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California State Polytechnic University - Pomona is a public institution situated in Pomona, California. The suburban atmosphere of Pomona makes it a great place for students who want the amenities of city life without actually living in the middle of a constant hustle and bustle.

270 Undergraduate Degrees
27 Graduate Degrees
$30,175 Avg Cost After Aid (Undergrad)
65% Acceptance Rate

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California State Polytechnic University - Pomona Rankings

These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Cal Poly Pomona.

Rank Ranking Name Share
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Where Is California State Polytechnic University - Pomona?

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Contact details for Cal Poly Pomona are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 3801 W Temple Avenue, Pomona, CA 91768
Phone: 909-869-7659
Website: www.cpp.edu
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/calpolypomona
Twitter: http://twitter.com/calpolypomona

How Do I Get Into Cal Poly Pomona?

You can apply to Cal Poly Pomona online at: https://www2.calstate.edu/apply

Admission Requirements for Cal Poly Pomona

Submission Required?
High School GPA required
High School Rank neither required nor recommended
High School Transcript required
College Prep Program required
Recommendations neither required nor recommended
SAT or ACT Scores required
TOEFL neither required nor recommended

How Hard Is It To Get Into Cal Poly Pomona?

65% Acceptance Rate
52% Of Accepted Are Women
95% Submit SAT Scores
With an acceptance rate of 65%, Cal Poly Pomona does not let just anybody through their doors! Make sure you spend enough time polishing up your application so you will make a great impression.

Approximately 48% of accepted students are men and 52% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 60%, and the acceptance rate for women is 70%.

Average Test Scores

About 95% of students accepted to Cal Poly Pomona submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 500 and 610. Math scores were between 510 and 640.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for California State Polytechnic University - Pomona  ( 500 to 610 )
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800

SAT Math Scores for California State Polytechnic University - Pomona  ( 510 to 640 )
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800
Cal Poly Pomona received ACT scores from 20% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 18 and 26. Math scores were between 18 and 27. Composite scores were between 19 and 27.

ACT English Scores for California State Polytechnic University - Pomona  ( 18 to 26 )
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ACT Math Scores for California State Polytechnic University - Pomona  ( 18 to 27 )
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36
ACT Composite Scores for California State Polytechnic University - Pomona  ( 19 to 27 )
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36

Can I Afford California State Polytechnic University - Pomona?

$30,175 Net Price
32% Take Out Loans
2.6% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of Cal Poly Pomona is $30,175. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At Cal Poly Pomona, approximately 32% of students took out student loans averaging $6,030 a year. That adds up to $24,120 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Cal Poly Pomona is 2.6%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

California State Polytechnic University - Pomona Undergraduate Student Diversity

24,388 Full-Time Undergraduates
48% Women
78% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 27,912 undergraduate students at Cal Poly Pomona, with 24,388 being full-time and 3,524 being part-time.

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There are also 2,102 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 24,388 full-time undergraduates at Cal Poly Pomona, 52% are male and 48% are female.

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Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of California State Polytechnic University - Pomona students is as follows.

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Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 5,407
Black or African American 746
Hispanic or Latino 11,982
White 3,465
International Students 1,232
Other Races/Ethnicities 1,556

Geographic Diversity

California students aren't the only ones who study at California State Polytechnic University - Pomona. At this time, 23 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 87 countries are represented at Cal Poly Pomona. The most popular countries sending students to the school are China, Kuwait, and South Korea.

Online Learning at California State Polytechnic University - Pomona

29,675 Took All Classes Online
29,727 Took At Least One Class Online
4,072.8% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2019-2020, 29,727 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Cal Poly Pomona has changed over the last few years.

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Online Growth Rankings of Cal Poly Pomona

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at California State Polytechnic University - Pomona was 4,072.8%. This is the #35 largest growth rate of all schools that are mostly online. This refers to all students at Cal Poly Pomona regardless of major.

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

California State Polytechnic University - Pomona Computer Science Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Bachelor’s Master’s TOTAL
Computer Science 270 27 297
TOTAL 270 27 297

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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