California State Polytechnic University Pomona Pomona CA

California State Polytechnic University Pomona

Fast Facts

  • School Size

    Medium

  • Tuition

    $30,000—$35,000 Year

  • Affiliation

    Public

  • Type of School

    University

  • Student Body Gender

    Co-ed

  • Religious Affiliation

    No Affiliation

  • Scholarships for International Students

    No

  • Conditional Admission Available

    Yes

  • Top Programs

    Business, Engineering, Science

  • Setting

    Suburban

  • Type of Housing

    Residence Hall, Apartment, Dormitory

  • Test Scores

    TOEFL: 70 + , IELTS: Band 6 +

  • Social Media

About California State Polytechnic University, Pomona (Cal Poly Pomona)

California State Polytechnic University, Pomona (popularly known as Cal Poly Pomona) was founded in 1938 as one of 23 California State Universities. Situated in the suburbs of Los Angeles, the campus’s picturesque landscape serves as the backdrop where tradition and leading edge innovation meet.

The cornerstone of Cal Poly Pomona’s strong academic tradition is the “learn-by-doing” philosophy. The hands-on approach to learning blends the best of a research university with a liberal arts education to prepare students to be skilled workers, integrative problem solvers and well-balanced leaders. Our hands-on approach to learning gets you out of the classroom and into real-world scenarios solving real-world problems. Cal Poly Pomona today…Global Leader tomorrow!

 

Our Faculty:

Cal Poly Pomona professors aren’t just academics, they are experienced professionals who guide students through research, internships, and community development projects. Our faculty’s commitment to education promotes understanding in a way that book-learning alone can never do.

Our Location:

Located just 30 miles from downtown Los Angeles, Disneyland, beaches & mountains, Cal Poly Pomona is conveniently situated close to major engineering, financial, educational and entertainment centers providing amazing internship and employment opportunities!

Our Academics:

Blending theory with real-world application is woven into the fabric of all of our academic programs. Cal Poly Pomona is host to more than 55 Bachelor’s degree and 25 Master’s degree programs in:

  • Agriculture
  • Business Administration
  • Education & Integrative Studies
  • Engineering
  • Hospitality Management
  • Humanities, Arts & Social Sciences
  • Science
  • And much more!

What makes Cal Poly Pomona special?

  • 1 out of 11 “Polytechnic” universities in the United States
  • 14th in the nation for top Undergraduate Engineering programs (Master’s category)
  • 4th of all public universities in the Western US (Master’s category)
  • Top 10% of all US Business programs (accredited by Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business)
  • 90% of faculty have doctorate degrees
  • Small class sizes (average 36)
  • Undergraduate research opportunities
  • Great location in Southern California, just 30 minutes from Downtown Los Angeles, Disneyland, mountains and beaches

Undergraduate Admission

Cal Poly Pomona accepts applications for our undergraduate degree programs both at the freshmen and transfer levels. We enroll new undergraduates only during the Fall term and the application period takes place in October/November of the previous year. Requirements are:

Freshman Admission

  • Comprehensive College Preparatory courses (including English, Math, History, Science, Foreign Language, Elective, Arts)
  • Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) or American College Test (ACT) – depending on major
  • TOEFL or IELTS exam

Transfer Admission

  • Completion of 60 semester credits (or 90 quarter credits)
  • Minimum GPA 2.0
  • Completion with “C” grade or better in the “Golden 4 courses”: Oral Communication/Speech, English Composition, Critical Thinking, College-level Math
  • TOEFL or IELTS exam

Graduate Admissions

There are over 25 Masters of Arts and Masters of Science programs including those in agriculture, biology, business administration, chemistry, economics, public administration, engineering, hospitality management, math, etc. Requirements are:

  • Baccalaureate degree from an accredited or international recognized institution
  • If baccalaureate degree is 3 years, it must be accompanied by 1 year of post graduate work
  • Minimum GPA 2.5
  • TOEFL or IELTS exam

Cal Poly Pomona English Language Institute (CPELI)

CPELI offers students intensive English language instruction in a small class environment with high-quality instructors. This year-round program is divided into (4) 10-week quarters where students are immersed in 20 hours (core courses) and 8 hours (elective) of classroom instruction. TOEFL/IELTS test preparation, academic advising and visa counseling are provided. CPELI also offers conditional University admission for some majors!

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California State Polytechnic University Pomona

Admissions & Outreach
3801 West Temple Avenue
Pomona CA 91768
P: 909-869-5299
Bachelor Degree
  • Accounting
  • Aeronautical Engineering
  • Agriculture and Natural Resources
  • Animal Science
  • Anthropology
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Applied Statistics
  • Architecture
  • Art History
  • Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
  • Business Administration
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Chemistry
  • Child Development
  • Civil Engineering
  • Communication
  • Computer Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Criminal Justice
  • Cyber Security
  • Economics
  • Education
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Engineering
  • English Literature
  • Finance
  • Food Science
  • Geographic Information Science
  • Geography
  • Geological Sciences
  • History
  • Hospitality Business Management
  • Human Nutrition
  • Human Resource Management
  • Journalism
  • Kinesiology
  • Landscape Architecture
  • Literature in English
  • Marketing
  • Mathematics
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Microbiology
  • Music
  • Nutritional Sciences
  • Philosophy
  • Physics
  • Statistics
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Theatre
  • Urban and Regional Planning
  • Veterinary Technology
  • Women's and Gender Studies
  • Zoology
Masters
  • Accounting
  • Aeronautical Engineering
  • Agriculture and Natural Resources
  • Animal Science
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Applied Statistics
  • Architecture
  • Astrophysics and Astronomy
  • Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
  • Biomedical Laboratory Science
  • Business
  • Business Information Systems
  • Cell and Molecular Biology
  • Chemical Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Child Development
  • Civil Engineering
  • Clinical Laboratory Sciences
  • Communication
  • Computer Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Criminal Justice
  • Crop and Soil Sciences
  • Economics
  • Education
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Engineering
  • English Literature
  • Environmental Biology/Microbiology
  • Environmental Studies and Sustainability
  • Food Industry Management
  • Food Science
  • General Management
  • Geographic Information Science
  • Geography
  • Geological Sciences
  • Health and Wellness
  • History
  • Hospitality and Tourism
  • Hospitality Business Management
  • Human Biology
  • Human Nutrition
  • Human Resource Management
  • Interior Design
  • International Relations
  • Internships
  • Kinesiology
  • Landscape Architecture
  • Liberal Arts
  • Literature in English
  • Mathematics
  • MBA
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Microbiology
  • Microbiology & Molecular Genetics
  • Natural Science
  • Nutritional Sciences
  • Plant Biology
  • Political Science
  • Psychology
  • Public Policy
  • Science
  • Special Education
  • Statistics
  • Teaching English Language
  • TESOL and Teacher Training
  • Theatre
  • TOEFL and Test Preparation
  • Urban and Regional Planning
Certificate/Short Term
  • Accounting
  • Construction Management
  • Geographic Information Science
  • Human Resource Management
  • Logistics
  • Marketing Research
Summer
  • English Language (ESL)
English Programs
  • English Language (ESL)
  • IELTS in the USA
  • Intensive English
  • Summer Intensive English
  • TOEFL and Test Preparation

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