California State Polytechnic University – Pomona: Ranking & Review

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Pomona Rank United States Rank World Rank
1 558 1899
Top 12%

California State Polytechnic University - Pomona Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate55%49%62%
Applicants34,91118,26916,642
Admissions19,2258,93610,289
Enrolled undergraduates3,7861,9331,853
Enrolled total (including graduate students)26,05313,94012,113

9,216 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

103 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Admission requirements

Application fee for undergraduates - $55. Application fee for graduates - $55.

Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankNeither required nor recommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of the college-preparatory programRequired
RecommendationsNeither required nor recommended
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission test scoresRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Neither required nor recommended

Typical SAT scores

Number of students submitting SAT scores3,398
Percent of students submitting SAT scores90%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing
555
Math
565

Typical ACT scores

Number of students submitting ACT scores978
Percent of students submitting ACT scores26%
ACT Composite
23
ACT English
22
ACT Math
23

California State Polytechnic University - Pomona Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
On-campus $26,057 $37,937
Off-campus $24,531 $36,411
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $14,505 and other expenses per full academic year.

California State Polytechnic University - Pomona provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 3,716 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
In-stateOut-of-state
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates $5,742 $17,622
Fees for full-time undergraduates $1,597 $1,597
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates $264
Tuition for Full-time graduates $7,176 $16,680
Fees for full-time graduates $1,602 $1,602
Per credit hour charge for part-time graduates $264

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoralTotal
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 1,684 45 1,729
Engineering 849 91 940
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 259 27 286
Social Sciences 267 8 275
Architecture and Related Services 156 76 232
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 197 22 219
Visual and Performing Arts 209 209
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences 169 11 180
Psychology 154 15 169
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 156 156
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields 144 9 153
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 130 12 142
Physical Sciences 126 7 133
Health Professions and Related Programs 122 122
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 116 116
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences 108 108
Mathematics and Statistics 90 15 105
English Language and Literature & Letters 66 19 85
Education 18 43 14 75
History 67 4 71
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies 25 25
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 24 24
Philosophy and Religious Studies 24 24
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 11 11
Natural Resources and Conservation 4 4
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies 3 3
Grand Total5,163419145,596

A total of 5,163 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at California State Polytechnic University - Pomona.

At the master's and doctor's level 433 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate66%61%72%
  • Full-time retention rate - 86%
  • Part-time retention rate - 57%

General info

Alternative namesCal Poly Pomona
Founded1938
MottoInstrumentum Disciplinae
Application of Knowledge
Religious affiliationNot applicable
Colorsgreen, gold
Academic CalendarQuarter
Total FTE staff1,925
Instructional FTE819
Sector of institutionPublic, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPublic
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs

Location and Contacts

Official Websitewww.cpp.edu
Address3801 West Temple Avenue
Pomona, California, 91768
United States
Urbanization levelSuburb: Large
City population50,000 - 250,000
Phone9098697659
Fax+1 (909) 869 4395

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