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Claremont, California

Pitzer Admission Requirements

Chances of getting into Pitzer College

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
16.2%
Admission Difficulty for Pitzer College
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsUnavailable
Applicant CompetitionVery High

How hard is it to get into Pitzer and can I get accepted? The school has a 16% acceptance rate ranking it #7 in California for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 608 out of 3,753 applicants were admitted making Pitzer a very highly competitive school to get into with a low chance of acceptance for typical applicants. Pitzer College typically accepts and attracts "A-" average high school students. Only 43% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

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Pitzer SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
Not Reported
Applicants Submitting SAT
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SAT Scores for Pitzer College
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Pitzer ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
Not Reported
Applicants Submitting ACT
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ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th N/A
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.85
Typical High School Grades
A-

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. The school ranks #11 in California for highest average GPA. Meeting these GPA requirements alone is not enough to gain admission as Pitzer is a very selective school.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Pitzer College students
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 N/A% Low
2.50 to 2.75 N/A% Low
2.25 to 2.50 N/A% Low
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

Admission Statistics

Pitzer College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 2,493 1,260 3,753
Accepted 344 264 608
Acceptance Rate 14% 21% 16%
Enrolled 146 116 262
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 42% 44% 43%

Fall 2020 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Jan 1, 2020
Days left to Apply
106

Applicants have 106 days left until the Fall 2020 term applications are due on Jan 1, 2020.

Seniors, these are the SAT and ACT test dates you can still sit for a test and send your results to Pitzer before the Jan 1 application deadline.

SAT Test Date Scores Available
Oct 5 Oct 18
Nov 2 Nov 15
Dec 7 Dec 20
ACT Test Date Scores Available
Oct 26 Nov 14
Dec 14 Dec 24

Admission Requirements

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

Pitzer College Admission Requirements
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

High School Credits Accepted at Pitzer College
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.