Tool December 2017

Best Values in Colleges

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Pomona College (Claremont, CA)

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Pomona College is ranked 3 in Kiplinger's list of Best Values in Liberal Arts Colleges and is ranked 6 among all colleges.

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT 65%
Applicants who took ACT 53%

SAT Critical Reading Score

700+63%
600-69930%
600+94%

SAT Math Score

700+65%
600-69929%
600+94%

ACT Score

30-3682%
24-2916%
24+99%

Students applied8,102
Students admitted765
Admission rate9%

Students per faculty8

4-year graduation rate92%

ANNUAL COSTS

Tuition$50,720
Fees$355
Room and board$16,150
Estimated book expense$900
Total cost$68,125

Cost after need-based aid$22,086
Cost after non-need-based aid$63,125

Average debt at graduation$18,738

SALARY DATA

Salary yardstick #$56,600

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met100%
Average need-based aid$46,039
Average non-need-based aid$5,000

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment1,660

Full-Time

Men814
Women837

Part-Time

Men6
Women3

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 Databases (© 2018 Peterson's LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.

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