Pitzer College

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Pitzer College



Tuition

$34,038 / year

Room and Board

$9,670

Application deadline

January 1

Application fee

$50




Educational Resources

Libraries

Honnold/Mudd Library--shared by the consortium; Sprague Science and Engineering Library at Harvey Mudd College; Seeley Mudd Science Library at Pomona College; Denison Library at Scripps College.

  • Member of library consortia.
  • 2,476,503 books, serial backfiles, and other material including government documents.
  • 17,052 current serial subscriptions.
  • 1,455,319 microforms.
  • 10,861 Audio/Visual items.
  • 12,087 e-books.

Museums & Art

Pitzer Arboretum; Grove House; Nichols Gallery; Salathe Gallery.

Computing

Requirements

  • Students are not required to take a computer course.
  • Students are not required to own or lease a computer.
  • Recommended computer operating system: Microsoft

Campus Resources

  • 100 computers for student use in locations such as computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • 20 Internet connections in libraries.
  • 50 Internet connections in classrooms.
  • 10 Internet connections in Laboratories.
  • 25 Internet connections elsewhere on campus.

Student accommodations

  • Email accounts are available to all students.
  • Internet access is available to all students.
  • Student web-pages are permitted.
  • Online class registration is available.
  • 100% of college-owned hosting units are available for internet access.

Wireless Internet Hotspots

  • Wifi is available in some of the libraries (excluding computer labs), in all the libraries, in some classrooms, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas
  • Campus wireless internet hotspots are not available.
  • Approximately 500 students can be on the network at once.

Services

Basic

nonremedial tutoring, women's center, placement service, health service, health insurance

Remedial

writing

Counseling

minority student, career, personal, academic, older student, psychological, birth control, religious

Career

on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training

Campus Safety

24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)

Campus Life

Housing

Overview

  • The school offers housing for students.
  • 73% of students live in school housing.
  • The school will provide assistance for off-campus housing

Types of housing available

  • 35% of housing units are Singles.
  • 60% of housing units are Doubles.
  • 0% of housing units are Triples.
  • 5% of housing units are Apartments.
  • 0% of of housing units are some other type.
  • In total, there are 4 housing buildings.

Room Accessories

  • 75% of rooms are equipped with sprinkler systems.
  • 100% of rooms are equipped with fire alarms.
  • 100% are equipped with high-speed internet connections.

Extracurricular

  • 75% of students remain on campus over the weekends, on average.
  • Alcohol is permitted on campus.
  • Popular events on campus: Kohoutek Festival; Groove at the Grove
  • Student activities: choral groups, dance, drama/theater, literary magazine, music ensembles, musical theater, radio station, student government, student newspaper, student film society, symphony orchestra
  • In total, there are about 68 organizations on campus.
  • Honor societies: Psi Chi for Psychology
  • Religious organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) 5-College Student Organizations: Claremont Colleges Christian Fellowship; Hillel [Jewish Student Organization]
  • International organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Center for Asian Pacific American Students (CAPAS); Black Student Union; 5-College Student Organizations: MEChA/LASO [Latino/a students], International Club, Pan African Students Association [PASA], Asian American Student Alliance, Asian Student Association, Hui Laulea [Hawaiian Club], Korean Students Association, Vietnamese Student Association
  • Other organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Art Collective, Claremont Concert Series, Ecology Center, Grove House Committee, Kohoutek Festival, Model United Nations, Pact Program Board, Pitzer Outdoor Adventures, Pitzer Emergency Response Team, Qi-Gong Club, Social Activities Committee, Student Activities Committee, United Farm Workers Student Association, Women's Center.
  • Student papers: (Appears as submitted by school) The Other Side (occasional); Collage (weekly); The Re-View; Voices from the Margin (monthly); The Claremont Student (monthly)

Travel

  • Nearest airport(s) (distance in miles): Ontario (10), Los Angeles (50)
  • Nearest train(s) (distance in miles): Claremont (2)
  • Nearest bus-station(s) (distance in miles): Claremont (3)
  • Public transportation serves the campus.
  • All students are permitted to have cars on campus.
  • 45% of students have a car on campus

Employment

  • School employment is available.
  • Freshman are not discouraged from working.
  • There are 0 fraternities
  • 0 fraternity houses
  • 0% of students are fraternity members
  • There are 0 sororities
  • 0 sorority houses
  • 0% of students are sorority members.

ROTC

  • Army ROTC: Offered at cooperating institution (Claremont McKenna College)
  • Navy ROTC: Not offered
  • Airforce ROTC: Offered at cooperating institution (Harvey Mudd College)
  • Additional Policies

    class attendance policies set by individual instructors, honor code

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