The College of Environmental Design is one of eight colleges at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona (CSPU) and was established in 1970. The College offers professional degree programs at the graduate level in Regenerative Studies undergraduate and graduate levels in Architecture, Landscape Architecture, and Urban and Regional Planning, and at the undergraduate level in Art.
As one of only six polytechnic universities nationwide, Cal Poly Pomona's hallmark is its learn-by-doing philosophy, directly stemming from its polytechnic mission. By blending theory and practice in all its disciplines, the university recognizes that the students solving classroom problems today will be the employees solving the real-world problems tomorrow. Students are afforded opportunities to apply their knowledge in hands-on projects, collaborate with faculty members on research, and participate in valuable internships and service-learning programs.