Fact Sheet

Founded: 1887

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

President: G. Gabrielle Starr

Enrollment: 1,747 students

Faculty: 198 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 650 at Pomona, with nearly 2,700 courses at all Claremont 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 Away: Pomona College offers 69 programs in 39 countries. Approximately half of Pomona College students participate in an off-campus study program before graduating.

Campus: Our 140-acre campus has 14 residence halls and three dining halls. Eleven of our buildings have been LEED certified (one silver, six gold and three platinum). 

Campus Life:

  • 98 percent of students live on campus in 14 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.


  • 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: More than 25,000, with more than 15,000 on LinkedIn