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Global Education Institute

3(4) + 1 + Master's Program

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Program Description

The 3(4)+1+Master's Programs are designed to prepare international students for admission to the graduate programs at Cal Poly Pomona or other institutions in the U.S.

International undergraduate students can apply for this program after completing the first three years of undergraduate study at their home universities. Upon the completion of the "+1" year, students can apply for the graduate programs at CPP through CAL STATE APPLY. Students have options to apply for graduate programs at other institutions as well. For more information of CPP's graduate program application process and requirements, please visit here.

International students who have already graduated with a bachelor's degree can also apply for this program.

Admission Requirements for the 3(4)+1+Master's Programs

To be admitted into the 3(4)+1+Master's Program, students must possess:

  • English Language Test Requirement (either one of the below tests will satisfy)
    • TOEFL iBT: 71
    • IELTS: 6.0
    • Duolingo: 95
    • ITEP (International Test of English Proficiency): 3.7~3.8
    • CET-6 (College English Test - Band 6): 425
    • TOEIC (Test of English for International Communication): 640
    • or other equivalent English proficiency proof
  • GPA Requirement: 2.75 or higher

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Program Features & Advantages

3(4)+1+Master’s Program Model

  • 3 or 4-year undergraduate courses at home university
  • 1-year Master's Preparation Program at CPP
Personalized Service
  • Dedicated team to provide each student with excellent support and service
  • Professional academic advisor and other academic support
Other Program Features
  • CPP faculty/experts as program instructors
  • Intensive curriculum to save students’ time: Get up to 24 units in the "+1" year, up to 9 units out of the 24 can be transferred to master's programs
  • GRE/GMAT may be waived if the overall GPA reaches 3.0 or higher (determined by the related academic departments)
  • Application for the graduate programs through formal application procedures
  • Admission to CPP's graduate programs is not guaranteed

Contact information

Mr. Rick Wang

Senior Program Manager
Global Education Institute
College of the Extended University
California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
Tel: (909) 979-6612Fax: (909) 869-5077

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3801 W. Temple Ave.
Bldg 220B-232
Pomona CA 91768

Phone: 909-869-2276
Office Hours:
Monday – Friday 
8:00 AM to 5:00 PM

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