CPP

Cal Poly Pomona

3801 W Temple Ave, Pomona, United States
All photos (10)
  • Total Documents
    2,512
  • Class Notes
    2,127
  • Textbook Notes
    152
  • Study Guides
    232
  • Currently Enrolled
    1,130
  • Previously Enrolled
    882

Overview of Cal Poly Pomona (CPP)

About this school

Cal Poly, Pomona, is a public university. Founded in 1938 as a branch of Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo, it gained independent status in 1966. Programs are offered through the Colleges of Agriculture, Business Administration, Engineering, Environmental Design, and Science, and Letters, Arts, and Social Sciences and the Schools of Education and Integrative Studies and Hotel and Restaurant Management. Its 1,437-acre campus is located 30 miles from Los Angeles. Campus architecture includes Spanish-style as well as modern design.
  • Institution Type


    Public

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:24,319
    • Men:13,087 (53.8%)
    • Women:11,232 (46.2%)

Location

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Admission Information (CPP)

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to California State Polytechnic University, Pomona is moderately difficult: more than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is required

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
4
-
Mathematics
3
4
Science
2
-
Foreign Language
2
-
Social Studies
1
-
History
1
-
Academic Electives
1
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required
January 31
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
-
-
SAT Subject Tests Only
-
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Accepted with or without writing component
Use of SAT/ACT Essay
SAT: Used for admission ACT: Used for admission

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
3801 West Temple Avenue
City, State, Zip
Pomona, CA  91768-2557
Phone
(909) 869-5299
Fax
(909) 869-4529
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
November 30
Application Fee
$55
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer Of Admission
By May 1 or within 3 weeks if notified after May 1
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student cannot defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
-
Early Decision Notification
-
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
-
Early Action Notification
-

Application Form


Common Application
Not accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
-
Letters Of Recommendation
-
Other
-
Financial Need
-

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular|Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/ Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
55% of 36,574 applicants were admitted
Women
62% of 17,455 applicants were admitted
Men
49% of 19,119 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
6,874 (34%) of 20,194 admitted students enrolled
Women
3,362 (31%) of 10,788 admitted students enrolled
Men
3,512 (37%) of 9,406 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.49
375 And Above
26%
3.50 - 3.74
21%
3.25 - 3.49
22%
3.00 - 3.24
18%
2.50 - 2.99
13%
2.00 - 2.49
-

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
565 average |510-630 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
9%
• Score 600 - 700
28%
• Score 500 - 600
44%
• Score 400 - 500
18%
• Score 300 - 400
1%
• Score 200 - 300
0%
Sat Critical Reading
556 average |500-610 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
4%
• Score 600 - 700
28%
• Score 500 - 600
48%
• Score 400 - 500
20%
• Score 300 - 400
1%
• Score 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
23 average |20-27 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
11%
• Score 24 - 29
37%
• Score 18 - 23
41%
• Score 12 - 17
11%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid (CPP)

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - In-state: $7,297|Out-of-state: $19,177
  • Room & Board: - $14,514 (77.54033550593012%)
  • Other Expences: - $1,854 (9.904904370125013%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $2,350 (12.554760123944867%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expences
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


California State Polytechnic University, Pomona accepts installment plan, deferred payment

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Not reported
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning April 1
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 001144
Free

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
3,140 (85.6%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
2,516 (80.1%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
2,421 (96.2%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
32 (1.3%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
56%
Average Award
$10,386
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,945 (80.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $10,039
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,097 (45.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,426
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 600 (24.8%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
2 (.1%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $4,500

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
16,917 (78.1%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
14,942 (88.3%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
14,319 (95.8%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
385 (2.7%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
54%
Average Award
$11,067
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 11,902 (83.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $10,122
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 6,847 (47.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,480
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 2,719 (19.0%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
13 (.1%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $1,535

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
53%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$22,228
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
2.0%
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
7.0%

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non Need Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Agriculture, Architecture, Area/Ethnic Studies, Biological Sciences, Business, Communication, Computer Science, Education, Engineering/Technologies, English, Foreign Languages, Humanities, International Studies, Mathematics, Physical Sciences, Social Sciences
Creative Arts/Performance
Not reported
Special Achievements/Activities
Hobbies/Interests, Leadership
Special Characteristics
Children and Siblings of Alumni, Children of Current Students, First-Generation College Students, Members of Minorities

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$2,802

Academics & Instruction (CPP)

