1,112
Students
Financial aid thermometer
48,929
Avg. Financial Aid
Very Selective
Admission Difficulty
16
608/3753
Acceptance Rate
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
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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

Majors & Degrees

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
African American/Black Studies Checkmark
American Studies Checkmark
Asian American Studies Checkmark
Asian Studies Checkmark
French Studies Checkmark
Hispanic-American, Puerto Rican, And Mexican-American/Chicano Studies Checkmark
Women's Studies Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Biology/biological Sciences Checkmark
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Ecology, Evolution, Systematics And Population Biology Related Checkmark
Molecular Biology Checkmark
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
English Checkmark
Writing Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
Classics And Classical Languages Checkmark
Foreign Languages And Literatures Checkmark
French Checkmark
Linguistics Checkmark
Portuguese 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
International/global Studies Checkmark
Science, Technology And Society Checkmark
Systems Science And Theory Checkmark
Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
Environmental Science Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Religious Studies Checkmark
Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Chemistry Checkmark
Geology/earth Science Checkmark
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Anthropology Checkmark
Economics Checkmark
International Relations And Affairs Checkmark
Political Science And Government Checkmark
Political Science And Government Related Checkmark
Social Sciences Related Checkmark
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Art Checkmark
Art History, Criticism And Conservation Checkmark
Dance Checkmark
Dramatic/theater Arts Checkmark
Film/cinema/video Studies Checkmark
Fine/studio Arts Checkmark
Music Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

3,753
Applied
608
Accepted
1,112
Enrolled
16%
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Female Admissions

2,493
Females Applied
344
Females Accepted
14%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

1,260
Males Applied
264
Males Accepted
21%
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
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 Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 688 640 740
SAT Math 706 670 750
ACT Composite 30 29 32

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

53,776
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Fees

280
Full-time student fees
16,844
Room & board
9,720
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

48,929
Avg. Financial Aid Package
46,934
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
58,875
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,117
Avg. Loan Aid
4,708
Avg. Grant Aid
44,048
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
98% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
100%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
100%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

1,112
Total undergrad students
11%
International Students
55%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 15.2%
Black or African American 6.12%
White or Caucasian 45.41%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.45%
Asian 9.26%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.09%
Two or more races 7.28%
Other 5.31%

Gender

Male (45.95%)
Female (54.05%)

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 72%

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, Senior Celebration and Groove at the Grove

Student Services

Legal services Checkmark
Health clinic Checkmark
Personal/psychological counseling Checkmark
Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

Student Organizations

Greek fraternities
Greek sororities
Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Student Senate, The Other Side, Without A Box, Residence Hall Association and PAct (Pitzer Activities)

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
Other Campus Security & Safety:
LiveSafe App, CUC and Campus Safety Emergency RSS Feed

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 3 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

118
Total Faculty
11:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 82
Part-time - 36
Male - 47
Female - 71