California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo

One Grand Ave 
San Luis Obispo CA 93407 

(805) 756-1111

General Information

  • Campus Setting Suburb: Small
  • Type of School Public
    4-year or Above

  • Total Enrollment 19,466 (18,516 undergraduate)
  • Programs Offered Bachelor's degree
    Master's degree

  • Calendar Quarter
  • Student-to-Faculty Ratio 21 to 1
  • Distance Learning Opportunities Yes

Student Body

  • Full Time / Part Time 94% / 6%
  • Men / Women (Full Time) 57% / 43%
  • Undergraduate / Graduate 95% / 5%
  • In-State / Out-of-State 93% / 7%

Breakdown of Student Population by Ethnicity

Breakdown of Student Population by Ethnicity

Estimated Cost & Financial Aid

  • Tuition & Fees, In-State$5,826
  • Tuition & Fees, Out-of-State $15,996
  • Room & Board$9,846
  • Percentage of Students
    Receiving Any Financial Aid
  • Average Financial Aid Package$8,000
  • Average Indebtedness at GraduationN/A
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Undergraduate Admissions

  • Total Number of Applicants30,176
  • Students Admitted 13,520 (45%)
  • Students Enrolled4,369 (14%)
  • Average High School GPAN/A
  • Students in top 10% of HS Class47%
  • SAT Critical Reading (Middle 50%) 520-620
  • SAT Critical Math (Middle 50%) 560-670
  • SAT Critical Writing (Middle 50%) N/A
  • ACT Composite (Middle 50%) 23-28
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