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Pomona College

Claremont, CA

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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
Contact Phone: 909-621-8000

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Majors & Degrees

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
African-american/black Studies Checkmark
American/united States Studies/civilization Checkmark
Asian Studies/civilization Checkmark
Asian-american 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 Studies Checkmark
Russian, Central European, East European And Eurasian Studies Checkmark
Women's Studies Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biology/biological Sciences, General Checkmark
Molecular Biology Checkmark
Neuroscience Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
Mass Communication/media Studies Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
Computer Science Checkmark
Engineering Associate Bachelors
Pre-engineering Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
English Language And Literature, General Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
Chinese Language And Literature Checkmark
Classics And Classical Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics, General Checkmark
French Language And Literature Checkmark
German Language And Literature Checkmark
Japanese Language And Literature Checkmark
Linguistics Checkmark
Romance Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics, General Checkmark
Russian Language And Literature Checkmark
Spanish Language And Literature Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
History, General Checkmark
Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
Mathematics, General Checkmark
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
Cognitive Science, General Checkmark
Medieval And Renaissance Studies Checkmark
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies, Other Checkmark
Science, Technology And Society Checkmark
Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
Environmental Science Checkmark
Environmental Studies Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
Philosophy Checkmark
Religion/religious Studies Checkmark
Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Astronomy Checkmark
Chemistry, General Checkmark
Geology/earth Science, General Checkmark
Physics, General Checkmark
Psychology Associate Bachelors
Cognitive Psychology And Psycholinguistics Checkmark
Psychology, General Checkmark
Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
Public Policy Analysis, General Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Anthropology, General Checkmark
Econometrics And Quantitative Economics Checkmark
Economics, General Checkmark
International Relations And Affairs Checkmark
Political Science And Government, General Checkmark
Sociology, General Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Art History, Criticism And Conservation Checkmark
Art/art Studies, General Checkmark
Dance, General Checkmark
Drama And Dramatics/theatre Arts, General Checkmark
Fine/studio Arts, General Checkmark
Music, General Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

10,401
Applied
770
Accepted
1,717
Enrolled
7%
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Female Admissions

6,334
Females Applied
388
Females Accepted
6%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

4,067
Males Applied
382
Males Accepted
9%
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 25th % Info icon 75th % Info icon
SAT Critical Reading 720 690 750
SAT Math 745 700 790
ACT Composite 34 32 35

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

54,380
Private
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Fees

394
Full-time student fees
17,820
Room & board
9,956
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

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

Financial Aid

58,528
Avg. Financial Aid Package
57,406
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
66,125
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
0
Avg. Loan Aid
5,000
Avg. Grant Aid
56,395
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

1,717
Total Undergrad students
11%
International Students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 17.42%
Black or African American 9.72%
White or Caucasian 34.42%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.47%
Asian 16.23%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.36%
Two or more races 6.75%
Other 3.55%

Gender

Male (47.29%)
Female (52.71%)

Campus Life

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
Local fraternities Checkmark
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

250
Total Faculty
8:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 195
Part-time - 55
Male - 131
Female - 119
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