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California State Polytechnic University-Pomona Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$20,432 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$5,472 tuition
$12,582 on campus room & board
$1,500 books and supplies
$878 fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)

$31,592 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$16,632 tuition
$12,582 on campus room & board
$1,500 books and supplies
$878 fees
(Based on stats from 2016/2017)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$5,140 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
71% of students receive aid
43% get federal aid ($4,853 avg)
57% get state aid ($2,606 avg)
39% get institn'l aid ($5,140 avg)
34% get loans ($5,737 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 0.00% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 0.00% change in out-of-state tuition and fees. Amounts shown are estimates only and not guaranteed. For a better estimate, contact the college directly.

Financial Aid

Annual Aid Awarded
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $8,455 66%
Federal Grant Aid $4,853 43%
Pell Grants $4,767 43%
Other Federal Grants $657 6%
Institution Grant Aid $5,140 39%
State Grant Aid $2,606 57%
Student Loans $5,737 34%
Federal Loans $5,051 33%
Other Loans $11,846 2%

Merit Aid Available

Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: March 2
Financial aid deadline: -
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: -
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: -
Does California State Polytechnic University-Pomona offer...
Tuition Payment Plan? Yes
Financial Aid Contact Info
3801 West Temple Avenue
Pomona, CA 91768
(909) 869-7659
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State -
Out of State $248


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 4
  • Sara from Glendora, CA
  • I am a current student here

    Cal Poly is a little more affordable than a lot of other California University, and has reputable academic programs. The professors are great and the campus is conveniently located. It's definitely worth the price.

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  • 5
  • Keimahney from Bakersfield, CA
  • I am a current student here

    So far, I would say it has proven to be a great investment. Academically, I have definitely improved on my writing skills--I now have a better idea for the use of commas, semicolons, grammar stuff. Socially, I have definitely gotten out of my comfort zone, I learned how to use chopsticks, I sang karaoke in front of people--I hate singing in front of people. So far so good!

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  • 4
  • jonathan from tehachapi, ca
  • I am a current student here

    there are pros for sure, if you're engineering or business i highly recommend the school. the arts are also highly respected such as graphic design, and architecture. getting classes can be a little tricky but if you apply for the 4-year pledge (do it you will not regret) you won't have trouble because they give you priority registration which is gold among students. parking can be frustrating but there is currently a new parking structure being built so that should be fixed soon. there are also bronco shuttles that have stops at various places on campus if you don't want to walk. there's a bus that goes through each station every 5 minutes from 7am-10pm i believe.

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  • 4
  • Ryan from Santa Paula, CA
  • I am a current student here

    Tuition is actually pretty cheap compared to most schools especially since Cal Poly is a really reputable name and university. Housing is pretty steep but it's definitely worth it if you're a first year looking for the real college experience.

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