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Ranked 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.  Cal Poly Pomona is one of two polytechnic universities in California and is a member of the 23-campus California State University system.

Our scenic and historic 1,438-acre campus, once the winter ranch of cereal magnate W.K. Kellogg, is located about 30 miles east of downtown Los Angeles.  Southern California is one of the most dynamic economic and cultural environments in the country.

BASIC INFO

UNIVERSITY MOTTO: Instrumentum Disciplinae (Application of Knowledge)
PHILOSOPHY: Learn By Doing
MASCOT: Billy Bronco

MAIN CAMPUS

  • 1,438 rolling acres on the eastern edge of Los Angeles County
  • Over 148 buildings
  • Over 15% of students live on campus

STUDENT ENROLLMENT

  • 23,731 undergraduates
  • 1,595 postbaccalaureates

EMPLOYEES

  • 1,221 faculty members
  • 1,085 staff

ESTABLISHED

  • Opened September 15, 1938
  • University status granted in 1972

PRESIDENT

Dr. Soraya M. Coley has served as president of Cal Poly Pomona since January 1, 2015. 

ACADEMIC PROGRAMS

Eight academic colleges offer more than 100 degree programs, including undergraduate, graduate, doctoral, credential and certificate programs.

MISSION & VISION

Cal Poly Pomona's Mission:  We cultivate success through a diverse culture of experiential learning, discovery, and innovation.

Vision:   Cal Poly Plmona will be the model for an inclusive polytechnic university that inspires creativity and innovation, embraces local and global challenges, and transforms lives.