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California Polytechnic University

Cal Poly Self-Guided Tour

If you are planning a college visit to Cal Poly then you have come to the right page. Learn more about Cal Poly, a large public university based in San Luis Obispo, California. There are about 20,400 undergraduate students enrolled at the university and 1,000 graduate students. The school mascot is Musty the Mustang and the school colors are green and gold. One fun fact about the school…the popular smoothie chain, Jamba Juice was created by students at the school as a senior project.

“San Luis Obispo is named one of the happiest cities in the US.”

Kate, Class of 2020

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Eureka Burger

Cal Poly Notable Alumni

  • John Madden – Former NFL football coach (Oakland Raiders)
  • “Weird Al” Yankovic – Singer
  • Maggie Vessey – Track runner
  • David Nwaba – NBA basketball player (Chicago Bulls)
  • Noel Lee – CEO of Monster Cable
  • Linda Ozawa, Founder of Jamba Juice

Cal Poly SAT

Evidence-Based: 1469 (Engineering) *

Cal Poly ACT

Composite: 33 (Engineering) *

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Cal Poly Tuition, Room and Board Fees

Resident: $28,998 *

Non-Resident: $42,888 *

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Contact info

1 Grand Ave, San Luis Obispo, CA 93405, USA

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