California State Polytechnic University-Pomona

Pomona, CA

School Background

2022 Undergraduate Enrollment: 26,802
Graduate Enrollment: 2,482
Master's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs
Highest degree awarded: Graduate
Asian American/Native American/Pacific Islander institution
Hispanic focused instituion
Religious Affiliation: None

Campus Details

Suburb: Large (outside principal city, in urbanized area with population of 250,000 or more)
Four-year, large, primarily nonresidential // full-time, inclusive, higher transfer-in

Applicant and Admittance Traits

2022 Admission Rate: 60.62%

Male/Female: 51% / 49% (2017)

First generation college students: 49.3% (2017)
Percentage of students who are married when enrolled: 3.9% (2017)
Percentage of students who are veterans: 0.5% (2017)

Test scores for admission: Neither required or recommended
2021 Median Admit SAT: 1,134


2021 Median Admit ACT: 23


Appliants applying to 2+ schools: 84.8% (2017)
Appliants applying to 3+ schools: 70.6% (2017)
Appliants applying to 4+ schools: 59.5% (2017)
Appliants applying to 5+ schools: 47.5% (2017)

Ethnicity Information

White: 14.1%
Black: 2.9%
Hispanic: 50.3%
Asian: 22.1%
American Indian/Alaska Native: 0.1%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.2%
2+ races: 3.5%
Non-resident alien: 4.2%
Unknown race: 2.6%

Costs & Fees

2022 Average Tuition & Fees (Room/Board/Books): $22,108
In-State tuition: $7,439
Out-of-State tuition: $19,319

Estimated books and supplies: $1,045 (2022)
Estimated on-campus room & board: $16,570 (2022)
Estimated on-campus other fees: $3,133 (2022)

Estimated off-campus room & board: $13,643 (2022)
Estimated off-campus other fees: $3,133 (2022)

Average Family Income: $52,835 (2017)
Median Family Income: $29,032 (2017)

Scholarships & Financial Aid

Percentage of students receiving Pell Grant: 48.5%
Percentage of students with Federal Loans: 23.5%

Median federal loan debt at graduation: $16,000 (2021)
Median federal loan payment: $170 (2021)

Household Income Net Cost
0-$30k $8,327
$30k-48k $9,215
$48k-75k $12,831
$75k-110k $17,263
$110k+ $20,591

Graduate Outcomes & Job Placements

4-year graduation rate: 28%
6-year graduation rate: 70%

1 year post-graduation workforce participation: 94.6% (2020)

Loans

Median federal debt for graduates: $16,000 (2021)
Median federal debt for non-graduates: $8,669 (2021)

Median federal debt for first-generation graduates: $13,000 (2021)
Median federal debt for Pell grant recipient graduates: $12,833 (2021)

Ability to Repay Loans

Graduates, % of Loans in Repayment
(Non-delinquent/default)
Percentage
@1 Year 77.2% (2015)
@3 year 81.7% (2017)
@5 year 81.8% (2017)


1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid (Non-delinquent/default) - Pell Grant Recipients: 65.5% (2015)
1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid - 1st Generation Attendees: 64.6% (2015)

Earnings Power

Median earnings, 1 year post graduation: $42,071 (2020)
Median earnings, 4 years post graduation: $60,676 (2020)

