Measuring the Value of the CSU

Contributions to the Public Good

California State University, Pomona

The information provided in this section addresses many important institutional contributions to California. This small collection of data is designed to ensure that many of our public universities are recognized for their societal contributions as well as demonstrating greater accountability to individual students, parents, and the public-at-large.

 
Degrees Granted 2016-17
Total Degree Awards Pomona % of CSU CSU % of State
Bachelor's 5,1635%98,77147%
Master's4192%19,96325%
Doctoral143%5403%
Total5,5965%119,27438%

Bachelor's Degree Awards 2016-17
by Racial and Ethnic Background Pomona % of CSU CSU % of State
African American / Black1213%3,78437%
American Indian / Alaskan Native104%24039%
Asian1,3088%16,52841%
Hispanic1,9306%35,02060%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander52%28931%
White1,0714%28,06442%
Two or More Races1934%4,69546%
Race and Ethnicity Unknown2414%5,67855%
Non-Resident Alien2846%4,47332%
Total5,1635%98,77147%
in High Demand Fields Pomona % of CSU CSU % of State
Hospitality and Tourism37542%88797%
Engineering99315%6,69947%
Agriculture16913%1,28274%
Business and Professional Services1,6849%19,46050%
Information Technology2648%3,16233%
Life Science3813%12,64841%

Regular and Internship Credentials 2016-17
Pomona Percent of CSU CSU Percent of State
First-Time/New Type Credentials Issued, Single Subject823%2,62146%
First-Time/New Type Credentials Issued, Multiple Subject482%3,14251%
First-Time/New Type Credentials Issued, Educ. Specialist634%1,48340%
Sources: CSU Chancellor's Office, National Center for Educational Statistics (NCES), and Commission on Teacher Credentialing

Economic Diversity: Access & Completion
Undergraduate Pell Grant Recipients (2015-16)
Pomona Undergraduates20,886
Pomona Undergraduate Pell Grant Recipients10,653
Pomona Pell Percentage of Undergraduates51%
System Pell Percentage of Undergraduates5%
National Pell Percentage of Public Four-Year Undergraduates35%
National Pell Percentage of Private Four-Year (Not-for-Profit) Undergraduates33%
Bachelor's Degree Pell Grant Recipients (2016-17)
Pomona Bachelor's Degrees5,163
Pomona Pell Grant Bachelor's Degree Recipients3,076
Pomona Pell Percentage of Bachelor's Degrees60%
System Pell Percentage of Bachelor's Degrees59%
Source: CSU Chancellor's Office, National Center for Educational Statistics (NCES).

Sticker and "Net" Tuition & Fees
Average tuition and fee "sticker" charged to
public four-year full-time instate undergraduates in AY 2016-17
$9,086
Average tuition and fee "sticker" charged to
private four-year (not-for-profit) full-time undergraduates in AY 2016-17
$32,722
Pomona average tuition and fee "sticker" charged to all full-time undergraduates in AY 2016-17$7,067
Pomona average tuition and fee "net" paid by full-time undergraduates in AY 2016-17$2,195
Pomona "Net" percent of "Sticker" Tuition & Fees for full-time undergraduates in AY 2016-1731%
Sources: CSU Chancellor's Office, National Center for Educational Statistics (NCES) IPEDS Data Center

Loan Debt of Baccalaureate Recipients
Percentage of All 2015-16 Baccalaureate Recipients Loan Debt
(In prior years, only baccalaureate recipients who started as freshman and graduated were reported.)
Pomona Percentage46%
State Percentage53%
National Public Four-Year Percentage59%
National Private Four-Year (Not-for-Profit) Percentage59%
Average Loan Debt of 2015-16 Baccalaureate Recipients
(In prior years, only baccalaureate recipients who started as freshman and graduated were reported.)
Pomona Average$18,809
State Average$22,744
National Public Four-Year Average$27,291
National Private Four-Year (Not-for-Profit) Average$31,851
Loan Debt Three-Year Default Rate (2013-14)
Pomona Default Rate3.7%
CSU Default Rate4.9%
National Public Four-Year Default Rate7.5%
National Private Four-Year (Not-for-Profit) Default Rate7.0%
Sources: CSU Chancellor's Office, National Center for Educational Statistics (NCES), "The Project on Student Debt" of The Institute for College Access & Success (TICAS), U.S. Department of Education, The Institute for College Access & Success, College InSight, and the U.S. Department of Education 2013 three-year official cohort default rate for schools.

Salaries of Baccalaureate Recipients
- PayScale (2016-17)
National average early career median salary of graduates from public universities$47,097
Pomona graduates' median early career salary$53,600
National average mid-career median salary of graduates from public universities$83,851
Pomona graduates' mid-career median salary$108,300
Source: "Best Public Universities by Salary Potential", PayScale Inc.