Pitzer College Named a "Most Service Minded School" by Newsweek
Claremont, Calif. (September 15, 2010) – Newsweek named Pitzer College among their "Top 25 Most Service Minded Schools" in its 2010 College Rankings. Pitzer placed #23 nationally.
Newsweek wrote "Pitzer students are known for their involvement beyond the campus: Not only does a high percentage of students study abroad each year (70 percent compared to 2 percent nationwide.) Pitzer's students also maintain a strong tradition of local involvement and community service. With over 100,000 hours of service donated annually from Pitzer students, this college ranks 23 on Newsweek's list of most service-minded schools."
Newsweek compiled the rankings with information from the National Center for Education Statistics, The Washington Monthly and College Prowler.