Semester Study Abroad

Pomona College

Pomona College, located in Claremont, California, is one of the United States’s foremost liberal arts colleges. With a student-faculty ratio of 8:1 and an average class size of 15, it offers students unparalleled opportunities to work closely and collaboratively with distinguished scholars. At the same time, as the founding member of The Claremont Colleges consortium, Pomona offers students access to a breadth of resources usually found only at large research universities.

Number of Spots for Yale-NUS Students for Sem 2: 2 (priority given to third-year students)

Due to the enthusiastic interest in study abroad and the volume of inquiries that we receive, if you have any questions, please read the Semester Study Abroad FAQs carefully first. And if you have further questions unanswered in the FAQs, feel free to contact Graham at

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Fields of Study

Yale-NUS students on exchange at Pomona can take any class within any of The Claremont Colleges, as long as they meet the required prerequisites. Please note that at least two of the four courses taken must be within Pomona.

Pomona offers top-notch instruction in diverse fields. Strong, traditional disciplines at Pomona include biology, English, history, and, economics, while emerging fields include environmental analysis, neuroscience, and media studies. The most updated Pomona course catalogs may be found here.

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Full Course Load (Required Number of Credits)

4 full semester courses (4 credits)

Students are required to take the full course load at the host institution, which will be equivalent to 20 MCs upon successful completion of credit transfer procedures back at Yale-NUS College.

Academic Calendar

Jan. 20th – May 17th, 2019

For more information, refer here.

CAP Requirement


If you are interested in studying abroad at this institution and currently have a CAP below 3.5, please contact a member of the CIPE International Programmes team.

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Executive, International Programmes

Contact with questions about study abroad programmes.