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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
5% 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
15% 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
25% higher acceptance rate


C
California State University Long Beach

Equivalent in-state tuition
1% higher acceptance rate


C
University of California San Diego

$5,700 higher in-state tuition
0% higher acceptance rate


C
California State University Fullerton

Equivalent in-state tuition
13% higher acceptance rate


C
University of California Riverside

$5,700 higher in-state tuition
21% higher acceptance rate


C
California State University Chico

Equivalent in-state tuition
35% higher acceptance rate


C
University of California Santa Cruz

$5,700 higher in-state tuition
17% higher acceptance rate


C
University of California Merced

$5,700 higher in-state tuition
36% higher acceptance rate


C
California State Polytechnic University Pomona

Equivalent in-state tuition
25% higher acceptance rate


Compare with California Private Colleges

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Stanford University

$44,961 higher in-state tuition
26% lower acceptance rate


S
University of Southern California

$49,578 higher in-state tuition
17% lower acceptance rate


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Pepperdine University

$47,938 higher in-state tuition
6% higher acceptance rate


S
University of San Francisco

$41,808 higher in-state tuition
35% higher acceptance rate


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Loyola Marymount University

$41,728 higher in-state tuition
17% higher acceptance rate


S
University of San Diego

$43,008 higher in-state tuition
23% higher acceptance rate


S
Santa Clara University

$45,339 higher in-state tuition
20% higher acceptance rate


C
Chapman University

$46,598 higher in-state tuition
24% higher acceptance rate


C
California Institute of Technology

$44,745 higher in-state tuition
23% lower acceptance rate


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Pomona College

$46,670 higher in-state tuition
22% lower acceptance rate


O
Occidental College

$48,348 higher in-state tuition
7% higher acceptance rate


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University of the Pacific

$41,738 higher in-state tuition
33% higher acceptance rate


P
Point Loma Nazarene University

$29,358 higher in-state tuition
39% higher acceptance rate


H
Harvey Mudd College

$50,589 higher in-state tuition
16% lower acceptance rate


C
Claremont McKenna College

$48,418 higher in-state tuition
21% lower acceptance rate


S
Scripps College

$49,064 higher in-state tuition
6% lower acceptance rate


W
Westmont College

$38,388 higher in-state tuition
32% higher acceptance rate


S
Soka University of America

$25,568 higher in-state tuition
9% higher acceptance rate


O
Otis College of Art and Design

$37,938 higher in-state tuition
64% higher acceptance rate


T
Thomas Aquinas College

$19,258 higher in-state tuition
48% higher acceptance rate


Compare with Regional Public Colleges

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University of Nevada Reno

$723 higher in-state tuition
58% 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

$4,868 higher in-state tuition
9% higher acceptance rate


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University of Michigan

$9,192 higher in-state tuition
7% lower acceptance rate


C
Clemson University

$8,240 higher in-state tuition
17% higher acceptance rate


G
University of Georgia

$3,810 higher in-state tuition
19% higher acceptance rate


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University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

$1,277 higher in-state tuition
7% lower acceptance rate


V
Virginia Tech

$5,678 higher in-state tuition
35% higher acceptance rate


O
Ohio State University

$4,110 higher in-state tuition
22% higher acceptance rate


M
University of Maryland College Park

$2,909 higher in-state tuition
17% higher acceptance rate


W
University of Wisconsin Madison

$3,531 higher in-state tuition
22% higher acceptance rate


W
University of Washington Seattle Campus

$4,385 higher in-state tuition
19% 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
28% higher acceptance rate


V
University of Virginia Main Campus

$9,069 higher in-state tuition
4% lower acceptance rate


T
Texas A & M University College Station

$2,566 higher in-state tuition
38% higher acceptance rate


M
Miami University

$6,606 higher in-state tuition
45% higher acceptance rate


S
Stony Brook University

$1,128 higher in-state tuition
12% higher acceptance rate


B
SUNY at Binghamton

$1,128 higher in-state tuition
10% higher acceptance rate


M
University of Massachusetts Amherst

$9,664 higher in-state tuition
30% higher acceptance rate


I
University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign

$6,294 higher in-state tuition
32% higher acceptance rate


P
University of Pittsburgh Pittsburgh Campus

$12,388 higher in-state tuition
29% higher acceptance rate


T
The University of Texas at Dallas

$7,292 higher in-state tuition
39% higher acceptance rate


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Rutgers University New Brunswick

$6,144 higher in-state tuition
30% higher acceptance rate


R
Rutgers University New Brunswick

$6,144 higher in-state tuition
30% higher acceptance rate


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University of Minnesota Twin Cities

$7,316 higher in-state tuition
22% higher acceptance rate


C
University of Cincinnati Main Campus

$3,580 higher in-state tuition
43% higher acceptance rate


C
University of Connecticut

$7,106 higher in-state tuition
19% higher acceptance rate


B
CUNY Bernard M Baruch College

$988 higher in-state tuition
9% higher acceptance rate