College of the Extended University

American Semester Program

The American Semester Program (ASP) at Cal Poly Pomona provides the opportunity for visiting international students to enroll in credit classes for one or two semesters.

Qualified international students can enroll in at least 12 units per term by the permission of the course professors. ASP staff advises students on selecting and enrolling in courses. Credits earned for courses taken at Cal Poly Pomona are transferable and will appear on the student’s official transcript.

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Who Should Apply?

  • Students who want to study abroad at Cal Poly Pomona
  • Students wishing to take pre-requisite classes for admission to graduate school
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