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California Polytechnic State University (Cal Poly) - San Luis Obispo
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  • 4 Year
  • SAN LUIS OBISPO, CA

California Polytechnic State University (Cal Poly) - San Luis Obispo Admissions

What is the acceptance rate for Cal Poly?

Cal Poly admissions is selective with an acceptance rate of 38%. Students that get into Cal Poly have an average SAT score between 1240-1440 or an average ACT score of 26-32. The regular admissions application deadline for Cal Poly is November 30.

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Admissions Statistics

Acceptance Rate
38%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate
No data available  
Total Applicants
52,371
SAT Range
1240-1440
SAT Reading
620-700
SAT Math
620-740
Students Submitting SAT
78%
ACT Range
26-32
ACT English
26-34
ACT Math
26-32
ACT Writing
No data available  
Students Submitting ACT
48%

Admissions Deadlines

Application Deadline
November 30
Early Decision Deadline
No data available  
Early Action Deadline
No data available  
Offers Early Decision
No
Offers Early Action
No
Application Fee
$70
Application Website
Accepts Common App
No
Accepts Coalition App
No

Admissions Requirements

What Really Matters When Applying
  • High School GPA
    Required
  • High School Rank
    Neither required nor recommended
  • High School Transcript
    Required
  • College Prep Courses
    Required
  • SAT/ACT
    Neither required nor recommended
  • Recommendations
    Neither required nor recommended
Poll
30%
of students say the admissions process made them feel like the school cared about them as an applicant. 107 responses
Poll
38%
of students feel the admissions process evaluated them individually as a real person, not just a set of numbers. 107 responses

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