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California State Polytechnic University - Pomona Data & Information Overview

Find out more about how California State Polytechnic University - Pomona ranks, how diverse it is, what majors it offers, and other essential facts below. All you need to do to learn more about a stat is click on its tile, and you'll be taken to another page that analyzes that data more closely. Also, you can use the links below to scroll to any section of this page.

How Well Is California State Polytechnic University - Pomona Ranked?

2020 Rankings

College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities in its annual rankings and ranks them in a variety of ways, including most diverse, best overall quality, best for non-traditional students, and much more.

California State Polytechnic University - Pomona was awarded 102 badges in the 2020 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is architecture and related services.

Overall Quality

College Factual ranked CSU Pomona as #451 out of 1,727 colleges and universities in the country on its 2020 Best Colleges list.

Out of the 112 colleges in California, CSU Pomona is ranked at #44.

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Is It Hard to Get Into CSU Pomona?

Acceptance Rate

California State Polytechnic University - Pomona has an acceptance rate of 55%, which means the school is serious about who it admits. Take your time in putting together a strong application that highlights why you are a good fit for CSU Pomona.

Average Test Scores

About 90% of students accepted to CSU Pomona submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 500 and 610. Math scores were between 510 and 620.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for California State Polytechnic University - Pomona  ( 500 to 610 )
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SAT Math Scores for California State Polytechnic University - Pomona  ( 510 to 620 )
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CSU Pomona received ACT scores from 26% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT Composite scores ranged between 20 and 27.

ACT Composite Scores for California State Polytechnic University - Pomona  ( 20 to 27 )
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California State Polytechnic University - Pomona Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio is often used as a measure to gauge how much access students will have to their professors - the lower the number, the better. At California State Polytechnic University - Pomona, this rate is 29 to 1, which is high when compared to the national average of 15 to 1.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

Another measure that is often used to estimate how much access students will have to their professors is how many faculty members are full-time. The idea here is that part-time faculty tend to spend less time on campus, so they may not be as available to students as full-timers.

The full-time faculty percentage at California State Polytechnic University - Pomona is 49%. This is comparable to the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  49 out of 100
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Retention and Graduation Rates at California State Polytechnic University - Pomona

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate of 86% tells us that most first-year, full-time students like California State Polytechnic University - Pomona enough to come back for another year. This is a fair bit higher than the national average of 68%. That's certainly something to check off in the good column about the school.

Freshmen Retention Rate  86 out of 100
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Graduation Rate

When we say that a student has graduated on time, we mean that they have finished their bachelor's degree within four years. The on-time graduation rate at CSU Pomona is 15%. That's lower than the national rate of 33.3%

On-Time Graduation Rate  15 out of 100
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Good Overall Diversity at CSU Pomona

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 24,319 undergraduates at CSU Pomona with 21,668 being full-time and 2,651 being part-time.

CSU Pomona Diversity Score

When calculating the overall diversity score for a school, College Factual does not just look at the percentage of women and minorities. Instead, it looks to see how good of a mixture a school has with regard to gender, ethnicity, age, and location of origin.

The overall diversity score for CSU Pomona is 74.01 out of 100, meaning that is is more diverse than most schools in the country.

Overall Diversity Score  74.01 out of 100
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How Much Does California State Polytechnic University - Pomona Cost?

The overall average net price of CSU Pomona is $13,068. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for CSU Pomona

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$9,142 $10,927 $14,061 $17,876 $20,573

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of CSU Pomona, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At CSU Pomona, approximately 36% of students took out student loans averaging $6,161 a year. That adds up to $24,644 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at CSU Pomona is 3.7%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

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How Much Money Do CSU Pomona Graduates Make?

The pay for some majors is higher than others, but on average, students who graduate with a bachelor's degree from CSU Pomona make about $54,000 a year during their first few years of employment after graduation. That's great news for CSU Pomona students since it is 32% more than the average college graduate's salary of $40,800 per year.

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Location of California State Polytechnic University - Pomona

California State Polytechnic University - Pomona is a public institution located in Pomona, California. CSU Pomona is located in a safe and convenient suburb.

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Location of California State Polytechnic University - Pomona

Contact details for CSU Pomona are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 3801 West Temple Avenue, Pomona, CA 91768
Phone: 909-869-7659
Website: www.cpp.edu
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/calpolypomona
Twitter: http://twitter.com/calpolypomona

California State Polytechnic University - Pomona Majors

During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 64 majors graduated from California State Polytechnic University - Pomona. Of these students, 5,823 received undergraduate degrees and 484 graduated with a master's or doctor's degree. The following table lists the most popular undergraduate majors along with the average salary graduates from those majors make.

Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
Business Administration & Management 1,469 $41,700
Hospitality Management 375 $35,600
Liberal Arts General Studies 256 $23,800
Mechanical Engineering 253 $64,300
General Biology 222 $29,100
Civil Engineering 210 $61,300
Computer Science 207 $59,700
General Psychology 171 $24,600
Electrical Engineering 161 $66,300
Health & Physical Education 148 $22,800

Learn more about the majors offered at California State Polytechnic University - Pomona along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at CSU Pomona

Online learning options are becoming more and more popular at American colleges and universities. Online classes are great for students who have busy schedules or for those who just want to study on their own time.

In 2017-2018, 10,361 students took at least one online class at California State Polytechnic University - Pomona. This is an increase from the 9,216 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2017-2018 10,361 100
2016-2017 9,216 103
2015-2016 7,871 96
2014-2015 6,298 45
2013-2014 3,163 77

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