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.

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Public
studentType
Coed
27,911
Undergraduates
14,849
Men - 53.2%
13,063
Women - 46.8%
1,793
Graduate Students
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Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
65% of 37,999 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
December 15
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA
3.57
SAT Math
510-640 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
510-620 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
19-27 range of middle 50%
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Cost of Attendance
In-state: $28,182
Out-of-state: $40,062
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $7,438
Out-of-state: $19,318
Room and Board
$16,570
Average Percent of Need Met
50%
Average Freshman Award
$11,453
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$20,985
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Academic Calendar System
Quarter
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
638
Regular Class Size (Students)
2-9
3%
10-19
11%
20-29
24%
30-39
34%
40-49
15%
50-99
11%
Over 100
2%
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Pomona Population
149,212
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Los Angeles
Freshman Housing Guarantee
College offers housing to students
Students in College Housing
1% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division II
Mascot
Bronco Billy
Sororities
1% of women participate
Fraternities
2% of men participate
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Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
American Indian/Alaskan Native
0.3%
Asian
22.8%
Black/African-American
3.3%
Hispanic/Latino
51.9%
Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
3.6%
Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
0.2%
White
15%
Unknown
2.8%
International Students
5.0% from 98 countries
First-Year Students Returning
87.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
29.7%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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