California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo (out-of-state)


Overall, California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo is a extremely selective selective school. They receive approximately 54,000 applications each year . With regards to the overall acceptance rate, it tends to be around 28 percent which equals about 15,300 students being accepted to the institution. But when the semester begins, about 4,650 students will choose California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo as their school of choice. Based on the application data, 51% of the students were men while 48% were women, however, after receiving the letter of acceptance, only 50 percent of the women chose California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo as compared to 49 percent of men who decided to enroll. Applicants are asked to submit their ACT or SAT scores to California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo when filling out the application. In most cases, accepted applicants have test scores in the range of 26 - 32 for ACT or 1,240 - 1,440 for SAT. This school also allows submissions of Advanced Placement (AP) credits, Credit for life experiences, and Dual credit. California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo’s undergraduate application fee is $70. To submit your application to California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo, you will need to file these documents: ACT/SAT scores, Completion of college-preparatory program, Secondary school GPA, and a Secondary school record.

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Student ACT Scores

25th %
75th %



Student SAT Scores

25th %
75th %



First-Year Admission Statistics

Application, Acceptance, Enrollment Statistics from the 2019 Admissions Cycle
Applications
54,072
Male 28,008
Female 26,064

 

Acceptance
15,342
Male 7,002
Female 8,340

 

Enrollment Total
4,645
Male 2,310
Female 2,335


Acceptance Rate
28.4%
Male
25%
Female
32%

 

Yield
30.3%
Male
33%
Female
28%


Application Fees and Other Information

Application Fees

Undergraduate

$70


Graduate

$70



Credit from AP or Pre-college classes

  • Advanced Placement (AP) credits
  • Credit for life experiences
  • Dual credit

    Admission considerations

    Required

    Admission test scores
    Completion of college-preparatory program
    Secondary school GPA
    Secondary school record



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