Pitzer College

Pitzer College

Founded in 1963, Pitzer College is a top-ranked liberal arts and sciences college that produces socially responsible citizens of the world through an academically rigorous, interdisciplinary liberal arts education emphasizing social justice, intercultural understanding, and environmental sensitivity.

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Pitzer students are guided by the College's core values of Social ResponsibilityIntercultural UnderstandingInterdisciplinary LearningStudent Engagement and Environmental Sustainability.

As a member of the Claremont University Consortium, Pitzer gives students access to 2,500 courses per semester, 250 clubs, and 17 eateries across five contrasting yet communal campuses.

​Pitzer requires fewer general education courses than other colleges, so you get to take the courses that appeal to your individual interests. Pitzer students work with academic advisers starting their first year, and can have as many advisors as they choose to best serve their intended majors and minors. For 12 of the last 13 years, Pitzer has also been a top producer of Fulbright fellowships among all US colleges.

Pitzer is committed to meeting 100% of demonstrated need for admitted students. During the 2016-17 academic year, approximately 46% of the Pitzer student body received some form of financial assistance.

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