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California Polytechnic State University - San Luis Obispo

California Polytechnic State University - San Luis Obispo

One Grand Ave
San Luis Obispo, CA 93407
(805) 756-1111

California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo is a public, 4-year, research institution, founded in 1901. It is in the suburbs of San Luis Obispo, California. This university offers subjects such as software engineering and music. This university offers students 65 bachelors level degrees and 25 degrees at the masters level. 18,360 students sought degrees from the 71 programs at this university in 2010. The Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities accredits this university. Cal Poly is one of 28 research universities in California.

Admission

31,489 students applied to Cal Poly in 2010. It admitted over a third of the applicants or 11,651 students. Close to half of the admitted students are women.

Admission

31,489 students applied to Cal Poly in 2010. It admitted over a third of the applicants or 11,651 students. Close to half of the admitted students are women.

  • Percent Admitted students who applied: 37%
  • Percent Admitted of women who applied were admitted: 40%
  • Percent Admitted of men who applied were admitted: 35%

Student Demographics

This university had 18,360 students enrolled in 2010.

Student Demographics

This university had 18,360 students enrolled in 2010.

  • Total Enrolled Male: 10098
  • Total Enrolled Female: 8262
  • Undergraduate Male: 9533
  • Undergraduate Female: 7799
  • Graduate Male: 576
  • Graduate Female: 452

Faculty Demographics

This university has 1,041 faculty. More than two-thirds of the teachers are full-time and nearly a third of the faculty are part-time. Just over a third of the faculty are female.

Faculty Demographics

This university has 1,041 faculty. More than two-thirds of the teachers are full-time and nearly a third of the faculty are part-time. Just over a third of the faculty are female.

  • Male: 670
  • Female: 371
Information based on 2010-12 data from the U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics.
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