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Find out more about the characteristics of students who attend Cal Poly.
See how many students applied, accepted, and enrolled at Cal Poly. Learn more about students’ high school preparation and test scores.
Learn about costs to attend Cal Poly and how much financial aid is typically awarded.
Estimate your cost to attend Cal Poly in a few simple steps.
Learn more about professors, where students live, and campus safety at Cal Poly.
Discover ways to be actively involved in your education at Cal Poly – inside and outside the classroom.
See which majors are most popular at Cal Poly and what recent graduates plan to do after earning their bachelor's degree.
Discover how many students who start at Cal Poly finish their bachelor's degree and how long it takes.
Figure out what learning gains to expect in critical thinking, writing, and other important subjects at Cal Poly.
|Students per Faculty||19 to 1|
|Undergraduate classes with fewer than 30 students||45%|
|Undergraduate classes with fewer than 50 students||87%|
|Total Full-Time Instructional Faculty||843|
|% of Full-Time Instructional Faculty Who Are Female||35%|
|% of Full-Time Instructional Faculty Who Are Persons of Color||17%|
|% of Full-Time Instructional Faculty Who Have the Highest Academic Degree Offered in Their Field of Study||76%|
98% of new freshmen live in campus-based housing or residence halls.
38% of all undergraduates live on campus
The basic goals of the University Police Department are to support and enhance a safe and accessible environment that will allow all of us to enjoy our community and . . . to further the university mission of providing academic excellence. Our motto, "Protecting Our Future," is taken seriously. We believe it identifies a clear sense of our responsibility.