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Quarter

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Not required

Foreign Language


Not required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


607

Part-Time Faculty


637

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


40%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 3% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 11% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 24% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 34% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 15% of classes
  • 50-99 students: - 11% of classes
  • Over 100 students: - 2% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-99
Over 100 students
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 3% of discussion sections/labs
  • 10-19 students: - 31% of discussion sections/labs
  • 20-29 students: - 53% of discussion sections/labs
  • 30-39 students: - 11% of discussion sections/labs
  • 40-49 students: - 2% of discussion sections/labs
  • 50-59 students: - 1% of discussion sections/labs
  • Over 100 students: - 0% of discussion sections/labs
% of Sections/Labs
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-59
Over 100 students
# of Students

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Not accepted

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
1,115,097

Computing


Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
2117
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


California State Polytechnic University, Pomona provides hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


87.0%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


17.8%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


50.2%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


66.0%

Programs & Majors (CPP)

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (51)


  • Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering
  • Agricultural Business and Management, General
  • Agricultural Teacher Education
  • Animal Sciences, General
  • Anthropology
  • Apparel and Textiles, General
  • Architecture
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Biotechnology
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Chemistry, General
  • City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning
  • Civil Engineering, General
  • Computer Engineering, General
  • Computer Science
  • Construction Engineering Technology/Technician
  • Dietetics/Dietitian
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Economics, General
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician
  • Engineering Technology, General
  • Engineering, General
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Environmental Biology
  • Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies, Other
  • Food Science
  • Geography
  • Geology/Earth Science, General
  • Graphic Design
  • Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General
  • History, General
  • Hospitality Administration/Management, General
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Landscape Architecture
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
  • Manufacturing Engineering
  • Mathematics, General
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Music, General
  • Philosophy
  • Physics, General
  • Plant Protection and Integrated Pest Management
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Science, Technology and Society
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


No online degree programs

Special Programs


Cooperative work study program, Distance learning, Double major, English as a second language, Honors program, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session

Study Abroad


Business/marketing, Engineering, Biological/life sciences, Social sciences

Online Degrees


None

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Master of Urban and Rural Planning, Master of Architecture, Master of Science, Master of Science in Electrical Engineering, Master of Interior Architecture, Master of Biotechnology, Master of Science in Engineering, Master of Landscape Architecture, Master of Business Administration, Master of Arts, Master of Public Administration

Master's Programs of Study (34)


  • Accounting
  • Aerospace/Aeronautical Engineering
  • Agricultural Sciences--General
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Architecture
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences--General
  • Biotechnology
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Chemistry
  • Civil Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • Economics
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • Educational Media/Instructional Technology
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Engineering Management
  • English
  • Environmental Sciences
  • Geology
  • History
  • Hospitality Management
  • Interior Design
  • Kinesiology and Movement Studies
  • Landscape Architecture
  • Management Information Systems
  • Mathematics
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Nutrition
  • Psychology--General
  • Public Administration
  • Reading Education
  • Special Education
  • Urban and Regional Planning

Campus Life (CPP)

Location & Geography

Population


150,812

Nearest Metropolitan Area


1,400 acres

Environment


Urban environment

Campus Size


Los Angeles

Weather


Temperature
48.9 average low in January, 76.6 average high in September
Rain
35 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Airport
13 mile(s) from campus in Ontario
Nearest Bus Station
Pomona
Nearest Train Station
5 mile(s) from campus in Pomona

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Coed housing, disabled student housing

Students of College Housing


10% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Freshmen are required to live on campus

Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are given priority consideration for housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


90%

Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division II
Mascot
Bronco Billy
School Colors
Green and gold

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Soccer
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Soccer
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
basketball, bowling, football, softball, volleyball

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


California State Polytechnic University, Pomona offers choral groups, drama theatre, student newspaper, national fraternities, national sororities, rose float club, mexican american student association (masa), barkada - filipino american student association, american marketing association, cal poly society of accountants

Sororities


1% of women participate

Fraternities


2% of men participate

ROTC


Army ROTC offered on campus

Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


21,668

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
24,319
Women
11,232
Men
13,087

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 0.2% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 23.8% Asian
  • 3.6% Black/African-American
  • 46.5% Hispanic/Latino
  • 4.2% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.2% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 17.9% White
  • 3.6% Unknown

International Students


6.5% from 107 countries

Average Age


22

Number of Graduate Students


1,575

Student Resources (CPP)