The Student Achievement Measure is supported by six sponsoring associations, working together to provide a more comprehensive and accurate picture of student progress and completion as students move across institutions and state boundaries.

California State Polytechnic University, Pomona

California State Polytechnic University, Pomona (Cal Poly Pomona) offers a unique learn-by-doing approach by blending theory and practice in all of its programs. With a focus on the future, Cal Poly Pomona has brought to the forefront environmental sustainability and climate neutrality, the future demand for more professionals in science and technology, and the evolving needs of the region. Students are actively and personally engaged with their professors who maintain strong connections to their industries, giving students a direct link to innovative technology, outstanding internships and real-world experiences. Small class size, a 26:1 student-teacher ratio, and multiple opportunities for learning in and outside the classroom are all part of the learning culture. The university enrolls a diverse population of almost 24,000 students and ranks 4th in the latest U.S. News & World Report rankings for non-doctorate-granting public universities in the West. Cal Poly Pomona is one of 23 campuses in the California State University system and its nationally ranked undergraduate and graduate programs, dynamic community and successful graduates make it a leading force in the region.
First-Time Full-Time

First-Time Full-Time Students Starting Fall 2010

Number of students: 1,924

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68%
4%
10%
8%
10%
WITHIN 6 YEARS
53%
3%
27%
9%
8%
WITHIN 5 YEARS
18%
1%
64%
9%
8%
WITHIN 4 YEARS
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Graduated: Reporting institution
Transferred & Graduated: Other Institution
Enrolled: Reporting institution
Transferred & Enrolled: Other Institution
Current Status Unknown

The SAM Full-time Bachelor's Degree model tracks a group of students who started a bachelor's degree program at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona in the Fall of 2010. The students' progress toward a degree is reported within 4, 5, and 6 years. The same group of students is included in the results for every year.

The sections of the SAM chart represent the proportion of students in the original group with the following five outcomes.

  • Students who started at and graduated from California State Polytechnic University, Pomona are represented by the darker purple bar with the solid black bar underneath (). (This section of the chart Within 6 Years is approximately the same as the federal graduation rate, but it may differ slightly for each institution.)
  • Students who started at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona and then transferred to and graduated from another institution are represented by the lighter purple bar with the white stripe underneath ()
  • Students who started at and are still enrolled at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona are represented by the darker aqua bar with two white stripes underneath ().
  • Students who started at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona and then transferred to and are still enrolled at another institution are represented by the lighter aqua bar with the bottom white stripe ().
  • Students from the original group whose status is unknown are represented by the green bar with the top white stripe (). These students may have graduated or still be enrolled somewhere, but their status could not be determined conclusively.

California State Polytechnic University, Pomona | Bachelor's Seeking Model - First-Time Full-Time

OUTCOMES FOR STUDENT STARTING AT
CALIFORNIA STATE POLYTECHNIC UNIVERSITY, POMONA IN FALL 2010 BY SUMMER 2016
 
2010-11
 
2011-12
 
2012-13
WITHIN 4 YEARS
2013-14
WITHIN 5 YEARS
2014-15
WITHIN 6 YEARS
2015-16
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Bachelor's degree from California State Polytechnic University, Pomona 0% 0% 0% 18% 53% 68%
+ Associate and/or Certificate degree from California State Polytechnic University, Pomona 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
= Total Graduated from California State Polytechnic University, Pomona 0% 0% 0% 18% 53% 68%
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Bachelor's degree from another institution 0% 0% 0% 1% 2% 3%
+ Associate and/or Certificate degree from another institution 0% 0% 1% 0% 1% 1%
= Total Graduated from another institution 0% 0% 1% 1% 3% 4%
Enrolled at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona 97% 89% 84% 64% 27% 10%
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Enrolled at another 4-year institution 0% 1% 2% 3% 3% 3%
+ Enrolled at another 2-year institution 0% 5% 6% 6% 6% 5%
= Total Transferred and enrolled
at another institution
0% 6% 8% 9% 9% 8%
Current Status Unknown 3% 5% 7% 8% 8% 10%
Full-Time Transfer

Full-Time Transfer Students Starting Fall 2010

Number of students: 1,212

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86%
3%
1%
2%
8%
WITHIN 6 YEARS
80%
2%
9%
2%
7%
WITHIN 4 YEARS
18%
1%
71%
2%
8%
WITHIN 2 YEARS
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Graduated: Reporting institution
Transferred & Graduated: Other Institution
Enrolled: Reporting institution
Transferred & Enrolled: Other Institution
Current Status Unknown

The SAM Full-time Bachelor's Degree model tracks a group of students who started a bachelor's degree program at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona in the Fall of 2010. The students' progress toward a degree is reported within 4, 5, and 6 years. The same group of students is included in the results for every year.

The sections of the SAM chart represent the proportion of students in the original group with the following five outcomes.

  • Students who started at and graduated from California State Polytechnic University, Pomona are represented by the darker purple bar with the solid black bar underneath (). (This section of the chart Within 6 Years is approximately the same as the federal graduation rate, but it may differ slightly for each institution.)
  • Students who started at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona and then transferred to and graduated from another institution are represented by the lighter purple bar with the white stripe underneath ()
  • Students who started at and are still enrolled at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona are represented by the darker aqua bar with two white stripes underneath ().
  • Students who started at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona and then transferred to and are still enrolled at another institution are represented by the lighter aqua bar with the bottom white stripe ().
  • Students from the original group whose status is unknown are represented by the green bar with the top white stripe (). These students may have graduated or still be enrolled somewhere, but their status could not be determined conclusively.

California State Polytechnic University, Pomona | Bachelor's Seeking Model - Full-Time Transfer

OUTCOMES FOR STUDENT STARTING AT
CALIFORNIA STATE POLYTECHNIC UNIVERSITY, POMONA IN FALL 2010 BY SUMMER 2016
 
2010-11
WITHIN 2 YEARS
2011-12
 
2012-13
WITHIN 4 YEARS
2013-14
 
2014-15
WITHIN 6 YEARS
2015-16
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Bachelor's degree from California State Polytechnic University, Pomona 0% 18% 64% 80% 85% 86%
+ Associate and/or Certificate degree from California State Polytechnic University, Pomona 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
= Total Graduated from California State Polytechnic University, Pomona 0% 18% 64% 80% 85% 86%
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Bachelor's degree from another institution 0% 0% 1% 1% 2% 2%
+ Associate and/or Certificate degree from another institution 3% 1% 1% 1% 1% 1%
= Total Graduated from another institution 3% 1% 2% 2% 3% 3%
Enrolled at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona 88% 71% 27% 9% 3% 1%
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Enrolled at another 4-year institution 0% 1% 1% 1% 1% 1%
+ Enrolled at another 2-year institution 0% 1% 1% 1% 1% 1%
= Total Transferred and enrolled
at another institution
0% 2% 2% 2% 2% 2%
Current Status Unknown 9% 8% 5% 7% 7% 8%