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California State Polytechnic University: Pomona

Pomona, CA


4-year • Public • Very Large • Suburban
70% graduation rate
$13K average per year after aid
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California State Polytechnic University: Pomona is a very large, 4-year, public school. This coed college is located in a city in a suburban setting and is primarily a commuter campus. It offers bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees.
From the Institution
At California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, technology and hands-on learning experiences are woven into our high-quality academic programs, bringing textbook concepts to life in a technologically advanced and multicultural world. Faculty in all disciplines put theory to practice, providing students with opportunities to apply their knowledge in hands-on projects, research collaborations, and valuable internship and service-learning programs. World-class faculty teach and conduct scholarship across eight colleges and 45 academic departments. We cultivate success through experiential learning, discovery and innovation, from class research projects, writing projects, theatre productions and visiting with Presidential candidate campaigns to building architectural models, Rose Parade floats, rockets and race cars. Our graduates have the skills needed to succeed in the professional world. Part of the California State University system, Cal Poly Pomona is the most diverse polytechnic university in the nation. For Fall 2022, Cal Poly Pomona enrolled over 27,000 students. Nearly 57 percent of the student body are first-generation students and over 55 percent are underrepresented minority students. Among the Fall 2022 undergraduates, 64 percent receive financial aid and 45 percent receive Pell grants. Located in Southern California, the university is at the nexus of Los Angeles County, Orange County and the Inland Empire - one of the most diverse and dynamic regions on the country providing students with an incredible range of opportunities from undergraduate research and internships to cultural experiences and entertainment. Cal Poly Pomona consistently ranks among the best value universities in the country and was recently the highest ranked polytechnic university for increasing students social and economic mobility following graduation. In its most recent rankings, U.S. News named Cal Poly Pomona No. 2 among the "Top Public Schools: Regional Universities West," No. 3 among "most innovative schools" and in the top 10 for "best undergraduate teaching." Many of the university's individual academic programs have received national and global recognition as well.
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November 30
Regular Application Due
March 2
Financial Aid Application Due

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