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Admissions Requirements

Admissions Tests Required: Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program: Required
Secondary School GPA: Required
Secondary School Record: Required

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AP Acceptance: Yes
Credit for Life Experience: No

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Contact Info

One Grand Ave San Luis Obispo, CA 93407
Phone: (805) 756-1111
General Site: www.calpoly.edu
Admissions: http://admissions.calpoly.edu/
Application: http://www.csumentor.edu/AdmissionApp/


Student Responses to Review Topic: Tips for Prospective Students
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  • Olivia from Corona, CA
  • Jun-10-2014 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    Just make sure you do well as far as your grades! Take a good amount of classes that will challenge you in high school! And do well on the ACT!!

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  • Aleksandr from Carmichael, CA
  • May-03-2014 I am a current student here

    For the best chance of acceptance, focus on maintaining a high GPA and scoring well on your standardized tests (SAT or ACT). Cal Poly is likely much harder than any high school classes you may have taken so work hard!

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  • Jillian from San Luis Obispo, CA
  • Mar-27-2014 I am a current student here

    Research what degrees are offered at Cal Poly and consider in depth ones you are most interested in. This will help you to choose a major that you really are interested in and stimulated by.

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  • Thomas from San Luis Obispo, CA
  • Mar-10-2014 I am a current student here

    Try to never fall behind on your work. Once you are behind it is difficult to try to get back to speed. Always try your best to not only do great in school, but to also meet friends and have fun.

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  • Shota from Los Angeles, CA
  • Mar-04-2014 I am a current student here

    Expect heavily impacted classes. Your first quarter will be chosen for you by counselors, but you're on your own from there. The campus is huge, so if you are going to attend, be sure to bring a bicycle. Get your textbooks ahead of time online so that you can get the lowest prices. Bring a swimsuit: we have a great pool.

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