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Most Helpful Review for California State Polytechnic University-Pomona
  • Category: Am learning a lot
  • Review by: Beau from Napa, CA
  • 20 out of 20 people found this review helpful

CPP's staff is unmatched in many ways. Being an architecture major, I've met some of the best in the field and have been taught by professors who have been in the business a long time. Some classes can be frustrating if you have a teacher who doesn't take the time to show up, answer questions, and offer office hours.

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  • anon
  • Feb-06-2016 I am a current student here

    A good school for all majors, especially engineering, communications, and business. A large and beautiful campus, with many clubs and organizations to get involved in. The 24/7 computer lab is really useful.

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  • Dalena from Diamond Bar, CA
  • Jan-27-2016 I am a current student here

    This university effectively applies the Learn By Doing motto to help students get a better understanding of the curriculum at hand here. The student community here is very welcoming, especially with the 200+ clubs available on campus. Most of the study rooms and lounges here and open late at night, which really helps students focus on their studying and not rush to complete what they're doing.

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  • JuanCarlos from San Bernardino, CA
  • Dec-10-2015 I am a current student here

    It's a really nice school which has nice dining, teaching rooms, and GYM. People should come visit since it's nature friendly and some ducks, fishes, turtles in and around pond. Parking structure is awesome as well.

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  • Nicole from Temple City, CA
  • Jul-07-2015 I am a current student here

    Cal Poly Pomona is a very diverse campus that focuses the education around the motto, Learn by Doing. This holds true in that class sizes are small compared to other universities and the professors teach hands on with the class. Overall, CPP is a beautiful campus with friendly students and helpful faculty.

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  • Symone from San Bernardino, CA
  • Jun-19-2015 I am a current student here

    Cal Poly Pomona has a lot to offer to its students from on campus events, housing, academic help, athletic involvement, and career help. Because this university is based on the polytechnic standard of teaching, as in learning by doing, there are a lot of programs that students are able to receive hands on experience; such as working with the farm animals and horses in their units, working at the on- campus hotel and restaurant, as well as being able to work with children at the daycare and special motor development center. This campus is a great fit for anyone looking for hands on experience, close to internships in LA, focused on getting a good education, and interested in being involved in many campus programs and clubs.

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  • Luisa from Los Angeles, CA
  • Dec-28-2014 I am a current student here

    Cal Poly Pomona's motto is Learn by Doing, and I'll be honest, at first I wasn't too sure what this meant, but starting my second year in the university, I can clearly see how it's greatly incorporated in a lot of the classes. For example, nearly all science classes come paired up with a lab class in which you apply the techniques mentioned in your lecture class. Aside from the curriculum, the staff is pretty great and I've been lucky enough to have really caring teachers for my classes.

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  • Lisa from El Monte, CA
  • Dec-20-2014 I am a past student here

    My years at CPP have been the best portion of my life. I have had many new and exciting experiences that I otherwise would not have had if I turned down my acceptance. There's so much diversity on campus that it feels like it is its very own microcosm.

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  • E.J from Pico Rivera, CA
  • Dec-12-2014 I am a current student here

    CPP is an amazing school, with an awesome soccer team. The campus is beautiful and very peaceful. Thera are many resources that are available to students and almost everyone you meet is very nice/friendly.

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