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California Polytechnic State University: San Luis Obispo

San Luis Obispo, CA

Admissions Summary

California Polytechnic State University: San Luis Obispo is selective with an acceptance rate of 30%. Students that get into California Polytechnic State University: San Luis Obispo have an SAT score between 1260–1450* or an ACT score of 28–33*. Regular applications are due November 30.

By the Numbers

These ranges reflect what most admitted students scored, but many are outside these ranges.

  • GPA Range
  • 3.75+88%
  • 3.50–3.749%
  • 3.25–3.492%
  • 3.00–3.241%
  • 2.50–2.990%
  • 2.00–2.490%
  • Below 2.000%
  • SAT Total Range*1260–1450
  • SAT Math620–750
  • SAT Reading620–720
  • ACT Composite Range*28–33
  • Acceptance Rate30% (Selective)
  • Total Applicants58,944
  • Admitted17,885
  • Enrolled5,111

Application Requirements

  • High School GPARequired
  • High School RankNeither required nor recommended
  • College Prep CoursesRequired
  • SAT/ACT ScoresNeither required nor recommended
  • RecommendationsNeither required nor recommended

Application Deadline

Dates are subject to change, so confirm important deadlines by visiting the college website.
Regular DecisionNov 30
Early ActionNot available

Early action applicants don’t have to commit if accepted. Students can apply Early Action to more than one college.

Early DecisionNot available

Early decision applicants agree to attend the college if they are accepted. Students can only apply to one college for Early Decision.

Application Process

  • Application Fee$70
  • Fee Waiver InfoVisit the college website for special instructions on submitting application fee waivers.

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