Tool December 2017

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Pitzer College (Claremont, CA)

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT: 30.00%
Applicants who took ACT: 28.00%
SAT I Verbal score 600-699: 44.00%
SAT I Verbal score 700+: 49.00%
SAT I Verbal score 600+: 93.00%
SAT I Math score 600-699: 49.00%
SAT I Math score 700+: 44.00%
SAT I Math score 600+: 93.00%
ACT score 24-29: 34.00%
ACT score 30-36: 66.00%
ACT score 24+: 100%
Students applied: 4,142
Students admitted: 569
Admission rate: 14%
Students per faculty: 11
4-year graduation rate: 83%
5-year graduation rate: 0%

STUDENT BODY

Freshmen retained: 94%
Full-time enrolled men: 464
Full-time enrolled women: 592
Part-time enrolled men: 19
Part-time enrolled women: 14
Total enrollment: 1,089

COSTS

Tuition: $51,964
Room and board: $16,264
Est. book expense: $1,000
Fees: $272
Total cost: $69,500
Cost after need-based aid: $29,053
Cost after non-need-based aid: $63,313
Average debt at graduation: $21,569

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met: 100%
Average need-based aid: $40,447
Average non-need-based aid: $6,187
Students receiving
non-need-based aid:
12
Average aid package: $45,338
Students receiving need-based aid: 409
% of aid from grants: 0%
% receiving need-based aid: 38%
% receiving non-
need-based aid:
2%
% receiving student loans: 38%