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
26,455
Undergraduates
13,969
Men - 52.8%
12,487
Women - 47.2%
1,460
Graduates
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Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
55% of 39,726 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
December 1
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA
3.55
SAT Math
580 average
510-640 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
565 average
510-620 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
23 average
19-27 range of middle 50%
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Cost of Attendance
In-state: $27,097
Out-of-state: $39,247
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $7,126
Out-of-state: $19,276
Room and Board
$15,791
Average Percent of Need Met
52%
Average Freshman Award
$9,700
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$21,730
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Academic Calendar System
Quarter
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
638
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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Los Angeles Population
150,812
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Los Angeles
Freshman Housing Guarantee
College offers housing to students
Students in College Housing
10% 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
0.2%
Asian
22.9%
Black/African-American
3.6%
Hispanic/Latino
50.2%
Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
3.8%
Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
0.2%
White
15.9%
Unknown
3.2%
International Students
5.9% from 103 countries
First-Year Students Returning
89.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
22.8%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported