Pitzer College Debuts on Kiplinger's 2010 Best Values in Private Colleges List

Claremont, Calif. (October 28, 2010) — Pitzer College debuts in the #50 spot on Kiplinger's Personal Finance annual ranking of the best values in private liberal arts colleges that deliver a high-quality education at an affordable price.

Selected from a pool of more than 600 private institutions provided by Peterson's, schools on the Kiplinger list were ranked by academic quality and affordability—with quality accounting for two-thirds of the total.

Pitzer College continues to meet 100% of every student's demonstrated financial need, and the average financial aid package at Pitzer is $38,490.

About Kiplinger's Personal Finance

For nine decades, the Kiplinger organization has led the way in personal finance and business forecasting. Founded in 1920 by W.M. Kiplinger, the company developed one of the nation's first successful newsletters in modern times. The Kiplinger Letter, launched in 1923, remains the longest continuously published newsletter in the United States. In 1947, Kiplinger created the nation's first personal finance magazine.

About Pitzer College

Pitzer College is a nationally top-ranked undergraduate liberal arts and sciences institution. A member of The Claremont Colleges, Pitzer offers a distinctive approach to a liberal arts education by linking intellectual inquiry with interdisciplinary studies, cultural immersion, social responsibility and community involvement. For more information, please visit www.pitzer.edu.

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