Pomona College
#279 Overall Influence#13 Desirability Rank

Pomona College

Private liberal arts college in Claremont, California, United States

Pomona College is a private liberal arts college in Claremont, California. It was established in 1887 by a group of Congregationalists who wanted to recreate a “college of the New England type” in Southern California, and in the 1920s it became the founding member of the Claremont Colleges consortium.

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Admissions

What does this school look for?

Annual Applications

10,245

Acceptance

8%

Graduation Rate

97%

Median SAT Score

1470

Median ACT Score

32

Costs

How much does it cost to attend?

Tuition (in-state)

$52,412

Fees (in-state)

$368

IncomeAverage Net Cost
0-30K$4,916
30K-48K$7,724
48K-75K$8,614
75K-110K$19,303
110K+$37,546

After Graduation

Averages for 10 years after enrolling

Avg Earnings

$77,300

Campus Life

What's it like to attend this school?

The People

Full time on-campus stats

Student Body

2K

Under-Grads

2K

The Campus

Where will you be attending?

Location

550 N College Ave, Claremont CA 91711-6319

City Crime Rates

Property Crime

26 per 100k

Violent Crime

2 per 100k

What is Pomona College known for?

Our answer to this is to show you the disciplines in which a school's faculty and alumni have had the highest historical influence. A school may be influential in a discipline even if they do not offer degrees in that area. We've organized two lists to show where they are influential and offer corresponding degrees, and where they are influential through scholarship although they don't offer degrees in the disciplines.

Top areas of influence with degrees offered

#163 World Rank #56 USA Rank
Earth Sciences
#195 World Rank #82 USA Rank
Literature
#266 World Rank #98 USA Rank
Chemistry
#211 World Rank #101 USA Rank
Biology
#291 World Rank #103 USA Rank
Physics
#317 World Rank #115 USA Rank
Mathematics
#255 World Rank #121 USA Rank
Religious Studies
#281 World Rank #127 USA Rank
Computer Science
#366 World Rank #133 USA Rank
Philosophy
#381 World Rank #143 USA Rank
Economics
#334 World Rank #151 USA Rank
Anthropology
#300 World Rank #158 USA Rank
Psychology
#413 World Rank #163 USA Rank
Engineering
#322 World Rank #177 USA Rank
History
#329 World Rank #177 USA Rank
Political Science
#269 World Rank #193 USA Rank
Communications

Other areas of influence

#138 World Rank #102 USA Rank
Criminal Justice
#323 World Rank #171 USA Rank
Education
#335 World Rank #224 USA Rank
Business
#438 World Rank #192 USA Rank
Medical
#459 World Rank #226 USA Rank
Law
#564 World Rank #342 USA Rank
Nursing

Influential People

Who are Pomona College's Most influential alumni?

Pomona College's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Criminal Justice, Earth Sciences, and Literature. Pomona College’s most academically influential people include Jennifer Doudna, Roger Revelle, and Louis Menand.

Jennifer Doudna
Jennifer Doudna

American biochemist

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Roger Revelle

American scientist

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Louis Menand

Writer, Pulitzer Prize for History winner

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Norris Bradbury
Norris Bradbury

American physicist

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Paul Fussell
Paul Fussell

American cultural and literary historian

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Bill Keller
Bill Keller

American journalist

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Stephen Reinhardt
Stephen Reinhardt

American judge

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Vikram Chandra

Indian-American writer

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Roy Edward Disney
Roy Edward Disney

Longtime senior executive for The Walt Disney Company

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Joel McCrea
Joel McCrea

American actor

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James Turrell
James Turrell

American artist

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Sarah Elgin
Sarah Elgin

American biologist

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