Rugby Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 3 No
Softball No Division 3 No
Swimming And Diving No Division 3 No
Tennis Checkmark Division 3 No
Track And Field No Division 3 No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 3 No
Water Polo No Checkmark No

Faculty

126
Total Faculty
10:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 99
Part-time - 27
Male - 52
Female - 74
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