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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collegeType
Public
studentType
Coed
25,142
Undergraduates
13,602
Men - 54.1%
11,390
Women - 45.3%
1,990
Graduate Students
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Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
55% of 49,721 applicants were admitted
Regular Admission Deadline
November 30
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA
3.78
SAT Math
Not reported
SAT EBRW
Not reported
ACT Composite
Not reported
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Cost of Attendance
In-state: $28,368
Out-of-state: $40,248
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $7,438
Out-of-state: $19,318
Room and Board
$16,682
Average Percent of Need Met
54%
Average Freshman Award
$11,918
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$19,899
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Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
Not reported
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
16% 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
0.1%
Asian
23%
Black/African-American
2.7%
Hispanic/Latino
54%
Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
3.7%
Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
0.2%
White
13.9%
Unknown
2.6%
International Students
1.6% from 97 countries
First-Year Students Returning
86.7%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
26.5%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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