Pitzer College: Review & Facts

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Pitzer College is a small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 1,070 students enrolled. This college was established in 1963 and is one of the 9 colleges located in Claremont, California.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
79
Fair
Bachelor's degree is available at Pitzer College.

Pitzer College deploys a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers 79 majors. The most popular concentrations are Biology, Natural Resources and Environment, Psychology, Political Science, and General Studies. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other schools and colleges.


Student Retention
93%
Good
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.

Pitzer College student retention rate is very high at 93% (well above California average). Considering this statistic, apparently students definitely love their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
11 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at Pitzer College is very good: 84%.

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
$48,700
High
Average tuition prices are extremely high, around $48,400 per year. The additional fees at Pitzer College (not included in tuition costs) are around $300, which comes to a total of $48,700 a year.

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

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
13%
Hard
According to government data, 4,149 applications were submitted and 559 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
$8,800
High
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
F
Unsafe
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 $8,800 a year.

Based on the college crime data, Pitzer College seems to be a very dangerous 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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