California State Polytechnic University - Pomona: Statistics

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#1315 of 14,131 In the World
#378 of 2,597 In North America
#341 of 2,496 In the United States
#37 of 249 In California
#1 of 2 In Pomona
#392 of 1,002 For Hospitality and Hotel Management
Top50% For 16 other topics

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
65%
Average SAT
1130
Average ACT
23
Aid receiving
78%
Undergraduates
27,912
Graduates
2,102
Male:Female Ratio
52:48
Control
Public
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree
Website
www.cpp.edu

California State Polytechnic University - Pomona Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Total Men Women
Acceptance Rate 65% 60% 70%
Applicants 38,026 19,798 18,228
Admissions 24,646 11,858 12,788
Freshmen enrolled full time 4,189 2,324 1,865
Freshmen enrolled part time 134 85 49

52 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

29,675 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
4,099 or 95%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 1010
or below

75% of them
had 1250
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in California State Polytechnic University - Pomona are 1010-1250 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
881 or 20%
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

Hispanic 14570 (49%)
Asian 6431 (21%)
White 4463 (15%)
Nonresident Alien 1592 (5%)
Two or more races 1028 (3%)
Black or African American 956 (3%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown 878 (3%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander 59 (0.2%)
American Indian or Alaska Native 20 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Average aid awarded
$7,780
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 $1,696$1,697
Fee in-state $1,696$1,697
Fee out-of-state $1,696$1,697

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity 4,131
Combined charge for room and board $16,570
Room charge $10,980
Meal charge $5,590

California State Polytechnic University - Pomona Majors

Major Bachelor's Master's Doctoral
Business Administration and Management, General 1,399 51
Hospitality Administration & Management, General 304 7
Psychology, General 269 12
Computer Science 238 28
Civil Engineering, General 235 29
Biology & Biological Sciences, General 218 25
Mechanical Engineering 225 16
Sociology, General 206
Sports, Kinesiology, and Physical Education & Fitness, General 160 4
Speech Communication and Rhetoric 152
Liberal Arts and Sciences & Liberal Studies 130
Electrical and Electronics Engineering 110 19
Mathematics, General 95 20
Nutrition Sciences 110
Animal Sciences, General 107
Aerospace, Aeronautical, and Astronautical & Space Engineering, General 103
Computer Engineering, General 99
English Language and Literature, General 75 23
Architecture 88 7
Apparel and Textiles, General 93
Political Science and Government, General 89
Graphic Design 89
History, General 76 8
Chemical Engineering 79
Landscape Architecture 53 18
Industrial Engineering 69
Chemistry, General 61 7
Music, General 59
Education, Other 59
City & Urban, Community, and Regional Planning 42 14
Economics, General 44 8
Plant Protection and Integrated Pest Management 45
Electrical, Electronic, and Communications Engineering Technology & Technician 43
Biotechnology 41
Physics, General 38
Manufacturing Engineering 38
Mechanical & Mechanical Engineering Technology & Technician 34
Veterinary & Animal Health Technology & Technician and Veterinary Assistant 32
Construction Engineering Technology & Technician 31
Food Science 30
Environmental Biology 28
Anthropology, General 27
Agribusiness & Agricultural Business Operations 27
Geography 26
Spanish Language and Literature 26
Geology & Earth Science, General 22 3
Agricultural Teacher Education 23
Philosophy 23
Education, General 23
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies, Other 21
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General 17
Accounting 16
Educational Leadership and Administration, General 15
Interior Architecture 12
Public Administration 12
Agriculture, General 10
Art History, Criticism and Conservation 6
Engineering & Industrial Management 6
Engineering, General 4
Natural Resources Conservation and Research, Other 4
Science, Technology and Society 2
Systems Engineering 2
Art & Art Studies, General 1
Engineering Technologies & Technicians, General 1
Grand Total 5,718 388 15
Total Men Women
Graduation rate 67% 63% 73%
  • Full-time retention rate - 87%
  • Part-time retention rate - 63%

