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Cal Poly Pomona

Cal Poly Pomona
3801 West Temple Avenue
Pomona, CA 91768-2557

Official telephone: (909) 869-7659
Fax number: (909) 869-2292


Screen last updated on: February 26, 2014
Total undergraduates: 11,722 men, 8,820 women, 20,542 total
Full-time undergraduates: 10,016 men, 7,821 women, 17,837 total
Part-time undergraduates: 1,706 men, 999 women, 2,705 total
Total graduate students: 741 men, 873 women, 1,614 total
Full-time graduate students: 239 men, 353 women, 592 total
Part-time graduate students: 502 men, 520 women, 1,022 total
Average age of full-time undergraduates: 22
U.S. region where majority of students come from: West
Percent of full-time U.S. undergraduates from out of state: 1%
First-year student enrollment breakdown:
0.2% American Indian or Alaskan Native
25.7% Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
3.3% Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
39.0% Hispanic/Latino
0.1% Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino
21.5% White, non-Hispanic/Latino
4.8% Two or more races non-Hispanic/Latino
2.6% Nonresident Alien
2.8% Race and/or Ethnicity unknown
Degree seeking undergraduate student breakdown:
0.2% American Indian or Alaskan Native
25.1% Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
3.2% Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
35.4% Hispanic/Latino
0.4% Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino
22.9% White, non-Hispanic/Latino
3.8% Two or more races non-Hispanic/Latino
4.2% Nonresident Alien
4.8% Race and/or Ethnicity unknown

Cal Poly Pomona
Campus size: 1,438 acres
City or town school is located in: Pomona, CA
Population of city/town: 150,119
Nearest major city: Los Angeles
Distance of nearest major city: 28 miles
Population of nearest major city: 3,819,702
Online campus map:

Institution offers housing: yes
Campus housing available to all unmarried students regardless of year: yes
Housing types (% in housing type, if given):
  • coed dorms (56%)
  • single-student apartments (44%)
  • special housing for disabled students
Percent of freshmen who live in school housing: 50%
Percent of students who live in school housing: 15%
Percent of students who live off campus: 85%
Students required to live on campus: Some freshmen are required to live on campus their first year.
Percent of all students who have cars on campus: 88%
Student conduct policies:
class attendance policies set by individual instructors, hazing prohibited
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age: yes

Every student is required to lease or own a computer: no
Every student is required to take a computer course: no
Computer equipment is provided in: residence halls, library, computer center/lab(s), student center
Total number of microcomputers available to students: 1225
Internet access provided to all students: yes
E-mail services/accounts provided to all students: yes
School has a library on campus: yes
Additional library facilities/collections:
Archives. Special collections.
Museums and other special academic buildings/equipment on campus:
Art gallery, theater, Arabian horse, regenerative studies, and rainforest/aquatic/ethnobotany centers.

Remedial learning services:
reading, writing, math, study skills
Additional services offered:
nonremedial tutoring, health service, women's center, day care, health insurance
Counseling services:
minority student, military, veteran student, older student, birth control, career, personal, academic, psychological, religious, individual/group counseling.
Career placement services:
co-op education, internships, career/job search classes, interest inventory, on-campus job interviews, resumé assistance, alumni services, interview training, job fairs, job listing service, graduate school preparation.
Services for students with disabilities:
note-taking services, tape recorders, reader services, interpreters for hearing-impaired, special transportation, special housing, adaptive equipment, braille services
Amount of campus that is accessible to physically handicapped: mostly

Number of social fraternities on campus: 19
Number of fraternities that have chapter houses: 4
Percent of men who join fraternities: 2%
Number of social sororities on campus: 11
Percent of women who join sororities: 2%
Student activities:
student government, student newspaper, literary magazine, television station
School newspaper(s): Poly Post
Number of honor societies: 28
Total number of registered organizations: 288
Campus-based religious organizations:
Asian American Christian Fellowship, Campus Crusade for Christ, Chinese Christian Fellowship, Christian Students at Cal Poly, COMPASS, Coptic Orthodox, Destino (Latino Christian club), Divine Youth Associates, Hillel, InterVarsity Christian Fellowship, Korean Campus Crusade for Christ, Korean Christian Fellowship, Latter-Day Saint Student Association, Life Christian Fellowship, Muslim Student Association, Newman Club, The Walking Bibles
Minority student organizations:
Student Association, Hermanos Unidos, Asian & Pacific Islander Center, Association for the Advancement of Black Science Students, Chicano/Latino Pre-Medical Student Association, Bahai Club, Cal Poly Pomona Diversity Ambassadors, Khmer American Student Organization, LaFamilia, Mexican American Student Association, Persian Society, Red Nation Student Alliance, Student Coalition for a Just Peace, Native American Student Center, Chicano/Latino Youth Leadership, Native American Students Identifying Values in Education, Black Business Student Association, Latino Business Student Association, Society of Hispanics in Science and Engineering, National Society of Black Engineers
International student organizations:
Armenian Student Association, Chinese Student Association, Indian Student Association, Indonesian Student Association, Thai Student Association, Vietnamese Student Association
Other student organizations, musical groups, activities, and committees:
Rose Float Club

School has an athletic program: yes
Athletic director: Brian Swanson,
Director of Athletics
Director of women's athletics: Tracee Passeggi,
Associate Athletic Director
School colors: green and gold
School mascot: Billy Bronco
Athletic conference memberships: California Collegiate Athletic Conference (Division II)

Sports offered Scholarships? Athletic Assoc.
Men's baseballyesCCAC, NCAA Div. II
Men's basketballyesCCAC, NCAA Div. II
Men's cross-countryyesCCAC, NCAA Div. II
Men's socceryesCCAC, NCAA Div. II
Men's tennisyesCCAC, NCAA Div. II
Men's track and field (outdoor)yesCCAC, NCAA Div. II
Women's basketballyesCCAC, NCAA Div. II
Women's cross-countryyesCCAC, NCAA Div. II
Women's socceryesCCAC, NCAA Div. II
Women's tennisyesCCAC, NCAA Div. II
Women's track and field (outdoor)yesCCAC, NCAA Div. II
Women's volleyballyesCCAC, NCAA Div. II

Percent of students in varsity/club intercollegiate sports: 2%
Percent of students in intramural/recreational sports: 20%
Athletic facilities:
gymnasium, fields, tennis, swimming pool
Intramural/Recreational sports:
basketball, football, soccer, softball, volleyball
Club sports for men:
cheerleading, cycling, equestrian sports, martial arts, skiing
Club sports for women:
cheerleading, cycling, equestrian sports, martial arts, skiing

Public transportation serves campus: yes
Nearest international airport: Ontario, CA (9 miles)
Nearest other airport: Los Angeles (40 miles)
Nearest passenger train service: Fullerton, CA (16 miles)
Nearest passenger bus service: Claremont, CA (3 miles)

Institutional employment is available: yes
Percent of full-time undergraduates working on campus: 8%
Off-campus employment opportunities for undergraduates are: good
Freshmen are discouraged from working for first term: no

List of firms that most frequently hire graduates:
Agilent Technologies, Aramark, Boeing Satellite Systems, Chevron/Texaco, Fluor Corporation, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Lockheed Martin Corporation, Northrup Grumman Corporation, Pepsi Cola, Raytheon Company, Riverside County Flood Control, Sherwin Williams, Target Stores.
List of most prominent alumni/ae:
  • Hilda Solis, Secretary of Labor
  • Eddy W. Hartenstein, publisher, Los Angeles Times
  • Mark Peel, critically acclaimed chef.

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