2016 Admitted Students Profile

*All percentages based off of 536 students in the admitted class

Admit Rate 12.9%

Admitted Class Demographics

Average GPA    3.92
Students of Color    41.1%
International Students (Non-US Citizens)    8.6%
First Generation    12.7%

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Admitted students are currently living abroad in:

  • Belgium
  • Brazil
  • Canada
  • Chile
  • China
  • Costa Rica
  • Dominican Republic
  • France
  • Germany
  • Great Britain
  • Hong Kong
  • India
  • Indonesia
  • Japan
  • Korea
  • Luxembourg
  • Mexico
  • Netherlands
  • Panama
  • Singapore
  • Taiwan
  • Thailand
  • United Arab Emirates
  • Vietnam
Top States Represented

  • California
  • New York
  • Washington
  • Colorado
  • Massachusetts
  • Oregon
  • Texas
  • Hawaii
  • New Jersey
  • Maryland
Top Intended Majors of the Admitted Class

  • Biology
  • Economics
  • English
  • Environmental Analysis
  • International and Intercultural Studies
  • Media Studies
  • Neuroscience
  • Political Studies
  • Psychology
  • Sociology

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  • Pitzer is home to the Robert Redford Conservancy for Southern California Sustainability, the first conservancy devoted to Southern California environmental issues
  • #1 Greenest Campus
    25% of Pitzer’s energy comes from renewable resources
    2,560 cubic feet of trash diverted from landfill through a recycling/reuse program
  • Sustainable practices reduced water usage on campus 50% and garnered 8 national platinum or gold LEED certification awards
  • Pitzer saved 190,000 gallons of water through its graywater system
  • 48% of campus buildings are LEED Platinum or Gold certified
    For 11 of the past 12 years, Pitzer has had the most Fulbrights of any college/ university per 1,000 students
  • Student-Faculty Ratio: 10:1
  • #1 Healthiest dining options
  • 100% of students engage in service learning or community service before graduation

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Page last updated on September 15, 2016