Students walking near Bixby Fountain on North Campus at Pomona College.

Founded: 1887

Location: Claremont, Calif., 35 miles east of downtown Los Angeles

President: G. Gabrielle Starr

Enrollment: 1,671 students; 50 percent women; 50 percent men

Faculty: 186 full-time professors

Student-faculty ratio: 8 to 1

Average class size: 15

Majors and minors: 48 in the arts, humanities, social sciences, natural sciences and interdisciplinary study

Courses: About 600 at Pomona, with nearly 2,700 courses at all colleges

Research: 53 percent of students conduct research with faculty, with more than 200 students participating in research each summer.

Internships: The summer internship program funds about 80 domestic and international internships each summer. PCIP, our academic year program, provides paid experiential learning opportunities for about 130 students.

Study Abroad: Approximately 49 percent of Pomona students study abroad in 59 programs in 34 countries

Campus: Our 140-acre campus has 15 residence halls and three dining halls. Ten of our buildings have been LEED certified (one silver, six gold and three platinum). 

Campus Life:

  • 98 percent of students live on campus in 16 residence halls
  • Seven dining halls, including three at Pomona, where students can use their meal plans
  • More than 250 clubs and organizations at the five undergraduate Claremont Colleges

The Arts:

Pomona students have boundless opportunities to be involved in the arts, including eight musical ensembles, from glee club to orchestra, theatre productionsart exhibitions and access to our vibrant art museum.

Athletics:

  • 20 percent of students play on 21 varsity teams; hundreds more participate in club and intramural sports
  • Member of the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) and National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division III

Alumni Network: About 25,000, with nearly 15,000 on LinkedIn