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San Luis Obispo, CA
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33%Acceptance rate
3.83Avg GPA
$45KCost
21KUndergrads
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California Polytechnic State University | Cal Poly

San Luis Obispo, CaliforniaPublic

Your chances

Acceptance rate

33%

Public school in California with 21,000 total undergraduate students
Suburban
Far West
On campus housing
D1 Basketball
Big Sky Conference, Big West Conference
1 Grand Ave., San Luis Obispo, CA 93407
(805) 756-1111
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Admissions

Overall acceptance rate
33%
Yield rate - overall
27%

Acceptance rate breakdown

Women
37%

Men
28%

Applicant breakdown

Total number of applicants
54,570

Women: 49%
Men: 51%

Cost & scholarships

Your estimated net cost
$ ? / year
In-state
$26,768
Out-of-state
$44,678

Average net cost after aid

Income
Average net cost

$0–30,000
$15,733

$30,001–48,000
$191

$48,001–75,000
$189

$75,001–110,000
$2,213,163

Over $110,000
$11,587

Published costs and averages can be misleading: they don’t fully account for your family’s finances (for financial aid) or your academic profile (for scholarships).

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Applications

How to apply

Doesn’t accept Common App
Test not used
Rec letters not used
Doesn’t consider class rank
TOEFL not used (international applicants)
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Students

First-year enrolled students (full-time)
4,884
Student diversity
Moderately diverse
4-year graduation rate
53%

6-year graduation rate
82%

Retention rate
94%

Admission policy
Co-ed

International students
2%

Enrolled breakdown by gender

Women: 50%
Men: 50%

Race & ethnicity diversity

Among domestic students
Asian and Pacific Islander
13%

Black
1%

Hispanic
17%

Native American
< 1%

Other
13%

White
56%

Academics

Student faculty ratio
20:1
Calendar system
Quarter

Special academic offering

Study abroad

Credit for AP exams

Offers graduate degree

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