Class of 2019 Admission Data

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Applications 4,149
Admit rate 12.9%
Students in Admitted Class 536
Average GPA 3.93
Students of Color 40.1%
International Students (Non-US Citizens) 8.2%
First Generation 11.8%

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10.8% of students currently
living abroad in:

China
India
Hong Kong
Switzerland
Canada
Philippines
Japan
Bermuda
Peru
Thailand
Norway
Netherlands
Taiwan
Australia
Nepal
Pakistan
Ecuador

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Top States Represented

  • California
  • Washington
  • New York
  • Oregon
  • Massachusetts
  • Illinois
  • Colorado
  • New Jersey
  • Hawaii
  • Maryland

Top Intended Majors of the Admitted Class

  • Environmental Analysis
  • Undecided
  • International and Intercultural Studies
  • Economics
  • Biology
  • English
  • Political Studies
  • Media Studies
  • Psychology
  • Human Biology
  • International Political Economy

Fun Facts

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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
Page last updated on September 26, 2016