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Pomona students

Admissions & Financial Aid

A liberal arts education offers learning that is both broad and deep, preparing you for action and intellectual engagement in an ever-changing world.

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The Adventure is in the Opportunities

The magic of Pomona is that it opens many doors for our students. Part of the adventure is figuring out which ones you will walk through.

The Promise is in the Place

Our Southern California location allows our students to experience a land of innovation that is as forward looking as it is beautiful.

The Proof is in the Outcomes

Whichever direction you decide to pursue, a liberal arts education from Pomona will prepare you to confront grand challenges and solve big problems.

Imagine the Possibilities

Can't wait to see Pomona in person? Take an online guided tour of our stunning Southern California campus.

Fast Facts

20%
of our students are the first in their family to attend college
8:1
Student to faculty ratio on average
94%
live on campus all four years, creating a tight community
250+
student-run clubs and organizations to choose from

Admissions

We seek bright, talented and driven students from all over the world.

Application Requirements
Pomona College Students High Five

First-Year Admissions

We admit a first-year class representing a broad range of interests, viewpoints, talents and backgrounds. Guided by a need-blind admissions policy, financial need does not affect admissions decisions for U.S. citizens, permanent residents and/or for students graduating from a high school in the United States.

Transfer Info and Deadlines
Transfer students discuss experience

Transfer Admissions

We admit transfer students as sophomores or juniors, and welcome applicants who have attended community colleges, public and international universities, private colleges, and those who have military experience.

Tuition & Financial Aid

Pomona College is one of a handful of institutions committed to need-blind admissions and meeting the full demonstrated financial need of all students who enroll.
67% of Pomona students receive some form of financial aid. The Need-Based Financial Aid committment means a student's financial need is determined after a careful review of each family's financial documents. We do our best to take into account each family's unique circumstances.