Admissions

Location
San Luis Obispo, CA
Undergrads
17,066
Tuition (in-state)
$19,071 ($8,043)
Admission Difficulty
Hard
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Applicant Status At California Polytechnic State University - San Luis Obispo

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Admissions Statistics

Overall Admissions Statistics
Total Applicants:33,001
Male Applicants:17,489
Female Applicants:15,512
Total Acceptances:12,341
Male Acceptances:6,293
Female Acceptances:6,048
Acceptance Rate:37%
Yield: ? 35%
Contact Admissions
Phone:(805) 756-2311
Email:admissions@calpoly.edu
Web Site:admissions.calpoly.edu
Application Information
Open Admissions:No
Common Application:No
Application Fee:$55
Application Web Site:www.csumentor.com/
Dates To Know Deadline Notification
Early DecisionOctober 31December 15
Regular Decision November 30 April 1
Must-Reply-By May 1
Admissions
Consideration
RequiredRecommendedNeither Required
Nor Recommended
GPA
HS Rank
HS Transcript
College Prep Courses
Recommendations
Audition/Portfolio
SAT/ACT
TOEFL
Freshmen Enrollment Statistics
Total Freshmen Enrollment:4,316
Full-Time Male Enrollment:2,342
Full-Time Female Enrollment:1,963
Part-Time Male Enrollment:10
Part-Time Female Enrollment:1
Waitlist Statistics
Applicants Placed: ? 642
Applicants Accepting: ? Not Reported
Students Enrolled: ? 49
Transfer Statistics
Applications Received:6,834
Applicants Accepted:1,517
Students Enrolled:808

Standardized Tests Statistics

Standardized Test Scores Critical Reading Math Writing Composite (out of)
SAT (25th - 75th Percentile) 550 - 640 580 - 690 Not Reported 1130 - 1330 (1600)
ACT (25th - 75th Percentile) 24 - 30 26 - 31 Not Reported 25 - 29 (36)
General Statistics
Top 10% of HS Class:46%
SAT/ACT Required:Either
Students Submitting SAT:90%
Students Submitting ACT:61%
SAT Subject Test Requirements
None

Facts & Statistics

Tips for Getting In
  • Have high test scores.
  • Take some AP classes.
Things I Wish I Knew Before Coming To School
  • Join clubs.
  • Sign up for housing early.
Interviews & Information Sessions
Information sessions are offered Monday through Friday. During the information session, an admissions officer speaks about the admissions process. Typically, these sessions are held at 1 p.m. after the campus tour.
Campus Tours
Guided campus tours are given once daily, Monday through Friday, from 11:10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Students can also participate in self-guided tours via downloadable apps for their iPhones, iPods, or Androids; they can also check out GPS units from the Admissions Office (Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.).
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