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About Our University

Cal Poly Pomona is among the best public universities in the West and is nationally ranked for helping students achieve economic success. Our polytechnic model, unique in Southern California, helps ensure that graduates are ready to succeed in the professional world on Day 1.

Faculty in all disciplines put theory to practice, providing students with opportunities to apply their knowledge in hands-on projects, research collaborations, and valuable internship and service-learning programs.

Our history and geography are unlike any other university in the region. Nowhere else can students ride an Arabian horse, study in a carbon-neutral environment, practice on a Steinway piano, collaborate on a new product, and help build a rocket. This is a polytechnic education. This is Cal Poly Pomona.

About Our University

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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.

Heritage

Heritage

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

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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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Administration

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.