1 Grand Avenue San Luis Obispo, CA 93407 805-756-1111
http://www.calpoly.edu/ admissions@calpoly.edu
About Cal Poly-San Luis Obispo
  • Year of Foundation 1901
  • Size of Campus 6,000 acres
  • Type of Instituition Public institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees
  • Calendar Type Quarter
  • Undergraduate Population 17,488
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State 4,350 in-state, 11,130 out-of-state
  • Room and Board
  • Nonfall Registration
  • Selectivity of the Intuition More selective
  • Application Fee $55
  • Enrollment No. 18,762
The mission of the Programs and Planning Office is to support the development, delivery, and continuous improvement of academic programs that help our students achieve University and program learning objectives.The office facilitates academic planning as well as the development and implementation of academic policies. We also coordinate the University’s regional accreditation as well as the accreditation and review of all academic programs. In addition, Programs and Planning conducts reporting to meet the California State University’s accountability requirements and administers the University’s Instructionally Related Activities program. The Vice Provost resolves academic appeals (other than grade disputes) and oversees Cal Poly's General Education Program, U.S. Cultural Pluralism course requirement, International Education and Programs, and the University Honors program.Accreditation is non-governmental, peer evaluation of educational institutions and programs to ensure educational effectiveness. .
Social Life And Activities
  • Number of students in fraternities 23
  • Percent students who are frat members 10%
  • Number of honor societies N/A
  • Setting Suburban
  • Number of sororities 10
  • On-campus religious organizations N/A
  • Other on-campus organizations N/A
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 11%
  • Number of on-campus international organizations N/A
  • Alcohol Policies No
  • Number of frats 23
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors, hazing prohibited
  • Number of frat chapter houses 9
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Open House-April (http: //www. orientation. calpoly. edu/openhouse/); Rose Float- January (http: //www. asi. calpoly. edu/rosefloat/)
  • Distance to nearest airport Los Angeles (250), San Luis Obispo (6)
  • Distance to nearest train San Luis Obispo (4)
  • Distance to nearest bus San Luis Obispo (5)
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
Student Housing
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available No
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined N/A
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms, women's dorms, men's dorms, other housing options
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 19
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles 4%
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 37%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 84%
  • Number of students using college housing 19%
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 37%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples N/A
  • College campus housing availability No
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 100%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments 12%
Campus Services
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Library Facilities N/A
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Number Of Books in Library 1,151,800
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Museums Art gallery in Dexter Building, Shakespeare Press Museum in Graphic Arts Building
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, student patrols, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Number Of Subscriptions 2,617
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in some of the libraries (excluding computer labs), in some classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in some of the college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, women's center, placement service, day care, health service, health insurance
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 0
  • Computer Courses No
  • Number Of Microforms 1,339,400
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 1,500
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help reading, math, writing, study skills
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms 0
  • Student Computer Availability No
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 48,300
  • OS of Wifi Network N/A
  • Counseling Services personal, academic, psychological, birth control
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 0
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Number of e-books 0
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations 0
Student Employment and Career
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Employed Students after 1 year 98%
  • Army ROTC on campus? Offered on campus
  • Employed Students after 2 years 99%
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs N/A
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 15%
  • Career placment and training co-op education, on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 3,100
  • Employed Students after 6 Months 93%