8%

Acceptance Rate

$52,716

Avg.Financial Aid

001173

FAFSA Code

About Pomona College

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Private

Not-For-Profit

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

1,573

Website

www.pomona.edu

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WASC

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Not applicable

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

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).

Location & Contact

Address

550 N College Ave

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 9096218131
Fax: 9096218499
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Rankings

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Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

1st Jan

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

8%

SAT Range

1400 - 1540

ACT Range

31 - 34

Application Fee

$70

SAT/ACT

Required

High School GPA

Considered but not required

Accept Common App

Yes

The university is selective in taking in students. Moreover, admission to PC is difficult. The admission process starts by filling up the form and submitting a fee of $70. As per the past trends, the SAT score of a student must lie in the range of 1390-1540 to improve her chances. Notably, students securing ACT score less than 32 might also given admission but the average ACT score at Pomona College is 33. The application process can be completed online. However, if needed, one can also visit the office at 550 N College Ave, Claremont, California 91711-6319, or call (909) 621-8131.

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$16,988

Average Annual Cost

$52,412

Books And Supplies

$1,000

Other Fees

$368

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$16,716

Budget For Other Expenses

$1,500

Total One Year Cost

$71,996

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.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Bachelor's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

7:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

97%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

N/A

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

$1,978

Faculty Overview

53%

Male Professors

47%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Economics

50 Graduates

Computer Science

39 Graduates

Mathematics

37 Graduates

Neurobiology and Neurosciences

23 Graduates

Political Science and Government

23 Graduates

Psychology, General

19 Graduates

International Relations and Nationa...

17 Graduates

Biology, General

16 Graduates

Natural Resources Conservation and...

16 Graduates

Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecu...

15 Graduates

Sociology

15 Graduates

Chemistry

14 Graduates

Communication and Media Studies

14 Graduates

Fine and Studio Arts

13 Graduates

Romance Languages, Literatures, and...

13 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

11 Graduates

History

11 Graduates

Public Policy Analysis

11 Graduates

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Ot...

9 Graduates

Physics

8 Graduates

Philosophy

7 Graduates

Area Studies

6 Graduates

Research and Experimental Psycholog...

6 Graduates

Cognitive Science

5 Graduates

Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft

5 Graduates

Religion/Religious Studies

5 Graduates

Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosc...

4 Graduates

Anthropology

3 Graduates

Classics and Classical Languages, L...

3 Graduates

Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender,...

3 Graduates

Medieval and Renaissance Studies

3 Graduates

Science, Technology and Society

3 Graduates

East Asian Languages, Literatures,...

2 Graduates

Linguistic, Comparative, and Relate...

2 Graduates

Dance

1 Graduates

Engineering, General

1 Graduates

Music

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

1,573

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

19%

Full-time

99%

Part-time

1%

Students Gender

Male

49%

US National: 44%

Female

51%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

34% White

5% Unknown

9% Black

18% Hispanic

7% Two or more races

12% Non Resident alien

15% Asian

0% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

74%

Out Of State

26%

In State

0%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

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 Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and 100% of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

100%

Undergrads in College Housing

98%

Averege Housing Cost

$9,666/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $7,050/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$7,050/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Sagehens

School Colors

blue and orange

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Southern California Intercoll Ath Conf

Total Male Athletes

292

Total Female Athletes

206

Intramural Sports

15

Sports Club

22

Sports Team (Men)

Baseball

Basketball

Cross Country

Football

Golf

Soccer

Swimming and Diving

Tennis

Track and Field

Water Polo

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Cross Country

Golf

Lacrosse

Soccer

Softball

Swimming and Diving

Tennis

Track and Field

Volleyball

Water Polo

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

Yes

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.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$41,100/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$58,100/year

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

N/A - N/A

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

59%

Average Aid Per Year

$52,716

Students Receiving Federal Grants

23%

Average Aid Per Year

$6,708

Students Receiving State Aid

6%

Average Aid Per Year

$9,084

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

58%

Average Aid Per Year

$49,268

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$64,809

$30K - $48K

$62,001

$48K - $75K

$61,111

$75K - $110K

$50,422

> $110K

$32,179

Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$50,513,808

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$334,179

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.

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