Pomona College

Claremont, CA, USA
4.47 Average Rating

Founded by Congregationalists in 1887, Pomona College is a private liberal arts school in the Los Angeles area and the founding member of the Claremont Colleges. Pomona confers bachelor’s degrees in 48 academic majors in the arts, social sciences, natural sciences, and humanities. For students who wish to learn in a different environment, Pomona offers numerous study abroad programs as well as semester-exchanges with Spelman College, Swarthmore College, and Colby College. To provide a break from the rigors of college life, Pomona’s location provides easy access to the Claremont Loop trail and surrounding mountains.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Private
  • Not for Profit
  • Coed
Level of Institution 4 Year
Campus Setting Suburb
In State Students
26%
Out of State Students
54%
0
100
9%
Acceptance Rate
Average ACT Composite: 33
0
36
Average SAT Composite: 1435
0
1600

Key Deadlines

Application Type Application Deadline Reply Deadline
Early Decision Acceptance is binding so student must attend college if accepted. November 1, 2018 January 1, 2019
Fall Regular Decision January 1, 2019 May 1, 2019
Other January 1, 2019 March 1, 2019
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Bachelor's
Total Number of Students
1,703
Total Number of Undergrads
1,703
Academic Calendar

Semester

Non Traditional Learning
  • Combined Institution Double Degree Programs
  • Some Programs Requires Co-Op/Internship
Learning Options
  • ROTC Army
  • ROTC Air Force
  • Study Abroad
0
100
90%
Graduate in 4 Years National: 28%
0
100
93%
Graduate in 6 Years National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
8:1
National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$18,427
Tuition
In-State Tuition
$52,780
Out-of-State Tuition
$52,780
0
100
100%
Need Met
Students Receiving Financial Aid
60%
Average Aid Per Year
$48,930
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Gender
Male
Female
50%
50%
Student Organizations
277
Size of Town
Suburb: Large
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
yes
On Campus Women's Center
yes
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Top 5 Cities
Los Angeles
San Francisco
New York
Seattle
Washington
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$56,600
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What Students Are Saying

4.47 Average Rating
pomona college stays true to its liberal arts mission statement of empowering me, the student, with my own education and how i want to design and experience it. the school employs professors who are passionate, above all else, about teaching and ensures that your quality of life, both scholastically and socially, will be smooth-sailing. it rates as a perfect 10 for those who enjoy living in a small, intellectually stimulating community that can handle having complete freedom over their educational experience.
Daniel from Honolulu, HI
Pomona is an all around great college where you have exceptional academics, thriving social life and a great community. Everyone is really friendly and wants to help out. There is something for everyone and they try really hard to make you at home.
Trix from WA

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