Pitzer College

Pitzer College

Pitzer College was established in 1963, and named in honor of its founder, Russell K. Pitzer. It is one of 7 colleges that constitute The Claremont Colleges system of higher education. The 35-acre campus of Pitzer College is located in Claremont, California. More than 1,000 students enroll in Pitzer College every year.

Pitzer College offers Bachelor of Arts degree programs. Students can choose from over 40 majors in the fields of art, sciences, economics, English and world literature, organizational studies, religious studies, history, and international and intercultural studies, among others. The college also offers educational opportunities through the following centers:

  • Center for Asian Pacific American Students
  • Center for California Cultural and Social Issues
  • Center for Intercultural and Language Education
  • Center for Social Inquiry
  • European Union Center
  • Writing Center

The 2008 edition of U.S. News and World Report ranked Pitzer College 49th in its list of the best liberal arts colleges in the county. Students of the college participate in over 140 clubs and organizations, including the Black Student Union, Art Collective, Love for Free, the Music Coalition, PPSA/Psi Chi, and the Student Senate.

Choose a campus :
Some campuses offers specific programs
Environmental Science
African Studies
American/United States Studies/Civilization
Asian Studies/Civilization
European Studies/Civilization
Latin American Studies
African-American/Black Studies
Hispanic-American, Puerto Rican, And Mexican-American/Chicano Studies
Asian-American Studies
Women's Studies
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, And Group Studies, Other
Computer And Information Sciences, Other
Computer Science
Urban Education And Leadership
Elementary Education And Teaching
Education, Other
Foreign Languages And Literatures, General
Linguistic, Comparative, And Related Language Studies And Services, Other
Chinese Language And Literature
Russian Language And Literature
German Language And Literature
French Language And Literature
Italian Language And Literature
Spanish Language And Literature
Classics And Classical Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics, General
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics, Other
English Language And Literature, General
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities, Other
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Molecular Biology
Computational Biology
Biomathematics, Bioinformatics, And Computational Biology, Other
Ecology, Evolution, Systematics And Population Biology, Other
Neurobiology And Neurosciences, Other
Mathematics, General
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General
Biological And Physical Sciences
Systems Science And Theory
Medieval And Renaissance Studies
Science, Technology And Society
Behavioral Sciences
International/Global Studies
Human Biology
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Religion/Religious Studies
Chemistry, General
Geology/Earth Science, General
Physics, General
Physics, Other
Psychology, General
Cognitive Psychology And Psycholinguistics
International Policy Analysis
Dance, General
Drama And Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Documentary Production
Fine/Studio Arts, General
Art History, Criticism And Conservation
Music, General
History, General
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Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2015-16, National Center for Education Statistics, https://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/

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