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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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  • 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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  • Julia from Napa, CA
  • Mar-03-2014 I am a current student here

    Make sure you register for classes the second you can because they fill up fast. Learn how to play beach volleyball and join a game at the courts you will meet the coolest people.

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  • Kyle from Hollister, CA
  • Feb-09-2014 I am a current student here

    Get to know as many students and faculty as you can. Sometimes its not about what you know, but who you know.

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