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Pitzer Demographics & Diversity

Claremont, California

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Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
Very High

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at Pitzer are predominantly White with a smaller Hispanic population. The school has very high racial diversity. 52% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Pitzer College students
Race Percent of Students
White 48%
Black 5%
Hispanic 15%
Asian 9%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 9%
International 7%
Race Unknown 6%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 41% more female students than male students enrolled at Pitzer College with a gender ratio of 58% women to 42% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Pitzer has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is slightly less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Pitzer College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 42%
Women 58%
Enrollment by gender for Pitzer College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 383
Women 539

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity

Pitzer serves a low number of students outside of California, with 45 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Pitzer College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 45%
Out of State 48%
Foreign 8%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$75,882 per year

12% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 3.2%
Part time Undergrads 2.9%

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