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California Polytechnic State University - San Luis Obispo Academics

Academic Statistics

Academics
A
Based on acceptance rate, quality of professors, student reviews, and additional factors.
Graduation Rate
79%
National
49%
Full-Time Retention Rate
95%
Part-Time Retention Rate
88%
Academic Calendar
Quarter
Research Funding per Student
$121
National
$1,524
Non-traditional Learning
  • Evening Degree Programs
    No
  • Teacher Certification
    Yes
  • Distance Education
    No
  • Study Abroad
    Yes

About the Classes

Class Size Breakdown
  • 2-19 students
    15%
  • 20-39
    58%
  • 40-99
    22%
  • 100+
    5%
97%
of students say they attend class.148 responses

About the Professors

Professors
B
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
22:1
Female Professors
36%
Male Professors
64%
Average Professor Salary
$115,536
Poll
45%
of students say they take advantage of office hours/study sessions.148 responses
Faculty Diversity
  • African American
    1%
  • Asian American
    8%
  • Hispanic
    5%
  • International (Non-Citizen)
    5%
  • Multiracial
    1%
  • Native American
    0%
  • Pacific Islander
    0%
  • Unknown
    5%
  • White
    75%

What Students Say About Professors

Poll
90%
of students say professors are passionate about the topics they teach.231 responses
Poll
84%
of students say professors care about their students' success.231 responses
Poll
80%
of students say professors are engaging and easy to understand.230 responses
Poll
88%
of students agree professors are approachable and helpful when needed.230 responses
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