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California State Polytechnic University, Pomona

Campus Profile

Cal Poly PomonaCalifornia State Polytechnic University, Pomona (Cal Poly Pomona) is located in Southern California and has a campus enrollment of over 22,000 students. Cal Poly Pomona is nestled on 1,438 rolling acres on the eastern edge of Los Angeles County, ranks among the top public universities in the western United States and benefits from a richly diverse community that is reflective of the greater Los Angeles area. Cal Poly Pomona is comprised of approximately one-third Latino students, one-quarter Asian students and three percent black students, making it among the most diverse campuses in the nation. The university is also known for its experiential model of education, which provides students with opportunities to learn both inside and outside the classroom. This focus on actions and solutions makes Cal Poly Pomona graduates highly sought after by employers around the world.

Eight academic colleges offer more than 100 degree programs, including nationally recognized and highly rated undergraduate programs in Agriculture, Environmental Design, Hospitality Management and others.

Cal Poly Pomona offers many opportunities to enrich the lives of their students both on and around the campus.

Below are samples of what this campus offers:
Clubs and Organizations        - Outdoor Adventures      
Community Involvement         - Sports and Recreation (with leisure and lap pool)

To learn more about Cal Poly Pomona, click on the link below. 
- Video: Cal Poly Pomona Virtual Tour

Information for Exchange Students

​Campus Information 
  • Academic calendar dates: Click on this link to view the most recent calendar under "Quick Links" or visit the campus website.
  • Campus-based fees charged to student:  Approximately $850 per semester is charged. Fees for some courses, depending on the course, may be charged (e.g. lab fees). The majority of lecture courses will not require additional fees. Fee amounts and fees charged are subject to change.
  • Campus health insurance charged to student: Estimated cost is $500 per semester. Cost is subject to change.
  • Housing: Click on this link to view campus housing information.
  • Transportation: Click on this link to view information about sustainable transportation.
Admission Criteria
  • Minimum English proficiency score requirements: Click on this link to view.
  • Minimum Grade Point Average (GPA) to apply: 2.75 (based on a 4.0 scale) or equivalent.

Impacted (Closed) and Restricted (Limited) Subject Areas

Impacted (Closed) Subject Areas which are not available to exchange students: Architecture (ARC); Engineering (All); Graphic Design (ART).

Restricted (Limited) Subject Areas where limited places are available and are highly competitive: Communications (COM); Computer Science (CIS, CS); Music (MU); Psychology (PSY).

Impacted and restricted subject areas are subject to change at any time.