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 Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more years schools.
  • Amherst College has more expensive tuition & fees ($60,890) than Pomona College ($54,774).
  • It is harder to admit to Pomona College than Amherst College.
  • Amherst College has a higher submitted SAT score (1,495) than Pomona College (1,465).
  • Both Amherst College and Pomona College have the same submitted ACT scores (34).
  • 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
Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more yearsSchool TypePrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more years
Bachelor's degreeHighest Degree OfferedBachelor's degree
Baccalaureate College - Arts & SciencesCarnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate College - Arts & Sciences
$60,890Tuition & Fees$54,774
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 %
1,495SAT Score1,465
34ACT 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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