55%

Acceptance Rate

$8,128

Avg.Financial Aid

001144

FAFSA Code

About California State Polytechnic University (Cal-Poly) Pomona

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Public

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

26,598

Website

www.cpp.edu

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

WASC

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Not applicable

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

California State Polytechnic University (Cal-Poly) Pomona is a Public institution headquartered at Pomona, California. Cal Poly Pomona opened its doors on Sept. 15, 1938, and had only 110 students join, which comprised only of boys, as the Voorhis Unit of California State Polytechnic College in San Luis Obispo. It was only in the year 1961 that women joined the student body, and this happened only after the war.

The Pomona campus became distinct from the San Luis Obispo campus in 1966 and became California State Polytechnic College, Kellogg Campus. The status of a University was awarded to California State in the year 1972. Today, the university is part of the 23-campus California State University system. Cal Poly Pomona is a big family containing 24,000 students and 2,600 faculty and staff.

Cal Poly Pomona aims to be a model for an inclusive polytechnic university that inspires creativity and innovation, embrace local and global challenges, and transform lives.

  • University accreditation - The college is regionally accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC).

  • Pomona notable alumni include Jim Zorn, Kim Rhode, Hilda Solis, and many more.

  • The total student population of the college is 25,326 with a student to faculty ratio of 28:1.


Online Education at California State Polytechnic University

The University also offers the option of online courses, which is useful for students who may have difficulty in attending classes in person. The course can be fully online or be hybrid courses, which is a mix of both online classes and normal classes.

  • The College of the Extended University currently offers 6 masters degree programs that are focused on the non-traditional student learners, offering maximum flexibility and convenience.

  • University majors include Accountancy, Geology, Hospitality Management, Interior Architecture, Systems Engineering, and Dietetics.

  • The courses are flexible are can be accessed at anytime the students want to. All they require is an internet connection. In addition to this, there is 24 hours chat facility provided to the student where they can clarify their issues and get updates from the college.


Review

The reviews of the University are filled with positive notes about the same. Both students and faculty are content with the results they get from the University. Some of the reviews are given below - 

  • The professors and staff are approachable and the students can contact them during college hours and even after that. The small class sizes help for individual attention and lots of applicable small projects.

  • The college has a spacious campus set up in a peaceful environment and the courses and curriculum are flexible and easy to follow.

Location & Contact

Address

3801 West Temple Avenue

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 9098697659
Fax: 9098697659
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Rankings

California State Polytechnic University - Pomona has found its place on some rank lists too. Universities and Colleges are ranked according to their performance across a set of widely accepted indicators of excellence. Given below are the ranks according to the USNews website -

  • The university is ranked 28 in Regional Universities West.

  • The university holds the 8th position in Best Undergraduate Teaching.

Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

30th Nov

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

55%

SAT Range

1020 - 1260

ACT Range

19 - 27

Application Fee

$55

SAT/ACT

Required

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

None

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$12,744

Average Annual Cost

$5,742

Books And Supplies

$1,800

Other Fees

$1,611

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$17,358

Budget For Other Expenses

$2,380

Total One Year Cost

$28,891

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Doctor's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

28:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

87%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

61%

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

$84

Faculty Overview

58%

Male Professors

42%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Business Administration, Management...

1,312 Graduates

Hospitality Administration/Manageme...

375 Graduates

Computer Science

198 Graduates

Mechanical Engineering

185 Graduates

Civil Engineering

180 Graduates

Biology, General

175 Graduates

Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

156 Graduates

Psychology, General

154 Graduates

Electrical, Electronics and Communi...

153 Graduates

Health and Physical Education/Fitne...

130 Graduates

Design and Applied Arts

123 Graduates

Sociology

120 Graduates

Communication and Media Studies

116 Graduates

Apparel and Textiles

109 Graduates

Dietetics and Clinical Nutrition Se...

92 Graduates

Mathematics

91 Graduates

Industrial Engineering

86 Graduates

Architecture

80 Graduates

Chemical Engineering

79 Graduates

Political Science and Government

70 Graduates

Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astrona...

69 Graduates

Chemistry

68 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

68 Graduates

Computer Engineering

67 Graduates

History

67 Graduates

Animal Sciences

63 Graduates

Construction Engineering Technologi...

58 Graduates

Music

54 Graduates

City/Urban, Community and Regional...

47 Graduates

Ecology, Evolution, Systematics, an...

43 Graduates

Mechanical Engineering Related Tech...

41 Graduates

Biotechnology

40 Graduates

Manufacturing Engineering

37 Graduates

Agricultural Business and Managemen...

36 Graduates

Plant Sciences

36 Graduates

Food Science and Technology

35 Graduates

Economics

34 Graduates

Electrical Engineering Technologies...

34 Graduates

Physics

33 Graduates

Allied Health and Medical Assisting...

30 Graduates

Landscape Architecture

30 Graduates

Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosc...

29 Graduates

Anthropology

28 Graduates

Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender,...

28 Graduates

Philosophy

26 Graduates

Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft

24 Graduates

Romance Languages, Literatures, and...

24 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

19 Graduates

Geography and Cartography

16 Graduates

Engineering Technology, General

11 Graduates

Fine and Studio Arts

9 Graduates

Science, Technology and Society

3 Graduates

Microbiological Sciences and Immuno...

1 Graduates

Social Sciences, General

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

24,934

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

46%

Full-time

88%

Part-time

12%

Students Gender

Male

53%

US National: 44%

Female

47%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

17% White

3% Unknown

3% Black

45% Hispanic

4% Two or more races

7% Non Resident alien

21% Asian

0 American Indian/Alaska native

0 Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0

Unknown Location

2%

Out Of State

97%

In State

1%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$68,065 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and N/A of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

N/A

Undergrads in College Housing

10%

Averege Housing Cost

$9,766/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $5,270/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$5,270/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Billy Bronco

School Colors

green and gold

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Not applicable

Total Male Athletes

119

Total Female Athletes

104

Intramural Sports

5

Sports Club

10

Sports Team (Men)

Baseball

Basketball

Cross Country

Soccer

Track and Field

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Cross Country

Soccer

Track and Field

Volleyball

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

Yes

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$39,900/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$54,000/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0 $100,000

$11,000

$27,000

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$114 - 280

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

72%

Average Aid Per Year

$8,128

Students Receiving Federal Grants

46%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,953

Students Receiving State Aid

65%

Average Aid Per Year

$2,620

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

35%

Average Aid Per Year

$5,249

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$11,792

$30K - $48K

$10,677

$48K - $75K

$7,599

$75K - $110K

$4,114

> $110K

$903

Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$164,445,892

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$7,887,803

There are various financial assistance opportunities available for students in California State to fund their education such as scholarships, grants, loans or work-study on the basis of the student’s eligibility.

Students can avail these aids by filing the FAFSA form. California State Polytechnic University, Pomona federal school code is 001144.

  • Federal aid provided by Cal Poly includes Pell Grants, FSEOG, and loans such as the Direct Subsidized Loans, Direct Unsubsidized Loans, and more. Federal work-study means option enables students to earns an income for hours worked. These works will usually be in or around the campus. The students work and study simultaneously.

  • Cal Poly Pomona scholarships include Cal Poly Pomona Scholarship, Donors Scholarships and many more.

  • Several Grants like Federal Grants, State Grants, and Cal Poly Pomona Grant can also be availed.

  • The college is also military friendly and provides various financial assistance to all the students who belong to military families.

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