The results are in, and the competition is more fierce than ever! Pomona College in California extended admission offers to just 757 students to the Class of 2027. Among those who have received the good news are students pursuing humanities, natural sciences and social sciences.
Pomona College released its 2027 admission results on March 17. The California-based university accepted just 757 students into their 2027 class, beating out last year’s acceptance of 736 students.
Pomona’s team of admissions worked tirelessly to interact with over 5,000 students across 650 schools, 35 states, and eight countries through online events.
|Class of 2025||Class of 2026||Class of 2027|
|Total First-Year Applicants||11,620||10,663||To be announced|
|Overall Admission Rate||6.5%||7%||~7%|
Pomona’s class of 2027 is the most diverse group of students they’ve had yet in Pomona’s history. Of those admitted, 62.5% are domestic people of color, with international students making up 14.3% of the accepted applicants. The accepted students come from 48 states and 50 other countries outside of the United States.
The top states with accepted students are New Jersey, Oregon, Florida, Colorado, Massachusetts, Illinois, California, Washington, Texas, and New York. However, Pomona also accepted students from the United Kingdom, China, Brazil, Singapore, Canada, India, and South Korea. In addition, Pomona accepted nine refugee students from Syria, Congo, and Ukraine as a part of the Global Haven Initiative.
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Crimson Education helps thousands of students gain admission to their dream schools. Despite enormous applicant pools and low acceptance rates at top universities, Crimson’s acceptance numbers are increasing! This year, more than 200 of our students were accepted to top universities in the US in the early round alone. Here is a breakdown of Crimson’s early-round numbers.
As we watch the rest of the Regular Decision acceptances roll in, we’re confident that our students will have another successful year.
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