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About Our University

Welcome to Cal Poly Pomona. We’re glad that you’re interested in learning about our campus.

As one of only two polytechnic universities in the state, Cal Poly Pomona is known for academic excellence, hands-on learning and affordable tuition fees. Education takes place both within and beyond the classroom, and students tackle real-world challenges, giving them an advantage as career-ready graduates.

Nestled in 1,438 acres on the eastern edge of Los Angeles County, the campus serves more than 20,000 students, faculty and staff who come from diverse backgrounds.

We invite you to explore our website to learn about our academic programs, campus life and rich history. In addition, you’ll find information about visiting the campus, applying for admission and attending special events.

About Our University

Aerial view of Cal Poly Pomona

Cal Poly Pomona Overview

Cal Poly Pomona offers an affordable, life-changing education. Less than 30 miles east of Los Angeles, it enjoys the excitement of a diverse metropolitan while retaining the serenity of a foothill community.

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Why Cal Poly Pomona

As a polytechnic university, Cal Poly Pomona utilizes a technology-enhanced, learn-by-doing approach to education. Students enjoy endless opportunities for involvement in a vibrant and diverse community.



Discover Cal Poly Pomona’s rich legacy and its connection to cereal company magnate W.K. Kellogg, a boys’ school founder, and Arabian horses.

A student helps a visitor find his way around Cal Poly Pomona

Visitor Information

Cal Poly Pomona is best experienced in person. We invite you to explore our 1,438-acre campus, with its rolling hills and gardens. The university is alive with year-round events and activities.

Campus Maps and Tours

Campus Maps and Tours

Easily accessible from the 10 and 57 freeways, Cal Poly Pomona is strategically located at the nexus of Los Angeles, Orange, San Bernardino and Riverside counties.

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News and Events

An active community of faculty, staff and students provide a constant stream of news and events.

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Many academic, administrative and support groups contribute to the university’s success and growth. Learn about the university’s management and organizational structure.

Cal Poly Pomona graduates

Other Governing Bodies

A number of organizations are involved in the university's governance and administration. Learn more about these critical groups.

Popular Contacts

     (909) 869-POLY

     (909) 869-5299

Alumni Affairs
     (909) 869-2963

Extended University
     (909) 869-2288

     (909) 869-4997

Job Openings
    (909) 869-2100

Public Affairs
     (909) 869-3342

     (909) 869-3529

     (909) 869-3000

Strategic Plan

Learn about the Strategic Planning Process now underway.