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Pitzer College Stats, Info and Facts

Quick Facts

1,076 students

13% admitted

  • 1,038 full time
  • 38 part time
  • 438 men full time
  • 600 women full time
  • 4,324 applied
  • 583 admitted
  • 269 enrolled

1,076 Undergraduates

$46,752 tuition/year

  • $46,752 in state
  • $268 fees
  • $14,730 room & board
  • $1,000 books
  • (Based on stats from 2013/2014)

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At a Glance

Institution Type: Private not-for-profit
Campus Setting: Far West Large suburb
Highest Degree Offered: Bachelor's degree
Level of Institution: Four or more years
Calendar: Semester
School Mascot: Sagehen
School Colors: Orange and White
Reviews in 3 Sentences
  • Jose from San Diego, CA
  • 0
  • It's a small school that doesn't feel small because of the 5 other colleges surrounding it. They're all extremely close to each other. It takes about 15 minutes to walk…

  • Jan-03-2013 Read More
  • Melissa from South Gate, CA
  • 0
  • Pitzer has an amazing curriculum where it is open to let students shape their own education. We believe in social responsibility, and we have tons of opportunities to be socially…

  • Jun-01-2012 Read More
  • Larry from Los Angeles, CA
  • 0
  • Pitzer allows for a great opportunity to be a part of the consortium of 5 colleges. Pitzer focuses on interdisciplinary courses. Pitzer has a great ratio of students to teachers. …

  • Apr-13-2012 Read More
Mission Statement

Pitzer College produces engaged, socially responsible citizens of the world through an academically rigorous, interdisciplinary liberal arts education emphasizing social justice, intercultural understanding and environmental sensitivity. The meaningful participation of students, faculty and staff in college governance and academic program design is a Pitzer core value. Our community thrives within the mutually supportive framework of The Claremont Colleges, which provide an unsurpassed breadth of academic, athletic and social opportunities.


Student Responses to Review Topic: Am I Enjoying Being Here
  • 5
  • Mario from Waukegan, IL
  • Jan-13-2011 I am a current student here

    I enjoy my stay at Pitzer everyday a little more. The only downside is that it is far from Illinois where I grew up, but that is easily overlooked by all the easy going people on campus.

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  • 5
  • Diamond from Los Angeles, CA
  • Dec-31-2009 I am a current student here

    The campus is the smallest out of the Claremont Colleges, but it's beautiful. Right next to the San Bernadino mountains, the freshman dorms are only 2 years old and eco-friendly. Pitzer has native plants around campus and the entire campus is eco-friendly. Most people are friendly, the staff is awesome and living on campus is terrific.

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