Pomona College is a liberal arts college and the founding member of The Claremont Colleges, located about 35 miles east of Los Angeles. At Pomona, you have access to some 2,500 courses offered at the undergraduate colleges in the Claremont Consortium: Claremont McKenna, Harvey Mudd, Scripps, Pitzer, and Pomona Colleges. This allows you to reap the benefits of an intimate liberal arts college while enjoying the breadth of resources available at larger universities. This includes a major research library, 7 dining halls, over 250 club and support organizations and over 6,000 potential friends.
Pomona’s proximity to Los Angeles brings unique and exciting opportunities for meaningful internships, community involvement, and outdoor adventures. Explore various career choices by pursuing funded internships in a wide range of fields, from media to science to law. You can also get involved with the local community through service projects or engaging in educational outreach for local high school students.
Fun fact: Orientation Adventure is Pomona’s unique version of freshman orientation. Students travel to locations like the Santa Cruz Islands or Yosemite National Park for several days of thrilling activities and bonding with their peers.