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After You're Admitted

Next Steps for International Graduate Students

  1. Send official transcripts and/or supporting documents as soon as this information is requested on your To Do List on BroncoDirect.
  2. Your academic department may require you to submit supplemental materials including standardized test results, letters of recommendation, resume, portfolio, professional statements, etc.  All supplemental materials must be sent directly to the department and not to the Office of Admissions and Outreach.  To verify what is required for your particular program, review the department website, or contact the appropriate Graduate Coordinator for the program to which you are applying.
  3. Submit official test results of the TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language), the GRE (Graduate Record Exam) and or Subject Test, and GMAT (Graduate Management Admission Test).  Have the results sent to university code 4082.

Next Steps for the Enrollment Process

  1. Submit the documents required for the issuance of your I-20:
    • Send to the Office of Admissions & Outreach as soon as possible, but no later than July 15:
      1. Submit the documents required for the issuance of your I-20:
        • Upon admission, you may submit an online I-20 eRequest. You will be asked to upload the following information:
          • Bank Statement, Letter or Financial Guarantee (estimated cost of attendance)
          • A photocopy of your passport (name and photo ID pages).
          • Upon receipt of the above documents, the International Center will issue an I-20 and notify you via email
      2. If you currently attend a U.S. School, request in writing, to your current school’s International Center to transfer your SEVIS record to the Cal Poly Pomona International Center if already in the United States.
        • Please do so no later than the end of your last term at your current school. This process may take up to 3 weeks.
        • Cal Poly Pomona’s SEVIS school code is LOS214F00334000.
        • Failure to inform your previous school of your intent to transfer could cause your SEVIS record to “complete” or be “terminated” by your previous school, which would require reinstatement by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.
        • If you plan to travel before your first term at Cal Poly Pomona, failure to re-enter the U.S. with your Cal Poly Pomona I-20 would also create a visa status problem.
  2. Attend all required Orientation programs.
    • Mandatory International Student Orientation (Success 101) will take place two weeks before the start of the Fall term.  This International Orientation will address important regulations for maintaining your visa status, university policies relating to graduation and mandatory health insurance coverage.  The International Center will notify you as to the exact date and time of your specific International Orientation date.
  3. Submit your TOEFL or IELTS scores by July 15 (if requested).
  4. Submit Proof of Measles and Rubella immunizations to Student Health Services no later than July 15
    • A registration hold (preventing course registration) will be placed on your record beginning with your 2nd term at Cal Poly Pomona if documentation is not provided and verified.
  5. Log in to Bronco Direct to do the following:
    • Check your registration appointment
    • Register for classes
    • Pay your fees

All fees may be paid online through BroncoDirect.  If you cannot pay the required fees online, you may mail a check or money order payable to Cal Poly Pomona.  Include your Bronco ID number on your check or money order.  Mail to:

Cal Poly Pomona
Cashier’s Office
3801 W. Temple Avenue
Pomona, CA 91768

Quick View of Important Deadlines

The following are deadlines to submit documents such as transcripts, test scores, letters of recommendation, resume, portfolio, professional statements and any other additional requirements requested by your department.

Fall Quarter 2017

College of Agriculture

Programs Application Deadline Supporting Documents
Master of Science in Agriculture - Agricultural Science Option April 1, 2017 May 2, 2017
Master of Science in Agriculture - Animal Science Option Closed Closed
Master of Science in Agriculture - Food & Nutrition Science Option January 15, 2017 February 15, 2017
Master of Science in Agriculture - Irrigation Science Option Closed Closed
Master of Science in Agriculture - Plant Science Option April 1, 2017 May 2, 2017

College of Business Administration

Programs Application Deadline Supporting Documents
Master of Business Administration May 31, 2017 July 1, 2017
Master of Science in Accountancy - Accelerated May 31, 2017 July 1, 2017
Master of Science in Business Administration - Information Systems Auditing Option May 31, 2017 July 1, 2017

College of Education & Integrative Studies

Programs Application Deadline Supporting Documents
Master of Arts in Education - Curriculum and Instruction Option May 31, 2017 July 1, 2017
Master of Arts in Education - Educational Leadership Option May 31, 2017 July 1, 2017
Master of Arts in Education - Educational Multimedia Option May 31, 2017 July 1, 2017
Master of Arts in Education - Special Education Option May 31, 2017 July 1, 2017
Educational Doctorate in Educational Leadership May 31, 2017 July 1, 2017
All Credential Programs May 31, 2017 September 1, 2017

