Students walking near Bixby Fountain on North Campus at Pomona College.

Founded: 1887

Location: Claremont, Calif., 35 miles east of downtown Los Angeles

President: G. Gabrielle Starr

Enrollment: 1,671 students; 50 percent women; 50 percent men

Faculty: 186 full-time professors

Student-faculty ratio: 8 to 1

Average class size: 15

Majors and minors: