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Admission Requirements & Deadlines

Admissions Requirements for Credential Students

As a credential applicant, you will be considered for admission if you:

  • Have completed an acceptable baccalaureate degree or its equivalent from an accredited or internationally recognized institution;
  • Are in good academic standing at the last college of university attended;
  • Have attained a grade-point average of at least 2.5 in the last 60 semester (90 quarter units) attempted;
  • Satisfactorily meet the professional, personal, scholastic, and other standards for graduate studies, which may include qualifying examinations.

Admission to a credential program is a two-step process:

STEP 1: Admission to Cal Poly Pomona

Please complete the graduate application online at CSUMentor.

STEP 2: Admission to the Credential Program

Admissions to Cal Poly Pomona does not constitute admission to a credential program.  In addition to applying to the university, you must also submit an admission packet for the specific credential program:

Additional information is available on the Credential Services website.

Admission Deadlines

Quarter Application Deadline
Winter 2015     November 17, 2014
Spring 2015 February 26, 2015
Fall 2015 August 1, 2015

*This information is subject to change at any time. Please visit Admissions Deadlines for updated information.