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Local Admission Area for Transfers

Cal Poly Pomona is impacted at the campus level for all programs (campus impaction), with some academic programs being impacted further at the program/major level (major impaction).

Campus Impaction:

For majors that are not impacted at Cal Poly Pomona, admission is impacted at the campus level for all transfer applicants. Applicants who are from local area schools are required to meet the minimum CSU eligibility requirements only.  Non-local applicants must meet additional criteria which may include a higher grade point average to be considered for admission.

Local Admission Area include the following:

Mount San Antonio College

Citrus College

Program/Major Impaction:

For certain majors at Cal Poly Pomona that are identified as impacted at the program/major level, there is not a distinction between local area or non-local area applicants for impacted programs. All candidates must meet regular University admission standards, coursework, etc. and meet any additional standards required by the major department.

Cal Poly Pomona's impacted majors are:

College of Agriculture

  • Animal Health Science
  • Animal Science

College of Business Administration

  • Accounting
  • Management & Human Resources

College of Engineering

  • Aerospace Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Computer Engineering
  • Construction Engineering Technology
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Electronics & Computer Engineering Technology
  • Engineering Technology
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Manufacturing Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering

College of Environmental Design

  • Architecture

College of Letters, Arts, & Social Sciences

  • Communication
  • Music - Music Industry Studies
  • Psychology
  • Sociology

College of Science

  • Biology
  • Biotechnology
  • Chemistry
  • Computer Science
  • Environmental Biology
  • Kinesiology - Exercise Science
  • Kinesiology - Health Promotion
  • Physics


For more information on the specific impacted major requirements go to Impaction for Transfers.