Welcome, Future Hospitality Leaders!

Affordable, Attainable, Highly-Ranked

We are Cal Poly Pomona's world-class hospitality management degree program where careers begin, mentorship thrives, and future leaders learn to lead. Consistently positioned among the nation's top schools and ranked #10 in the world, The Collins College of Hospitality Management serves as a pipeline to the professional hospitality industry of Southern California with its renowned undergraduate and graduate degree programs.

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#10 Best Hospitality Management School in the World

-CEOWORLD Magazine

4th Top Hospitality Degree Producer for Minorities in the U.S.

-Diverse Issues in Higher Education

1st Most Popular Hospitality Management School in California

-College Factual

Our Polytechnic Advantage

At The Collins College of Hospitality Management, learning happens in labs and classrooms, through clubs and activities, and even out in the world. Students are inspired every day, both inside and outside the classroom, by a supportive, diverse, and creative community. Through signature polytechnic experiences, students apply knowledge in real-world situations and gain the experience needed to succeed as they start shaping the innovation and economic vitality of tomorrow as future hospitality industry leaders.

Chefs at RKR

The Restaurant at Kellogg Ranch

Professional Work Experience

Professional Work Experience

Lodging Market Analysis Competition

Lodging Market Analysis Competition

Food, Beverage & Labor Cost Control

Food, Beverage & Labor Cost Control

Program Information

VISION

Our vision is to be a world-class college for shaping future hospitality leaders.

MISSION

We educate a diverse student body for leadership in the global hospitality industry through experiential and lifelong learning, and we advance the field of hospitality management through innovation, excellence in teaching, applied research, and service to our communities.

CORE VALUES

  • We Pursue Academic Excellence
  • We Inspire Student Success
  • We Embrace Diversity
  • We Partner with the Hospitality Industry
  • We Practice Collegiality and Ethics

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Program Student Profile

For the past three academic years (Source: Accreditation Commission for Programs in Hospitality Administration, with data provided by The Collins College)

Placement Rates
 Undergraduate Enrollment 2019-2020 2020-2021 2021-2022

% Students employed in the hospitality industry or a related field within 90 days after graduation

70%

75%

80%

% Students continuing their education within 90 days after graduation

2.6%

6%

4%

Retention Rate % – Freshmen to Sophomore

72.6%

81%

84%

Our program is one of only 70 hospitality management and tourism programs worldwide accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Programs in Hospitality Administration (ACPHA). Accreditation is a status granted to an educational program that has been found to meet or exceed stated standards of educational quality.

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Recent News

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Collins College Hosts Global Graduate Research Conference

January 09, 2023

The 28th annual conference was held in California the first time by The Collins College, its first C...

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A Toast to 2022

Cheers to the New Year

December 31, 2022

Year in Review...

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Graduate Student Team Brings Home the Gold

November 21, 2022

Three graduate students placed first in the virtual STR Global Student Market Study Competition for...

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Group of student scholarship winners

21 Students Honored at CHLA Scholarship Awards Gala

November 04, 2022

A total of 52 students from 10 California colleges received more than $165,000 in scholarships at th...

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Recent News

Group photo

Collins College Hosts Global Graduate Research Conference

January 09, 2023

The 28th annual conference was held in California the first time by The Collins College, its first C...

Read moreread more about Collins College Hosts Global Graduate Research Conference
A Toast to 2022

Cheers to the New Year

December 31, 2022

Year in Review...

Read moreread more about Cheers to the New Year
Students cheering

Graduate Student Team Brings Home the Gold

November 21, 2022

Three graduate students placed first in the virtual STR Global Student Market Study Competition for...

Read moreread more about Graduate Student Team Brings Home the Gold
Group of student scholarship winners

21 Students Honored at CHLA Scholarship Awards Gala

November 04, 2022

A total of 52 students from 10 California colleges received more than $165,000 in scholarships at th...

Read moreread more about 21 Students Honored at CHLA Scholarship Awards Gala
The Collins campus

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The Collins College of Hospitality Management
Cal Poly Pomona
3801 West Temple Avenue

Buildings 79, 79A, 79B, 80
Pomona, CA 91768

collins@cpp.edu
(909) 869-2275

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