Resting on a 140 acre campus, Pomona College features 14 residence halls as well as seven total dining rooms. Students wishing to live off campus must apply for permission, but nearly all decide to live on campus for all four years. The library, available to all Claremont College students, is the largest library arts college collection in the United States. It consists of 2 million volumes, 30,000 microfilm reels, 1 million microfiche, 60,000 periodicals, and more.

A large number of students decide to take part in Pomona’s varsity sports, consisting of 21 teams. Known as the Sagehens, Football, Soccer, and Basketball are the most popular choices. The school has 455 athletes, almost 20% of students. Intramural and club sports are also available.

Throughout the Claremont Colleges, there are over 250 clubs and organizations, including several publications (The Student Life, The Undecided, Claremont Port Side, and Passwords). Political students can take part in the Pomona Student Union to discuss social issues on campus. For the more adventurous, On The Loose is suggested. This outdoors club regularly takes trips to nature including the mountains, desert, ocean, Yosemite, and Joshua Tree National Park. Students can also take part in Ski-Beach Day, a 20+ year tradition at Ponoma. Students are taken to a local ski resort for skiing and snowboarding in the morning, and then to the beach for the afternoon.

For those with an interest in music, the singing groups may be a calling (Men’s Blue and White, Claremont Shades, Mood Swing, and more). The Claremont Colleges Ballroom Dance company should also be considered as it is one of the largest organizations on the campus with over 130 dancers, featuring different expertise levels, events, and performances.

Campus Housing - Dorms and Meal Plans

Provides on campus housing

Residence hall capacity

Does college offer a meal plan?
Yes, number of meals in the maximum meal plan offered

Must all students live on campus?

Number of meals per week are provided with the meal plan
Residence halls on campus:
Clark, Dialynas Hall (formerly Pomona Hall), Gibson Hall, Harwood Court, Lawry Court, Lyon Court, MuddBlaisdell Hall, Norton Hall, Oldenborg Center, Smiley Hall, Sontag Hall, Walker Hall, Wig Hall

Sports Programs & Athletics

Athletic conferences
    Football - Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference
    Basketball - Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference
    Baseball - Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference
    Cross Country/Track - Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference

Number of Varsity Athletes by Sport in 2021

Sport # of Men # of Women
Baseball 29
Basketball 15 13
Football 76
Golf 8 8
Lacrosse 27
Soccer 29 21
Softball 17
Swimming and Diving 28 32
Tennis 16 14
Track and Field, Outdoor 37 31
Track and Field, X-Country 27 20
Volleyball 18
Water Polo 20 16
Data from 2018
Athletic Association
Member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

Athletic Classification
NCAA Division III with football



Athletic Summary
Total # athletes


Male Athletes 256
Female Athletes 199


Total sports revenue

Total sports expenses

Avg. head coach salary - Women
(# full-time equivalents)
$95,694 (5.6)

Avg. head coach salary - Men
(# FTE)
$104,294 (5)

Campus Services and Programs

Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers
Library facilities
Access to digital/electronic resources
Access to library collections that are shared with other institutions
Established library hours
Organized collection of printed materials
Physical facilities
Staff trained to provide and interpret library materials
Services and Programs for Servicemembers and Veterans
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military servicemembers, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Yellow Ribbon Program (officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Hospital on campus?


% of students with registered disabilities

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