Local Admission Area for Freshmen
Cal Poly Pomona is impacted at the campus level for all programs (campus impaction), with some academic programs being impacted further at the program/major level (major impaction).
For majors that are not impacted at Cal Poly Pomona, admission is impacted at the campus level for all freshmen applicants. Applicants who are from local area schools are required to meet the minimum CSU eligibility requirements only. Applicants from the local admission area must have a minimum CSU eligibility index of a 2900 using the SAT reasoning test or 694 using the ACT composite score. Non-local applicants may have additional requirements including courses, auditions or supplemental requirements.
Local Admission Area include public and private/parochial schools in the following districts:
|Azusa Unified||Glendora Unified|
|Baldwin Park Unified||Hacienda-La Puente Unified|
|Bassett Unified||LA County of Education*|
|Bonita Unified||Pomona Unified|
|Chaffey Joint Union High||Rowland Unified|
|Charter Oak Unified||Upland Unified|
|Chino Valley Unified||Walnut Valley Unified|
|Claremont Unified||West Covina Unified|
*International Polytechnic High School (i-Poly) located on the Cal Poly Pomona campus
Local Area Private Schools:
|Bishop Amat Memorial High – Catholic||Pomona Catholic|
|Damien High – Catholic||St. Lucy’s Priory|
|Don Bosco Technical Institute – Catholic||Webb School|
|Lutheran High School (La Verne)||Western Christian Schools|
For certain majors at Cal Poly Pomona that are identified as impacted at the program/major level, there is not a distinction between local area or non-local area applicants for impacted programs. All candidates must meet regular University admission standards and meet any additional standards required by the major department.
Current impacted majors include:
|Aerospace Engineering||Computer Engineering|
|Animal Health Science||Computer Science|
|Animal Science||Electrical Engineering|
|Biology||Kinesiology (Exercise Science Option)|
|Chemistry||Music (Industry Studies Option)|
For more information on the specific impacted major requirements go to Impaction for Freshmen.