Pomona College: Statistics

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#1103 of 14,131 In the World
#330 of 2,597 In North America
#298 of 2,496 In the United States
#31 of 249 In California
#1 of 10 In Claremont
#340 of 1,110 For Astrobiology
Top50% For 26 other topics

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
9%
Avg. cost to attend
$30,392 /y
Aid receiving
72%
Undergraduates
1,475
Male:Female Ratio
46:54
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Bachelor's degree
Website
www.pomona.edu

Pomona College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Total Men Women
Acceptance Rate 9% 10% 8%
Applicants 10,388 4,134 6,254
Admissions 895 417 478
Freshmen enrolled full time 399 187 212

Admissions requirements

College-preparatory program Required
Recommendations Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
Secondary school GPA Considered but not required
Secondary school rank Considered but not required
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
SAT/ACT Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White 444 (30%)
Hispanic 271 (18%)
Asian 269 (18%)
Nonresident Alien 163 (11%)
Black or African American 158 (11%)
Two or more races 103 (7%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown 60 (4%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander 5 (0.3%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$30,392/year
Average aid awarded
$44,680
Students receiving aid
72%

Average costs by household income

<$30K $8,629
$30-48K $6,239
$48-75K $9,365
$75-110K $18,763
$110K+ $46,130

Tuition and fees

Undergraduates
Tuition in-district $54,380
Tuition in-state $54,380
Tuition out-of-state $54,380
Fee in-district $394
Fee in-state $394
Fee out-of-state $394

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity 1,554
Combined charge for room and board $17,820
Room charge $10,304
Meal charge $7,516

Pomona College Majors

Major Bachelor's
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics 57
Computer Science 34
Mathematics, General 28
International Relations and Affairs 24
Neuroscience 22
Mass Communication & Media Studies 17
Molecular Biology 16
Political Science and Government, General 16
History, General 15
Research and Experimental Psychology, Other 15
Public Policy Analysis, General 15
Physics, General 14
Environmental Science 13
Multi- & Interdisciplinary Studies, Other 11
Chemistry, General 9
English Language and Literature, General 9
Linguistics 8
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General 7
Biology & Biological Sciences, General 7
Women's Studies 7
Cognitive Science, General 6
Religion & Religious Studies 5
Music, General 5
Geology & Earth Science, General 5
African-American & Black Studies 4
Fine & Studio Arts, General 4
Art History, Criticism and Conservation 4
Philosophy 4
Hispanic-American, Puerto Rican, and Mexican-American & Chicano Studies 4
Medieval and Renaissance Studies 4
Science, Technology and Society 2
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General 2
Anthropology, General 2
French Language and Literature 2
Sociology, General 2
American & United States Studies & Civilization 1
Asian Studies & Civilization 1
Latin American Studies 1
Near and Middle Eastern Studies 1
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General 1
Russian Studies 1
Grand Total 405
Total Men Women
Graduation rate 94% 93% 95%
  • Full-time retention rate - 86%

Publications & Citations

Publications
4,427
Citations
136,142

Publication / Citation count by topic

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
1,018 / 18,567
Biology
642 / 23,160
Medicine
604 / 20,022
Psychology
533 / 28,118
Engineering
515 / 15,817
Chemistry
512 / 20,946
Physics
447 / 19,983
Environmental Science
413 / 15,387
Computer Science
412 / 15,648
Economics
225 / 3,265
Art & Design
206 / 893
Sociology
206 / 2,983
Political Science
190 / 4,979
Geology
181 / 9,320
Business
181 / 5,249
Mathematics
170 / 9,672
History
160 / 187
Social Psychology
159 / 10,408
Materials Science
154 / 7,292
Demography
149 / 6,630
Child Psychology
143 / 12,565
Astrophysics and Astronomy
124 / 8,727
Biochemistry
112 / 3,647
Philosophy
92 / 278
Cognitive Science
92 / 5,975
Gender Studies
84 / 1,719
Ecology
82 / 3,304
Classics and Ancient History
80 / 66
Political Economy
76 / 809
Clinical Psychology
75 / 2,628
Theology / Divinity / Religious studies
73 / 50
Botany
71 / 658
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
68 / 2,297
Organic Chemistry
61 / 2,162
Petrology and Geochemistry
60 / 2,077
Literature
59 / 77
Earth science and Geophysics
58 / 4,651
Mechanical Engineering
57 / 946
Art History
57 / 48
Genetics
56 / 3,068

