Pomona

Pomona College

Pomona
#491 / #151
Global Influence / U.S. Influence
#13
Most Desirable School
Private liberal arts college in Claremont, California, United States

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About Pomona College

Featured Alumna

Jennifer Doudna ranks among our Top Influential Biologists Today.

According to Wikipedia, 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. In 1925, it became the founding member of the Claremont Colleges consortium of adjacent, affiliated institutions.

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Pomona College Admissions, Retention, and Graduation Information

Annual ApplicationsAcceptanceGraduation Rate
11,6207%93%

How Much Does Pomona College Cost To Attend?

Tuition (in-state)
$56,686
Price by Family Income
IncomeAverage Net Cost
0 - 30K$8,629
30K - 48K$6,239
48K - 75K$9,365
75K - 110K$18,763
110K+$46,130

Source: National Center for Education Statistics

How Much Do Pomona College Graduates Make?

If you graduate from Pomona College, then you can expect to earn an average of $77,300 per year.

Pomona College's Demographics

Demographic data is for full-time, on-campus students.

Student BodyUnder-Grads
1,5301,530

Where is Pomona College?

Pomona College is located at 550 N College Ave, Claremont CA 91711-6319

How Safe is Pomona College?

Claremont has a violent crime rate of less than .01% and a property crime rate of less than .01%.

What Is Pomona College Known For?

Pomona College is known for it's academic work in the following disciplines:

Pomona College's Top Areas of Influence With Degrees Offered

Literature
#223
World Rank
#265
Historical Rank
#86
USA Rank
literature Degrees
Religious Studies
#420
World Rank
#443
Historical Rank
#98
USA Rank
religious-studies-hub Degrees
Biology
#340
World Rank
#358
Historical Rank
#105
USA Rank
biology Degrees
Physics
#431
World Rank
#430
Historical Rank
#107
USA Rank
physics Degrees
Chemistry
#511
World Rank
#545
Historical Rank
#112
USA Rank
chemistry Degrees
Mathematics
#547
World Rank
#599
Historical Rank
#147
USA Rank
math Degrees
Communications
#501
World Rank
#518
Historical Rank
#148
USA Rank
communications Degrees
Sociology
#537
World Rank
#553
Historical Rank
#150
USA Rank
sociology Degrees
Anthropology
#464
World Rank
#485
Historical Rank
#152
USA Rank
anthropology Degrees
Philosophy
#540
World Rank
#592
Historical Rank
#162
USA Rank
philosophy Degrees
Earth Sciences
#659
World Rank
#484
Historical Rank
#163
USA Rank
earth-science Degrees
Political Science
#662
World Rank
#665
Historical Rank
#165
USA Rank
political-science Degrees
Economics
#761
World Rank
#768
Historical Rank
#172
USA Rank
economics Degrees
Computer Science
#671
World Rank
#673
Historical Rank
#178
USA Rank
computer-science Degrees
History
#535
World Rank
#550
Historical Rank
#184
USA Rank
history Degrees
Psychology
#484
World Rank
#506
Historical Rank
#200
USA Rank
psychology Degrees
Engineering
#1314
World Rank
#1339
Historical Rank
#236
USA Rank
engineering Degrees

Who Are Pomona College's Most Influential Alumni?

Pomona College's most influential alumni include professors and professionals in the fields of Literature, Biology, and Physics. Here are some of Pomona College's most famous alumni:

Jennifer Doudna
Jennifer Doudna
An American biochemist, (1964 – ), Washington, DC, USA.
Roy E. Disney
Roy E. Disney
A Longtime senior executive for The Walt Disney Company .
Rosemary Radford Ruether
An American theologian.
Roger Revelle
An American scientist.
Louis Menand
A Writer, Pulitzer Prize for History winner.
James Turrell
James Turrell
An American sculptor.
Paul Fussell
Paul Fussell
An American cultural and literary historian .
Twyla Tharp
Twyla Tharp
An American dancer and choreographer.
Norris Bradbury
Norris Bradbury
An American physicist.
William Irwin Thompson
William Irwin Thompson
An American poet and social critic.
Rick Strassman
An American drug researcher.
George C. Wolfe
George C. Wolfe
An American playwright.

Who Are Pomona College's Most Influential Faculty?

Pomona College's most influential faculty include professors in the fields of Literature, Biology, and Physics. Here are some of Pomona College's most famous alumni:

Chad Trujillo
Chad Trujillo
An American astronomer.
Alice Goffman
Alice Goffman
An American sociologist.
G. Gabrielle Starr
A President of Pomona College.
Edray Herber Goins
An American mathematician.
Yanga R. Fernández
An American astronomer.
Gizem Karaali
A Turkish-born American mathematician.
Audrey C. Delsanti
A French astronomer.
Omayra Ortega
An American mathematician.
Prageeta Sharma
An American poet.
Susan McWilliams Barndt
An American political theorist.
Robert R. Gaines
Robert R. Gaines
An American geologist.