Private 4 Year

Pitzer College

Claremont, California

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Pitzer College overview
Location Claremont, California
Online pitzer.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Setting Large Suburban
Pitzer College overview
Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad
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Founded in 1963, Pitzer College is a private liberal arts college located in Claremont, California, approximately 35 miles east of downtown Los Angeles. As a member of the Claremont Colleges consortium, Pitzer students enjoy a small, close-knit campus atmosphere with access to resources of the larger academic community. The campus is distinguished by its environmentally sustainable and architecturally significant facilities, reflecting the school's emphasis on environmental studies. Pitzer College is recognized for its interdisciplinary curriculum, a distinct feature that includes popular majors such as Environmental Analysis and Sociocultural Anthropology. The college offers a residential experience with on-campus housing available for students. While not primarily known for athletics, the college participates in joint athletic programs with Claremont McKenna and Harvey Mudd colleges as the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps teams. Pitzer maintains a highly selective admissions process, with an emphasis on a holistic review of applicants.

In the most recent statistical year 3,500 prospective students applied, and 644 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 309 enrolled in the school.  1,179 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 33 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2022/2023, excluding room and board, is $60,282 plus fees of $296.












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Admission Standards

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GPA 3.93

Applications Accepted

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Applications Due Jan 1, 2024
Applicant Competition Very High
Application Fee $70

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Annual Cost to Attend


Costs for Pitzer College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,100
Other Fees$296
Room and Board $19,854
Budget for Other Expenses$1,300
Total One Year Cost$82,832

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Average Salary After 10 Years

$49,600 per year

Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate

81% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Pitzer College students
Subject Percent of Class
Social Sciences 22%
General Studies 11%
Psychology 10%
Visual and Performing Arts 9%
Natural Resources Conservation 7%

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