Pitzer College: Statistics

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Rank Ranking
#2381 of 14,134 In the World
#701 of 2,597 In North America
#643 of 2,496 In the United States
#60 of 249 In California
#5 of 10 In Claremont
#481 of 1,041 For Anthropology

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
17%
Avg. cost to attend
$30,095 /y
Aid receiving
40%
Undergraduates
922
Male:Female Ratio
41:59
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Bachelor's degree
Website
www.pitzer.edu

Pitzer College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Total Men Women
Acceptance Rate 17% 20% 15%
Applicants 4,260 1,387 2,873
Admissions 706 271 435
Freshmen enrolled full time 225 98 127

Admissions requirements

Recommendations Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
College-preparatory program Recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
SAT/ACT Neither required nor recommended
Secondary school rank Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White 417 (45%)
Hispanic 147 (16%)
Asian 115 (13%)
Nonresident Alien 77 (8%)
Two or more races 74 (8%)
Black or African American 57 (6%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown 25 (3%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander 3 (0.3%)
American Indian or Alaska Native 3 (0.3%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$30,095/year
Average aid awarded
$45,590
Students receiving aid
40%

Average costs by household income

<$30K $9,747
$30-48K $17,181
$48-75K $17,630
$75-110K $27,920
$110K+ $46,272

Tuition and fees

Undergraduates
Tuition in-district $55,734
Tuition in-state $55,734
Tuition out-of-state $55,734
Fee in-district $144
Fee in-state $144
Fee out-of-state $144

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity 972
Combined charge for room and board $18,530
Room charge $10,900
Meal charge $7,630

Pitzer College Majors

Major Bachelor's
Environmental Science 28
Psychology, General 27
Economics, General 24
Mass Communication & Media Studies 16
Sociology, General 16
Organizational Behavior Studies 13
Political Science and Government, General 11
Computer Science 9
Fine & Studio Arts, General 8
Human Biology 8
Neuroscience 6
Anthropology, General 6
Mathematics, Other 6
Mathematics, General 6
Biology & Biological Sciences, General 6
Political Science and Government, Other 5
Ecology, Evolution, Systematics and Population Biology, Other 5
Geology & Earth Science, General 5
Molecular Biology 4
Multi- & Interdisciplinary Studies, Other 4
Asian Studies & Civilization 4
Women's Studies 4
Legal Studies 3
Biological and Physical Sciences 3
International & Globalization Studies 3
English Language and Literature, General 3
Mathematics and Computer Science 3
Systems Science and Theory 3
American & United States Studies & Civilization 2
Physics, General 2
African-American & Black Studies 2
History, General 2
Spanish Language and Literature 2
Public Health, General 2
Environmental Studies 2
Art History, Criticism and Conservation 2
Religion & Religious Studies 1
Science, Technology and Society 1
Music, General 1
Rhetoric and Composition 1
Cognitive Science, General 1
Chemistry, General 1
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General 1
Philosophy 1
Applied Economics 1
Fine and Studio Arts Management 1
Intermedia & Multimedia 1
Asian-American Studies 1
Philosophy and Religious Studies, Other 1
Theoretical and Mathematical Physics 1
Linguistics 1
Natural Resources Conservation and Research, Other 1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other 1
Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology, Other 1
Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other 1
Russian Studies 1
Music History, Literature, and Theory 1
Grand Total 276
Total Men Women
Graduation rate 83% 80% 86%
  • Full-time retention rate - 81%

Publications & Citations

Publications
641
Citations
17,147

Publication / Citation count by topic

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
319 / 5,768
Psychology
187 / 10,285
Sociology
112 / 2,012
Child Psychology
67 / 3,688
Medicine
67 / 2,486
Social Psychology
56 / 2,742
Political Science
54 / 603
Economics
47 / 925
Gender Studies
45 / 874
History
45 / 609
Computer Science
44 / 3,319
Art & Design
41 / 761
Cognitive Science
33 / 3,087
Demography
31 / 494
Linguistics
31 / 947
Biology
29 / 1,156
Environmental Science
26 / 584
Philosophy
25 / 251
Political Economy
24 / 440
Theology / Divinity / Religious studies
23 / 235
Anthropology
23 / 190
Media Studies
21 / 292
Business
21 / 261
Clinical Psychology
20 / 1,435
Classics and Ancient History
19 / 178
Communications and Public Relations
19 / 499
Development Studies
19 / 482
Mathematics
18 / 1,431
Law
15 / 414
Education Majors
14 / 233
Sexology
13 / 434
Engineering
13 / 67
Geography and Cartography
12 / 249
Aesthetics
11 / 676
Art History
11 / 13
Public Policy / Administration
10 / 142
Audiology
10 / 221
Literature
10 / 17
Chemistry
9 / 114
Math Teachers
8 / 238

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 12 193
1992 13 229
1993 12 252
1994 20 219
1995 20 322
1996 16 303
1997 14 296
1998 12 309
1999 13 323
2000 10 420
2001 11 326
2002 15 427
2003 11 437
2004 11 469
2005 11 557
2006 36 584
2007 8 660
2008 16 700
2009 24 951
2010 39 927
2011 17 894
2012 27 996
2013 21 1103
2014 32 1165
2015 27 1194
2016 28 1090
2017 33 1050
2018 32 1010
2019 34 1145
2020 31 1151
2021 30 1241

Pitzer College alumni

  1. Anne Archer

    Anne Archer
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1947-.. (age 75)
    Occupations
    film actorstage actortelevision actor
    Biography

    Anne Archer is an American actress. Archer was named Miss Golden Globe in 1971, and in the year following, appeared in her feature film debut The Honkers (1972). She had supporting roles in Cancel My Reservation (1972), The All-American Boy (1973), and Trackdown (1976), and appeared in Good Guys Wear Black (1978), Paradise Alley (1978) and Hero at Large (1980).

  2. Eric Douglas

    Eric Douglas
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1958-2004 (aged 46)
    Occupations
    stage actortelevision actor
    Biography

    Eric Anthony Douglas was an American actor and stand-up comedian. Douglas was the youngest son of actor Kirk Douglas and his second wife Anne Buydens. His half brother was actor and producer Michael Douglas. Douglas pursued a career in show business but did not attain the same level of success as his father and siblings. His career was overshadowed by his numerous run-ins with the law and problems with alcohol and drugs.

  3. Max Brooks

    Max Brooks
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1972-.. (age 50)
    Occupations
    comedianvoice actorscreenwriterwritertelevision actor
    Biography

    Maximillian Michael Brooks is an American actor and author. He is the son of comedy filmmaker Mel Brooks and actress Anne Bancroft. Much of Brooks's writing focuses on zombie stories. He is a senior fellow at the Modern War Institute at West Point, New York.

  4. Kevin de León

    Kevin de León
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1966-.. (age 56)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Kevin Alexander Leon, known professionally as Kevin de León, is an American politician serving as the Los Angeles city councilmember for district 14 since 2020. A member of the Democratic Party, he is a candidate in the 2022 Los Angeles mayoral election.

General info

Alternative names Pfizer
PTZ
PZ
PIT
Pitzer
Founded 1963
Motto Provida Futuri
Mindful of the Future
Colors orange, white
Academic Calendar Semesters
Total FTE staff 274
Carnegie Classification Baccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus

Location and Contacts

Address 1050 North Mills Avenue
Claremont, California, 91711-6101
United States
City population 35,000
Phone 9096218000
Fax +1 (909) 621 8839

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