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Cal Poly Pomona

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

Official telephone: (909) 869-7659
Fax number: (909) 869-2292
Email: admissions@cpp.edu

Website: www.cpp.edu

Admissions

Screen last updated on: August 12, 2016

The admissions information below is valid for the 2015 academic year.

Cal Poly Pomona

Admissions Office

Admissions officer:
Deborah L. Brandon,
Executive Director, Admissions and Outreach
Contacting the office:
909 869-3210
909 869-4529 (fax)
admissions@cpp.edu

First-time Freshman Application Process & Requirements

Is there an application deadline for fall?
yes
Final filing date for fall:
November 30
Freshmen are accepted for terms other than fall:
no
Application fee:
$55
Can the application fee be waived?
yes
Are refunds available on the application fee?
no
Is the Common Application form accepted?
no
Admissions requirements:
Minimum grade of
High school graduation is:
required, GED is accepted
A general college preparatory program is:
required
Campus visit is:
recommended
Interview is:
required of some
Off-campus interview:
not available
Standardized test requirements:
SAT or ACT required, SAT Subject Test recommended
School's test preference:
no preference
SAT II tests are:
required/recommended of applicants submitting SAT
Aside from admissions, test scores are used for:
placement
Dates test scores should be received:
January 31 for SAT/ACT
High school units required or recommended:
English:
4 required, 4 recommended
Foreign language:
2 required, 2 recommended
History:
1 required, 1 recommended
Lab:
2 required, 2 recommended
Science:
2 required, 2 recommended
Social studies:
1 required, 1 recommended
Academic electives:
1 required, 1 recommended
Other:
1 required, 1 recommended
Total:
17 required, 18 recommended
Special requirements for admission to specific programs:
  • Portfolio required of art program applicants.
Special programs/policies for applicants not normally admissible:
EOP, conditional admission
School has formalized early decision program:
no
School has early action program:
no
School has concurrent enrollment program for high school:
no

First-time Freshman Selection Process

Academic criteria:
  • secondary school report very important
  • class rank not considered
  • recommendations not considered
  • standardized test scores very important
  • essay not considered
Nonacademic criteria:
  • interview not considered
  • extracurricular activities not considered
  • particular talent/ability not considered
  • character/personal qualities not considered
  • alumni/ae relationship not considered
  • geographical residence not considered
  • state residency not considered
  • religious affiliation/commitment not considered
  • minority affiliation not considered
  • volunteer work not considered
  • work experience not considered
Admissions is need blind:
yes
Average secondary school GPA:
3.42
Percent of freshmen who submitted GPA:
99%
Average SAT:
514 verbal, 554 math
Average ACT:
22 composite
Combined ACT middle 50% range:
20 - 27
Test taken by majority of applicants:
SAT
Percent of accepted applicants who submitted SAT scores:
92%
Percent of accepted applicants who submitted ACT score:
28%

Undergraduate Notification for Fall Term

Notification of admission:
on a rolling basis
Acceptance of admission:
must accept by May 1 or within 3 weeks if notified thereafter

First-time Freshman Enrollment

Number of completed applications received:
32,801
Number of applicants offered admission:
16,636 (51%)
Number of applicants offered admission who enrolled:
3,658 (22%)
School has a waiting list policy:
no
Percent of freshmen who came from public schools:
88%
Percent of freshmen who came from out of state:
1%
Tuition deposit amount:
$100, nonrefundable
Room deposit amount:
$250, partially refundable
Admission may be deferred:
no


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