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California Polytechnic State University San Luis Obispo


Overview

Student Population
22,370
Best Colleges National Rank
#94
 Location San Luis Obispo, California
 Online calpoly.edu 
School Type Public 4 Year
Size Large
Profit Status Non-profit
On campus housing Yes
Degrees Offered Undergrad/Graduate

Located in San Luis Obispo, California, California Polytechnic State University San Luis Obispo is a large four year public college offering both undergrad and graduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 48,588 prospective students applied, and 16,817 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 5,253 enrolled in the school.  21,375 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 995 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2017/2018, excluding room and board, is $5,742 plus fees of $3,690. Cal Poly is ranked 94 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2019 U.S. Colleges Ranking.


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Admission Standards
Very High
Test Scores
SAT ACT GPA
SAT1270/1430
ACT26/31
GPA3.87
Applications Accepted
34.6%
Applications DueNov 30, 2018
Applicant CompetitionHigh

Annual Cost to Attend

California Resident Tuition
$5,742
In State Costs for California Polytechnic State University San Luis Obispo
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,884
Other Fees$3,690
Room and Board $13,134
Budget for Other Expenses$2,703
Total One Year Cost$27,153
Out of State Tuition
$17,622
Out of State Costs for California Polytechnic State University San Luis Obispo
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,884
Other Fees$3,690
Room and Board $13,134
Budget for Other Expenses$2,703
Total One Year Cost$39,033

Outcomes

Average Salary After 10 Years
$69,400 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
75% within 6 years

Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by California Polytechnic State University San Luis Obispo students
Subject Percent of Class
Engineering 24%
Business 15%
Agriculture 15%
Architecture 8%
Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 5%