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New Student Applications (Fall 2015)

Of the 46,820 new freshman applicants, 31% were admitted and 34% of the admitted students enrolled at California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo in Fall 2015.
Of the 8,259 transfer applicants, 18% were admitted and 50% of the admitted students enrolled at California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo in Fall 2015.

New Freshmen High School Background and Test Scores

Test(s) Required for Admission: SAT or ACT

Test Scores of Enrolled New Freshmen ACT SAT
Composite 26 - 31  
Math 26 - 31 580 - 690
English 25 - 32  
Critical Reading   550 - 650
50% of enrolled students have test scores within the ranges listed, 25% have scores above, and 25% have scores below.
High School Background of Enrolled New Freshmen
Percent in top 25% of High School Graduating Class 84%
Percent in top 50% of High School Graduating Class 98%
Percent of new freshmen reporting High School Rank 40%
Average High School GPA (4-point scale) 3.92
Percent of new freshmen reporting High School GPA 96%