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Academics at Pitzer College - Majors, Faculty & More

Wondering what academic life at Pitzer will be like? In addition to the degrees and majors, as well as the faculty composition at Pitzer this section includes detailed information on freshman retention rates, reasons students did not graduate, and an analysis of full-time and tenured faculty vs. adjunct teaching staff.

All About Academics

What's the point of going to college without academics? Find out more about the faculty and staff, what majors and fields of study are offered at this college, and information on online classes if offered. Here are some of the things you'll learn in this section.

Faculty Resources

The total number of instructional staff teaching the 1,072 undergraduate students at Pitzer College is 116 . When this is adjusted to account for those with part-time status, the result is the "full-time equivalent" (FTE) count. Using the FTE count for students and staff results in a "student to instructor" ratio of 10 to 1 which places Pitzer College among the best concerning instructional attention.

For every instructor (FTE) at Pitzer College , there are 10 undergraduate students (FTE). This ratio is among the best regarding instructional attention.
The vast majority of the instructors (86.0% ) are full-time.
The vast majority of instructors (100.0% ) are "faculty" rather than "lecturers".
The vast majority of the faculty (86.0% ) are full-time.
A slim percentage of the faculty (38.0% ) are adjuncts (not in the tenure system).

Learn how the faculty structure at Pitzer College compares to the national average

The Most Popular Majors Students Choose

Pitzer College offers 77 distinct undergraduate degrees, concentrated into 53 majors within 21 broad fields of study. Across all fields of study, Pitzer College awarded 323 undergraduate degrees in 2019 - 2020 .

Most Popular MajorsAssociates GraduationsBachelors GraduationsAll Graduations
Natural Resources Conservation03535
General Psychology02929
Communication & Media Studies01919
Political Science & Government01818

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