Pitzer College Rankings

By | April 19, 2020

Located in Claremont, CA, Pitzer College is one of the best universities in the state of California. On this page, you will find in-depth rankings for Pitzer College in the following areas: graduation rates, teaching  resources, financing opportunities, and alumni donations. Latest acceptance rate is also given to show how competitive is Pitzer College.

1050 N. Mills Avenue Claremont, CA 91711-6101
Phone: (909) 621-8129
Email: [email protected]
Web site: http://www.pitzer.edu

Rankings: Pitzer College

Rankings, Ratings, and Admissions Statistics
Overall Ranking: 49
Score: 67
Peer college rating (out of 5) 3.6
Graduation and retention ranking: 89
Average freshman retention rate: 90.8%
6-year graduation rate: 70.0%
Predicted graduation rate: 64%
Overperformance(+)/Underperformance(-): 6
Faculty resources ranking: 62
Classes with under 20 students (2020): 66.8%
Classes with 50 or more students (2020): 0.0%
Student faculty ratio (2020): 12:1
Percent of faculty who are full-time (2020) 86.6%
Student selectivity ranking: 62
SAT/ACT 25th-75th percentile (2020) 1160-1370
2020 Freshmen in top 10 percent of high school class: 51%
Freshmen in top 25 percent of high school class (2020): 80%
Fall 2020 Acceptance rate: 22.3%
Financial resources rank: 37
Alumni giving rank: 85
Average alumni giving rate (2020): 30.9%

Pitzer College History

Essential Facts: Pitzer College

  • Pitzer College has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,119, with a gender distribution of 43% male students and 57% female students.
  • It is approximately 40 miles from downtown Los Angeles. Pitzer started out as a women’s college in 1963 and the first academic term in 1964 began with just 11 members of faculty and 153 students.
  • Pitzer was the first independent women’s college to open in the United States since Bennington College in 1932. The College began in 1964 with an entering class of 153 students.

Rules and regulations Sports Activities 

General Information  
Percent of undergraduate students who live in college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing: 65%
Percent of undergraduates who are members of a fraternity: 0%
Percent of student body who are members of a sorority: 0%
Average percentage of students on campus during weekends: 75%
Are all students permitted to have cars on campus? Yes
Percent of students who have cars on campus: 45%
Is alcohol permitted on campus for students of legal age? Yes
Additional policies and regulations: class attendance policies set by individual instructors, honor code
Collegiate athletic association: NCAA III
Men’s scholarship sports: N/A
Women’s scholarship sports: N/A
Student activities: campus ministries, choral groups, dance, drama/theater, international student organization, literary magazine, model UN, music ensembles, radio station, student government, student newspaper, symphony orchestra