About Our University
Ranked as one of the best public universities in the West by U.S. News & World Report, Cal Poly Pomona is known for its polytechnic identity and learn-by-doing approach to education. The university recognizes that students who solve the classroom problems of today have an advantage as employees solving the real-world problems of tomorrow. Faculty in all disciplines apply theory to practice, providing students with numerous opportunities to use their knowledge in hands-on projects, research collaborations, and valuable internship and service-learning programs.
Located on 1,438 acres in Los Angeles County, the university offers a unique blend of affordability, access and academic excellence, which helps low-income students reach personal, career and financial success. The New York Times calls Cal Poly Pomona an engine of upward mobility.
About Our University
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.
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.
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
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.
News and Events
An active community of faculty, staff and students provide a constant stream of news and events.
Many academic, administrative and support groups contribute to the university’s success and growth. Learn about the university’s management and organizational structure.
Other Governing Bodies
A number of organizations are involved in the university's governance and administration. Learn more about these critical groups.