Pomona College, founded in 1887, is a private, liberal arts college. It has an unusual mix of students - geographically, ethnically, economically - for a school of this academic quality and size. Balance among social and natural sciences and humanities is unusual too, and Pomona is one of the few National Liberal Arts colleges in the west. It is one of the Claremont Colleges, a group of five undergraduate colleges and two graduate schools, with adjoining campuses and shared facilities and services. Its 140-acre campus, with a Spanish-influenced architectural style, is located 35 miles east of Los Angeles.

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collegeType
Private
studentType
Coed
1,764
Undergraduates
801
Men - 45.4%
964
Women - 54.6%
0
Graduate Students
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Entrance Difficulty
Most difficult
Overall Admission Rate
7% of 11,620 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
January 8
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA
Not reported
SAT Math
745 average
740-800 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
720 average
730-770 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
34 average
33-35 range of middle 50%
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Cost of Attendance
$81,996
Tuition and Fees
$59,238
Room and Board
$19,358
Average Percent of Need Met
100%
Average Freshman Award
$51,856
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$17,799
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Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
201
Regular Class Size (Students)
2-9
22%
10-19
48%
20-29
24%
30-39
5%
40-49
1%
50-99
0%
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Claremont Population
35,096
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Los Angeles
Freshman Housing Guarantee
College does not provide housing for students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
Cecil Sagehen
Sororities
Not reported
Fraternities
Not reported
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Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
American Indian/Alaskan Native
0.3%
Asian
19.5%
Black/African-American
9.9%
Hispanic/Latino
18%
Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
9.1%
Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
0.5%
White
38.5%
Unknown
4.1%
International Students
10.9%
First-Year Students Returning
95.8%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
86.5%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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