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Pitzer Student Life

Pitzer is on a 35-acre campus in a suburban setting in Claremont, California, not far from Los Angeles. There are many activities and organizations for Pitzer students to participate in – chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.

Pitzer does not have fraternities or sororities.

Pitzer has a thriving Pitzer Outdoor Adventure. In fact, more students participate in Pitzer Outdoor Adventure than any other on-campus activity.

Other popular student organizations at Pitzer include Live Your Best Life Records, First Generation Students, 5x5 Productions and Asian Pacific American Coalition.

Pitzer students' favorite campus traditions are Kohoutek Festival, Halloween Festival and One Night Only (ONO) Festival.

Does Pitzer offer student housing?

Pitzer offers housing. Students are required to live on campus through junior year. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing. In 2021, 0% of undergrads at Pitzer lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 100% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Pitzer. There are 840 spots available in on-campus housing for all 921 undergraduates. First year students are not allowed to park a car on campus.

Pitzer offers coed housing and housing for students with disabilities.

Safety at Pitzer

College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.

Pitzer College is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The Pitzer campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night.

Pitzer offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards so that students can feel confident that they are safe in on-campus housing.

Plan a Visit to Pitzer

Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit to Pitzer, take Interstate 210 and 10 to Claremont, CA. If you need to fly, book your flight to Ontario International airport.

While you're planning, check out other schools in California you may want to visit too. Click the heart at the top of each school's page to save it to your college list.

Want to visit but can't make the trip? Explore Pitzer's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour

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