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:
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.
Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2016-17, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/
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