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THE CLAREMONT COLLEGES

PITZER COLLEGE IS ONE OF FIVE NATIONALLY RANKED UNDERGRADUATE COLLEGES OF THE CLAREMONT COLLEGES. OUR STUDENTS ENJOY THE BENEFITS OF A SMALL SCHOOL ENVIRONMENT AND THE RESOURCES OF A WORLD-CLASS RESEARCH UNIVERSITY.

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SHARED ACADEMIC RESOURCES

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  • Classes. Pitzer students may take classes at any of the 5Cs. On average, our students take 50% of their coursework at Pitzer, 10% through Keck Science Department and 40% at the other 5Cs.
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  • Professors. Pitzer faculty routinely team-teach with faculty from the other Claremont Colleges.
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  • The Honnold Mudd Library. The fifth largest private library in California offering 1.3 million books, 70,000+ journals, special collections, a café and much more.
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  • W.M. Keck Science Department. Pitzer, Claremont McKenna and Scripps Colleges share approximately 30 faculty and well-equipped labs and provides extensive opportunities for field research at the Bernard Field Station, the Table Mountain Astronomical Observatory and a field station in the Sierra Nevada Mountains.
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  • Robert J. Bernard Biological Field Station. An 85-acre outdoor laboratory for environmental research.
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DINING HALLS TO CHOOSE
FROM ON 5 CAMPUSES
2,000
COURSES AVAILABLE PER SEMESTER
THROUGH THE 5Cs
ALL 5Cs
NAMED TOP 25 LIBERAL ARTS COLLEGE

Forbes, 2017

SHARED STUDENT RESOURCES

  • Office of Black Student Affairs. Resources include peer advising, mentoring, counseling and a firstyear retreat.
  • Chicano/Latino Student Affairs Center. Resources include a first-year retreat and academic and personal support programs.
  • McAlister Center for Religious Activities. Provides worship, study and volunteer programs for religious and spiritual groups, and a 24-hour meditation chapel.
  • International Place. Familiarizes students with the American college experience, provides resources and addresses issues unique to the international student, overseas student and scholar experience.
  • Student Health Services. Provides full-service care including laboratory and basic imaging, dispensary and immunizations.
  • Monsour Counseling and Psychological Services. Provides support for a range of psychological issues in a confidential and safe environment.
  • Queer Resource Center. Serves LGBT, questioning, asexual, omnisexual, pansexual and allied communities.
  • The Collage. The weekly student newspaper of The Claremont Colleges.
  • Huntley Bookstore. Buy textbooks, course materials and school apparel here.
  • Campus Safety. The first responding agency on campus. Parking at the Claremont Colleges is regulated and a valid parking permit issued by Campus Safety is required
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THE CITY OF TREES AND PH.DS

CLAREMONT IS THE QUINTESSENTIAL COLLEGE TOWN. THE QUAINT, WALKABLE DOWNTOWN VILLAGE OFFERS MORE THAN 150 COFFEE HOUSES, RESTAURANTS, BOUTIQUES, BAKERIES AND GALLERIES — AND THE POPULAR SUNDAY MORNING FARMERS AND ARTISANS MARKET.

Facts

  • Population: 36,059 (2016)
  • Located 35 miles east of downtown Los Angeles > More than 282 days of sunshine a year > Historic Route 66 runs through the north part of town.
  • Destinations within 50 miles: A few include the Pacific coast, Disneyland, Hollywood, Chinatown, Dodger Stadium and the Getty Museum
  • The Folk Music Center Store and Museum hosts an annual springtime folk music festival.
  • The Midsummer Shakespeare Festival is presented at The Sontag Outdoor Theatre at Pomona College; production are performed in repertory with local community and civic events and festivities.
  • The Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden offers a large and diverse collection of California native plants; open daily for self-guided walking tours.

Recognition

  • Winner of the National Arbor Day Association’s Tree City USA award for 22 consecutive years.
  • Named the best suburb in the West by Sunset Magazine in 2016, described it as a “city that blends worldly sophistication with small-town appeal.”
  • Rated by CNN/Money magazine as the fifth best place to live in the United States, and was the highest rated place in California on the list. (July 2007)
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