Pomona College

National College Match Requirements for:

Finalists who rank Pomona

Please submit these materials as soon as you are notified you are a Finalist.

College Match Required Application Materials
DEADLINE: NOVEMBER 1

1

Official Test Scores
SAT code: 4607
ACT code: 0372

Request official scores from the College Board and/or ACT. Do NOT use the rush reporting service.

In order to complete an application, students should submit results from the SAT Reasoning Test or the ACT.  The writing section on both is optional, but recommended.  SAT Subject Tests are no longer required, but may be sent as part of a complete testing profile.

Pomona will consider your highest section scores on either the "old" or the "new" SAT by superscoring; we will not superscore across the "old" and "new" SAT tests; we will superscores ACT section scores.  Final admissions decisions will be made using only your highest individual test scores.

If homeschooled, SAT Reasoning Test or ACT results must be submitted with scores from four SAT Subject Tests or a combination of four Subject Tests and Advanced Placement or International Baccalaureate Higher Level examination results in a variety of fields.

2

Official Transcripts

Official high school transcript(s), mailed or emailed directly by your counselor to questbridge@pomona.edu with the subject line College Match Finalists, Full Legal Name, Official Transcript.  If mailing, see mailing address.

3

Optional Supplement

Students may also submit theatre, dance, music, visual arts, science, or mathematic supplements for consideration.  As a QuestBridge College Match Finalist, you will need to submit your supplemental materials by November 1 using one of the QuestBridge Specific Supplement pages.  More information can be found on the Pomona College Slideroom Page.

4

2017-2018 CSS/Financial Aid PROFILE
CSS code: 4607
Available Oct. 1

The CSS profile is required. If the family income is $40,000 or less on the filex tax returns for 1040a or 1040ez, then the CSS profile can be waived.

If your parents are divorced or separated:

  • Your noncustodial parent must submit the online Noncustodial PROFILE using the login ID and password that will be emailed to you when you complete the CSS/Financial Aid PROFILE.
  • Your noncustodial parent must also submit copies of their 2015 federal tax returns with all schedules, attachments, W-2 Forms, and other earnings statements. Submit directly to Pomona using this cover sheet.
  • If you do not have any contact with your noncustodial parent, then you may submit a request to waive the requirement of their financial information. Download the Noncustodial Parent Waiver Petition.

5

A copy of your parents’ 2015 federal income tax returns

Signed, with all schedules, attachments, W-2 forms and other earning statements. Include personal and corporate partnership tax returns. Submit directly to Pomona using this cover sheet.

Mail to the Office of Financial Aid (see Contact Information below).

 

Finalists who do not match at Pomona can find more information on applying to Pomona here.

Options following the Match

Early Decision

Finalists who do not match may apply Early Decision to Pomona through Early Decision II.

Interested applicants must submit the Pomona College-QuestBridge Admissions Program Selection Form online by January 1st to be considered.

Regular Decision

Follow the instructions below to apply through Regular Decision. Submit all required materials, including the Pomona College-QuestBridge Admissions Program Selection Form.

Regular Decision Requirements:

Step 1: Select Pomona on the QuestBridge Regular Decision Form on your Application Management page between November 7 - December 11. Only check the box if you fully intend to submit a complete application to Pomona.

Step 2: Submit all additional required application and financial materials to Pomona according to your status by the deadlines listed below. 

Information for Non-Finalists

indicates a required material

Regular Decision Required Application Materials
DEADLINE: JANUARY 1

 

Finalists who ranked Pomona and submitted all materials (but did not match to a binding college)

See more information here.

Finalists who did not rank Pomona

Common Application with Pomona Writing Supplement, or the Coalition Application and all supporting documents

 Optional. Students can use either their QuestBridge application, the Coalition Application or the Common Application.  If you submit more than one, Pomona will only review the last application submitted by the deadline.

 Optional. Students can use either their QuestBridge application, the Coalition Application or the Common Application.  If you submit more than one, Pomona will only review the last one submitted by the deadline.

Pomona College-QuestBridge Admissions Program Selection Form

Official Transcripts

Update including recent grades from 1st semester senior year when available.

Submit including recent grades from 1st semester senior year when available.

Official Test Scores
SAT code: 4607
ACT code: 0372

Only if new scores to report

Midyear Report
(If using your QuestBridge application, complete the QuestBridge Midyear Report. If submitting the Common Application or the Coalition Application, use their Midyear Report)

Application Fee
(Your fee is waived upon submission of the Pomona College Selection Form for QuestBridge Applicants)

 

 

Optional Supplements
(See the Pomona College Slideroom page for details)
   
Regular Decision Required Financial Aid Materials
DEADLINE: MARCH 1

 

Finalists who ranked Pomona and submitted all materials (but did not match to a binding college)

Finalists who did not rank Pomona

2017-2018 CSS/FinancialAid PROFILE and Noncustodial PROFILE (if applicable)

CSS code: 4607
Available Oct. 1

The CSS Profile is required.  If the family income is $40,000 or less on the filed tax returns for 1040a or 1040ez, the CSS profile can be waived.

 

2015 Federal Tax Returns and W-2
Forms

 

2017-2018 FAFSA
Available: Oct. 1

Contact Information 

Contact Information (for mailing/faxing materials and general questions):

Mail official transcripts to:
Pomona College 
Office of Admissions
333 N. College Way
Claremont, CA 91711

Mail federal income tax returns to:
Pomona College 
Office of Financial Aid
550 N. College Avenue, Room 117
Claremont, CA 91711-6327
 
No faxes, please

 

Pomona Contacts (regarding QuestBridge applications):
For more information about applying to Pomona as a QuestBridge Match Finalist, please visit http://www.pomona.edu/admissions/special-populations/questbridge-applicants.

Email:  questbridge@pomona.edu 

Office of Undergraduate Admissions
Office of Financial Aid