Testing Requirements for Graduate & Post-Baccalaureates
Graduate Record Exam (GRE) and Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT)
Some departments require new graduate students to take standardized test such as: General and/or Subject Test of the GRE, or GMAT, before admission. Other departments require a locally developed qualification exam.
Note: It is recommended that applicants visit respective academic department webpages to confirm admissions criteria, such as the above Standardized Tests.
Required Admissions Tests
|Ed.D. in Educational Leadership||X7|
|M.S. in Accountancy||X||X|
|M.S. in Agriculture||X1|
|Master of Architecture||X10|
|M.S. in Biological Science||X|
|Master of Business Administration||X||X|
|M.S. in Business Administration||X||X|
|M.S. in Chemistry||X|
|M.S. in Computer Science|
|M.S. in Economics|
|M.A. in Education|
|M.S. in Electrical Engineering||X3|
|M.S. in Engineering||X3|
|M.S. in Engineering Management||X3|
|M.S. in Hospitality Management||X6||X|
|M.S. in Geological Sciences||X11|
|M.S. in Mechanical Engineering||X3|
|M.S. in Civil Engineering||X3|
|M.A. in English|
|M.A. in History|
|Master in Landscape Architecture||X4|
|Master of Interior Architecture||X10|
|M.S. in Mathematics|
|M.S. in Kinesiology|
|M.S. in Psychology|
|Masters of Public Administration||X9|
|M.S. in Regenerative Studies||X5|
|Master of Urban and Regional Planning||X8|
1 GRE only required for Nutrition and Food Science Option; Sports Nutrition Option; Plant Science.
2 GRE general test score 1600 or higher.
3 GRE is required for applicants whose undergraduate GPA is less than 3.0 in upper division courses in math, science and engineering; or their undergraduate degree is from a non-ABET accredited curriculum.
4 Send scores directly to the Department of Landscape Architecture Graduate Programs by Feb. 15.
5 Under 3.0 undergraduate GPA degree awarded from a non-accredited university or college (includes foreign institutions) or if the applicant has not attended an accredited institution within the past seven years.
6 Either accepted; GMAT is highly recommended.
7 GRE general test score.
8 Applicants with a GPA between 2.5 and 3.0 must submit GRE results at the time of application.
9 Under 3.3 undergraduate GPA.
10 Recommended but not required.
11 GRE score in the 50th percentile or better on the verbal and quantitative components.
Note: Students who have passed the GWT in undergraduate status at Cal Poly Pomona will not be required to take the test again when they change to graduate status.