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California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo

San Luis Obispo, CA

Location and Setting


San Luis Obispo Population
45,878
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Campus Size
6,000 acres

Weather

Temperature
40.3 average low in January, 75.2 average high in September
Rain
33 rainy days per year

Getting Around

Campus Map
Map
Nearest Bus Station
5 mile(s) from campus in San Luis Obispo
Nearest Train Station
4 mile(s) from campus in San Luis Obispo

Housing


College Housing
College offers housing to students
Types of Housing
Coed housing, disabled student housing
Students in College Housing
32% of all students
Housing Requirements
Freshmen are required to live on campus
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are not guaranteed housing
Students Living Off Campus/Commuting
 
Off-Campus Housing Assistance
Assistance in locating off-campus housing is available

Security


24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices
Available
24-Hour Security Patrols
Available
Late-Night Transport/Escort Services
Available
Electronically Operated Housing Entrances
Not available
Other
 

Personal Support Services


Health Service
Offered
Personal Counseling
Offered
Child Care
Offered

Sports and Recreation


Intercollegiate Athletics

Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Mascot
Mustang
School Colors
Forest green and gold

Intercollegiate Sports Offered

Sports Women Men
Offered Scholarships Offered Scholarships
Baseball     x x
Basketball x x x x
Bowling x x x x
Cross-Country Running x x x x
Football     x x
Golf   x x x
Soccer x x x x
Softball x x    
Swimming And Diving x x x x
Tennis x x x x
Track And Field x x x x
Volleyball x x    
Wrestling     x x
Women's Sports Offered Scholarships
Baseball    
Basketball x x
Bowling x x
Cross-Country Running x x
Football    
Golf   x
Soccer x x
Softball x x
Swimming And Diving x x
Tennis x x
Track And Field x x
Volleyball x x
Wrestling    
Mens's Sports Offered Scholarships
Baseball x x
Basketball x x
Bowling x x
Cross-Country Running x x
Football x x
Golf x x
Soccer x x
Softball    
Swimming And Diving x x
Tennis x x
Track And Field x x
Volleyball    
Wrestling x x
Women's Club Sports
golf
Men's Club Sports
 

Recreational Sports

Intramural Sports
badminton, basketball, football, racquetball, sand volleyball, soccer, softball, table tennis, tennis, volleyball

Student Activities


Activities and Organizations
choral groups, marching band, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, television station, national fraternities, national sororities
Sororities
11% of women participate
Fraternities
7% of men participate
ROTC
Army ROTC offered on campus

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