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Can I get into California State Polytechnic University-Pomona? These admission statistics provide an indication how difficult it is to get in and what your chances are. 13,307 out of 33,855 applicants or 39% were admitted making California State Polytechnic University-Pomona a more competitive school to get into with a lesser chance of acceptance for average applicants. Academically, it has challenging requirements for admission test scores. California State Polytechnic University Pomona typically accepts and attracts B+ average high school students. Only 20% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||19%||22%||20%|
What are the SAT and ACT requirements for students to be admitted to California State Polytechnic University Pomona and what score do you need to get in? The tables below describe the SAT and ACT test score percentile profile of the Fall 2015 starting class.
Admission data indicates that California State Polytechnic University-Pomona regularly accepts students with ACTs of 20 and above. We estimate the school accepting minimim ACT composite scores around 16 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 24 or higher should be in the upper half of appliants - and students with a 27 and above have very competitive chances. 30 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to California State Polytechnic University Pomona.
Reporting indicates the school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1000 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 865. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1135 out of 1600. A competitive SAT score is critical as 90 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.
|25th Percentile Score||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Est. Admission Chances|
|27 and Above||Good||>54%|
|23 to 27||Avg +||39%-54%|
|20 to 23||Avg -||29%-39%|
|17 to 20||Reach||20%-29%|
|Less than 17||Low||<20%|
|SAT Score (NEW 1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1270 and Above||Good||>52%|
|1135 to 1270||Avg +||39%-52%|
|1000 to 1135||Avg -||27%-39%|
|865 to 1000||Reach||18%-27%|
|Less than 865||Low||<18%|
You will need above average high school grades to get into California State Polytechnic University Pomona. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at California State Polytechnic University Pomona was 3.43 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. Even with a competitive GPA, admission to California State Polytechnic University-Pomona will be challenging as the school denies more applicants than it admits.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Admission Chances|
|3.50 to 3.75||24%||Good|
|3.25 to 3.50||21%||Avg +|
|3.00 to 3.25||18%||Avg -|
|2.75 to 3.00||13%||Reach|
|2.50 to 2.75||1%||Reach|
|2.25 to 2.50||0%||Low|
|2.00 to 2.25||0%||Low|
The application deadline for Fall 2017 has passed. Applications were due on Nov 30, 2016.
What are the requirements for admission to California State Polytechnic University Pomona and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Neither required nor recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Required|
|Recommendations||Neither required nor recommended|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
Does accept high school AP credits or award dual credit towards both a college and high school degree?
|Credit for Life Experiences||No|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=110529 IPEDS survey data for California State Polytechnic University Pomona.