Popular Majors

Type of Degree Major 2022 Graduates Median Federal Debt Median Monthly Payment 1yr Median Earnings (monthly gross) 4yr Median Earnings (monthly gross)
Master's Degree Biology, General. 16
Master's Degree Psychology, General. 16 $50,680 ($4,223) $55,810 ($4,651)
Master's Degree Agriculture, General. 11
Bachelor's Degree Agricultural Business and Management. 32 $20,500 $186 $33,594 ($2,800)
Bachelor's Degree Animal Sciences. 85 $15,550 $161 $33,221 ($2,768) $45,225 ($3,769)
Bachelor's Degree Food Science and Technology. 39 $17,498 $237 $47,916 ($3,993) $62,994 ($5,250)
Bachelor's Degree Plant Sciences. 29 $13,500 $121 $41,852 ($3,488) $43,825 ($3,652)
Master's Degree Natural Resources Conservation and Research. 5
Bachelor's Degree Architecture. 57 $28,000 $297 $60,233 ($5,019) $73,603 ($6,134)
Master's Degree Architecture. 6 $71,718 ($5,977)
Bachelor's Degree City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning. 38 $15,292 $159 $52,833 ($4,403) $64,621 ($5,385)
Master's Degree City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning. 15 $60,883 ($5,074)
Bachelor's Degree Landscape Architecture. 51 $20,893 $196 $46,921 ($3,910) $70,272 ($5,856)
Master's Degree Landscape Architecture. 6
Bachelor's Degree Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies. 23 $13,486 $158 $27,876 ($2,323) $44,473 ($3,706)
Bachelor's Degree Communication and Media Studies. 114 $14,267 $156 $31,314 ($2,610) $51,544 ($4,295)
Bachelor's Degree Computer Science. 186 $16,500 $166 $62,483 ($5,207) $92,118 ($7,677)
Master's Degree Computer Science. 24 $98,673 ($8,223)
Master's Degree Systems Engineering. 8
Bachelor's Degree Industrial Engineering. 68 $25,000 $265 $67,868 ($5,656) $86,122 ($7,177)
Bachelor's Degree Manufacturing Engineering. 28 $17,083 $201 $67,615 ($5,635) $83,569 ($6,964)
Bachelor's Degree Engineering Technology, General. 4 $85,962 ($7,164)
Bachelor's Degree Electrical Engineering Technologies/Technicians. 42 $14,572 $159 $66,337 ($5,528) $82,911 ($6,909)
Bachelor's Degree Mechanical Engineering Related Technologies/Technicians. 35 $24,354 $258 $60,778 ($5,065)
Bachelor's Degree Construction Engineering Technologies. 47 $16,067 $175 $82,879 ($6,907) $97,515 ($8,126)
Master's Degree Engineering-Related Fields. 6
Bachelor's Degree Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 23 $24,214 ($2,018)
Bachelor's Degree Apparel and Textiles. 83 $11,764 $123 $33,578 ($2,798) $42,110 ($3,509)
Bachelor's Degree English Language and Literature, General. 63 $11,125 $119 $23,876 ($1,990) $43,633 ($3,636)
Master's Degree English Language and Literature, General. 27 $365 $35,933 ($2,994) $53,709 ($4,476)
Bachelor's Degree Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities. 181 $13,750 $138 $24,619 ($2,052) $43,398 ($3,617)
Bachelor's Degree Biology, General. 182 $18,000 $185 $30,876 ($2,573) $49,581 ($4,132)
Bachelor's Degree Ecology, Evolution, Systematics, and Population Biology. 12 $13,750 $135 $33,653 ($2,804) $51,501 ($4,292)
Bachelor's Degree Mathematics. 75 $15,038 $166 $25,321 ($2,110) $64,374 ($5,365)
Master's Degree Mathematics. 18 $61,093 ($5,091)
Bachelor's Degree Design and Applied Arts. 92 $21,160 $221 $32,658 ($2,722) $40,019 ($3,335)
Bachelor's Degree Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft. 12 $19,754 ($1,646)
Bachelor's Degree Fine and Studio Arts. 8
Bachelor's Degree Music. 32 $18,000 $188 $21,771 ($1,814) $50,200 ($4,183)
Bachelor's Degree Allied Health and Medical Assisting Services. 20
