Pomona College Review

Pomona College is a private college in Claremont, CA. Its main specialization is liberal arts. It was established in 1887. This college provides 47 majors. The students are free to choose from 650 classes. There are more than 220 organizations for students across undergraduate campuses.

Pomona College

Mostly the students live on a college campus. Pomona pays special attention to communication between students and faculty.

Facts about Pomona College:

  • Location: Claremont, California; 35 miles of Los Angeles.
  • Number of students: 1,584
  • Study Abroad: more than a half of students of Pomona study abroad. Pomona has 50 study abroad programs in 31 countries
  • Residential life: 98% of students live on campus. The college life at Pomona gives them a great opportunity to go visit 12 club sports and take part in 18 intramural sports programs. Also, they are free to participate in more than 220 clubs and student organizations. There is a very popular campus tradition called Ski-Beach Day. That is the day when all the students spend their morning skiing on the hills of San Gabriel Mountains and later, at the afternoon, they are lounging at a Mufti beach.

Pomona students can choose among a wide range of majors to reach their goals in arts, natural and social sciences. Every class is based on improving student’s ability to be creative, think analytically and critically.

Majors:

  • Art
  • Astronomy
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Computer Studies
  • Dance
  • English
  • Economics
  • Linguistics and Cognitive Science
  • Music
  • Philosophy
  • Science, Technology and Society
  • Theatre

Admission:

Admission at Pomona is highly selective. In autumn 2013 for class entering the median scores were:

  • 680-770 in critical reading
  • 680-760 in math
  • 680-780 in writing.

Tuition and fees:

  • Fees: $332
  • Tuition: $45,500