POMONA COLLEGE

United States, California

Located in Claremont, California, Pomona College is a private liberal arts institution established in 1887. The college offers about 48 majors in arts, humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences. The college aims to build a close-knit community of scholars, scientists, entrepreneurs, and artists, who are passionate about making a difference in the world. The college receives almost 1670 students from 50 nations and the US. The students work closely with the faculty because of a low student-teacher ratio of 8:1 and an average class size of 15 students. About 53 % of students involve in research with the faculty, and more than 200 students choose to participate in research activities during the Summer break. Being an incubator for ideas, the college is a launching pad for students interested in arts and science.

Campus Life

Pomona College's campus is spread over 140 acres of land. That includes 16 residential buildings that accommodate almost all students on campus. The college receives equal strength of men and women, keeping the diversity in check. There are more than 250 clubs and organizations to choose helps the students interact with each other, pursue their interests, and engages with the community. A student-run radio station, KSPC is a collaborative educational space promoting love for media, music, and radio. Student Life is the oldest college newspaper in Southern California. The sports facilities include a fold course, basketball and volleyball courts, softball stadium, soccer field, all-weather track, swimming pool, tennis complex and more. The diversity and facilities, along with highly qualified faculty, help the students reach their academic and future goals.

Noted Alumni

The College has a strong alumni network of 25,000 graduates, 15,000 of them on LinkedIn. Some notable alumni names include Robert Blalack-Academy Award winner for visual effects in Star Wars and an Emmy award for The Day After. Joe Menosky-the television writer for Star-Trek; Ashlee Vance-American business columnist and author, well known for his biography on Elon Musk, are among many.