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Profile of Pomona College

Pomona College is in a large suburb, in Claremont, California. The school is classified as a private, not-for-profit college. Students at Pomona College earn degrees up to the Bachelor's degree.

Course Topics

There are more programs of study at the school than you'll find at most colleges of similar size. The most common major fields study at Pomona College include medicine, science, mathematics, liberal arts, and conservation and resource management.

Pomona College Selectivity

The school does not admit all applicants. of people who applied to Pomona College in 2007, 16% were accepted. The middle range of verbal SAT scores in 2007 was 690 to 770 for students at the school. While math SAT scores among applicants varied, those accepted commonly had scores between 690 and 760.


One indicator of school quality is the number of students per professor, and here Pomona College does well in comparison to most schools. Some professors at the school are awarded tenure, allowing the school to retain good faculty members. Faculty salaries at Pomona College are higher than most.

Student Enrolment

The school, in 2007, had 1, 547 students (1, 547 full-time equivalent).

Student Life

Pomona College is not thought of as a commuter school, and many students live on campus or nearby. Dorm living is common. Pomona College makes available student meal plans. Athletic teams at the school belong to the Southern California Intercoll Athletic Conference for major sports.

Pomona College Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Liberal Arts168economics, political science, English, international relations, interdisciplinary studies, history, sociology, Latin American studies, . . .
Science43biology, chemistry, molecular biology, physics, geology, science and society
Therapy and Counselling39psychology, cognitive psychology
Media19mass communication
Conservation and Resource Management18environmental science
Religion and Philosophy18religion, philosophy
Family and Social Work17public policy analysis
Fine Arts7fine arts, art history and criticism
Computer Science and Engineering5computer science
Drama and Performing Arts2drama, dance

Contact: Pomona College

Pomona College

550 N College Ave Alexander Hall

Claremont, California 91711-6319

General Phone: (909) 621-8131


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