Home to about 27,912 undergraduates in 2020, Cal Poly Pomona is a very large, public university located in Pomona, California. A safe, suburban environment can offer many of the amenities of city living without the constant hum. Should you tire of the campus however, Cal Poly Pomona offers a “study abroad” program. Please note, some classes/degrees offered by Cal Poly Pomona can be taken “online” so keep that in mind when reviewing this report. For more context, you might also check out our Cal Poly Pomona Guide to Distance and Online Learning.
For more information on policies and accommodations that the university provides to ensure all students get the opportunity to participate, you can visit Cal Poly Pomona Disability Services.
While not a "service academy", Cal Poly Pomona does offer support for veterans and those seeking a career in the armed forces. Undergraduates have access to one or more ROTC programs and there is an active student veterans group on campus. For more information on policies related to veterans, you can visit Cal Poly Pomona Veteran Services . For more information, check out our Cal Poly Pomona for Veterans Guide.
For students with young families, Cal Poly Pomona does offer some day care. Programs like this are often in very high demand, so be sure to inquire as soon as you can.
Cal Poly Pomona offers on-campus housing, but freshmen are not required to take advantage of it.
* Data compiled from students who received financial aid, including loans.
Cal Poly Pomona has a comparatively very large, student body. There were 27,912 undergraduates in 2020. Full-time attendance was 24,388 (87.4%). Part-time attendance was 3,524 (12.6%).
Compared to other colleges and universities across the nation, Cal Poly Pomona is more diverse than average in terms of overall diversity. We rank Cal Poly Pomona #808 out of 3,451.
The chart below shows each element that we looked at to determine this ranking, and how that metric compares to the national average. 100 would indicate excellent diversity in each category, and 1 would mean poor diversity.
Cal Poly Pomona has a total of 212 student athletes, 118 men and 94 women who compete in inter-collegiate athletics.
|Total Revenue (all teams)||$3,636,138|
|Total Expenses (all teams)||$3,498,730|
For more information about athletics including per-team sizes, coaching and scholarships check out our Guide to California State Polytechnic University - Pomona Athletics