Bachelor's Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 1192 $15,808 $164 $43,697 ($3,641) $62,832 ($5,236)
Master's Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 19 $101,066 ($8,422) $126,373 ($10,531)
Master's Degree Accounting and Related Services. 19 $63,224 ($5,269)
Bachelor's Degree Hospitality Administration/Management. 291 $15,000 $159 $33,070 ($2,756) $40,437 ($3,370)
Master's Degree Hospitality Administration/Management. 9
Bachelor's Degree History. 52 $15,000 $159 $24,299 ($2,025) $43,636 ($3,636)
Master's Degree History. 4
Master's Degree Interior Architecture. 11
Master's Degree Public Administration. 22
Bachelor's Degree Zoology/Animal Biology. 1
Master's Degree Education, General. 49 $232 $70,514 ($5,876) $76,882 ($6,407)
Doctoral Degree Educational Administration and Supervision. 14 $103,486 ($8,624)
Bachelor's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas. 20 $21,250 $225 $37,610 ($3,134) $56,462 ($4,705)
Bachelor's Degree Education, Other. 48 $12,200 $117 $27,513 ($2,293)
Master's Degree Engineering, General. 4
Bachelor's Degree Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering. 112 $26,295 $273 $74,036 ($6,170) $91,245 ($7,604)
Bachelor's Degree Chemical Engineering. 81 $21,812 $226 $65,443 ($5,454) $88,952 ($7,413)
Bachelor's Degree Civil Engineering. 201 $16,500 $175 $70,691 ($5,891) $84,701 ($7,058)
Master's Degree Civil Engineering. 27 $78,462 ($6,539) $97,287 ($8,107)
Bachelor's Degree Computer Engineering. 85 $20,250 $212 $68,111 ($5,676) $88,988 ($7,416)
Bachelor's Degree Anthropology. 33 $11,000 $101 $25,342 ($2,112) $34,551 ($2,879)
Bachelor's Degree Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering. 107 $18,812 $191 $71,637 ($5,970) $88,722 ($7,394)
Master's Degree Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering. 14
Bachelor's Degree Biotechnology. 31 $18,500 $186 $38,480 ($3,207) $70,089 ($5,841)
Bachelor's Degree Mechanical Engineering. 201 $17,455 $180 $70,469 ($5,872) $90,872 ($7,573)
Master's Degree Mechanical Engineering. 19 $86,485 ($7,207)
Bachelor's Degree Science, Technology and Society. 4
Bachelor's Degree Nutrition Sciences. 90 $17,250 $175 $29,305 ($2,442)
Bachelor's Degree Health and Physical Education/Fitness. 91 $15,000 $159 $26,192 ($2,183) $50,462 ($4,205)
Master's Degree Health and Physical Education/Fitness. 6
Bachelor's Degree Philosophy. 12 $26,481 ($2,207) $45,340 ($3,778)
Bachelor's Degree Chemistry. 60 $23,750 $247 $42,536 ($3,545) $50,289 ($4,191)
Master's Degree Chemistry. 2
Bachelor's Degree Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences. 20 $19,375 $205 $50,601 ($4,217)
Master's Degree Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences. 2
Bachelor's Degree Physics. 35 $23,000 $244 $51,682 ($4,307)
Bachelor's Degree Psychology, General. 133 $13,000 $138 $24,092 ($2,008) $41,701 ($3,475)
Bachelor's Degree Economics. 36 $11,858 $92 $38,754 ($3,230) $51,639 ($4,303)
Master's Degree Economics. 10
Bachelor's Degree Geography and Cartography. 23 $15,826 $138 $31,897 ($2,658) $52,882 ($4,407)
Bachelor's Degree Political Science and Government. 71 $15,000 $159 $29,782 ($2,482) $45,750 ($3,813)
Bachelor's Degree Sociology. 119 $13,300 $138 $29,924 ($2,494) $48,434 ($4,036)


Campus Resources

Average faculty salary: $95,004
Full time faculty: 45%

Undergraduate student-to-faculty ratio: 28.0

School's endowment start of year: $105,450,164 (2022)
School's endowment end of year: $165,967,403 (2022)