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
1,477
Undergraduates
683
Men - 46.2%
795
Women - 53.8%
0
Graduate Students
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Entrance Difficulty
Most difficult
Overall Admission Rate
9% of 10,388 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
Yes
Regular Admission Deadline
January 8
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA
Not reported
SAT Math
745 average
700-790 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
720 average
690-750 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
34 average
32-35 range of middle 50%
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Cost of Attendance
$75,694
Tuition and Fees
$54,774
Room and Board
$17,820
Average Percent of Need Met
100%
Average Freshman Award
$57,406
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$17,819
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Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
195
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
0.2%
Asian
20.6%
Black/African-American
12.1%
Hispanic/Latino
20.8%
Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
8%
Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
0.4%
White
33.7%
Unknown
4.3%
International Students
10.8%
First-Year Students Returning
85.8%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
88.9%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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