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Admissions Requirements

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

Application Fees

$55
Undergrad Application Fee
$55
Graduate Application Fee

Special Factors

AP Acceptance: Yes
Credit for Life Experience: No

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Contact Info

Address:
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/

Reviews

Student Responses to Review Topic: Tips for Prospective Students
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  • Almarine from Kailua Kona, HI
  • Aug-05-2014 I am a current student here

    You may feel overwhelmed your first quarter but don't be afraid to ask if you need help. The faculty cares about you and your success and are usually willing to give you the extra time you need to do well. Go to office hours and take the time to let your professor know who you are. Also feel free to talk to other students when looking for advice, the campus is friendly and older students are always willing to give pointers on situations or classes they have been through.

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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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