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Cal Poly Comparisons

San Luis Obispo, California

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Curious how California Polytechnic State University San Luis Obispo stacks up against other colleges? Compare Cal Poly to any three other US colleges using the College Simply compare tool, or compare with some of the pre-selected schools below.

Compare with California Public Colleges

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University of California Los Angeles

$5,700 higher in-state tuition
16% lower acceptance rate


S
San Diego State University

Equivalent in-state tuition
6% higher acceptance rate


C
University of California Irvine

$5,700 higher in-state tuition
1% lower acceptance rate


C
University of California Berkeley

$5,700 higher in-state tuition
12% lower acceptance rate


C
University of California Santa Barbara

$5,700 higher in-state tuition
2% higher acceptance rate


C
University of California Davis

$5,700 higher in-state tuition
11% higher acceptance rate


S
San Jose State University

Equivalent in-state tuition
36% higher acceptance rate


C
California State University Long Beach

Equivalent in-state tuition
11% higher acceptance rate


C
University of California San Diego

$5,700 higher in-state tuition
3% higher acceptance rate


C
California State University Fullerton

Equivalent in-state tuition
25% higher acceptance rate


C
University of California Riverside

$5,700 higher in-state tuition
29% higher acceptance rate


C
California State University Chico

Equivalent in-state tuition
44% higher acceptance rate


C
University of California Santa Cruz

$5,700 higher in-state tuition
23% higher acceptance rate


H
Humboldt State University

Equivalent in-state tuition
64% higher acceptance rate


C
California State Polytechnic University Pomona

Equivalent in-state tuition
27% higher acceptance rate


Compare with California Private Colleges

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Stanford University

$47,115 higher in-state tuition
24% lower acceptance rate


S
University of Southern California

$51,514 higher in-state tuition
17% lower acceptance rate


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Pepperdine University

$49,898 higher in-state tuition
4% higher acceptance rate


S
University of San Francisco

$43,998 higher in-state tuition
36% higher acceptance rate


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Loyola Marymount University

$43,808 higher in-state tuition
16% higher acceptance rate


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University of San Diego

$44,708 higher in-state tuition
21% higher acceptance rate


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Santa Clara University

$47,256 higher in-state tuition
21% higher acceptance rate


C
Chapman University

$48,798 higher in-state tuition
28% higher acceptance rate


C
California Institute of Technology

$46,764 higher in-state tuition
22% lower acceptance rate


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Pomona College

$48,638 higher in-state tuition
21% lower acceptance rate


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Occidental College

$50,238 higher in-state tuition
9% higher acceptance rate


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University of the Pacific

$43,162 higher in-state tuition
38% higher acceptance rate


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Point Loma Nazarene University

$30,608 higher in-state tuition
46% higher acceptance rate


H
Harvey Mudd College

$52,617 higher in-state tuition
14% lower acceptance rate


C
Claremont McKenna College

$50,448 higher in-state tuition
18% lower acceptance rate


S
Scripps College

$51,228 higher in-state tuition
4% higher acceptance rate


W
Westmont College

$39,668 higher in-state tuition
37% higher acceptance rate


B
Biola University

$36,234 higher in-state tuition
42% higher acceptance rate


S
Soka University of America

$26,508 higher in-state tuition
12% higher acceptance rate


M
Mills College

$23,598 higher in-state tuition
48% higher acceptance rate


T
Thomas Aquinas College

$19,858 higher in-state tuition
51% higher acceptance rate


Compare with Regional Public Colleges

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University of Nevada Reno

$1,248 higher in-state tuition
60% higher acceptance rate


Compare with National Colleges

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University of Florida

$1,265 lower in-state tuition
9% higher acceptance rate


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The University of Texas at Austin

$5,082 higher in-state tuition
4% higher acceptance rate


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Clemson University

$8,376 higher in-state tuition
23% higher acceptance rate


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University of Georgia

$4,048 higher in-state tuition
17% higher acceptance rate


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University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

$1,277 higher in-state tuition
5% lower acceptance rate


V
Virginia Tech

$5,678 higher in-state tuition
42% higher acceptance rate


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Ohio State University

$4,455 higher in-state tuition
26% higher acceptance rate


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University of Maryland College Park

$3,082 higher in-state tuition
16% higher acceptance rate


W
University of Wisconsin Madison

$3,531 higher in-state tuition
26% higher acceptance rate


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University of Washington Seattle Campus

$4,628 higher in-state tuition
24% higher acceptance rate


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North Carolina State University at Raleigh

$793 higher in-state tuition
17% higher acceptance rate


P
Purdue University Main Campus

$3,466 higher in-state tuition
32% higher acceptance rate


V
University of Virginia Main Campus

$9,094 higher in-state tuition
4% lower acceptance rate


T
Texas A & M University College Station

$2,790 higher in-state tuition
30% higher acceptance rate


S
University of South Carolina Columbia

$6,546 higher in-state tuition
41% higher acceptance rate


G
Georgia Institute of Technology Main Campus

$4,516 higher in-state tuition
7% lower acceptance rate


M
Miami University

$7,137 higher in-state tuition
52% higher acceptance rate


S
Stony Brook University

$1,328 higher in-state tuition
16% higher acceptance rate


B
SUNY at Binghamton

$1,328 higher in-state tuition
13% higher acceptance rate


M
University of Massachusetts Amherst

$10,049 higher in-state tuition
36% higher acceptance rate


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University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign

$6,294 higher in-state tuition
31% higher acceptance rate


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University of Pittsburgh Pittsburgh Campus

$12,886 higher in-state tuition
29% higher acceptance rate


T
The University of Texas at Dallas

$7,700 higher in-state tuition
51% higher acceptance rate


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Rutgers University New Brunswick

$6,488 higher in-state tuition
33% higher acceptance rate


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Rutgers University New Brunswick

$6,488 higher in-state tuition
33% higher acceptance rate


M
University of Minnesota Twin Cities

$7,576 higher in-state tuition
29% higher acceptance rate


U
University of Utah

$1,670 higher in-state tuition
34% higher acceptance rate


C
University of Connecticut

$8,056 higher in-state tuition
21% higher acceptance rate