Office of Student Success

Cal Poly Pomona's Graduation Rates and Goals

Our Graduation Rates

Metric

2015

2016

2017

2018

2025 Goal

Freshman 4-Year Graduation

17.8%

21.3%

22.8%

29.7%

38%

Freshman 6-Year Graduation

62.9%

68.9%

65.9%

71.1%

73%

Transfer 2-Year Graduation

16.8%

18.1%

23.9%

32.3%

29%

Transfer 4-Year Graduation

75.1%

72.0%

77.4%

80.0%

85%

Equity Gap for Underrepresented Minority Students

12.6% points

12.2% points

13.7% points

9.2% points

0

Equity Gap for Pell-Eligible Students

6.5% points

5.5% points

5.3% points

2.3% points

0

Our Campus-Wide Goals

Use data dashboards to identify students who are closest to graduation and provide additional support
Provide additional funding to open bottleneck courses
Use degree audits and analytic tools to align class schedule with student demand
Address and reduce the number of courses with high failure rates with redesign
Execute targeted interventions to students who are at risk of derailing their paths to graduation
Expand support for student programs aimed at eliminating the equity gaps