Based on student surveys, Pitzer tops the list of best private colleges and universities for making an impact
加州克莱蒙特. (April 26, 2022)—的 Princeton Review has ranked Pitzer College #1 among the Top 20 Best Schools for Making an Impact (Private Schools) on the Best Value Colleges 2022 rankings. 的 Making an Impact rankings were based on student survey responses to questions about community service opportunities, student government, sustainability efforts, and on-campus student engagement.
According to 的 Princeton Review survey responses, everyone at Pitzer “is passionate about something. You won’t find a single student who isn’t somehow involved on campus outside of the classroom.“另外, “multiple student-run eateries [and] strong student organizations” create a “collaborative atmosphere.” According to one respondent, Pitzer students “grow as individuals through liberal arts studies and through relationships that they build.”
At Pitzer, students have a plethora of opportunities to connect with the world and “make an impact.” All students take a social justice theory and social responsibility praxis course sequence to gain an understanding of community engagement through service, 研究, community-based education, 和更多的.
Pitzer provides several hubs for students to deepen their involvement. 仅去年一年, students completed more than 14,000 hours of community engagement work through Pitzer’s Community Engagement Center, which connects with local organizations to create community-based 研究, 服务学习, and experiential education opportunities. 的 Robert Redford Conservancy for Southern California Sustainability prepares students to create solutions to the most challenging environmental and sustainability issues facing the planet, 和 Institute for Global/Local Action & 研究 helps Pitzer students become “engaged, socially responsible citizens of the world.“学院的 Racial Justice Initiative supports productive discussion, analysis, and activism, 和 Justice Education Initiative at 的 Claremont Colleges is based on Pitzer’s campus. In 2021, Pitzer students’ high voter turnout earned Pitzer a platinum seal award from the ALL IN Campus Democracy Challenge.
的 Princeton Review ranked Pitzer College among the nation’s top higher education institutions in its Best 387 Colleges: 2022 Edition, which was released in August 2021. 的 College was also named a 2022 Best Western College in the rankings. 的 Princeton Review is a leading tutoring, 测试准备, and college admission services company that provides online and in-person courses, 在线资源, 和更多的 than 150 print and digital books published by Penguin Random House.