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Cal Poly Pomona Demographics & Diversity Report

College Factual's 2021 diversity analysis brings to light the racial demographics, age range, gender ratios, and geographic origins of Cal Poly Pomona students.

Cal Poly Pomona Student Population

How Many Students Attend California State Polytechnic University - Pomona?

Cal Poly Pomona total enrollment is approximately 28,058 students.

23,596 are undergraduates and 808 are graduate students.

Cal Poly Pomona Undergraduate Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Undergraduates

The full-time Cal Poly Pomona undergraduate population is made up of 48% women, and 52% men.

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Cal Poly Pomona Racial/Ethnic Breakdown of Undergraduates

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Race/Ethnicity Number
Hispanic 11,208
Asian 5,117
White 3,483
International 1,406
Multi-Ethnic 867
Black or African American 780
Unknown 656
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 48

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Cal Poly Pomona Graduate Student Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Graduate Students

About 55% of full-time grad students are women, and 45% men.

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Cal Poly Pomona Racial-Ethnic Breakdown of Graduate Students

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Race/Ethnicity Number
Hispanic 294
White 184
Asian 128
International 106
Unknown 37
Black or African American 32
Multi-Ethnic 25
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0

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High Ranking in Overall Diversity Nationwide

Cal Poly Pomona achieved a College Factual diversity rank of #558 out of 3,514 total schools in the ranking.

Overall Diversity Ranking  558 out of 3514
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Overall Diversity Score  84.14 out of 100
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College Factual measured the diversity of four different categories: student race/ethnicity, student ages, student genders, and student locations. Colleges that had the most variety in all four categories have the highest overall diversity rankings.

How Does Cal Poly Pomona Diversity Compare to National Averages?

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Cal Poly Pomona is considered to have excellent overall diversity when compared to the nationwide average.

Extremely Racially/Ethnically Diverse

75% Racial-Ethnic Minorities *

Cal Poly Pomona is ranked 576 out of 3,790 when it comes to the racial/ethnic diversity of the students.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity Ranking  576 out of 3790
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Racial-Ethnic Diversity Score  84.82 out of 100
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Many students are seeking a school with high levels of racial/ethnic diversity. This not only creates an atmosphere where those who are typically in the minority feel more supported, but also allows more interaction between racial groups leading to the open exchange of ideas and values.

Cal Poly Pomona Racial Demographics:

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Race/Ethnicity Number
Hispanic 13,053
Asian 5,944
White 4,340
International 1,752
Multi-Ethnic 1,006
Black or African American 941
Unknown 927
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 55

High Racial/Ethnic Diversity Among Faculty

California State Polytechnic University - Pomona Faculty Racial/Ethnic Demographics:

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Ethnicity Number of Faculty
White 1,076
Asian 435
Black or African American 130
Multi-Ethnic 27
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 5
Hispanic 0
International 0
Unknown 0

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Near Even Male/Female Ratio

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Cal Poly Pomona ranks 560 out of 3,790 when it comes to gender parity on campus.

Student Gender Ratio  560 out of 3790
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Student Male/Female Diversity Score  85.25 out of 100
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This school is more popular with men than with women.

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There are approximately 13,292 female students and 14,766 male students at Cal Poly Pomona.

Even Balance of Male & Female Teachers

Reporting of the gender of Cal Poly Pomona is unknown or unavailable.

Faculty Gender Ratio  97.31 out of 100.
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There are more female teachers than male teachers at this school.

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There are approximately 1,220 female teachers and 1,156 male teachers.

Average Geographic Diversity

1.42% Out of State
2.55% Out of the Country

Cal Poly Pomona ranks 1,516 out of 2,183 when it comes to geographic diversity.

1.42% of Cal Poly Pomona students come from out of state, and 2.55% come from out of the country.

Student Location Diversity  30 out of 100.
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The undergraduate student body is split among 23 states (may include Washington D.C.). Click on the map for more detail.

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Top 5 States

State Amount
California 4,037
Washington 9
Nevada 7
Colorado 5
Arizona 4

International Students at Cal Poly Pomona

Students from 87 countries are represented at this school, with the majority of the international students coming from China, Kuwait, and South Korea.

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High Student Age Diversity

High Student Age Diversity
51.43% Traditional College Age
The age diversity score this school received indicates it is doing a good job attracting students of all ages.

Student Age Diversity  72.96 out of 100.
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A traditional college student is defined as being between the ages of 18-21. At Cal Poly Pomona, 51.43% of students fall into that category, compared to the national average of 60%.

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Student Age Group Amount
18-19 6,933
22-24 6,879
20-21 6,466
25-29 3,507
30-34 983
35 and over 823
Under 18 0

Notes and References

Footnotes

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

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