California State Polytechnic University-Pomona Rankings Based on Salary

  • California State Polytechnic University-Pomona ranks better than 54% of colleges, based on bachelor's salaries.
  • California State Polytechnic University-Pomona ranks better than 84% of colleges, based on debt for a bachelor's degree.
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California State Polytechnic University-Pomona's Top Rankings

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 a weighted average of all of its program scores. Data is sourced from the U.S. Department of Education's College Scorecard and was last updated in December 2020. It reflects median alumni debt upon graduation and median alumni earnings in the year after graduation for students who received federal financial aid.

Salary Scores for CPP Bachelor's Degrees

CPP ranks higher than 54% of colleges for bachelor's degrees, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering 68% $23,000 $68,219 68%
Agricultural Business and Management 6% $16,500 $32,569 6%
Animal Sciences 64% $19,394 $32,124 64%
Anthropology 10% $13,500 $20,140 10%
Apparel and Textiles 51% $18,000 $36,560 51%
Architecture 90% $29,000 $55,794 90%
Biology, General 65% $17,500 $31,133 65%
Biotechnology 67% $21,500 $41,565 67%
Business Administration, Management and Operations 59% $16,500 $45,009 59%
Chemical Engineering 33% $21,000 $63,377 33%
Chemistry 56% $21,000 $39,467 56%
City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning 93% $23,026 $50,995 93%
Civil Engineering 88% $20,832 $67,626 88%
Communication and Media Studies 64% $16,699 $35,799 64%
Computer Engineering 31% $17,471 $65,238 31%
Computer Science 38% $20,000 $62,012 38%
Construction Engineering Technologies 94% $24,000 $76,749 94%
Design and Applied Arts 47% $21,334 $34,450 47%
Dietetics and Clinical Nutrition Services 35% Not Reported $30,409 35%
Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft 43% $15,832 $22,482 43%
Ecology, Evolution, Systematics, and Population Biology 95% $16,834 $36,131 95%
Economics 18% $19,500 $38,289 18%
Electrical Engineering Technologies/Technicians 57% $19,700 $61,814 57%
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering 62% $20,000 $73,195 62%
Engineering Technology, General 97% Not Reported $72,860 97%
English Language and Literature, General 13% $19,272 $22,916 13%
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies 61% $19,676 $30,984 61%
Food Science and Technology 83% $16,500 $54,109 83%
Geography and Cartography 45% $14,000 $35,594 45%
Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences 94% $22,500 $47,260 94%
Health and Physical Education/Fitness 22% $19,166 $26,458 22%
History 27% $19,000 $26,739 27%
Hospitality Administration/Management 50% $15,000 $37,473 50%
Industrial Engineering 52% $22,090 $68,278 52%
Landscape Architecture 72% $26,737 $49,468 72%
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 20% $15,000 $26,669 20%
Manufacturing Engineering 53% $25,500 $64,990 53%
Mathematics 21% $16,500 $36,992 21%
Mechanical Engineering 71% $22,500 $68,821 71%
Mechanical Engineering Related Technologies/Technicians 31% $19,112 $53,775 31%
Music 42% $21,500 $26,353 42%
Nutrition Sciences 10% $17,500 $24,035 10%
Philosophy 12% $18,000 $20,140 12%
Physics 52% $18,000 $44,091 52%
Plant Sciences 41% $19,166 $35,954 41%
Political Science and Government 20% $15,908 $29,374 20%
Psychology, General 29% $16,011 $27,376 29%
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 4% $12,781 $20,140 4%
Sociology 35% $12,349 $30,409 35%

Salary Scores for CPP Master's Degrees

CPP ranks higher than 73% of colleges for master's degrees, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Architecture 83% Not Reported $59,169 83%
Biology, General 40% Not Reported $38,289 40%
Business Administration, Management and Operations 70% Not Reported $82,440 70%
City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning 87% Not Reported $63,005 87%
Civil Engineering 73% $27,332 $76,460 73%
Computer Science 39% Not Reported $94,408 39%
Education, General 99% $20,500 $70,296 99%
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering 45% Not Reported $91,744 45%
English Language and Literature, General 68% $37,131 $43,798 68%
Interior Architecture 14% Not Reported $48,823 14%
Mechanical Engineering 53% Not Reported $84,653 53%
Psychology, General 70% $37,131 $49,562 70%
Public Administration 42% Not Reported $52,107 42%

Salary Scores for CPP Doctoral Degrees

CPP ranks higher than 96% of colleges for doctorates, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Educational Administration and Supervision 96% $61,500 $115,658 96%

California State Polytechnic University-Pomona Reviews

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