Welcome, Future Hospitality Leaders

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Now Accepting Lower-Division Transfers!

(Upper-Division & Lower-Division Transfers)

Apply early as a lower-division hospitality management transfer student with fewer than 60 semester (90 quarter) college credits.

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Collins Magazine
50th Anniversary Commemorative Issue

Celebrating a half century of excellence in shaping future hospitality industry leaders.

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#6 Best Hotel & Hospitality Management School in the World
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#2 Best Hospitality Bachelor's Program in CA
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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.

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The Restaurant at Kellogg Ranch

Lodging Market Analysis Competition

Lodging Market Analysis Competition

Recent News

James Fu at Din Tai Fung wearing black chef coat

Alumni Spotlight: James Fu ’18

May 02, 2024

The 2018 alumnus is corporate chef for Din Tai Fung, a world-renowned Chinese restaurant originating...

Three Provost's Award for Excellence Recipients

Dr. Kwok to Receive 2023-24 Provost's Award for Excellence

April 19, 2024

The award recognizes Cal Poly Pomona faculty who have earned distinction in the areas of teaching, s...

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Welcoming Seven New Members to the Board of Advisors

April 01, 2024

We look forward to guidance and support from this incredible group of leading industry executives. ...

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Marriott Family Honored for Generous Contributions in Global Impact on Industry

March 26, 2024

With record-breaking attendance, Hospitality Uncorked guests came together for an evening filled wit...


Aug 02

Classes End for Students - Summer 2024 [10-Wk & 2nd 5-Wk Sessions]
Time: 12:00 AM

Aug 05

FINALS - Summer 2024 [2nd 5-Week Session]
Time: 12:00 AM

Aug 05

FINALS - Summer 2024 [10-Week Session]
Time: 12:00 AM

Program Information


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


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.


  • 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 2020-2021 2021-2022 2022-2023

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




% Students continuing their education within 90 days after graduation




Retention Rate % – Freshmen to Sophomore




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

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

(909) 869-2275

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