Pitzer College: Review & Facts

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Pitzer College is a small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 1,085 students enrolled. This college was established in 1963 and is one of the 8 colleges located in Claremont, California.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
85
Bachelor's degree is available at Pitzer College.

Pitzer College deploys a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers 85 majors. The most popular concentrations are Political Science, Sociology and Anthropology, English and Literature, Biology, and Psychology. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other schools and colleges.
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are normally a good sign. However, if you plan to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
90%
Pitzer College student retention rate is very high at 90% (well above California average). Considering this statistic, apparently students love their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Pitzer College is very good: 81%.

Student to faculty ratio at Pitzer College is good: 11:1. Find out more information regarding faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$43,500
Average tuition prices are extremely high, around $43,200 per year. The additional fees at Pitzer College (not included in tuition costs) are around $300, which comes to a total of $43,500 a year.

Read the details about Pitzer College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
16%
According to government data, 4,228 applications were submitted and 680 were accepted; so it is challenging to be accepted at this school.

The school will consider accepting dual credits and advanced placement credits for admission.

Read the details about admissions as well applicants test score stats at Pitzer College in the Admissions and Tests report for this school.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$8,000
Pitzer College provides study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Pitzer College, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
C-
Pitzer College provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates nearly 900 students, which offers a decent on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is a bit high -- around $8,000 a year.

Based on the college crime data, Pitzer College seems to be a relatively safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Pitzer College Location and Maps



Post Address: Pitzer College, 1050 North Mills Avenue, Claremont, California 91711-6101, USA
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