Financial Aid Amount Received
$6,996 (26.94% of tuition & fees)
Percent of Financial Aid Received
53% of 21,456 students

All Undergraduate Students Financial Aid

10,877 undergraduate students (53% of all students) have received grants, scholarships, and/or federal student loans at California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo. The percentage of students who received financial aid higher compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in California.
Compare to similar schools in rankings such as California Baptist University and California Lutheran University, the percentage of students who received financial aid is lower (the average of the schools is 78.80%).
The average amount of grants of scholarship aid is $6,996 and the average loan amount is $5,991. The average financial aid amount is 26.94% of tuition & fees based on out-of-state rate (tuition & fees: $25,971).

Undergraduate Financial Aid by Type

Number Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidTotal Amount of Aid ReceivedAverage Amount of Aid Received
Grant or scholarship aid10,877 53%$76,100,151$6,996
Pell Grants3,496 17%$16,592,674$4,746
Federal Students Loans5,407 26%$32,394,729$5,991

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid Comparison Chart

First-time (full-time) Undergraduate Students Financial Aid

For the full-time, first-time undergraduate students (freshmen, in most cases), 2,455 students have received one or more types of financial aid at California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo.
The average amount of federal, state, local or institutional grant aid is $6,186 and the average amount of student loans awarded to full-time first-time undergraduate students is $6,270.
The following table shows the financial data by type of aid at California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo.

First-time Undergraduate Financial Aid by Type

Number Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidTotal Amount of Aid ReceivedAverage Amount of Aid Received
Any Financial Aid2,75060%--
Grant or scholarship aid2,455 53%$15,186,095$6,186
Federal Grants669 15%$3,704,072$5,537
Pell Grants668 15%$3,349,092$5,014
Other Federal Grants655 14%$354,980$542
State/Local Grants1,237 27%$3,498,274$2,828
Institutional Grants1,965 43%$7,983,749$4,063
Student Loans1,266 28%$7,938,040$6,270
Federal Student Loans1,234 27%$6,187,659$5,014
Other Student Loans96 2%$1,750,381$18,233

Financial Aid by Income Level

The following table summarizes the number of schools receiving financial aid and its average amount by income levels at California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo.
Income Level# of Students# of Students Receiving AidTotal Amount of Aid ReceivedAverage Amount of Aid Received
All Income Level--$9,999,451$8,250
0 - $30,000243 241$4,071,110$16,754
$30,001 - $48,000138 136$2,171,153$15,733
$48,001 - $75,000191 189$2,213,163$11,587
$75,001 - $110,000157 143$970,756$6,183
$110,001 - more483 224$573,269$1,187

Paid Tuition Rates by Residency

At California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo, for the first-time/full-time students, 3,632 students have paid in-state rate of tuition and 970 students have paid out-of-state tuition rate.
# of Students
In-District Rate0
In-State Rate3,632
Out-of-State Rate970
Un-known0

Number of Students by Living Arrangement (Freshmen)

At California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo, 1,454 full-time/first-time students live on-campus such as dormitory and campus-owned apartments, and 29 students live off-campus. In addition, 43 students live with their family.
# of Students
Living On-Campus1,454
Living Off-Campus29
Living with Family43
Un-known0