Office of Admissions

Impacted Majors

Campus Impaction

Campus Impaction

“Campus impaction” means that a campus has reached its enrollment capacity for instructional resources and physical support and cannot accommodate all the eligible undergraduate applications it receives. 

In this case, the campus has established a local admission area for upper-division transfers. This means that, in general, applications received from students from outside the designated local area will be held to higher admission requirements than those received from students inside the local area.

Local Area Admission Preference

Transfer applicants applying to impacted majors will receive "Local Preference" for admission consideration based on our local area designation.  In addition, as a part of our commitment to provide access to veterans, Cal Poly Pomona gives "Local Preference" to all veterans regardless of their institution.  

The following majors are impacted, but do not have supplemental requirements: Accounting, Architecture, and Physics.

All supplemental requirements must be completed with a grade of "C-" or higher.  

Supplemental Criteria 

College Major or Subplan Supplemental Requirements
Agriculture Animal Health Science 
Animal Science (General)
CHM 1210/L, BIO 1150/L or BIO 1210/L, STA 1200, ENG 1103 or ENG 2105
Animal Science (Pre-Vet) CHM 1210/L, BIO 1210/L, STA 1200, ENG 1103 or ENG 2105
Engineering Aerospace Engineering
Chemical Engineering
Civil Engineering
Computer Engineering
Electrical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
MAT 1140 and 1150
Letters, Arts & Social Sciences Communication Golden 4 with 2.75+
Music (Industry Studies) Audition
Science Biology
Environmental Biology
BIO 1210/L and BIO 1220/L
Chemistry MAT 1140, 1150 and CHM 1210/L, 1220/L
Computer Science CS 2400 (highly recommended, but not required)
General Kinesiology BIO 1150/L and STA 1200