College of the Extended University

American Semester Program

Academic Studies Programs

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

Qualified international students can enroll in at least 12 units of study per term by the permission of the course professors. ASP staff provide advising and help in 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.


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


  • Study abroad at Cal Poly Pomona for 1 or 2 semesters
  • Earn course credits that are transferable and an official Cal Poly Pomona transcript
  • Take university classes alongside American students
  • Experience U.S. culture


Program Dates and Fees

How To Apply To ASP