|Business model||Not for Profit|
|Degrees offered||Undergrad only|
|Students with disability||19%|
|Student to faculty ratio||7:1|
|Dormitory capacity||1,542 students|
|Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Pomona College is one of the most selective institutions in its admission process in the U.S. In Fall 2016, it received 8,102 applications and only 765 students were granted admission. Pomona College is at the #7 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.
Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 53% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 65% submitted SAT scores.
|SAT||1340 to 1540|
|ACT||31 to 34|
In 2016-2017 academic year, Pomona College's tuition was $49,005 for all students regardless of residency (82.9% more expensive than the national average tuition of a typical 4-year private institution)
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In 2016-2017 academic year, 64% of Pomona College's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 22% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,407 (which is 0.2% above the national average.)
The total number of federal student loan recipients at Pomona College in 2016-2017, was 40, which is 10% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $5,422 (which is 8% below the national average.)
In Fall 2016, Pomona College has enrolled a total of 1,563 students (1,556 students full-time and 7 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 1,563 students, 8 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 50% men and 50% women and all students were enrolled for undergraduate studies.
Non-resident alien: 12%
Black/African American: 8%
Two or more races: 7%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 6%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%
Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Pomona College.Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
|Study Areas||Percent||Total Graduates||Online|
|Mathematics And Statistics||19%||20|
|Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics||10%||10|
|Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services||8%||8|
|Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies||8%||8|
|Biological And Biomedical Sciences||6%||6|
|Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs||2%||2|
|English Language And Literature/letters||2%||2|
Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.
The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Pomona College full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.
The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.
The typical median income of Pomona College graduates 6 years after enrollment is $36,300. Last year, out of the total 144 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 144 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 135 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 135 were employed.
|6 years after enrollment||10 years after enrollment|
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