Publications & Citations

Publications
4,139
Citations
87,516

Publication / Citation count by topic

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
861 / 15,402
Engineering
806 / 8,862
Business
651 / 18,980
Biology
529 / 20,282
Physics
519 / 8,262
Chemistry
487 / 9,459
Medicine
447 / 12,769
Computer Science
442 / 6,397
Environmental Science
389 / 8,065
Psychology
351 / 12,894
Economics
302 / 4,886
Materials Science
294 / 3,879
Mathematics
291 / 5,413
Sociology
228 / 3,862
Marketing
159 / 9,638
Art & Design
156 / 1,389
Political Science
141 / 838
Social Psychology
132 / 5,705
Ecology
112 / 3,381
Finance
109 / 1,861
Demography
104 / 5,686
Hospitality and Hotel Management
92 / 1,865
Math Teachers
92 / 2,388
Advertising
91 / 3,289
Communications and Public Relations
91 / 2,054
Astrophysics and Astronomy
87 / 2,675
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
84 / 1,231
History
83 / 246
Geography and Cartography
81 / 1,468
Education Majors
79 / 3,075
Health Science
78 / 1,775
Econometrics and Mathematical Economics
73 / 1,497
Investment Banking and Stock trading
68 / 1,593
Environmental Management
61 / 532
Botany
59 / 1,925
Gender Studies
59 / 568
Biochemistry
58 / 1,642
Geology
58 / 1,050
Zoology
58 / 790
Physical Therapy
57 / 1,848

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 54 216
1992 47 246
1993 30 240
1994 35 272
1995 31 332
1996 43 367
1997 32 409
1998 35 464
1999 48 483
2000 57 590
2001 59 694
2002 70 807
2003 75 1272
2004 93 1212
2005 119 1521
2006 113 1952
2007 138 2225
2008 150 2678
2009 136 3000
2010 197 3513
2011 196 4113
2012 180 4465
2013 187 5257
2014 194 6080
2015 253 6342
2016 286 6602
2017 349 7213
2018 326 7514
2019 370 8846
2020 383 10522
2021 326 11975

California State Polytechnic University - Pomona alumni

  1. Forest Whitaker

    Forest Whitaker
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1961-.. (age 61)
    Occupations
    actorfilm producerfilm actortelevision directorfilm director
    Biography

    Forest Steven Whitaker is an American actor, producer, director, and activist. He is the recipient of various accolades, including an Academy Award, a Golden Globe Award, a British Academy Film Award, and two Screen Actors Guild Awards.

  2. Dave Mirra

    Dave Mirra
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1974-2016 (aged 42)
    Occupations
    sport cyclistrally driveranimatorbusinessperson
    Biography

    David Michael Mirra was an American BMX rider who also competed in rallycross racing. He set the record for most medals in BMX Freestyle at the X Games (later tied by Scotty Cranmer), and earned at least one BMX medal at the event in all but one year from the competition's inception in 1995 until 2009. He had also competed for several years with the Subaru Rally Team USA as a rallycross driver. Mirra rode for and was fully sponsored by Haro Bikes from the mid-1990s until starting his own bike company. He was a member of the team which won the 2014 Race Across America four-person male (under 50) category. Mirra died by suicide on February 4, 2016. He was inducted into the BMX Hall of Fame on June 11, 2016.

  3. Dr DisRespect

    Dr DisRespect
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1982-.. (age 40)
    Occupations
    Internet celebrityvideo bloggeronline streamertelevision producer
    Biography

    Herschel "Guy" Beahm IV, better known by his online alias Dr DisRespect, is an American video-game streamer. He had accumulated more than four million followers on Twitch, and is best known for playing battle royale video games, such as H1Z1, PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds, Black Ops 4: Blackout, Call of Duty: Warzone, Apex Legends, and Fortnite.

  4. Larry Wilmore

    Larry Wilmore
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1961-.. (age 61)
    Occupations
    actorscreenwritercomediantelevision actorjournalist
    Biography

    Elister Larry Wilmore is an American comedian, writer, producer, and actor. He served as the "Senior Black Correspondent" on The Daily Show from 2006 to 2014, and hosted The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore in 2015 and 2016. He is also the creator of the sitcom The Bernie Mac Show. He served as an executive producer for the ABC television series Black-ish, and is the co-creator, with Issa Rae, of the HBO television series Insecure. Since May 2017, he has hosted a podcast, Black on the Air, where he discusses current events and interviews guests. He is the host of the talk show Wilmore.

General info

Alternative names Cal Poly Pomona
Founded 1938
Motto Instrumentum Disciplinae
Application of Knowledge
Colors green, gold
Academic Calendar September to June. Also Summer Quarter (June - August)
Total FTE staff 2,102
Carnegie Classification Master's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs

Location and Contacts

Address 3801 W Temple Avenue
Pomona, California, 91768
United States
City population 149,000
Phone 9098697659
Fax +1 (909) 869 4395

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