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CAL POLY - San Luis Obispo

Cal Poly is a distinctive learning community for academically motivated students who seek a challenging, hands-on education in order to prepare for professional and personal success in an increasingly scientific and technological world.

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Total Tuition $20,816.00

School Information

Calendar: Quarter
Locale: Suburb: Midsize
Open Admissions: Yes
Sector: Public, 4-year or above
Carnegie Basic: Master's Colleges and Universities (larger programs)
Religious Affiliation: Not applicable
Accrediting Agency: Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities
Common name(s): Cal Poly

Students & Faculty

Total Faculty
Student/Fac Ratio

* All data is provided by the school or compiled from IPEDS as of December 2018


SAT Scores:
Math: 580–680, Reading: 540–640
(25th-75th percentile)
ACT Scores:
(25th-75th percentile)

Note: 25th-75th percentile ranges show the range of scores achieved by the middle 50% of students who were admitted to the school.

Other Requirements:
Admissions Test Scores?
Other Test?
College Prep?
Neither required nor recommended

Degrees & Programs

Certificate Associate Bachelor Master Doctorate
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering
Agricultural Business and Management, General
Agricultural Engineering
Agricultural Mechanization, General
Agricultural Teacher Education
Agriculture, General
Agronomy and Crop Science
Animal Sciences, General
Architectural Engineering
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other
Chemistry, General
City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning
Civil Engineering, General
Computer Engineering, General
Computer Science
Computer Software Engineering
Construction Engineering
Dairy Science
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Economics, General
Education, General
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Engineering Science
Engineering, General
English Language and Literature, General
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies, Other
Fine/Studio Arts, General
Food Science
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General
Forestry, General
Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences, Other
Graphic Communications, General
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General
History, General
Horticultural Science
Industrial Engineering
Industrial Technology/Technician
Landscape Architecture
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Manufacturing Engineering
Materials Engineering
Mathematics, General
Mechanical Engineering
Microbiology, General
Music, General
Natural Resources Management and Policy, Other
Ornamental Horticulture
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies
Physics, General
Political Science and Government, General
Polymer Chemistry
Psychology, General
Public Administration
Rhetoric and Composition
Social Sciences, General
Social Sciences, Other
Soil Science and Agronomy, General
Statistics, General
Viticulture and Enology

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