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Pomona College
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  • 4 Year
  • CLAREMONT, CA

Pomona College Campus Life

Housing

Dorms
grade A
Based on housing cost, capacity, student reviews and additional factors.
On-Campus Housing Available
Yes
Freshmen Required to Live on Campus
No
Freshmen Live On-Campus
99%
Undergrads in College Housing
98%
Average Housing Cost
$10,304 / year
Poll
89%
of students say overall dorm quality is great. 19 responses
Poll
95%
of students say the dorms' social atmosphere is great. 37 responses

Food

Campus Food
grade A+
Based on meal plan cost and student reviews on the food.
Meal Plan Available
Yes
Average Meal Plan Cost
$7,516 / year
Poll
What are the best food options on campus?
Based on 41 responses
  • Other College dining halls
    34%
  • Pomona dining halls
    22%
  • Coop Fountain
    12%
  • CMC's Athenaeum
    10%
  • Scripps' dining hall
    7%
  • The Hub
    7%
  • Jay's Place
    5%
91%
of students highly rate the dining facilities. 34 responses

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Campus Quality

Campus
grade A
Based on quality of housing, food services, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Life
grade A+
Based on campus diversity, social scene, student reviews, and additional factors.
Poll
What is your overall opinion of your school and the campus community?
Based on 21 responses
  • I love everything about my school and have a lot of campus pride.
    48%
  • I like mostly everything about my school, but there are some things I wish were different.
    48%
  • The school community is okay-we're all just here for an education, nothing more.
    5%

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Safety

Safety
grade B
Based on crimes on campus, local area crime rates, and student reviews.
Poll
100%
of students say they feel extremely safe and secure on campus. 25 responses
Poll
How does peer pressure affect students' use of drugs and alcohol?
Based on 17 responses
  • You can have a great social life without drugs or alcohol.
    71%
  • Most people partake in some form, but no one treats you differently if you don't.
    24%
  • You'll definitely feel a little awkward if you don't drink.
    6%
Poll
How visible are the campus police on campus?
Based on 25 responses
  • Extremely present and willing to assist students.
    28%
  • There if you need them but not overbearing.
    64%
  • Just there to bust up parties or give out parking tickets.
    8%

Sports

Poll
How popular are varsity sports on campus?
Based on 43 responses
  • Almost everything on campus revolves around them.
    5%
  • Varsity sports are a big part of campus life.
    5%
  • Varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life.
    67%
  • No one pays attention to varsity sports.
    23%
Men's Varsity Sports
All Track Combined, Baseball, Basketball, Diving, Football, Golf, Soccer, Swimming, Swimming and Diving, Tennis, Track and Field: Indoor, Track and Field: Outdoor, Track and Field: X-Country, WaterPolo
Women's Varsity Sports
All Track Combined, Basketball, Diving, Golf, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Swimming and Diving, Tennis, Track and Field: Indoor, Track and Field: Outdoor, Track and Field: X-Country, Volleyball, WaterPolo

Clubs & Activities

Clubs Offered
Campus Ministries, Dance, Drama/Theater, Film Society, International Student Organizations, Literary Magazine, Model UN, Newspaper, Radio Station, Student Government
Music
Choral Groups, Concert Band, Jazz Band, Musical Theater, Music Ensembles, Symphony Orchestra
Poll
What are your favorite campus events or traditions?
Based on 31 responses
  • 47
    16%
  • Ski and Beach Day
    16%
  • Birthday Fountaining
    13%
  • Smith Campus Center Off-Campus Events
    13%
  • Winter Formal/Yule Ball
    10%
  • 5C Club Events
    6%
  • Birthday Dunking
    6%

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Party Scene

Party Scene
grade B
Based on access to bars and student reviews on the party scene.
Poll
What is the party scene like on campus?
Based on 39 responses
  • Tons of raging parties almost any night of the week.
    8%
  • Lots of options Wednesday-Saturday.
    51%
  • Some decent frat/house parties, weekends only.
    18%
  • Good parties are few and far between.
    15%
  • Parties? What parties?
    8%
Poll
What is the biggest party event of the year?
Based on 24 responses
  • Harvey Mudd's Foam Party
    42%
  • Pirate Party
    29%
  • Halloween
    13%
  • We don't party
    13%
  • Office of Black Student Affairs parties
    4%

Greek Life

Men in Fraternities
5%
Women in Sororities
0%
63%
of students say they don't have Greek life. 41 responses

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