California State Polytechnic University-Pomona Rankings by Salary Score

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California State Polytechnic University-Pomona's Top Rankings

California State Polytechnic University-Pomona is ranked on 3 lists of the best colleges by earnings one year out of college.


Salary and Debt by Major at Cal Poly Pomona

We calculated a salary score for each of Cal Poly Pomona's programs by comparing program-specific median alumni earnings to median alumni earnings for the same program across all schools that provide this data. This way, students can compare the relative salary strength of a specific major at Cal Poly Pomona to the same major at other schools. A school's overall score by level is based on the school's by-program performance weighted by student enrollment in each program. Data is sourced from the December 2020 release of the U.S. Department of Education's College Scorecard and reflects median alumni debt upon graduation and median alumni earnings in the year after graduation for students who received federal financial aid. Debt and salary numbers are shown rounded to the nearest $10.

Salary Scores for CPP Bachelor's Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering 68 99% 99% $23,000 $68,220 68
Agricultural Business and Management 6 98% 98% $16,500 $32,570 6
Animal Sciences 64 94% 94% $19,390 $32,120 64
Anthropology 10 85% 85% $13,500 $20,140 10
Apparel and Textiles 51 95% 95% $18,000 $36,560 51
Architecture 90 100% 100% $29,000 $55,790 90
Biology, General 65 90% 90% $17,500 $31,130 65
Biotechnology 67 91% 91% $21,500 $41,570 67
Business Administration, Management and Operations 59 95% 95% $16,500 $45,010 59
Chemical Engineering 33 99% 99% $21,000 $63,380 33
Chemistry 56 93% 93% $21,000 $39,470 56
City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning 93 97% 97% $23,030 $51,000 93
Civil Engineering 88 98% 98% $20,830 $67,630 88
Communication and Media Studies 64 95% 95% $16,700 $35,800 64
Computer Engineering 31 97% 97% $17,470 $65,240 31
Computer Science 38 93% 93% $20,000 $62,010 38
Construction Engineering Technologies 94 97% 97% $24,000 $76,750 94
Design and Applied Arts 47 94% 94% $21,330 $34,450 47
Dietetics and Clinical Nutrition Services 35 95% 95% Not Reported $30,410 35
Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft 43 95% 95% $15,830 $22,480 43
Ecology, Evolution, Systematics, and Population Biology 95 94% 94% $16,830 $36,130 95
Economics 18 95% 95% $19,500 $38,290 18
Electrical Engineering Technologies/Technicians 57 98% 98% $19,700 $61,810 57
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering 62 95% 95% $20,000 $73,200 62
Engineering Technology, General 97 100% 100% Not Reported $72,860 97
English Language and Literature, General 13 91% 91% $19,270 $22,920 13
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies 61 96% 96% $19,680 $30,980 61
Food Science and Technology 83 93% 93% $16,500 $54,110 83
Geography and Cartography 45 100% 100% $14,000 $35,590 45
Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences 94 100% 100% $22,500 $47,260 94
Health and Physical Education/Fitness 22 97% 97% $19,170 $26,460 22
History 27 93% 93% $19,000 $26,740 27
Hospitality Administration/Management 50 95% 95% $15,000 $37,470 50
Industrial Engineering 52 98% 98% $22,090 $68,280 52
Landscape Architecture 72 95% 95% $26,740 $49,470 72
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 20 92% 92% $15,000 $26,670 20
Manufacturing Engineering 53 96% 96% $25,500 $64,990 53
Mathematics 21 91% 91% $16,500 $36,990 21
Mechanical Engineering 71 99% 99% $22,500 $68,820 71
Mechanical Engineering Related Technologies/Technicians 31 100% 100% $19,110 $53,780 31
Music 42 98% 98% $21,500 $26,350 42
Nutrition Sciences 10 95% 95% $17,500 $24,040 10
Philosophy 12 88% 88% $18,000 $20,140 12
Physics 52 100% 100% $18,000 $44,090 52
Plant Sciences 41 100% 100% $19,170 $35,950 41
Political Science and Government 20 94% 94% $15,910 $29,370 20
Psychology, General 29 92% 92% $16,010 $27,380 29
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 4 90% 90% $12,780 $20,140 4
Sociology 35 94% 94% $12,350 $30,410 35

Salary Scores for CPP Master's Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Architecture 83 100% 100% Not Reported $59,170 83
Biology, General 40 93% 93% Not Reported $38,290 40
Business Administration, Management and Operations 70 95% 95% Not Reported $82,440 70
City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning 87 100% 100% Not Reported $63,010 87
Civil Engineering 73 97% 97% $27,330 $76,460 73
Computer Science 39 92% 92% Not Reported $94,410 39
Education, General 99 100% 100% $20,500 $70,300 99
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering 45 96% 96% Not Reported $91,740 45
English Language and Literature, General 68 93% 93% $37,130 $43,800 68
Interior Architecture 14 89% 89% Not Reported $48,820 14
Mechanical Engineering 53 100% 100% Not Reported $84,650 53
Psychology, General 70 93% 93% $37,130 $49,560 70
Public Administration 42 100% 100% Not Reported $52,110 42

Salary Scores for CPP Doctoral Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Educational Administration and Supervision 96 100% 100% $61,500 $115,660 96

Reviews by Program

Most Recent Reviews

Roxanne Rothafel 11/30/2019

As someone who was uncertain of her future career path, Cal Poly Pomona was an excellent school to quite literally get my hands dirty. Concepts are generally explained, examined, and then put into practice, so if you want real life situations where you'll be learning your future occupation head on, then Cal Poly Pomona is an excellent choice. I will mention that some of the facilities are outdated and the school is making vast improvements year over year, but is struggling to keep up with the larger and larger... Read More

Terence Yu 8/17/2019

The Psychology undergraduate program has an immensely rigorous plan of study. The course flow has very much needed content in regards to fundamental concepts, foundations in practice, and specializations in various areas of the field. Such content include Social Psychology, Abnormal Psychology, Industrial Organization, and many theories classes. Furthermore, the educators are very well versed in their teachings and many are research oriented. This leads to experts in academia who have their doctorates with... Read More