Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many colleges have suspended or relaxed some admitted student requirements and extended decision and enrollment deposit deadlines. We recommend that you contact the colleges to which you have been accepted directly for the most updated and accurate information.

Pitzer College, a private, undergraduate, coeducational, liberal arts institution, is consistently ranked among the best such colleges in the country. Located in Claremont, CA, about 35 miles east of Los Angeles, Pitzer is an intimate college backed by the resources of the Claremont Colleges, a group of five undergraduate colleges and two graduate schools, with adjoining campuses and shared facilities and services. Blending classroom instruction with field work, Pitzer engages a student's mind, heart and spirit by integrating educational resources on campus, abroad and in the local community. It offers a curriculum that spans 40 major fields and focuses on interdisciplinary, intercultural education, with an emphasis on social responsibility and community service.

Website: www.pitzer.edu

Private
Co-ed
1,119
Undergraduate
Students
(57.5%) 643 Women
(42.5%) 476 Men
0
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Very difficult
Overall Admission Rate
14% of 4,415 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
Yes
Regular Admission Deadline
January 1

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.89
SAT Math
715 average
680-750 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
699 average
668-730 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
32 average
30-33 range of middle 50%
See more

Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$76,350
Tuition and Fees
$56,018
Room and Board
$17,432
Average Percent of Need Met
100%
Average Freshman Award
$52,894
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$26,489
See more

Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
99
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 15% of classes
10-19 students: 57% of classes
20-29 students: 26% of classes
30-39 students: 3% of classes
40-49 students: 1% of classes
See more

Campus Life

Claremont Population
35,457
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Los Angeles
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
75% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
Cecil Sagehen
Sororities
Not reported
Fraternities
Not reported
See more

Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.2% American Indian/Alaskan Native
9.2% Asian
6.4% Black/African-American
15.8% Hispanic/Latino
9.9% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.5% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
53.0% White
4.9% Unknown
International Students
8.0%
First-Year Students Returning
93.4%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
78.0%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
50%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
See more

A portion of the College Profile data is provided under license by:
Peterson's Undergraduate and Undergraduate Financial Aid Databases, copyright © 2020 Peterson's LLC. All rights reserved.