About Pitzer College
Located in Claremont, California, Pitzer College is a private residential liberal arts college. Situated on approximately 35 acres, Pitzer College enjoys an excellent climate year round. Founded in 1963, Pitzer is ranked 42nd best national liberal arts college overall.
Pitzer offers over 40 majors, along with many cross-disciplinary courses to all students upon arrival at the campus. The student/faculty ratio is 11:1, while 100% of Pitzer's tenure-track faculties hold a PhD or an equivalent in their specific field. Over 70% of Pitzer students gain the opportunity to study abroad, compared to the 2% rate nationwide.
The Pitzer College community is renowned for its involvement outside of the classroom. Students donate over 100,000 hours to community service annually, being specially involved with extracurricular activities. With over 150 student clubs and organizations available to join within the Claremont College consortium, students get the rare opportunity to pursue their interests outside the classroom.