Pitzer College

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Pitzer College, a liberal arts school, provides students a well rounded foundation in education by having a curriculum with a diverse range of subjects. This college is located in Claremont, CA, a predominately suburban area. There are around a thousand students enrolled per year at Pitzer College.

Only 15 percent of applicants are accepted to this school due to the fair number of applicants for enrollment. You can get more information from the admissions office website at pitzer.edu.

Overall Pitzer College Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013


The overall acceptance rate for Pitzer College was reported as 14.5% in Fall 2013 with over 4,120 applications submitted to this school. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2021 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2021-2022 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Pitzer College has been on a downward trend over the past few years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 20.3%
  • 2010-2011: 25.7%
  • 2011-2012: 24.1%
  • 2012-2013: 16.1%
  • 2013-2014: 14.5%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 18.3%

How Does Pitzer College Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Pitzer College is more than 100% lower than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Claremont McKenna College11.7%
Scripps College35.7%
Harvey Mudd College18.2%
Pomona College13.9%
La Sierra University46.8%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • School Records are Required
  • Submit Recommendation Letters are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2013)

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