Cal Poly Pomona College of Business Administration

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Cal Poly Pomona
College of Business Administration
Cal Poly Pomona university seal.png
Motto Instrumentum Disciplinae (Latin: "Application of Knowledge")
Established 1957
Type Public College
Space Grant[1]
Dean Rich Lapidus[2]
Academic staff 146 (2001)[3]
Admin. staff 90
Students 5,214 (2012-2013)[4]
(percent of total university enrollment: 24%)
Undergraduates 4,250 (Fall 2011)
Postgraduates 150 (Fall 2008)[5]
Location Pomona (pop. 152,631),[6]
California California,
United States United States

34°03′31″N 117°49′22″W / 34.0586°N 117.8228°W / 34.0586; -117.8228Coordinates: 34°03′31″N 117°49′22″W / 34.0586°N 117.8228°W / 34.0586; -117.8228
Campus • Building 6 • Building's 162, 163, 164
Colors Green and Gold          [7]
Mascot Billy Bronco
Affiliations AACSB International
Cal Poly Pomona
California State University
Website Cal Poly Pomona - Business

The Cal Poly Pomona College of Business Administration is the business college at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona (Cal Poly Pomona) located in Pomona, California, United States. The College of Business Administration educates students in technical and managerial competence necessary for successful performance in business, industry, government and education. CBA is accredited by AACSB International.


First-Time Freshmen Profile[8][9][10]
2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Enrollment 384 497 567 533 330 310 232 476 447
Average GPA 3.18 3.15 3.15 3.17 3.19 3.25 3.28 3.18 3.25
Average SAT 977 950 950 1011 1015 1009 1019 1001 1023

Academic programs[edit]


The College of Business Administration (CBA) grants Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree with the following seven concentrations.

Student Clubs[edit]

  • Poly Founders, is a multi-disciplinary organization for young entrepreneurs based at Cal Poly Pomona.
  • FAST, short for Forensics and Security Technology, is a student organization in which students are interested computer forensics and security.
  • SWIFT, short for Students With an Interest in the Future of Technology, is Cal Poly Pomona’s organization of professionals and students interested in technology, computer security, and open source software. SWIFT is also a registered DEF CON group known as DC-CPP.
  • MISSA, short for Management Information Systems Student Association, is the largest student organization at Cal Poly Pomona. The club was started by Computer Information Systems students as a chapter of ISACA which is open to all students. MISSA was formed to expose students to IT professionals, computing workshops, and social gatherings.
  • ATOMS short for the Association of Technology and Operations Management Students, ATOMS exists to cultivate interest and foster growth in the diverse fields of Technology and Operations Management (TOM). ATOMS offers many opportunities for members to better educate themselves in their field, network with industry leaders, strengthen their communication skills, and gain the support of other TOM majors. By bringing in industry guest speakers, planning company tours, and offering a variety of networking opportunities, ATOMS is dedicated to providing students with a strong social and academic foundation to smoothly transition to the working world.
  • Delta Sigma Pi was a coed professional business fraternity with over 220,000 collegiate and alumni members around the country. Originally chartered on campus in 1969. Before 1989 Delta Sigma Pi was an all male Fraternity at Cal Poly and very active on campus. The organization was formally rechartered in 2001 and has since grown to be one of the larger organizations in the College. As a business fraternity, students eligible to pledge and ultimately join must be majoring in any major within the College of Business, Economics, Food Marketing and Agribusiness, Apparel Merchandising and Management, or Hotel and Restaurant Management. Events focus on developing professionalism, encouraging networking, fostering friendships, and serving the community.
  • The American Marketing Association The American Marketing Association goal is to foster students' marketing, advertising, and promotional skills and prepare them for the business environment. We look forward to enhancing students holistically by exposing them to academic, hands on, professional, philanthropic, and social events. We believe that collaboration, hard work, relationship building, and camaraderie are imperative in order for our organization to grow successfully.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "California Space Grant Consortium Affiliates". California Space Grant Consortium. Retrieved 2008-10-07. 
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  3. ^ CSUMentor - Cal Poly Pomona
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  5. ^ stats
  6. ^ "Pomona, California". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-09-11. 
  7. ^ "University Typefaces and Colors". California State Polytechnic University, Pomona Office of Public Affairs. Retrieved 2010-05-13. 
  8. ^ "Just the Facts". California State Polytechnic University, Pomona. Retrieved 2010-05-09. 
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