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 14 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 2020


The overall acceptance rate for Pitzer College was reported as 13.7% in Fall 2020 with over 4,420 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 2023 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2023-2024 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Pitzer College has been getting lower when compared to averages from previous years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 13.7%
  • 2017-2018: 16.2%
  • 2018-2019: 13.3%
  • 2019-2020: 13.7%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2023-2024: 13.1%

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 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Harvey Mudd College13.7%
Scripps College32.0%
Claremont McKenna College10.3%
Pomona College7.4%
La Sierra University55.2%

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 2020)

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