Office of Admissions

Admitted International Transfers Spring 2021

Bronco Bound

Bronco Bound

Congratulations, you've been admitted! Here are the next steps you need to take before your first semester.

Next Steps Checklist

Associate Degree for Transfer (AA-T or AS-T) must be completed no later than the Spring prior to Fall enrollment.  Verification of degree completed or in progress must be received by September 23. 

Transfers are required to pay an Enrollment Deposit of $150 by November 15 in order to accept your offer of admission. The deposit will be applied to your tuition. For payment options, visit Cashiering ServicesNote: The Enrollment Deposit is non-transferable and non-refundable.

For detailed instructions on how to pay, review the Enrollment Deposit Tutorial

Admitted transfer students are required to attend mandatory orientation. For more information, visit Orientation Services.

CPP offers residence halls, suites, and aprtment-style accomodations. If you plan on living on campus, you must complete an appliciation: 

Residence Halls & Suites

University Village Apartments

For more information on the I-20 process and required documents, please visit the International Center.

Due to cancellations of in-person testing worldwide as a result of COVID-19, Cal Poly Pomona has approved the temporary use of the Duolingo test. Duolingo test can be taken in lieu of the TOEFL or IELTS by October 7, 2020. 

Undergraduate Minimum Duolingo Score: 95 


Proof of English proficiency is due October 7, 2020. TOEFL scores should be sent electronically using school code 4082 or mail IELTS by October 7 to Cal Poly Pomona, Office of Admissions & Enrollment Planning, 3801 W. Temple Ave, Pomona, CA 91768.

Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL)                  71 ibt

International English Language Testing System (IELTS)      6.0

English Proficiency Waiver

If all transfer criteria (60 units and “Golden Four” with grade of C- or better) have been completed at a U.S. institution, then the language requirement will be waived. 

If some of your transfer criteria (60 units and “Golden Four” with grade of C- or better) have been completed at a foreign college or university, then you must take the TOEFL or IELTS exam and earn the minimum score indicated above. Please have your scores sent to Cal Poly Pomona directly from the test agency.

To determine if you qualify for a waiver, visit International Transfer Requirements. 

Final college transcripts will be due to Cal Poly Pomona by October 7, 2020.

In light of the COVID-19 Pandemic, Cal Poly Pomona is requesting that you send your Final Official Transcripts electronically. If your sending institution does not offer electronic transcripts, we recommend using the following services:

If sending PDF transcripts, please indicate the recipient email as “”

Important: Do NOT send to yourself and then forward to "" or they will be considered unofficial, they must be sent directly to the email address above. 

Should these services not be available for your sending institution, please mail to:

Cal Poly Pomona
Attn: Admissions & Enrollment Planning
3801 W. Temple Ave.
Pomona, CA 91768

*Please do not open transcripts, otherwise they will be considered unofficial and we will not be able to accept them. Allow 2 week for transcripts to be processed and reflected on your “to-do” list.

The deadline to submit official AP/CLEP/IB scores is October 7, 2020. Please send scores earlier if they are available to ensure timely processing of your credits and Fall course placement.

Advanced Placement (AP)

  • Official college transcripts that include your AP scores can be used to receive credit.
  • You can also send scores online through College Board if scores are not indicated on your college transcripts. Please note, if your last AP exam was taken over four years ago, College Board has archived your scores which means scores can only be sent via mail. If your scores have been archived, please request them from College Board as early as possible to ensure timely receipt of official scores.

College Level Examination Program (CLEP)
Request your CLEP transcripts online through College Board

International Baccalaureate (IB)
Request your IB transcripts or certificates through IB Transcript Request

The Bronco Card is the official Cal Poly Pomona photo identification card for all Cal Poly Pomona faculty, staff, students and affiliates. It can also be used for dining services and convenience store locations, as well as access to campus services, buildings, and laboratories.

Visit the Bronco Card website for complete photo guidelines, FAQs, and the photo upload link.