One of two polytechnics in the California State University System, Cal Poly focuses on arts, technology, and sciences. The university is located in San Luis Obispo, which has been named one of the happiest cities in America by CNN. U.S. News & World Report ranks Cal Poly as #1 in Top Public Schools and called their admissions process “more selective.” The school motto is “Learn by Doing,” and many classes include a significant proportion of laboratory and field work in their curriculums.
Cal Poly is fantastic for education, social life, and extracurricular activities. My classes have always been great with good teachers and interesting coursework. It's also so much fun, from the party scene to opportunities to get involved on campus!
Zoe from Santa Barbara, CA
It is the best college in the United States. It has an amazing engineering program for the relatively low cost. It is in the happiest place in the USA according to USAtoday. http://travel.usatoday.com/destinations/story/2011/04/San-Luis-Obispo-Its-the-happiest-place-in-the-USA-/45900412/1