B
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    B
  2. Value
    A
  3. Diversity
    A
  4. Campus
    B-
  5. Athletics
    B+
  6. Party Scene
    B-
  7. Professors
    C+
  8. Location
    B-
  9. Dorms
    C
  10. Campus Food
    B+
  11. Student Life
    B-
  12. Safety
    B
California State Polytechnic University - Pomona is ...
Public
Athletic Division
NCAA Division II (without football)
Athletic Conference
California Collegiate Athletic Association
Address
3801 West Temple Avenue
Pomona, CA 91768
Website

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
52%
SAT Scores Range
930-1210
ACT Scores Range
20-27
Application Fee
$55
SAT/ACT
Required
High School GPA
Required
Application Website
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Test Scores and GPA for California State Polytechnic University - Pomona

Cost

Net Price
$9,824/ year
National
$15,431

Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.

Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $6,984/ year
  • $30-48k
    $9,386/ year
  • $49-75k
    $12,767/ year
  • $76-110k
    $17,364/ year
  • $110k+
    $18,785/ year

Academics

Professors
C+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
22:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
76%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.197 responses
35%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.193 responses
52%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.194 responses

Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
19,717Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
14%
Pell Grant
47%
Varsity Athletes
1%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 115 responses
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  • Friendly
    43%
  • Mixer
    19%
  • Asian
    12%
  • Ethnic
    10%
  • Diversity.
    6%
  • Keeps to self
    3%
  • Broad
    3%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
Poll
59%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join.229 responses
Poll
58%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life.291 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 137 responses
Report
  • Diverse
    38%
  • You will get a workout just walking from class
    28%
  • Enjoyable
    12%
  • Hands-on
    9%
  • Practical
    7%
  • Boring
    2%
  • Active
    1%

After California State Polytechnic University - Pomona

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$52,000/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
56%
National
47%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
90%
National
83%
74%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.140 responses

California State Polytechnic University - Pomona Reviews

2,625 reviews
All Categories
I loved my time at Cal Poly! It is such a beautiful campus and I always enjoyed being on campus. A lot of the buildings just got updated with fresh paint and amenities, the new BRICK is amazing, and there's tons of food choices on campus. Although it's a big campus, it's easy to get around especially with the Bronco Express. I know they're planning on building a new student center building and expanding housing options too. I enjoyed all my courses and don't think I can complain about too many professors. All the staff and faculty in my department (psychology and sociology) were amazing to work with and very helpful. I would definitely recommend Cal Poly!
Review California State Polytechnic University - Pomona
Cal Poly Pomona is a great school if your first priority is academics. The dorm life, food, and local area is average. I am in the Apparel Merchandising program and so far it has brought me lots of opportunities. The campus is very diverse and has a lot of activities and on-campus job opportunities, you just have to look for them. The classes follow the "hands-on" learning ethic for the most part and all of my professors have been great and made themselves available to students. I can't wait to see where Cal Poly will take me in a year or two!
At Cal Poly Pomona I found my identity. It was the best investment that I have made for myself. I met friends that became my family and staff that became my mentors. I would recommend this school to absolutely everyone. We pride ourselves in diversity and has several cultural centers based off gender, enthicities, nationality, disibility, and sexual orientation. I am proud to call myself a Bronco!