Tool December 2017

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Pomona College (Claremont, CA)

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT: 65.00%
Applicants who took ACT: 53.00%
SAT I Verbal score 600-699: 30.00%
SAT I Verbal score 700+: 63.00%
SAT I Verbal score 600+: 94.00%
SAT I Math score 600-699: 29.00%
SAT I Math score 700+: 65.00%
SAT I Math score 600+: 94.00%
ACT score 24-29: 16.00%
ACT score 30-36: 82.00%
ACT score 24+: 98%
Students applied: 8,102
Students admitted: 765
Admission rate: 9%
Students per faculty: 8
4-year graduation rate: 92%
5-year graduation rate: 0%

STUDENT BODY

Freshmen retained: 97%
Full-time enrolled men: 814
Full-time enrolled women: 837
Part-time enrolled men: 6
Part-time enrolled women: 3
Total enrollment: 1,660

COSTS

Tuition: $50,720
Room and board: $16,150
Est. book expense: $900
Fees: $355
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

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met: 100%
Average need-based aid: $46,039
Average non-need-based aid: $5,000
Students receiving
non-need-based aid:
2
Average aid package: $48,034
Students receiving need-based aid: 917
% of aid from grants: 0%
% receiving need-based aid: 55%
% receiving non-
need-based aid:
0†%
% receiving student loans: 36%