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 61 974
1992 49 1029
1993 66 964
1994 63 1053
1995 58 1184
1996 58 1361
1997 59 1533
1998 59 1631
1999 58 1751
2000 65 2166
2001 77 2237
2002 92 2504
2003 96 2869
2004 94 3142
2005 117 3198
2006 145 4224
2007 164 4901
2008 150 5259
2009 166 5901
2010 188 6564
2011 192 6958
2012 209 7765
2013 190 8012
2014 214 8741
2015 200 8693
2016 227 8575
2017 183 8950
2018 190 8669
2019 221 10018
2020 212 11426
2021 186 11782

Pomona College alumni

  1. Kris Kristofferson

    Kris Kristofferson
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1936-.. (age 86)
    Occupations
    film actorsinger-songwritersingermilitary officercomposer
    Biography

    Kristoffer Kristofferson is a retired American singer, songwriter and actor. Among his songwriting credits are the songs "Me and Bobby McGee", "For the Good Times", "Sunday Mornin' Comin' Down", and "Help Me Make It Through the Night", all of which were hits for other artists.

  2. Richard Chamberlain

    Richard Chamberlain
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1934-.. (age 88)
    Occupations
    actorsingertelevision actorfilm actorfilm producer
    Biography

    George Richard Chamberlain is an American actor and singer, who became a teen idol in the title role of the television show Dr. Kildare (1961–1966). He subsequently appeared in several TV mini-series, such as Shōgun (1980) and The Thorn Birds (1983) and was the first to play Jason Bourne in the 1988 made-for-TV movie The Bourne Identity. Chamberlain has also performed classical stage roles and worked in musical theatre.

  3. Marianne Williamson

    Marianne Williamson
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1952-.. (age 70)
    Occupations
    writerpoliticianpeace activistphilanthropist
    Biography

    Marianne Deborah Williamson is an American author, spiritual leader, and political activist. She has written 13 books, including four New York Times number one bestsellers in the "Advice, How To, and Miscellaneous" category. The founder of Project Angel Food, a volunteer food delivery program that serves home-bound people with HIV/AIDS and other life-threatening illnesses, she is also the co-founder of the Peace Alliance, a nonprofit education and advocacy organization supporting peace-building projects. She has received national attention as a result of her frequent appearances on The Oprah Winfrey Show.

  4. Jason Beghe

    Jason Beghe
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1960-.. (age 62)
    Occupations
    actortelevision actorfilm actor
    Biography

    Jason Deneen Beghe is an American actor. He starred in the 1988 George A. Romero film Monkey Shines, playing a quadriplegic in a performance that was positively received, appeared as a police officer in the film Thelma & Louise, and played Demi Moore's love interest in G.I. Jane. Beghe starred opposite Moira Kelly in the television series To Have & to Hold, and had recurring roles on Picket Fences, Melrose Place, Chicago Hope, American Dreams, Cane, and Californication. Since 2014, he has portrayed Hank Voight in the NBC TV series Chicago P.D.

General info

Alternative names PC
Founded 1887
Motto Our contribution to Christian civilization
Our contribution to Christian civilization
Colors blue, gold
Academic Calendar Semesters
Total FTE staff 765
Carnegie Classification Baccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus

Location and Contacts

Address 550 N College Ave
Claremont, California, 91711-6319
United States
City population 35,000
Phone 9096218131

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