Pitzer College: Ranking & Review

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Claremont Rank United States Rank World Rank
4 651 2285
Top 14%

Pitzer College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Acceptance Rate16%21%14%
Enrolled undergraduates262116146
Enrolled total (including graduate students)1,074490584

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Admission requirements

Application fee for undergraduates - $70.

Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankNeither required nor recommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of the college-preparatory programRecommended
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission test scoresNeither required nor recommended
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required

Pitzer College Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
On-campus $70,500 $70,500
Off-campus $70,500 $70,500
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $16,264 and other expenses per full academic year.

Pitzer College provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 840 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates $51,964 $51,964
Fees for full-time undergraduates $272 $272
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates $6,496 $6,496

Programs and Degrees

Social Sciences 57 57
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 25 25
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies 24 24
Psychology 24 24
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 24 24
Natural Resources and Conservation 21 21
English Language and Literature & Letters 14 14
Mathematics and Statistics 12 12
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 8 8
Visual and Performing Arts 8 8
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies 7 7
Physical Sciences 5 5
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 5 5
History 4 4
Philosophy and Religious Studies 4 4
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 3 3
Health Professions and Related Programs 3 3
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 2 2
Education 1 1
Legal Professions and Studies 1 1
Grand Total252252

A total of 252 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Pitzer College.

Graduation rate83%82%84%
  • Full-time retention rate - 95%

General info

Alternative namesPfizer
MottoProvida Futuri
Mindful of the Future
Religious affiliationNot applicable
Colorsorange, white
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff291
Instructional FTE93
Sector of institutionPrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPrivate not-for-profit
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus

Location and Contacts

Official Websitewww.pitzer.edu
Address1050 North Mills Avenue
Claremont, California, 91711-6101
United States
Urbanization levelSuburb: Large
City population10,000 - 50,000
Fax+1 (909) 621 8839

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