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Pomona 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 Pomona are predominantly White with a smaller Hispanic population. The school has very high racial diversity. 60% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Pomona College students
Race Percent of Students
White 40%
Black 7%
Hispanic 15%
Asian 14%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 8%
International 10%
Race Unknown 6%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 21% more female students than male students enrolled at Pomona College with a gender ratio of 55% women to 45% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Pomona has a comparable gender diversity ratio to other US colleges and is inclusive of both genders.

Male to female gender ratio for Pomona College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 45%
Women 55%
Enrollment by gender for Pomona College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 778
Women 938

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity

Pomona serves a high number of out-of-state students with 75% of the student body residing outside of California or from other countries.

Enrollment by geographic location for Pomona College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 24%
Out of State 55%
Foreign 18%
Unknown Location 2%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$76,544 per year

15% 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 0.4%
Part time Undergrads 0%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=121345 IPEDS survey data for Pomona College.