Fast Facts

Pitzer College plaque on gate

Founded: 1963

Motto: Provida Futuri (Mindful of the Future)

Core Values: Social Responsibility, Intercultural Understanding, Interdisciplinary Learning, Student Engagement and Environmental Sustainability

Location: Claremont, California, 35 miles east of downtown Los Angeles

President: Strom C. Thacker

Enrollment: 1,178 degree-seeking students

Faculty: 97 full-time faculty

Student-Faculty Ratio: 11:1

Average Class Size: 15

Courses: About 360 at Pitzer, with more than 2,000 classes available across The Claremont Colleges—a consortium of five undergraduate and two graduate institutions

Majors and Minors: 40+ majors & 20+ minors in the arts, humanities, natural sciences, social sciences & interdisciplinary studies

The Claremont Colleges

Pitzer is a member of The Claremont Colleges, an association of five undergraduate liberal arts colleges and two graduate institutions. Undergraduate students can take classes, eat in the dining halls and participate in a wide variety of activities on Pitzer’s sister campuses: Claremont McKenna College, Harvey Mudd College, Pomona College and Scripps College.

Accreditation: WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC)


Address:  1050 North Mills Avenue, Claremont, CA 91711
Admission Phone: 909.621.8129
Email: [email protected]