The next list compares two colleges briefly in important perspectives. You can compare two colleges with comprehensive information on the full comparison page.
  • Both are four-years, private (not-for-profit) schools.
  • Amherst College has more expensive tuition & fees ($61,150) than Pomona College ($56,686).
  • It is harder to admit to Pomona College than Amherst College.
  • Pomona College has a higher submitted SAT score (1,460) than Amherst College (1,460).
  • Pomona College has higher submitted ACT score (33) than Amherst College (33).
  • Amherst College has more students with 1,745 students while Pomona College has 1,475 students.
  • Amherst College has more full-time faculties with 262 faculties while Pomona College has 215 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - Amherst College and Pomona College.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
Amherst CollegePomona College
Amherst Collegevs.Pomona College
Amherst, MassachusettsLocationClaremont, California
four-years, private (not-for-profit)School Typefour-years, private (not-for-profit)
Bachelor's degreeHighest Degree OfferedBachelor's degree
Baccalaureate College - Arts & SciencesCarnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate College - Arts & Sciences
$61,150Tuition & Fees$56,686
60% ($54,908)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)69% ($45,628)
$54,908Average Amount of Financial Aid$45,628
12.90 %Acceptance Rates8.36 %
39.32 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)54.50 %
1,460SAT Score1,520
33ACT Score34
95 %Graduation Rate94 %
2 %Transfer-out Rate-
91 %Retention Rate86 %
1,745Student Population1,475
262Number of Faculties215
7 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio6 to 1
ROTC, Study Abroad, Teacher CertificationSpecial Learning OpportunitiesStudy Abroad
Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement servicesOn Campus Student ServicesAcademic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services

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