Tool December 2016

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Pitzer College (Claremont, CA)

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT: 32.00%
Applicants who took ACT: 21.00%
SAT I Verbal score 600-699: 50.60%
SAT I Verbal score 700+: 36.14%
SAT I Verbal score 600+: 86.74%
SAT I Math score 600-699: 55.42%
SAT I Math score 700+: 32.53%
SAT I Math score 600+: 87.95%
ACT score 24-29: 34.55%
ACT score 30-36: 61.82%
ACT score 24+: 96.37%
Students applied: 4,149
Students admitted: 559
Admission rate: 13%
Students per faculty: 10
4-year graduation rate: 82.7%
5-year graduation rate: 0%

STUDENT BODY

Freshmen retained: 93%
Full-time enrolled men: 445
Full-time enrolled women: 591
Part-time enrolled men: 14
Part-time enrolled women: 17
Total enrollment: 1,067

COSTS

Tuition: $50,160
Room and board: $15,762
Est. book expense: $1,000
Fees: $270
Total cost: $67,192
Cost after need-based aid: $26,972
Cost after non-need-based aid: $62,384
Average debt at graduation: $21,951

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met: 100%
Average need-based aid: $40,220
Average non-need-based aid: $4,808
Students receiving
non-need-based aid:
2
Average aid package: $36
Students receiving need-based aid: 381
% of aid from grants: 0%
% receiving need-based aid: 36%
% receiving non-
need-based aid:
2%
% receiving student loans: 37%