Pomona College Overview
Located in Claremont, California, Pomona College is a private not-for-profit institution. Pomona is located in a safe and convenient suburb.
What Is Pomona College Known For?
- Students at Pomona may have an easier time interacting with their teachers since the student to faculty ratio at the school is 7 to 1.
- The bachelor's degree is the highest award offered at Pomona.
- In 2017-2018, 94% of the faculty were full-time.
- A student who earns a bachelor's degree from Pomona makes roughly $58,100 a year. This is 42% more than their peers from other colleges and universities.
- It takes the average Pomona student 4.1 years to graduate. This is pretty good when compared to the national rate of 4.4 years.
Pomona College Rankings
Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.
Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Pomona.
Awards From Around the Web
The following table lists some notable awards Pomona has earned from around the web.
|#2||Highest Paid Social Sciences Graduates||College Factual|
|#7||Highest Paid Economics Graduates||College Factual|
|#19||Best Colleges for Economics||College Factual|
|#19||Best Value Colleges for Economics||College Factual|
|#36||Best Colleges for Social Sciences||College Factual|
Where Is Pomona College?
Contact details for Pomona are given below.
|Address:||550 N College Ave, Claremont, CA 91711-6319|
How Do I Get Into Pomona?
You can apply to Pomona online at: https://www.pomona.edu/admissions/apply
Admission Requirements for Pomona
|High School GPA||considered but not required|
|High School Rank||considered but not required|
|High School Transcript||required|
|College Prep Program||required|
|SAT or ACT Scores||required|
How Hard Is It To Get Into Pomona?
Approximately 47% of accepted students are men and 53% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 10%, and the acceptance rate for women is 7%.
Average Test Scores
About 52% of students accepted to Pomona submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 690 and 760. Math scores were between 680 and 770.
Can I Afford Pomona College?
The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.
Student Loan Debt
While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At Pomona, approximately 21% of students took out student loans averaging $5,986 a year. That adds up to $23,944 over four years for those students.
Pomona College Undergraduate Student Diversity
Of the 1,617 full-time undergraduates at Pomona, 48% are male and 52% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of Pomona College students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||159|
|Hispanic or Latino||282|
California students aren't the only ones who study at Pomona College. At this time, 43 states are represented by the student population at the school.
Over 53 countries are represented at Pomona. The most popular countries sending students to the school are China, India, and South Korea.
Pomona College Undergraduate Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- Image Credit: By Nostalgicwisdom under License
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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