With a student to faculty ratio of 7 to 1, Pomona puts a strong emphasis on the classroom experience. Students work closely with professors both in class and in the field, resulting in small average class sizes of 15 students per.

Nearly all faculty members have a doctorate or terminal degree in their field, resulting in a staff that is diverse with strong, scholarly backgrounds. Keeping up to date in their field, professors provide students with the newest learning opportunities including the college’s telescope on Table Mountain or the prehistoric sites on the Santa Barbara Channel Islands.

Pomona has one of the highest graduation rates in the country, with 91 graduating in four years, 94 in six. It also has a great first year retention rate at 98%.

A large majority of students come from Pomona’s home state of California, though New York, Massachusetts, Illinois, Texas, New Jersey, and Washington are heavily represented. The college also offers study abroad programs, which 50% of students take advantage of. The program offers 54 choices in 34 countries.

Academic Profile for 2019

Four Year Graduation Rate
91%

Six Year Graduation Rate
94%

Eight Year Graduation Rate
95%

Student to Faculty Ratio
7 to 1

First Year Retention Rate
98%


Distribution of Students per State

for the first-year class of
411
students in 2016

(Hover in each state to view details of distribution)

None
1 To 5
6 To 15
16 To 25
26 To 50
51 and Above

Student Race, Ethnicity, and Age Information


Total Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity for the 2017 school year

Students Total
1,608

Total Enrollment by Age for the 2016 school year

Students Total
1,563

Other Learning Opportunities
Distance learning
Does not offer distance education opportunities
Special learning
Study abroad


Accreditation

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Agency Period of Accreditation Status
Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Senior College and University Commission
02/28/1949 - Current
Accredited