California State Polytechnic University - Pomona

Pomona, CA

Cal Poly Pomona says that its "General Education Program is designed to help students to succeed in their chosen field, adapt to a changing workplace, contribute to their communities, and become lifelong learners. It provides essential skills and knowledge through a framework that enhances students’ understanding of basic disciplines and encourages an appreciation of the complexity of all knowledge." [Source]

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  • Undergraduate Enrollment:23,733
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate:18%
  • Tuition & Fees (In State):$7,067 annually
  • Tuition & Fees (Out of State):$18,227 annually

General Education Requirements

  • 1. Composition


    See Note

    No credit given for Composition because the 'Written Communication' section of the 'Communication and Critical Thinking' requirement may be satisfied courses that do not focus primarily on expository writing.

  • 2. Literature

  • 3. Foreign Language

  • 4. U.S. Government or History

  • 5. Economics

  • 6. Mathematics

  • 7. Science

  • General Education Assessment

    California State Polytechnic University - Pomona uses one or more of the following instruments to assess undergraduate progress in core collegiate skills: the Council on Aid to Education Collegiate Learning Assessment (CLA), the Educational Testing Service Proficiency Profile, or the ACT Collegiate Assessment of Academic Proficiency (CAAP). For more information, visit

Curriculum last evaluated: 06/22/2017


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