Overall Niche Grade
- Party SceneA
- Campus FoodC-
- Student LifeA
California Polytechnic State University - San Luis Obispo is ...
NCAA Division I-AA
Big Sky Conference
California Polytechnic State University - San Luis Obispo Rankings
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High School GPA
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
Evening Degree Programs
- of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.140 responses
- of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.139 responses
- of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.138 responses
Most Popular Majors
- Business Administration and Management729Graduates
- Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies264Graduates
- Animal Sciences and Husbandry244Graduates
- Agricultural Business238Graduates
- Mechanical Engineering203Graduates
- Civil Engineering164Graduates
- Electrical and Electronics Engineering146Graduates
Undergrads Over 25
Freshmen Live On-Campus
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- of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join.203 responses
- of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life.261 responses
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 62 responsesReport
After California Polytechnic State University - San Luis Obispo
- Very Good1314
I went to cal poly over the summer for and engineering program called EPIC and for me it was a really great experience because that's the university that I want to attend when I gradute high school. The campus was lovely because you could see the mountins and its in a fresh every. I loved going to cal poly and hopefully I can go again.
- 2 days ago
Huge gay population, all members of the school are very accepting of homosexuality and somewhat accepting of mental illness, and the school is actually a very positive learning environment.
- College Junior
- 16 days ago
Professors aren't that invested in student success and are barely available, but small class sizes are a plus.
- College Sophomore
- 19 days ago