Applying to Pomona

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Acceptance Rate 7.40%
Yield 54.03%
SAT Score 1,465
ACT Score 34
Applicants 10,401

Applying To Pomona

For the academic year 2019-20, the acceptance rate is 7.4% at Pomona College where total of 10,401 students applied and 770 were accepted. The average SAT score of enrolled students is 1,465 and the average ACT score is 34. It requires five items to submit to their applicants. The following table describes the general admission information for applying to Pomona College.
Open Admission Policy
Undergraduate Application Fees$70
Admission Informationwww.pomona.edu/admissions
Online Applicationhttps://www.pomona.edu/admissions/apply
Acceptance Rate7%
Average Test Scores1,465 SAT / 34 ACT
Credits AcceptedAdvanced placement (AP) Credits

Acceptance Rate, Yield, and Headcounts

For the academic year 2019-2020, the acceptance rate is 7.40% where total of 10,401 students (4,067 men and 6,334 women) have applied to Pomona and 770 (382 men and 388 women) students have been admitted to the school. Among them, 188 male and 228 female students have enrolled into Pomona and its yield, also known as enrollment rate is 54.03%. The following table shows the admission statistics including admission stats, acceptance rate, and yield.
Admission Statistics at Pomona
Acceptance Rate 7.40% 9.39% 6.13%
Yield (Enrollment Rate) 54.03% 49.21% 58.76%
[Chart] Acceptance Rate and Yield

Average SAT and ACT Scores

At Pomona, 267 applicants (64% of enrolled) have submitted their SAT scores and 210 applicants (50%) have submitted their ACT scores for seeking degrees. The average SAT score of those who submitted scores is 1,465 and the average ACT score is 34 at Pomona. SAT 75th percentile score is 1,540 and 25th percentile score is 1,390. For ACT scores, the 75th percentile score is 106 and the 25th percentile score is 95. The following table shows the detail SAT and ACT scores distribution of enrolled students at Pomona.
Average SAT and ACT Scores at Pomona
25th Percentile75th Percentile
SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing690750
SAT Math700790
ACT Composite3235
ACT Math2935
ACT English3436
[Chart] SAT Scores by Subject
[Chart] ACT Scores by Subject

Admission Requirements

Pomona College requires 5 items (High School Record (or Transcript), Completion of College Preparatory Program, Recommendations, Admission Test Scores, TOEFL) to submit to their applicants. In addition, 2 items (High School GPA, High School Rank) are considered but not required to submit. Next table summarizes the application requirements at Pomona College
Application Requirements for Pomona
High School GPA
High School Rank
High School Record (or Transcript)
Completion of College Preparatory Program
Formal Demonstration of Competencies
Admission Test Scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Required △ Considered (not Required) ✓ Recommended ✗ Neither Required nor Recommended

Calendar System and Accepted Credits

The calendar system at Pomona College is Semester. Pomona College accepts Advanced placement (AP) Credits. Next table describes credits that Pomona College accepts.
Calendar SystemSemester
Dual Credits
Credits for Life Experiences
Advanced placement (AP) Credits
Credit for military training