Pitzer College Named a "Most Service-Oriented Schools" by Newsweek

Claremont, Calif. (August 30, 2011) – Newsweek ranked Pitzer College #11 nationally in "Most Service-Oriented Schools" in its College Rankings 2011.

In addition, Pitzer ranked #2 in "Best Food," #5 in "Top Schools for Activists," #6 in "Happiest Students" and #7 in "Free-Spirited Students."

Pitzer College students donate over 100,000 hours of service hours annually to local and community organizations.

Newsweek compiled the rankings from various sources including the National Center for Education Statistics, the College Board, the Shanghai Ranking Consultancy, the Sustainable Endowment Institute and the Washington Monthly.

To see a full list of Newsweek's College Ranking 2011 and its methodology, please visit: http://www.thedailybeast.com/newsweek/2011/08/28/newsweek-ranks-the-best-colleges.html

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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