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California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo is a Public school located in San Luis Obispo, CA. California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo has a total enrollment of 20,944 with a graduation rate of 76% and a student/faculty ratio of 22:1.

If SAT (scholastic aptitude test) scores are required for admission to this school, both the SAT range and the national SAT averages will be displayed above. The SAT range is a reflection of the range of SAT scores that are generally (but not always) required to attend the school. The national SAT average distribution graph shows the average SAT scores for every school in the country. The California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo SAT range (if available) is highlighted in blue to give students a general idea of what their SAT scores would need to be to attend California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo.

School information

School typeDegree granting, primarily baccalaureate or above
Institutional categoryPublic
Avg. price for students receiving grants$18,238
Avg. price for students living on campus$26,076
Avg. price for students living off campus$26,076


Total applicants46,820
Total admissions14,651
Admission rate31%
Application fee$55
Average staff salary$81,180

25th percentile score

SAT math580
SAT reading550
SAT writing
ACT composite26

75th percentile score

SAT math690
SAT reading650
SAT writing
ACT composite31

Both the SAT and ACT scores are used for college admissions and generally contain the same types of content. The SAT score is derived by combining two sections with a low of 400 to a maximum score of 1600. The two sections are 200 to 800 for SAT Math and 200 to 800 for SAT Reading. The ACT composite score is derived by combining English, Math, Reading and Science with a range from 1 to 36.

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Source: The California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.
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