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Applicant Status At California State Polytechnic University - Pomona

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Admissions Statistics

Overall Admissions Statistics
Total Applicants:28,143
Male Applicants:14,690
Female Applicants:13,453
Total Acceptances:14,686
Male Acceptances:7,247
Female Acceptances:7,439
Acceptance Rate:52%
Yield: ? 21%
Contact Admissions
Phone:(909) 869-3210
Application Information
Open Admissions:No
Common Application:No
Application Fee:$55
Application Web Site:
Dates To Know Deadline Notification
Regular Decision November 30 Rolling beginning October 1
Must-Reply-By May 1 or within 3 weeks of notification thereafter
RequiredRecommendedNeither Required
Nor Recommended
HS Rank
HS Transcript
College Prep Courses
Freshmen Enrollment Statistics
Total Freshmen Enrollment:3,120
Full-Time Male Enrollment:1,669
Full-Time Female Enrollment:1,353
Part-Time Male Enrollment:57
Part-Time Female Enrollment:41
Waitlist Statistics
Applicants Placed: ? Not Reported
Applicants Accepting: ? Not Reported
Students Enrolled: ? Not Reported
Transfer Statistics
Applications Received:5,289
Applicants Accepted:3,832
Students Enrolled:1,567

Standardized Tests Statistics

Standardized Test Scores Critical Reading Math Writing Composite (out of)
SAT (25th - 75th Percentile) 460 - 570 490 - 620 Not Reported 950 - 1190 (1600)
ACT (25th - 75th Percentile) 19 - 25 22 - 27 Not Reported 20 - 26 (36)
General Statistics
Top 10% of HS Class:Not Reported
SAT/ACT Required:Either
Students Submitting SAT:95%
Students Submitting ACT:27%
SAT Subject Test Requirements

Facts & Statistics

Tips for Getting In
  • Be on time with deadlines and payments.
  • Declare your major going in.
  • Get your application in early.
  • Have a good relationship with the teachers you request your letters of recommendation from.
  • Have the required GPA.
  • Have the required SAT scores.
  • Make sure to have extracurriculars on your application.
  • Stay focused scholastically.
Things I Wish I Knew Before Coming To School
  • How fast the quarter system is.
  • International Grounds, Kikka Sushi, and Pony Express don't take debit.
  • It takes 20 minutes to walk from your car to class.
  • No one goes to school on Fridays.
  • Shuttles never run on time.
  • The diversity of the students and professors is off the charts.
  • The engineering program is very impressive.
  • The majority of the students commute to school.
  • There is no Greek Row for the sororities and fraternities on campus.
  • There's no Coca-Cola on campus; Pepsi rules CPP.
  • To check out the fraternity parties the first week of school.
  • Wear comfortable shoes-you're always walking up a hill.
Interviews & Information Sessions
Fill out a reservation form at, or you may call (909) 869-3529 on any weekday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Campus Tours
Schedules for tours for prospective students change on a regular basis. Please check outĀ for an updated schedule.
Overnight Visits
If you want to get a real feel for living life on campus at Cal Poly, make sure to register for Poly Nights. Prospective freshmen will get to spend the night in dormitories on campus during their two-day orientation and get to interact with current Cal Poly students. For more information, call Orientation Services at (909) 869-3604, or e-mail them at Lodging and meals are all included. The orientation leaders that run the program are full of energy and make the experience worth checking out!
Did You Know?
Cal Poly Pomona offers five different tours: Prospective Student Tour, School/Group Tour, Self-Guided Tour, Professional Staff Tour, and Tree Walk.
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