California State Polytechnic University - Pomona Rankings

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In the World#1546 of 14178
In North America#486 of 2629
In the United States#440 of 2528
In California#41 of 252
In Pomona#1 of 2

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
55%
Average SAT
1140
Average ACT
23
Aid receiving
78%
Undergraduates
26,454
Graduates
1,604
Male:Female Ratio
52:48
Control
Public
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree

California State Polytechnic University - Pomona Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate55%48%62%
Applicants39,72620,95818,768
Admissions21,68710,04411,643
Freshmen enrolled full time3,6431,8391,804
Freshmen enrolled part time512823

10,583 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

182 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
3,520 or 95%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 1010
or below

75% of them
had 1270
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in California State Polytechnic University - Pomona are 1010-1270 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
858 or 23%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 19
or below

75% of them
had 27
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in California State Polytechnic University - Pomona are 19-27 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

College-preparatory program Required
SAT/ACT Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Secondary school rank Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Hispanic13053 (47%)
Asian5944 (21%)
White4340 (15%)
Nonresident Alien1752 (6%)
Two or more races1006 (4%)
Black or African American941 (3%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown927 (3%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander55 (0.2%)
American Indian or Alaska Native25 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Average aid awarded
$8,870
Students receiving aid
78%

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district$5,742$7,176
Tuition in-state$5,742$7,176
Tuition out-of-state$17,622$16,680
Fee in-district$1,654$1,654
Fee in-state$1,654$1,654
Fee out-of-state$1,654$1,654

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity3,710
Combined charge for room and board$15,586
Room charge$10,158
Meal charge$5,428

California State Polytechnic University - Pomona Majors

MajorBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoral
Business Administration and Management, General1,19119
Hospitality Administration & Management, General2919
Civil Engineering, General20127
Mechanical Engineering20119
Computer Science18624
Biology & Biological Sciences, General18216
Liberal Arts and Sciences & Liberal Studies181
Psychology, General13316
Electrical and Electronics Engineering10614
Sociology119
Speech Communication and Rhetoric113
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical & Space Engineering112
Health and Physical Education & Fitness, General916
Mathematics, General7518
Graphic Design92
Nutrition Sciences90
English Language and Literature, General6227
Animal Sciences, General85
Apparel and Textiles, General83
Computer Engineering, General83
Chemical Engineering81
Political Science and Government, General70
Industrial Engineering68
Architecture576
Chemistry, General592
Landscape Architecture516
History, General524
City & Urban, Community and Regional Planning3815
Education, General49
Education, Other48
Construction Engineering Technology & Technician47
Economics, General3610
Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology & Technician42
Food Science39
Mechanical Engineering & Mechanical Technology & Technician35
Anthropology32
Agribusiness & Agricultural Business Operations32
Physics, General31
Music, General31
Biotechnology31
Plant Protection and Integrated Pest Management29
Manufacturing Engineering28
Geography23
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies, Other23
Spanish Language and Literature23
Geology & Earth Science, General202
Public Administration22
Agricultural Teacher Education20
Veterinary & Animal Health Technology & Technician and Veterinary Assistant20
Accounting19
Educational Leadership and Administration, General14
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General12
Philosophy12
Environmental Biology12
Interior Architecture11
Agriculture, General11
Art History, Criticism and Conservation8
Systems Engineering8
Engineering & Industrial Management6
Natural Resources Conservation and Research, Other5
Engineering Technology, General4
Science, Technology and Society4
Engineering, General4
Zoology & Animal Biology1
Grand Total4,79637514
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate69%67%73%
  • Full-time retention rate - 90%
  • Part-time retention rate - 60%

Publications & Citations

Publications
4,489
Citations
89,825

Publication count by topic

Biology
523
Computer science
497
Psychology
453
Business
312
Chemistry
310
Materials science
300
Engineering
241
Sociology
225
Medicine
223
Mathematics
187
Economics
177
Physics
159
Political science
127
Environmental science
111
History
105
Geography
86
Geology
61
Art
55
Philosophy
52

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Political science5073,743
History729241
Sociology7653,662
Business8085,440
Economics8165,693
Art96594
Psychology97313,049
Biology126118,798
Geography13011,138
Engineering13252,983
Physics13913,341
Computer science15404,731
Geology1577697
Environmental science15951,578
Mathematics16982,618
Philosophy173819
Medicine18394,528
Materials science19653,565
Chemistry20185,615

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
199031141
199149206
199240232
199327234
199432255
199528319
199637349
199726362
199826400
199940405
200052530
200155621
200263743
2003721183
2004801099
20051051383
20061051812
20071292114
20081402510
20091312807
20101793217
20111813854
20121634147
20131684917
20141745615
20152425946
20162595973
20173366461
20182966268
20193387653
20203028552

General info

Alternative namesCal Poly Pomona
Founded1938
WikipediaCalifornia State Polytechnic University, Pomona
MottoInstrumentum Disciplinae
Application of Knowledge
Colorsgreen, gold
Academic CalendarSeptember to June. Also Summer Quarter (June - August)
Total FTE staff2,082
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs

Location and Contacts

Address3801 West Temple Avenue
Pomona, California, 91768
United States
City population149,000
Phone9098697659
Fax+1 (909) 869 4395

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