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Pitzer College, located in Claremont, California is a private, four-year, residential liberal arts college that offers undergraduate degree programs. Pitzer is a member of a 7 member American consortium of colleges (5 undergraduate college and 2 graduate schools) known as Claremont Colleges.

Curriculum at Pitzer focuses on behavioral sciences, social sciences, media studies and international education. As a member of the Claremont Colleges consortium Scripps students are able and encouraged to compliment their education by taking courses at the other member schools which include Pomona College, Claremont McKenna College, Harvey Mudd College, and Pitzer. Conversely, students from the other Claremont Colleges may also enroll in courses offered at Scripps College.

General Information

Admission Office

1030 Columbia Avenue

Claremont, CA 91711-3905

(909) 621-8149

(800) 770-1333

Fax: (909) 607-7508



Contact: Laura Stratton

Associate Director
Main Address

1030 North Columbia Avenue, Box 2029

Claremont, CA 91711-3905

(909) 621-8149

www.scrippscollege.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 954

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 252

Degree-seeking undergrads: 944

Graduate enrollment: 18

Setting

Suburban setting

Large town (10,000 – 49,999)

Residential campus

Degrees offered:
Bachelor’s

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $50

Online application fee: $50
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 43%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 95%

Tuition & Fees

Estimated Expenses for Academic Year 2008-’09 2009-’10 2010-’11 2011-’12 % change 2010-’12
Tuition and fees $35,850 $37,950 $38,700 $40,450 +4.52%
Books and Supplies $800 $800 $800 $800 0.00%
Living Arrangement – On Campus
Room and Board $10,800 $11,500 $11,850 $12,450 +5.06%
Other $1,000 $1,000 $1,000 $1,000 0.00%
Living Arrangement – Off Campus
Room and Board $0 $0 $0 $0 0.00%
Other $0 $0 $0 $0 0.00%
Total Expenses 2008-’09 2009-’10 2010-’11 2011-’12 % change 2010-’12
In-state On Campus $48,450 $51,250 $52,350 $54,700 +4.49%
In-state Off Campus $36,650 $38,750 $39,500 $41,250 +4.43%
In-state with Family $36,650 $38,750 $39,500 $41,250 +4.43%
Average Graduate School Tuition & Fees
Tuition for In-state Students $29,160
In-state Student Fees $0
Out-of-state Tuition $29,160
Tuition for Out-of-state Students $0

Financial Aid

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
Type of Aid Students Percent Amount Average Per Student
All students financial aid 100 40%
Grant or scholarship aid 83 33% $2,308,225 $27,810
• Federal grants 20 8% $120,408 $6,020
• Pell grants 20 8% $62,158 $3,108
• Other federal grants 16 6% $58,250 $3,641
State and local government grant or scholarships 12 5% $108,288 $9,024
Institutional scholarships or grants 83 33% $2,079,529 $25,055
Student loan financial aid 55 22% $239,085 $4,347
• Federal student loans 55 22% $186,094 $3,384
• Other student loans 14 6% $52,991 $3,785

All Degrees and Programs

Program Completions for Most Recent Year BA/BS MA/MS Doctor AA/AS CERT
Grand Total of All Programs 257 15
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies 25
African-american/black Studies
American/united States Studies/civilization 5
Asian Studies/civilization 2
Asian-american Studies
European Studies/civilization
French Studies 11
German Studies
Hispanic-american, Puerto Rican, and Mexican-american/chicano Studies
Latin American Studies 4
Russian Studies
Women’s Studies 3
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 45
Biochemistry 4
Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other 6
Biology/biological Sciences, General 17
Molecular Biology 9
Neuroscience 9
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 2
Accounting
Organizational Behavior Studies 2
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 6
Mass Communication/media Studies 6
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
Computer Science
Engineering 1
Engineering, Other 1
English Language and Literature/letters 12
English Language and Literature, General 12
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 11
Chinese Language and Literature
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General 3
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General 3
Hispanic and Latin American Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General 3
Italian Language and Literature
Japanese Language and Literature
Linguistics 1
Russian Language and Literature 1
Health Services/allied Health/health Sciences, General 14
Pre-medicine/pre-medical Studies 14
History 7
History, General 7
Human Services, General
Public Policy Analysis, General
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 12
Humanities/humanistic Studies 12
Mathematics and Statistics 14
Mathematics, General 14
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies, General 10
Biological and Physical Sciences
Human Biology 3
International/global Studies 1
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies, Other 6
Science, Technology and Society
Natural Resources and Conservation 5
Environmental Science 4
Environmental Studies 1
Physical Sciences 6
Chemistry, General 2
Geology/earth Science, General 1
Physics, General 3
Psychology 20
Cognitive Psychology and Psycholinguistics
Psychology, General 20
Social Sciences 45
Anthropology 7
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics 2
Economics, General 9
Political Science and Government, General 21
Sociology 6
Visual and Performing Arts 37
Art History, Criticism and Conservation 9
Dance, General 3
Drama and Dramatics/theatre Arts, General 3
Fine/studio Arts, General 22
Music, General
Above data represent first majors only.
(-) Indicates that Indicates that program is not offered at this award level.


Undergraduate Majors

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, & Gender Studies

African-American Studies B
American Studies B
Asian American Studies B
Asian Studies B
European Studies B
French Studies B
German Studies B
Hispanic-American Studies B
Italian Studies B
Latin American Studies B
Spanish/Iberian Studies B
Women’s Studies B

Arts, Visual & Performing

Art History/Criticism/Conservation B
Dance B
Drama/Theater Arts B
Film Studies B
Film/video and photographic arts B
Fine/Studio Arts B
Music – General B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biochemistry B
Biology B
Molecular Biology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting B
Organizational Behavior Studies B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Science B

Engineering

Engineering – General B

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General B

Foreign Language & Literature

Chinese B
Classics B
Foreign Language & Literature – General B
French B
German B
Italian B
Japanese B
Linguistics B
Russian B
Spanish B

History

History – General B

Law & Legal Studies

Law & Legal Studies – General B

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Humanities B

Mathematics

Mathematics – General B

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

Biological/Physical Sciences B
Neuroscience B
Science, Technology & Society B

Natural Resources & Conservation

Environmental Science B
Environmental Studies B

Philosophy & Religion

Jewish/Judaic Studies B
Philosophy B
Religion/Religious Studies B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B
Geology B
Physics B

Psychology

Psychology – General B

Public Administration & Services

Public Policy Analysis B

Social Sciences

Anthropology B
Econometrics B
Economics B
Political Science/Government B
Sociology B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.


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