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.
Cal Poly Pomona’s annual impact on the Inland Empire region
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.
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.