Pomona College Rankings

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In the World#1078 of 14178
In North America#336 of 2629
In the United States#302 of 2528
In California#31 of 252
In Claremont#1 of 10

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
7%
Average SAT
1465
Average ACT
34
Avg. cost to attend
$18,500 /y
Aid receiving
61%
Undergraduates
1,637
Male:Female Ratio
47:53
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Bachelor's degree
Website
pomona.edu

Pomona College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate7%9%6%
Applicants10,4014,0676,334
Admissions770382388
Freshmen enrolled full time416188228

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
267 or 64%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 1390
or below

75% of them
had 1540
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Pomona College are 1390-1540 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
210 or 50%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 32
or below

75% of them
had 35
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Pomona College are 32-35 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

College-preparatory program Required
Recommendations Required
SAT/ACT 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

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White556 (34%)
Hispanic282 (17%)
Asian269 (16%)
Nonresident Alien189 (12%)
Black or African American159 (10%)
Two or more races112 (7%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown56 (3%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander6 (0.4%)
American Indian or Alaska Native2 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$18,500/year
Average aid awarded
$53,449
Students receiving aid
61%

Average costs by household income

<$30K$6,945
$30-48K$8,655
$48-75K$11,811
$75-110K$16,877
$110K+$48,423

Tuition and fees

Undergraduates
Tuition in-district$54,380
Tuition in-state$54,380
Tuition out-of-state$54,380
Fee in-district$382
Fee in-state$382
Fee out-of-state$382

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity1,554
Combined charge for room and board$17,218
Room charge$9,956
Meal charge$7,262

Pomona College Majors

MajorBachelor's
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics41
Computer Science34
Neuroscience31
Mathematics, General31
Public Policy Analysis, General23
Molecular Biology19
English Language and Literature, General18
Political Science and Government, General16
International Relations and Affairs15
Biology & Biological Sciences, General14
Psychology, General13
Chemistry, General13
Environmental Science13
Physics, General12
Mass Communication & Media Studies12
History, General11
Multi- & Interdisciplinary Studies, Other10
Cognitive Science9
Philosophy6
Linguistics6
Anthropology4
Geology & Earth Science, General4
Religion & Religious Studies3
Fine & Studio Arts, General3
Latin American Studies3
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General3
Cognitive Psychology and Psycholinguistics3
Asian Studies & Civilization2
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General2
Art History, Criticism and Conservation2
Near and Middle Eastern Studies2
Hispanic-American, Puerto Rican, and Mexican-American & Chicano Studies2
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General2
African-American & Black Studies1
Dance, General1
Science, Technology and Society1
Spanish Language and Literature1
Music, General1
Pre-Engineering1
Sociology1
French Language and Literature1
Women's Studies1
Medieval and Renaissance Studies1
Grand Total392
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate93%94%93%
  • Full-time retention rate - 97%

Publications & Citations

Publications
4,910
Citations
146,289

Publication count by topic

Psychology
619
Chemistry
540
Mathematics
445
Medicine
405
Biology
388
Computer science
351
Engineering
271
Sociology
198
Geology
186
Political science
182
History
181
Physics
179
Materials science
142
Art
141
Economics
133
Philosophy
117
Geography
56
Business
55
Environmental science
48

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Political science4394,842
History537451
Geology5678,946
Philosophy639343
Psychology66628,381
Sociology7084,319
Art724181
Mathematics82013,286
Physics10158,617
Engineering10904,723
Economics10952,906
Chemistry124019,044
Computer science12407,468
Medicine133711,208
Biology138015,009
Materials science15546,942
Geography1609688
Environmental science18671,064
Business2583305

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
199060860
199157869
1992441012
199355835
199461951
1995541045
1996491206
1997531294
1998561410
1999531555
2000551922
2001752019
2002862210
2003872510
2004912772
20051022807
20061283944
20071504571
20081444899
20091505515
20101686215
20111726638
20121957470
20131737680
20141988272
20151978058
20162207808
20171778120
20181827373
20192078520
20201738975

General info

Alternative namesPC
Founded1887
WikipediaPomona College
MottoOur contribution to Christian civilization
Our contribution to Christian civilization
Colorsblue, gold
Academic CalendarSemesters
Total FTE staff781
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus

Location and Contacts

Address550 N College Ave
Claremont, California, 91711-6319
United States
City population35,000
Phone9096218131

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