College of Engineering

Programs Application Deadline Supporting Documents
Master of Science in Civil Engineering April 1, 2017 May 2, 2017
Master of Science in Electrical Engineering April 1, 2017 May 2, 2017
Master of Science in Engineering - Aerospace Emphasis April 1, 2017 May 2, 2017
Master of Science in Engineering - Materials Emphasis May 31, 2017 September 1, 2017
Master of Science in Engineering Management April 1, 2017 May 2, 2017
Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering April 1, 2017 May 2, 2017
Master of Science in Systems Engineering May 31, 2017 September 1, 2017

College of Environmental Design

Programs Application Deadline Supporting Documents
Master of Architecture January 15, 2017 February 15, 2017
Master of Interior Architecture April 1, 2017 May 2, 2017
Master of Landscape Architecture January 15, 2017 February 15, 2017
Master of Regenerative Studies January 15, 2017 February 15, 2017
Master of Urban and Regional Planning January 15, 2017 February 15, 2017

College of Letters, Arts & Social Sciences

Programs Application Deadline Supporting Documents
Master of Science in Economics - Financial Economics Option May 31, 2017 July 1, 2017
Master of Science in Economics - Economic Analysis Option May 31, 2017 July 1, 2017
Master of Arts in English - Literature Option April 1, 2017 May 2, 2017
Master of Arts in English - Rhetoric and Composition Option April 1, 2017 May 2, 2017
Master of Arts in English - Teaching English as a Second Language Option April 1, 2017 May 2, 2017
Master of Arts in History May 31, 2017 June 15, 2017
Master of Public Administration May 31, 2017 June 30, 2017
Master of Science in Psychology April 1, 2017 May 2, 2017

College of Science

Programs Application Deadline Supporting Documents
Master of Biotechnology Closed Closed
Master of Science in Biological Sciences April 1, 2017 May 2, 2017
Master of Science in Chemistry April 1, 2017 May 2, 2017
Master of Science in Computer Science April 1, 2017 May 2, 2017
Master of Science in Geology May 31, 2017 July 1, 2017
Master of Science in Kinesiology May 31, 2017 July 1, 2017
Master of Science in Mathematics April 1, 2017 May 2, 2017

Collins College of Hospitality Management

Program Application Deadline Supporting Documents
Master of Science in Hospitality Management May 31, 2017 July 1, 2017

Winter Quarter 2018

College of Agriculture

Programs Application Deadline Supporting Documents
Master of Science in Agriculture - Agricultural Science Option Closed Closed
Master of Science in Agriculture - Animal Science Option Closed Closed
Master of Science in Agriculture - Food & Nutrition Science Option Closed Closed
Master of Science in Agriculture - Irrigation Science Option Closed Closed
Master of Science in Agriculture - Plant Science Option October 1, 2017 November 1, 2017

College of Business Administration

Programs Application Deadline Supporting Documents
Master of Business Administration Closed Closed
Master of Science in Accountancy - General Closed Closed
Master of Science in Accountancy - Accelerated Closed Closed
Master of Science in Business Administration - Information Systems Auditing Option Closed Closed

College of Education & Integrative Studies

Programs Application Deadline Supporting Documents
Master of Arts in Education - Curriculum and Instruction Option October 1, 2017 November 1, 2017
Master of Arts in Education - Educational Leadership Option October 1, 2017 November 1, 2017
Master of Arts in Education - Educational Multimedia Option October 1, 2017 November 1, 2017
Master of Arts in Education - Special Education Option October 1, 2017 November 1, 2017
Educational Doctorate in Educational Leadership Closed Closed
All Credential Programs November 2, 2017 December 2, 2017

College of Engineering

Programs Application Deadline Supporting Documents
Master of Science in Civil Engineering October 1, 2017 November 1, 2017
Master of Science in Electrical Engineering October 1, 2017 November 1, 2017
Master of Science in Engineering October 1, 2017 November 1, 2017
Master of Science in Engineering Management October 1, 2017 November 1, 2017
Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering October 1, 2017 November 1, 2017
Master of Science in Systems Engineering October 1, 2017 November 1, 2017

College of Environmental Design

Programs Application Deadline Supporting Documents
Master of Architecture Closed Closed
Master of Interior Architecture October 1, 2017 November 1, 2017
Master of Landscape Architecture Closed Closed
Master of Regenerative Studies Closed Closed
Master of Urban and Regional Planning Closed Closed

