Tool December 2016

Best Values in Colleges

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Pomona College (Claremont, CA)

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Pomona College is ranked 7 in Kiplinger's list of Best Values in Liberal Arts Colleges and is ranked 12 among all colleges.

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT 61%
Applicants who took ACT 59%

SAT Critical Reading Score

700+67%
600-69930%
600+96%

SAT Math Score

700+71%
600-69925%
600+97%

ACT Score

30-3678%
24-2921%
24+99%

Students applied8,099
Students admitted834
Admission rate10%

Students per faculty8

4-year graduation rate91%

ANNUAL COSTS

Tuition$49,005
Fees$347
Room and board$15,605
Estimated book expense$900
Total cost$65,857

Cost after need-based aid$23,793
Cost after non-need-based aid$65,857

Average debt at graduation$13,381

SALARY DATA

Salary yardstick #$51,400

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met100%
Average need-based aid$42,064
Average non-need-based aid$0

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment1,663

Full-Time

Men820
Women831

Part-Time

Men6
Women6

Freshmen retained97%

# - Based on the median earnings of workers who started at a particular college 10 years earlier and who received federal financial aid. The data don't consider whether the student graduated or went on to graduate school.

NA - Not available


SOURCES - Peterson's Undergraduate Database (© 2016 Peterson's/Nelnet LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.

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