1,704
Students
Financial aid thermometer
52,173
Avg. Financial Aid
Most Selective
Admission Difficulty
8
8%
Acceptance Rate
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
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Overview

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

Location & Contact

Address 333 North College Way
Claremont, CA  91711
United States

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
German Studies Checkmark
Hispanic-American, Puerto Rican, And Mexican-American/Chicano Studies Checkmark
Latin American Studies Checkmark
Near And Middle Eastern Studies Checkmark
Russian, Central European, East European And Eurasian Studies Checkmark
Women's Studies Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biology/biological Sciences Checkmark
Molecular Biology Checkmark
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Communication, Journalism And Related Programs 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
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
Chinese Checkmark
Classics And Classical Languages Checkmark
French Checkmark
German Checkmark
Japanese Checkmark
Linguistics Checkmark
Romance Languages Checkmark
Russian Checkmark
Spanish Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
Cognitive Science Checkmark
Medieval And Renaissance 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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Religious Studies Checkmark
Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Astronomy Checkmark
Chemistry Checkmark
Geology/earth Science Checkmark
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
Public Policy Analysis Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Anthropology Checkmark
Economics Checkmark
International Relations And Affairs Checkmark
Political Science And Government Checkmark
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Art History, Criticism And Conservation Checkmark
Dance Checkmark
Dramatic/theater Arts Checkmark
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

9,045
Applied
756
Accepted
1,704
Enrolled
8%
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Female Admissions

5,545
Females Applied
399
Females Accepted
7%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

3,500
Males Applied
357
Males Accepted
10%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

70
Application Fee
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay
2 recommendations
Recommended Other requirements may exist (see below)
Other requirements: Supplemental forms for visual and performing arts and science research

Application Deadlines

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

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 690 760
SAT Math 680 770
ACT Composite 30 34

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

52,412
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Fees

368
Full-time student fees
16,716
Room & board
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Other Payment Considerations

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

Financial Aid

52,173
Avg. Financial Aid Package
52,748
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
55,022
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
5,000
Avg. Grant Aid
50,069
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% 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

1,704
Total undergrad students
12%
International Students
70%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 16.08%
Black or African American 9.33%
White or Caucasian 35.21%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.47%
Asian 14.44%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.29%
Two or more races 6.75%
Other 5.93%

Gender

Male (50%)
Female (50%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 98%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
Drama/theatre group Checkmark
Student-run radio station Checkmark
Student-run television station Checkmark
Marching band Checkmark
Choral groups Checkmark
Campus events:
Harwood Halloween Costume Party, Ski/Beach Day and Smiley Dorm '80s-themed Party

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
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Local sororities
More
1 co-ed fraternity
Most popular organizations:
Student Government, music/choral organizations, service organizations, intramural sports and outdoor activities club

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
Crew No No No
Cross-country Running Checkmark Division 3 No
Equestrian Sports Checkmark No No
Fencing Checkmark No No
Field Hockey Checkmark No No
Football Checkmark Division 3 No
Golf Checkmark Division 3 No
Lacrosse Checkmark No No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rock Climbing Checkmark No No
Skiing (cross-country) Checkmark No No
Skiing (downhill) Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 3 No
Softball Checkmark No No
Squash Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving Checkmark Division 3 No
Tennis Checkmark Division 3 No
Track And Field Checkmark Division 3 No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark Checkmark No
Volleyball Checkmark Checkmark No
Water Polo Checkmark 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
Crew Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running Checkmark Division 3 No
Equestrian Sports Checkmark No No
Fencing Checkmark No No
Field Hockey Checkmark No No
Football No No No
Golf Checkmark Division 3 No
Lacrosse No Division 3 No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rock Climbing Checkmark No No
Skiing (cross-country) Checkmark No No
Skiing (downhill) Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 3 No
Softball Checkmark Division 3 No
Squash Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving Checkmark Division 3 No
Tennis Checkmark Division 3 No
Track And Field Checkmark Division 3 No
Ultimate Frisbee No Checkmark No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 3 No
Water Polo Checkmark Division 3 No

Faculty

240
Total Faculty
8:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 186
Part-time - 54
Male - 132
Female - 108