If you want to apply to Cal Poly Pomona, the deadline for Fall 2023 admissions is November 30 and the application fee is $70.
Here is an overiew of some of Cal Poly Pomona's admissions stats.
|Cal Poly Pomona 2022||Admissions Statistics|
|Mean Unweighted GPA||3.7|
|Admissions Test Policy||Not optional and are not considered|
These are the application deadlines for California State Polytechnic University, Pomona.
|Application Type||Offered||Application Deadline||Notification Deadline|
|Early Decision I||No||––||––|
|Early Decision II||––||––||––|
|Regular Decision||Yes||November 30||––|
Cal Poly Pomona does not offer early decision or early action.
➡️ Find a list of some top colleges that admit significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.
Transfer student admissions is moderately difficult.
Cal Poly Pomona has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.
Colleges consider a range of factors when determining who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college determines which factors are given the most weight when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and apply to colleges that prioritize the areas where you stand out.
What does Cal Poly Pomona consider during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.
|Academic GPA||Very Important|
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Very Important|
Make sure to check with Cal Poly Pomona for more information on admission factors.
To apply to Cal Poly Pomona, all applicants must submit the following items. Check in with Cal Poly Pomona's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.
|Area||Required||Recommended||Required for Some||Details (If Any)|
|Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale)||2.0|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
Students admitted to Cal Poly Pomona have an average unweighted GPA of 3.7.
Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that reflects your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.
An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.
Cal Poly Pomona does not consider ACT or SAT scores as part of the admissions process.
Cal Poly Pomona is not test optional. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.
For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to Cal Poly Pomona.
For transfer students wishing to start in the fall, the deadline to apply is November 30.
Transfer students can enroll in Cal Poly Pomona during the following terms:
• Fall Term
• Spring Term
• Summer Term
Can I defer my acceptance to Cal Poly Pomona?
❌ Students who are admitted to Cal Poly Pomona must attend in the term they start. Deferring admissions is not encouraged. If you have a unusual circumstance, contact the admissions department.
Does Cal Poly Pomona accept transfer credits?
✅ Cal Poly Pomona accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Cal Poly Pomona accepts:
• CLEP subject tests • DSST/DANTES
Does Cal Poly Pomona accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?
❌ Cal Poly Pomona does not accept International Baccalaureate credits but does accept Advanced Placement (AP) credits.
Do I have to submit test scores to Cal Poly Pomona?
✅ Cal Poly Pomona is not test optional. Test scores will not be considered during the admissions process, even if you submit them.
What is Cal Poly Pomona's acceptance rate?
✅ Cal Poly Pomona has an acceptance rate of 61%.
What is the early decision acceptance rate at Cal Poly Pomona?
❌ Cal Poly Pomona does not offer early decision.
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How hard is it to get into Cal Poly Pomona? Cal Poly Pomona is a somewhat selective institution. The Cal Poly Pomona acceptance rate is 61%. This means that the institution accepts 60 out of every 100 applicants.
First-Year Applications are Due
Transfer Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Cal Poly Pomona is Nov 30.
The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Cal Poly Pomona is Nov 30.
Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs
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Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
At Cal Poly Pomona, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.69. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.
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