College of Engineering


Cal Poly Pomona’s College of Engineering has earned its reputation for being one of the best engineering programs in the country. With undergraduate and graduate programs, research and scholarly activities and community engagement, we create career-ready engineers and award over 1,200 bachelor’s degrees and over 130 master’s degrees each year. CPP is a polytechnic university that is part of the California State University system and a key to California’s success.

We offer these 11 undergraduate programs: Aerospace Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Construction Engineering Technology, Electrical Engineering, Electromechanical Systems Engineering Technology, Electronic Systems Engineering Technology, Industrial Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, and Mechanical Engineering

We offer seven graduate programs: Civil Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Engineering Management, Engineering with Emphasis in Aerospace, Engineering with Emphasis in Materials, Mechanical Engineering, and Systems Engineering.

Visit our undergraduate and graduate program pages to learn more.

Our engineering programs are among the best in the country. We rank nationally among 220 engineering programs in the U.S. News & World Report 2020:

  • No. 11 Best Undergraduate Engineering Program
  • No. 3 in Aerospace Engineering
  • No. 4 in Computer Engineering
  • No. 6 in Civil Engineering
  • No. 8 in Mechanical Engineering and Electrical Engineering

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Engineering News

Cal Poly Pomona Professor Don Edberg

How to Design a Rocket in 1,000 Pages

10 years in the making, and it is finished. A definitive, 1,000-page, one-of-a-kind text on what it takes to launch a rocket into space by Dr. Don Edberg, aerospace engineering professor.
A Cal Poly Pomona baby lamb

Ag and Engineering to Tap $241,000 USDA Grant

Apparel merchandising and management and civil engineering professors were awarded a four-year, $241,000 USDA grant that will provide learn-by-doing research experiences for undergraduate students with U.S. sheep farms and wool use.
An engineering student graduating at commencement.

Among the Nation's Best Engineering Programs

U.S. News ranks the college No. 11 among 220 colleges where the highest engineering degree offered is a bachelor’s or master’s, and ranks top 5 among public colleges.
Dr. Cordelia Ontiveros

What the 19th Amendment Means to Me

"For me, the 19th Amendment and the right for women to vote means that we have a voice. We have a voice to elect representatives who share our priorities. We have a voice for change. We have a voice to advance our country for all members of our society."
More Engineering News
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Future Students

student and faculty in lab

Current Students

Ganpat and Manju Patel

Alumni & Friends

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Faculty & Expertise

Jenny Martinez receives her scholarship from President Soraya Coley, Kay Hudspeth, Lilly Gossage and Sep Eskandari at the President's Scholars Conferral at Cal Poly Pomona October 12, 2019.

President's Scholars

Meet the 2019-20 President's Scholars from the College of Engineering

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Undergraduate Advising

The expanded advising program is made possible by funding from the Student Success Fee. Four engineering advisors are available to advise all engineering undergraduate students. The advising center is located in Building 9, Room 155.

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Engineering Project Symposium

The Engineering Project Symposium provides an opportunity for students across the college to present their projects for review by faculty, industry representatives, other students, and guests.

College of Engineering Magazine


The 19-20 issue of our annual magazine is now available. This latest issue features the big ideas, people and places of our college.


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