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Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$55,864 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$41,120 tuition
$13,526 on campus room & board
$900 books
$318 fees
(Based on stats from 2012/2013)

$55,864 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$41,120 tuition
$13,526 on campus room & board
$900 books
$318 fees
(Based on stats from 2012/2013)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$32,640 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
66% of students receive aid
15% get federal aid ($5,569 avg)
7% get state aid ($9,054 avg)
54% get institn'l aid ($32,640 avg)
16% get loans ($4,532 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 3.83% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 3.83% change in out-of-state tuition and fees. Amounts shown are estimates only and not guaranteed. For a better estimate, contact the college directly.

Financial Aid

Annual Aid Awarded
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $35,235 54%
Federal Grant Aid $5,569 15%
Pell Grants $3,957 15%
Other Federal Grants $1,725 14%
Institution Grant Aid $32,640 54%
State Grant Aid $9,054 7%
Student Loans $4,532 16%
Federal Loans $4,099 11%
Other Loans $3,798 7%

Merit Aid Available

Merit Aid

Merit Scholarships Available Amount freshman returning transfer graduate
$1,500 R R
$1,500 - $2,000 R
$2,000 - $2,500 R R
$1,000 - $2,500 R R
Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: -
Financial aid deadline: February 1
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: April 1
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: May 1
Does Pomona College offer...
Tuition Payment Plan? Yes
Financial Aid Contact Info
550 N College Ave
Claremont, CA 91711-6319
(909) 621-8131
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $1,714
Out of State $1,714


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 4
  • Black Male
  • Jan-27-2014 I am a current student here

    Pomona has a large number of resources available to students. The large endowment of the school allows it to put a lot of money towards its students.

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  • 5
  • Freshmen to Be
  • Jun-27-2013 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    Pomona spoils you. You definitely get your money's worth.

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  • 5
  • Trix from WA
  • Oct-24-2012 I am a current student here

    Awesome financial aid, meets 100% of demonstrated financial need with grants instead of loans.

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  • 4
  • Daniel from Honolulu, HI
  • Mar-11-2012 I am a current student here

    pomona college is the cheapest among the top liberal arts colleges, and is ranked #1 college in the u.s. regarding funding for each individual student. there are retreats happening almost every weekend for different majors, mentor groups, board of trustees, etc. in amazing parts of southern california. this school has money!

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