Class of 2019 Enrollment Data

Pitzer 2019

  • Applications: 4,149
  • Acceptance Rate: 12.9%
  • Class of 2019: 260
  • In State: 38.5%
  • Out of State: 61.5%
  • International: 8.1%
  • Students of Color: 40.8%
  • Female: 55.8%
  • Male: 44.2%
  • Average High School GPA: 3.8
  • First generation: 14.6%
  • Transfers: 15
  • New Resources Students (23+): 7

The Class of 2019 Spent over 141,000 Hours Engaging with Pitzer’s Core Values
through community service, environmental action, foreign exchange and cultural activities, and engagement with local, state and/or federal government policies

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The Class of 2019 connected with Interdisciplinary Learning in a variety of ways, including:

Operating a summer camp that provided children with meals, day care and enrichment activities.

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Leading workshops on Pluralism within Conflict and Human Trafficking.

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Enrolling in courses on religion, history and ancient culture while studying Hebrew and Arabic.

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While engaging with Pitzer’s core values, members of the Class of 2019:

Worked to build classrooms and volunteered at an orphanage for children with HIV/AIDS in Guatemala

Started a community garden and educated members of the community about community land trusts

Founded Green Cross, a non-profit that promotes environmental awareness programs around the world

Created policies to help their high schools become carbon neutral and improve their carbon footprint

Founded a Change for Change program to purchase school supplies for impoverished children in Tibet

Met with service clubs and delegated high school funds as member of the Service Council

The Class of 2019 Engaged with Their Communities through over 278,000 Hours of Co-Curricular Activities*, Including:

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Members of the Class of 2019

Spent time on a kibbutz learning about agriculture

Filmed documentaries about activist movements in Ferguson, MO

Built their own electric bikes and worked to create more bike-friendly infrastructures

Wrote grant proposals to fund gender-inclusive bathrooms at high schools

Unionized dining hall employees and fought for the rights of undocumented workers

Authored cookbooks focusing on healthy eating

Worked as professional yoga instructors

Started businesses selling re-purposed thrift store clothes and goods

Introduced the concept of intersectionality to high school feminist club

DID YOU KNOW?
Members of the Class of 2019 Have Citizenship in 29 Countries Around the World!

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Languages Spoken by the Class of 2019 Include:

American Sign Language
Arabic
Bengali
Chinese
Dutch
English
French
German
Greek
Gujarati
Hebrew
Hindi

Hungarian
Hmong
Hwesa
Italian
Japanese
Kannada
Korean
Luganda
Marathi
Panjabi
Persian
Polish

Portuguese
Quechua
Russian
Shona
Spanish
Tamil
Telugu
Tigrigna
Urdu
Vietnamese

Members of the Class of 2019 Have Lived in:

Australia
Austria
Bangladesh
Belize
Bermuda
Canada
China
Dominican Republic

Ecuador
Guatemala
Hong Kong
India
Iran
Japan
Korea
Mexico
Philippines
South Africa

Switzerland
Taiwan
Uganda
United
Kingdom
United States
Vietnam
Zimbabwe

Page last updated on September 15, 2016