Tool December 2016

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Pomona College (Claremont, CA)

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT: 61.00%
Applicants who took ACT: 59.00%
SAT I Verbal score 600-699: 29.62%
SAT I Verbal score 700+: 66.54%
SAT I Verbal score 600+: 96.16%
SAT I Math score 600-699: 25.38%
SAT I Math score 700+: 71.15%
SAT I Math score 600+: 96.53%
ACT score 24-29: 20.94%
ACT score 30-36: 78.21%
ACT score 24+: 99.15%
Students applied: 8,099
Students admitted: 834
Admission rate: 10%
Students per faculty: 8
4-year graduation rate: 91.3%
5-year graduation rate: 0%

STUDENT BODY

Freshmen retained: 97%
Full-time enrolled men: 820
Full-time enrolled women: 831
Part-time enrolled men: 6
Part-time enrolled women: 6
Total enrollment: 1,663

COSTS

Tuition: $49,005
Room and board: $15,605
Est. book expense: $900
Fees: $347
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

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met: 100%
Average need-based aid: $42,064
Average non-need-based aid: $0
Students receiving
non-need-based aid:
0
Average aid package: $55
Students receiving need-based aid: 915
% of aid from grants: 0%
% receiving need-based aid: 55%
% receiving non-
need-based aid:
0%
% receiving student loans: 39%