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California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo Campus, San Luis Obispo, CA

California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo

Acceptance Rate 30 %
SAT Average 1,335
Tuition & Fees $23,833
($9,943)
Student Population 22,013
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $6,755

Cal Poly Academic Overview

California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo (Cal Poly) is a public, 4 or more years institute located in San Luis Obispo, California. The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and total 22,013 students are enrolled into Cal Poly. It is a Master's College and University (larger programs) by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Master's degree. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 30% and the graduation rate is 82% last year.

Cal Poly 2020 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in academic year 2019-2020, California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo tuition and fees are $9,943 for California residents and $23,833 for non-residents. For graduate school, its 2020 tuition and fees are $10,866 for in-state students and $20,370 for out-of-state students.

California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo 2020 Tuition & Fees
In-StateOut-of-State
Undergraduate$9,943$23,833
Graduate$10,866$20,370
[Chart] California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo 2019-2020 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics at Cal Poly

Next chart illustrates the 2020 key academic stats at Cal Poly. The acceptance rate of Cal Poly is 30% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 27%. The average graduation rate is 82% and the transfer-out rate is 2%. Total 22,013 students are attending Cal Poly including both undergraduate and graduate students and the student to faculty ratio is 21 to 1. The average received amount of financial aid is $6,755 and 53 students received grants of scholarship aid (0.25% of total undergraduate students). Total 22,013 students are attending Cal Poly including both undergraduate and graduate students and the student to faculty ratio is 21 to 1.

[Chart] California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo Academic Statistics
Acceptance Rate for California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo is 30 %.
Graduation Rate for California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo is 82 %
Transfer-out Rate for California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo is 2 %
Retention Rate for California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo is 94 %
Student Population for California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo is 22,013
Student to Faculty Rate for California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo is 21 %
The average received amount of financial aid is $6,755 at California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo.

California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo Directory Information

Directory Information
Address1 Grand Ave., San Luis Obispo, CA 93407
Phone805-756-1111
WEBcalpoly.edu
Admissionadmissions.calpoly.edu/
Online Applicationwww2.calstate.edu/apply
Financial Aidfinancialaid.calpoly.edu/
Net Price Calculatorfinancialaid.calpoly.edu/calculator/npcalc.htm
Veterans Tuitionafd.calpoly.edu/fees/
Athleticweb1.ncaa.org/GSRSearch/exec/homePage
Disability Servicewww.drc.calpoly.edu

Offered Degrees

Cal Poly offers 119 programs through online and on-site education. Next table lists the number of programs by offered degree.

Offered Programs at California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
Bachelor's Degree750
Post Bachelor's Degree11
Master's Degree431

Special Learning Opportunities

California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo offers online education (distance learning opportunities) for both undergraduate and graduate programs. The school provides ROTC, teacher certification and study abroad - opportunity which a student completes part of the college program studying in another country programs to its students.

Special Learning Opportunities at California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo
Online ClassUndergraduate , Graduate
ROTCArmy
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Study Abroad
Campus Housing
(Dormitory Capacity:8,171)
Board/Meal Plan
(Typical Annual Charge: $5,537)

Veterans Benefits

California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo has programs, benefits and/or services to veterans, military service members, or their families.

Veterans Benefits at California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo
Yellow Ribbon Program
(officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military service members, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges

Accepted Credits at California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo

California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo accepts following credits that their students have earned.

Accepted Credits at California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo
Dual Credits
Credits for life experiences
Advanced Placement (AP) credits