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Cost & Resources

2012-13 Cost Comparison Chart showing Cal Poly Pomona - $6,624, University of California - $14,046, Private University - $43,490.  Fees are subject to change. Your college education is one of the biggest, most important investments you and your family will make. You may be wondering where to start in making the right decision.

First, identify which colleges will prepare you to meet your personal career goals and open doors when you graduate.

Second, determine the costs and the financial resources each college offers, such as grants, scholarships loans and employment programs, to determine the actual portion of costs that will be your responsibility to cover. The costs and the resources will vary widely from place to place.

Third, narrow your choices to those colleges that are affordable to you and then select the college that is the best fit for you.

Remember that cost and value aren't the same thing. Cal Poly Pomona features state-of-the-art facilities, high quality instruction, and staff that are ready to help you succeed. A Cal Poly Pomona education is much less expensive than that offered through comparable institutions. University of California students pay more than twice as much, and students at private universities pay many times more.