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California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo Facts & Information

San Luis Obispo, CA

Website: www.calpoly.edu/

Public
Co-ed
20,454
Undergraduate
Students
(48.2%) 9,854 Women
(51.8%) 10,600 Men
788
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
28% of 54,072 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
November 30

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.99
SAT Math
655 average
620-740 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
656 average
620-700 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
29 average
26-32 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
In-state: $28,585
Out-of-state: $42,475
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $9,943
Out-of-state: $23,833
Room and Board
$14,208
Average Percent of Need Met
56%
Average Freshman Award
$10,459
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$22,411
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Quarter
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
975
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 3% of classes
10-19 students: 12% of classes
20-29 students: 31% of classes
30-39 students: 27% of classes
40-49 students: 14% of classes
50-99 students: 8% of classes
Over 100 students: 5% of classes
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Campus Life

San Luis Obispo Population
45,878
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Not reported
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are not guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
35% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Mascot
Mustang
Sororities
10% of women participate
Fraternities
6% of men participate
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.1% American Indian/Alaskan Native
13.9% Asian
0.9% Black/African-American
18.0% Hispanic/Latino
7.9% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.2% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
55.0% White
4.0% Unknown
International Students
2.3%
First-Year Students Returning
94.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
50.8%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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