California State Polytechnic University–Pomona admissions is selective with an acceptance rate of 55%. Half the applicants admitted to California State Polytechnic University–Pomona have an SAT score between 1010 and 1270 or an ACT score of 19 and 27.
The school has a 55% acceptance rate ranking it #40 in California for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 21,687 out of 39,726 applicants were admitted making California State Polytechnic University-Pomona a more competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants. Academically, it has challenging requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 58 percent. California State Polytechnic University Pomona typically accepts and attracts “B+” average high school students. Only 17% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
California State Polytechnic University Pomona typically requires applicants to be in the top 59 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1010 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 880. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1140 out of 1600. The school ranks #37 in California for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 91 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.