Pomona College Campus, Claremont, CA

Applying to Pomona College

Acceptance Rate 7.61%
Yield 52.82%
SAT Average 1,470
ACT Average 98
Applicants 10,245

Applying To Pomona College

For academic year 2018-19, the acceptance rate is 7.61% at Pomona College where total 10,245 students applied and 780 were accepted. Next 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 Rate, Yield, and Headcounts

For academic year 2018-2019, total 10,245 students (3,983 men and 6,262 women) applied to Pomona College and 780 (367 men and 413 women) students were admitted to the school. Among them, 188 men and 224 women were enrolled into Pomona College. Following table shows the Pomona College Admission Statistics including admission stats, acceptance rate, and yield, also known as enrolment rate, where the acceptance rate is 7.61% and yield is 52.82%.

Admission Statistics at Pomona College
Acceptance Rate 7.61% 9.21% 6.60%
Yield (Enrollment Rate) 52.82% 51.23% 54.24%
[Chart] Pomona College Acceptance Rate and Yield

Average SAT and ACT Scores

254 applicants (62% of enrolled) have submitted their SAT scores and 233 applicants (57%) have submitted their ACT scores for seeking degrees. For score submitters, SAT 75th percentile score is 1,540 and 25th percentile score is 1,400. For ACT scores, 75th percentile score is 104 and 25th percentile score is 94. Next table shows detail SAT and ACT scores distribution of enrolled students at Pomona College.

Average SAT and ACT Scores at Pomona College
25th Percentile75th Percentile
SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing700760
SAT Math700780
ACT Composite3134
ACT Math2934
ACT English3436
[Chart] SAT Scores at Pomona College
[Chart] ACT Scores at Pomona College

Admission Requirements

Pomona College requires 5 articles to submit to their applicants. In addition, 2 items are considered but not required to submit. Next table summarizes the application requirements at Pomona College

Application Requirements for Pomona College
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