California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo

California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo (referred to as Cal Poly) is a Public, 4 years school located in San Luis Obispo, CA. It is classified as Master's College and University (larger programs) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Master's degree. The 2020 tuition & fees at California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo is $10,195 for California residents and $28,105 for out-of-state students. The school has a total enrollment of 22,440 and student to faculty ratio is 4.76% (21 to 1).

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Who Accredits California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo

California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo is accredited by WASC Senior College and University Commission (4/30/1951 - Current).

California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo Overview

California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo (referred to as Cal Poly) is a Public, 4 years school located in San Luis Obispo, CA. It is classified as Master's College and University (larger programs) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Master's degree. The 2020 tuition & fees at California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo is $10,195 for California residents and $28,105 for out-of-state students. The school has a total enrollment of 22,440 and student to faculty ratio is 4.76% (21 to 1).

Cal Poly 2020 Key Statistics
Tuition & Fees$28,105
$10,195 for California Residents
Acceptance Rate33%
Student Population22,440
Graduation Rate83%
Student to Faculty Ratio21 to 1

The undergraduate tuition & fees at California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo is $10,195 for California residents and $28,105 for out-of-state students for academic year 2019-2020. The graduate tuition & fees at California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo is $11,629 for California residents and $21,133 for out-of-state students for academic year 2019-2020. 53% of enrolled students have received grants and/or scholarships and the average amount of received financial aid is $6,996 (exclude student loans).

Cal Poly 2020 Tuition & Fees
Undergraduate
California Residents$10,195
Out-of-State$28,105
Graduate
California Residents$11,629
Out-of-State$21,133
Average Financial Amount$6,996

The acceptance rate at California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo is 33% and the admission yield (also known as enrollment rate) is 27%.
The average SAT score is 1,315 and the average ACT score is 29. California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo accepts dual credit, credit for life experiences, advanced placement(AP) credits.

Cal Poly 2020 Admission Statistics
Acceptance Rate33%
Yield (Enrollment Rate)27%
SAT Scores1,315
ACT Scores29

California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo offers the distance education programs that all courses for completing a degree program can be done through online exclusively for graduate programs. In addition, the distance learning courses are offered for students who are not enrolled online exclusively. California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo offers ROTC, study abroad, teacher certification program. On California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo campus, remedial services, academic/career services, employment services for students, placement services for completers, on-campus daycare for students' children are provided for their students.

Special Learning Opportunities & On-campus Services at Cal Poly
Distance Learning (Online Classes)
  • Graduate Level Courses & Programs
Special learning Opportunities
  • ROTC (Army)
  • Study abroad
  • Teacher certification
On-Campus Student Services
  • Remedial services
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students
  • Placement services for completers
  • On-campus daycare for students' children

Cal Poly Key Statistics

Quickly Check the Key Statistics of California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo

33%

Acceptance Rate

22,440

Total Number of Students

$28,105

Tuition & Fees

881

Total Full-time Faculties

21 to 1

Student to Faculty Ratio

83%

Graduation Rate

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