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Campus History

Cal Poly Pomona opened in the fall of 1938 as the Voorhis Unit of the California Polytechnic School, with an all-male enrollment of 110 students. Read how the university grew into nationally-ranked 1,438-acre campus in Pomona with an enrollment of nearly 20,000 students.

Costs to Attend
As a part of the California State University system, Cal Poly Pomona is one of the most affordable universities in the nation. Fees for an entire year are only about $4,000 compared to $40,000 at private institutions.

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