Established in 1901, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the medium-sized town of San Luis Obispo (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), California. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the WASC Senior College and University Commission, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo (Cal Poly) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 20,000-24,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo (Cal Poly) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 116 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 30-40% making this US higher education organization a very selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. Cal Poly also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.
California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
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Green and gold
|Local students Local student||7,500-10,000 US$|
|International students Int'l student||over 20,000 US$|
Men and Women (coed)
Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admissions Office, Cal Poly
San Luis Obispo 93407-0031
+1 (805) 756 2311
Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
WASC Senior College and University Commission
Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations
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