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California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo
Snapshot
Status
Public
Acceptance Rate
38%
SAT Range
1220-1410
ACT Range
26-32
Student/Faculty Ratio
25:1
Total Enrollments
22,440
Total Cost
$44,743
Net Average Cost of Attendance
$20,491
Main Address
1 Grand Ave.
San Luis Obispo, CA 93407
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Rankings
Overall Scores
A
Admissions & Acceptance
A+
Retention & Graduation
B+
Instructors & Faculty
B-
Financial Resources

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Contact Info
Contact & Location
Phone Number
(805) 756-1111
Website
calpoly.edu
Location
1 Grand Ave.
San Luis Obispo, CA 93407
Setting
Small Suburb
Key Info, Costs & Aid
Selectivity
Acceptance Rate (2020)
Completion Rate (2020)
Student Body
Total Enrollments (2020) 22,440
Men 51%
Women 49%
Total Enrollments (2020) 22,440
White 54%
Hispanic or Latino 18%
Asian 13%
Multiracial 8%
Unknown 4%
International (Non-Citizen) 2%
Black or African American 1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0%
Native American 0%
Costs
In State Tuition (2020)
$5,742
Out of State Tuition (2020)
$17,622
Books
$888
On Campus Room & Board
$15,694

* These statistics utilize the most recently released data from IPEDS (Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System)

Degree Overview
Degrees
Total Awards (2020) 5,673
Bachelor's 90%
Master's 10%
Certificate 0%
Total Awards (2020) 5,673
Engineering 32%
Agriculture 15%
Business 14%
Mathematics and Science 9%
Education and Liberal Arts 9%
Human and Social Sciences 8%
Computer Technology 5%
Trades and Careers 2%
Art and Design 1%
Hospitality 1%
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Sources for school statistics and data include U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics and the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System. Data may vary depending on school and academic year.

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Accreditation
Accreditation
Accredited By
WASC Senior College and University Commission
Specialized Accreditations
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics
  • Dietetics (DIETI) - Dietetic Internship (Department of Food Science and Nutrition)
  • Didactic Program in Dietetics

Source data obtained from U.S. Department of Education's Office of Post-secondary Education (OPE)

Alumni & Student Reviews
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4.647075 Based on 17 Reviews
Career Preparation
A+
Students and Culture
A+
Facilities
A
Activities and Groups
A
Career Preparation

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4.8823529411765 Based on 12 Reviews
A+ Excellent

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4.7058823529412 Based on 11 Reviews
A+ Excellent

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Facilities

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4.4705882352941 Based on 11 Reviews
A Excellent

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4.5294117647059 Based on 12 Reviews
A Excellent

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