About Pomona College
On Campus Housing
There is a private university in Claremont, CA called Pomona College. The university covers an area of 140 acres. The foundation of Pomona College was laid down in the year 1887. Pomona College is recognised by its official colors, blue and gold. Taking into account all the courses offered at Pomona College, the total enrolment stands at 1,637. The school has an academic staff of 240 who teach various courses to the students. There are around 52% of the students who are females and 48% are males at Pomona College. At PC, around 100% of the students are 24 and under. The college has produced several achievers in its 133 years of existence and some of the notable alumni are Kris Kristofferson (Film Score Composer, Musician), Richard Chamberlain (Actor, Singer), John Cage (Film Score Composer, Musician), and Rosalind Chao (Actor). Pomona College's sporting teams are affiliated to NCAA Division III – SCIAC. Like several universities in the country, athletics play an important part here as well. Taking into account all the undergraduate and graduate degrees, including both residential and online, PC offers around 35 programs. The university also has a long list of accreditations. It has been accredited by WASC (Western Assn. of Schools and Colleges). The total endowment of the Pomona College is around $2 billion (2019).
Forbes and US News provide rankings to the universities, which are trusted everywhere. But this is applicable only if the universities are located in the US. The ranking of universities by Forbes is done keeping in mind common metrics like acceptance rate, endowment, benefits, and SAT scores, among others. Moreover, Forbes has placed Pomona College at the 12nd position among other national universities.
Annual Cost to Attend
Average Annual Cost
Tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure are the next two things that a student should keep in mind before applying to PC. The annual full-time cost of attendance comes out to be approximately $71,980. The average annual tuition cost ($54,762), books and supplies ($1,000), room and boarding ($17,218), and budget for other expenses ($1,500) are all included in this cost. For students seeking financial assistance, the college offers a number of options.
Highest Degree Offered
36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.
Median Household Income
$76,545 per year
Campus Emergency Phones
Mobile Campus Emergency Alert
On-campus housing facilities are offered to the students who wish to remain nearby. A candidate will be needed to pay a normal expense of $17,218 per year for living on campus. Pomona College has several dining and meal plan options for its students and the average meal plan at PC costs around $7,050 per year. The college has taken a lot of measures to ensure the safety and security of its students. Some of these measures include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones, 24-hr escort safety rides and mobile campus emergency alert. The number of female and male students at the college are 48% and 52%, respectively.
Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation
Students Receiving Gift Aid
Average Aid Per Year
Students Receiving Federal Grants
Average Aid Per Year
Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income
$30K - $48K
$48K - $75K
$75K - $110K
Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants
Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants
The financial aid department of Pomona College helps students by assisting them with scholarships, grants, and student loans in the event that they find the fees and the cost of living at the campus to be expensive. At the college, the average federal grant comes to be around $6,352, whereas the financial aid is $49,995. The college provides financial assistance in the form of state-level aid worth $9,084 and institutional aid worth $49,995. The total need-based scholarships/grants offered at PC based on students' financial needs add up to $50,513,808 per year. Meanwhile, the total non-need-based scholarships/grants in a year come to around $334,179.