College of Letters, Arts & Social Sciences

Programs Application Deadline Supporting Documents
Master of Science in Economics - Financial Economics Option October 1, 2017 November 1, 2017
Master of Science in Economics - Economic Analysis Option October 1, 2017 November 1, 2017
Master of Arts in English - Literature Option November 2, 2017 December 2, 2017
Master of Arts in English - Rhetoric and Composition Option November 2, 2017 December 2, 2017
Master of Arts in English - Teaching English as a Second Language Option November 2, 2017 December 2, 2017
Master of Arts in History Closed Closed
Master of Public Administration November 2, 2017 December 2, 2017
Master of Science in Psychology Closed Closed

College of Science

Programs Application Deadline Supporting Documents
Master of Biotechnology Closed Closed
Master of Science in Biological Sciences October 1, 2017 November 1, 2017
Master of Science in Chemistry October 1, 2017 November 1, 2017
Master of Science in Computer Science October 1, 2017 November 1, 2017
Master of Science in Geology November 2, 2017 December 2, 2017
Master of Science in Kinesiology Closed Closed
Master of Science in Mathematics October 1, 2017 November 1, 2017

Collins College of Hospitality Management

Program Application Deadline Supporting Documents
Master of Science in Hospitality Management November 2, 2017 December 2, 2017

Spring Quarter 2018

College of Agriculture

Programs Application Deadline Supporting Documents
Master of Science in Agriculture - Agricultural Science Option Closed Closed
Master of Science in Agriculture - Animal Science Option Closed Closed
Master of Science in Agriculture - Food & Nutrition Science Option Closed Closed
Master of Science in Agriculture - Irrigation Science Option Closed Closed
Master of Science in Agriculture - Plant Science Option January 15, 2018 February 15, 2018

College of Business Administration

Programs Application Deadline Supporting Documents
Master of Business Administration Closed Closed
Master of Science in Accountancy - General Closed Closed
Master of Science in Accountancy - Accelerated Closed Closed
Master of Science in Business Administration - Information Systems Auditing Option Closed Closed

College of Education & Integrative Studies

Programs Application Deadline Supporting Documents
Master of Arts in Education - Curriculum and Instruction Option January 15, 2018 February 15, 2018
Master of Arts in Education - Educational Leadership Option January 15, 2018 February 15, 2018
Master of Arts in Education - Educational Multimedia Option Closed Closed
Master of Arts in Education - Special Education Option January 15, 2018 February 15, 2018
Educational Doctorate in Educational Leadership Closed Closed
All Credential Programs February 12, 2018 March 14, 2018

College of Engineering

Programs Application Deadline Supporting Documents
Master of Science in Civil Engineering January 15, 2018 February 15, 2018
Master of Science in Electrical Engineering January 15, 2018 February 15, 2018
Master of Science in Engineering January 15, 2018 February 15, 2018
Master of Science in Engineering Management January 15, 2018 February 15, 2018
Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering January 15, 2018 February 15, 2018
Master of Science in Systems Engineering January 15, 2018 February 15, 2018

College of Environmental Design

Programs Application Deadline Supporting Documents
Master of Architecture Closed Closed
Master of Interior Architecture January 15, 2018 February 15, 2018
Master of Landscape Architecture Closed Closed
Master of Regenerative Studies Closed Closed
Master of Urban and Regional Planning Closed Closed

College of Letters, Arts & Social Sciences

Programs Application Deadline Supporting Documents
Master of Science in Economics - Financial Economics Option January 15, 2018 February 15, 2018
Master of Science in Economics - Economic Analysis Option January 15, 2018 February 15, 2018
Master of Arts in English - Literature Option February 12, 2018 March 14, 2018
Master of Arts in English - Rhetoric and Composition Option February 12, 2018 March 14, 2018
Master of Arts in English - Teaching English as a Second Language Option February 12, 2018 March 14, 2018
Master of Arts in History Closed Closed
Master of Public Administration Closed Closed
Master of Science in Psychology Closed Closed

College of Science

Programs Application Deadline Supporting Documents
Master of Biotechnology Closed Closed
Master of Science in Biological Sciences January 15, 2018 February 15, 2018
Master of Science in Chemistry January 15, 2018 February 15, 2018
Master of Science in Computer Science January 15, 2018 February 15, 2018
Master of Science in Geology February 12, 2018 March 14, 2018
Master of Science in Kinesiology Closed Closed
Master of Science in Mathematics Closed Closed

Collins College of Hospitality Management

Program Application Deadline Supporting Documents
Master of Science in Hospitality Management Closed Closed