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.

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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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