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California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo is a Public, 4 years college located in San Luis Obispo, California. Cal Poly ranked 24th in California Colleges and 1st in Federal Region IX.
It has a total enrollment of 22,440 including undergraduate and graduate students and student to faculty ratio is 21 to 1. It is a Master's College and University (larger programs) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Master's degree. Cal Poly's acceptance rate is 33.00% last year (undergraduate school).
California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo is accredited by WASC Senior College and University Commission.
|Address||1 Grand Ave., San Luis Obispo, CA 93407|
|Net Price Calculator||financialaid.calpoly.edu/calculator/npcalc.htm|
|School Type||Public, 4 years|
|Carnegie Category||Master's College and University (larger programs)|
|Highest Degree Offered||Master's degree|
The acceptance rate of California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo is 33.00% and the yield (also known as enrollment rate) is 27.00%. The application fees are $55 for undergraduate programs and $55 for graduate programs.
|Open Admission Policy||✗|
|Acceptance Rate||33.00 %|
|Yield (Enrollment Rate)||27.00 %|
|Undergraduate Application Fees||$55|
|Graduate Application Fees||$55|
Tuition & Fees
Cal Poly's 2022 tuition & fees is $10,195 for California residents and $28,105 for out-of-students. For graduate programs, its 2022 tuition & fees is $11,629 for California residents and $21,133 for out-of-students.
|Undergraduate Tuition & Fees||$10,195||$28,105|
|Graduate Tuition & Fees||$11,629||$21,133|
*Data Source: 2021-2022 Tuition & Fees - National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)
A total of 22,440 students have enrolled for academic year 2020-2021. Among them, 18,546 students have enrolled online exclusively to earn their degrees. Cal Poly has 21,456 undergraduate students and the graduate school has 984 students. You can check student population by gender, age, race/ethnicity, attending status, and online learning.
Offered Degrees and Programs
|Number of programs||119 Programs|
|Number of online programs||2 Programs|
|Academic/career counseling service||✔|
|Placement services for completers||✔|
|On-campus day care for students||✔|
|Distance Learning (online classes)||✔|