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Cal Poly Pomona

One of only six polytechnic universities in the United States, Cal Poly Pomona is recognized for its nationally ranked hospitality management, architecture and engineering programs. The university has received millions of dollars in new grants that will help the campus make a difference by advancing agricultural practices, improving teacher training and focusing on program development.


High Magnitude Economic Impact


Cal Poly Pomona's Annual Spending chart






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Cal Poly Pomona’s annual impact on the Inland Empire region is enormous. Annual spending related to Cal Poly Pomona in the Inland Empire region ($489 million) generates a total impact of $810 million on the regional economy. This impact sustains more than 13,000 jobs in the region, and generates more than $44 million per year in tax revenue. Even greater—more than $1 billion of the earnings by alumni from Cal Poly Pomona are attributable to their CSU degrees.


Cal Poly Pomona improves California’s economy with research, education, and an entrepreneurial spirit. The College of Agriculture at Cal Poly Pomona has transformed into a modern, urban, inclusive program that operates a 700-acre farm surrounded by three freeways and 13 million people. The inclusion of the food industry enables the college to embrace everything, literally, from the farm to the plate.



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Last Updated: April 27, 2005