Pitzer Admission Chances

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Acceptance Chances

Can I get into Pitzer? These admission statistics provide an indication how difficult it is to get in and what your chances are. 559 out of 4,149 applicants or 13% were admitted making Pitzer a very competitive school to get into with a low chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants. Pitzer College typically accepts and attracts A- average high school students. Only 47% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

Women Men Total
Applied 2,729 1,420 4,149
Accepted 313 246 559
Acceptance Rate 11% 17% 13%
Enrolled 145 115 260
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 46% 47% 47%


Estimated GPA Requirements

You will need exceptionally good grades to get into Pitzer College. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Pitzer College was 3.85 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily A- students are accepted and ultimately attend. Meeting these GPA requirements is not enough to gain admission as Pitzer is a very selective school.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Admission Chances
3.75+ 60% Good
3.50 to 3.75 25% Avg -
3.25 to 3.50 11% Reach
3.00 to 3.25 4% Reach
2.75 to 3.00 0% Low
2.50 to 2.75 0% Low
2.25 to 2.50 0% Low
2.00 to 2.25 0% Low

Fall 2017 Application Deadline

The application deadline for Fall 2017 has passed. Applications were due on Jan 1, 2017.

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Pitzer College and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Test Scores Neither required nor recommended
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Neither required nor recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Required
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

Does accept high school AP credits or award dual credit towards both a college and high school degree?

AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=121257 IPEDS survey data for Pitzer College.