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Address1 Grand Ave., San Luis Obispo, CA 93407
Phone805-756-1111
WEBcalpoly.edu
Admissionadmissions.calpoly.edu/
Online Applicationwww2.calstate.edu/apply
Financial Aidfinancialaid.calpoly.edu/
Net Price Calculatorfinancialaid.calpoly.edu/calculator/npcalc.htm
Veterans Tuitionafd.calpoly.edu/fees/
Athleticweb1.ncaa.org/GSRSearch/exec/homePage
Disability Servicewww.drc.calpoly.edu
School TypePublic, 4 or more years
Carnegie CategoryMaster's College and University (larger programs)
Highest Degree OfferedMaster's degree
California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo Campus, San Luis Obispo, CA

2019 Tuition & Fees and 2020 Estimation

For undergraduate school, its 2019 tuition and fees are $9,816 for in-state students and $21,696 for out-of-state students. For graduate programs, its 2019 tuition and fees are $10,866 for in-state students and $20,370 for out-of-state students.
The estimated 2020 tuition & fees are $10,216 for California residents and $22,087 for out-of-state students. The estimated 2020 graduate school tuition & fees are $11,648 for California residents and $21,145 for out-of-state students.
The average earning in 10 years after graduation of the school is $74,300.
2018-19 Tuition & Fees2019-20 Estimation
In-StateOut-of-State
Undergraduate$9,816$21,696
Graduate$10,866$20,370
Cal Poly 2018-2019 Tuition Costs Chart
source: IPEDS, U.S. Department of Education
In-StateOut-of-State
Undergraduate$10,216$22,087
Graduate$11,648$21,145
California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo 2019-2020 Estimated Tuition Costs Chart
The estimation for 2019-2020 tuition costs is based on the cost change rates of last year.

2019 Key Stats

The Acceptance ratio at California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo is 30% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 27%. The average graduation rate is 79%. Total 22,370 students are attending at the school and the school offers campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory and residence halls possessed by the school). Key academic stats for the school are listed in next table.
2019 Key Academics Stats at Cal Poly
Acceptance Rate »30%
Yield (Enrollment Rate) »27%
Graduation Rate »79%
Transfer-out Rate3%
Retention Rate95%(full-time), 88% (part-time)
Student to Faculty Ratio4.55% (22 to 1)
Student Population »22,370 (21,351 undergraduate)
Average Financial Aid »$6,755
Average Earning After 10 years of graduation$74,300

Special Learning Opportunities and On-Campus Student Services

California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo offers online classes (distance learning opportunities) for both undergraduate and graduate programs. It has ROTC programs and offers teacher certification programs which designed to prepare students to meet the requirements for certification as teachers . Next table summarizes the special learning opportunities.
Special Learning Opportunities at Cal Poly
Online ClassUndergraduate, Graduate
ROTCArmy
Weekend/Evening CollegeNo
Teacher CertificationYes
Study AbroadYes
Cal Poly provides a number of student services including remedial services, academic/career counseling services, employment services for students, Placement services for completers.
On-Campus Student Services at Cal Poly
Remedial servicesYes
Academic/career counseling serviceYes
Employment services for studentsYes
Placement services for completersYes
On-campus day care for students' childrenYes
Library facilities at institutionVarious Library Facilities Provided

Special Characteristics

Next table illustrates special characteristics of California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo.
Cal Poly Special Characteristics
Religious AffiliationNot applicable
Has HospitalNo
Offer Medical DegreeNo
Board/Meal PlanYes
Dormitory Capacity8,171