Pomona College

#551 / #163
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

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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, and 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 RateMedian SAT ScoreMedian ACT Score
10,3889%94%146533

How Much Does Pomona College Cost To Attend?

Tuition (in-state)
$56,686
Price by Family Income
IncomeAverage Net Cost
0 - 30K$6,945
30K - 48K$8,655
48K - 75K$11,811
75K - 110K$16,877
110K+$48,423

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
1,7671,767

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:

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Who Are Pomona College's Most Influential Alumni?

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

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

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