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Cal Poly Admissions Stats

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

Reviews

Student Responses to Review Topic: Tips for Prospective Students
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  • Lauren from La Mirada, CA
  • Apr-07-2017 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    If you don't know what major you want, this may not be the school for you. They made it very clear that it is difficult to change majors here. But if you are firm on your area of interest, the different colleges - business, ag, engineering, architecture - each have their own admissions criteria so some are more difficult to get into than others.

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  • Mochi from San Luis Obispo, CA
  • Apr-02-2017 I am a current student here

    Before you decide to choose Cal Poly, make sure you really truly want to stay in your major. It is quite difficult to change majors here, although not impossible. Before coming here, also make sure that you like the outdoors and prefer to live in a more rural, small college town compared to the city. Also, don't expect to have it easy here, the classes here are more difficult than high school. Expect to be challenged!

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  • emma from chula vista, ca
  • May-15-2016 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    take a campus tour. once you do, you will never want to go to school anywhere else.

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  • maya from san rafael, ca
  • May-09-2016 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    visit the campus. i was unsure of my decision to attend because of how little i knew about the school but once i visited, i knew that this was the place for me!

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