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California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo

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Acceptance Rate 33.00 %
Tuition & Fees $28,105
($10,195)
Student Population 22,440
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $6,996
Graduation Rate 85 %

Academic Overview

California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo Campus, San Luis Obispo, CA
California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo is a public, four-years institute located in San Luis Obispo, California. It is a Master's College and University (larger programs) by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Master's degree.
The 2022 tuition & fees is $10,195 for California residents and $28,105 for out-of-state students. The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and a total of 22,440 students are enrolled. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 33.00% and the graduation rate is 85% last year.
The salary after graduation from California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo varies by major programs where the average earning after 10 years is $74,300. You can check the average salary by the major programs on the area of study page.

2022 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2021-2022, Cal Poly's tuition & fees is $10,195 for California residents and $28,105 for non-residents. For graduate programs, its 2022 average tuition & fees are $11,629 for in-state students and $21,133 for out-of-state students.
2022 Tuition & Fees
California ResidentsOut-of-State
Undergraduate$10,195$28,105
Graduate$11,629$21,133
[Chart] 2021-2022 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2022 key academic statistics at Cal Poly. The acceptance rate of Cal Poly is 33.00% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 27.12%. The average graduation rate is 85% and the transfer-out rate is 1%.
The average received amount of financial aid is $6,996 and 53% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 22,440 students is attending including both undergraduate and graduate students, and the student to faculty ratio is 21 to 1.
Acceptance Rate for California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo is 33.00 %.
Acceptance Rate
33.00%
Graduation Rate for California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo is 85 %
Graduation Rate
85%
Transfer-out Rate for California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo is 1 %
Transfer-out Rate
1%
Retention Rate for California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo is 94 %
Retention Rate
94%
Student Population for California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo is 22,440
Student Population
22,440
Student to Faculty Ratio for California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo is 21 to 1
Student to Faculty Ratio
21 to 1
The average received amount of financial aid is $6,996 at California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo.
Financial Aid Amount
$6,996

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 132 major programs on-site (in-person class) only. The following table lists the number of programs by offered degree with online class availabilities.
Offered Major Programs
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
Bachelor's Degree790
Post Bachelor's Degree30
Master's Degree500

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
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
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