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grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A+
  2. Value
    grade A minus
  3. Diversity
    grade A+
  4. Campus
    grade A minus
  5. Athletics
    grade unavailable
  6. Party Scene
    grade A minus
  7. Professors
    grade A
  8. Location
    grade B+
  9. Dorms
    grade A
  10. Campus Food
    grade A
  11. Student Life
    grade A
  12. Safety
    grade B minus

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Pitzer is a highly rated private college located in Claremont, California in the Los Angeles Area. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 1,050 undergraduate students. Admissions is extremely competitive as the Pitzer acceptance rate is 14%. Popular majors include Biology, Political Science and Government, and Environmental Science. Graduating 85% of students, Pitzer alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $33,900.

About

1050 North Mills Avenue
Claremont, CA 91711
Athletic Division
No data available  
Athletic Conference
Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference

Pitzer College Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Pitzer Admissions

Acceptance Rate
14%
Application Deadline
January 1
SAT Range
1300-1450
ACT Range
29-32
Application Fee
$70
SAT/ACT
Neither required nor recommended
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
Yes
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Cost

Net Price
$36,552 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$36,748 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
48%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade A
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
10:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
95%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 43 responses
89%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 45 responses
89%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 44 responses

Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,050 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
22
Undergrads Over 25
1%
Pell Grant
10%
Varsity Athletes
No data available  
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 16 responses
  • Hipster
    25%
  • Non conformist
    25%
  • Intelligent
    19%
  • Free spirit
    13%
  • Hippie
    13%
  • Searching for Identity
    6%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
100%
Poll
89%
of students say they don't have Greek life. 35 responses
Poll
49%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 55 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 16 responses
  • Hipster
    38%
  • Intelligent
    19%
  • Free-Thinkers
    13%
  • Pitzer
    13%
  • Hippie
    6%
  • Home away from home
    6%
  • Neo-Liberals
    6%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$48,700 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
85%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
86%
National
83%
63%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 8 responses

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