Cal Poly University

San Luis Obispo

History of Cal Poly

California Polytechnic State University was established in 1901 and the first class meet was in 1903. This university is located in San Luis Obispo, and has been the leading

undergraduate school of the west since 1914. Cal Poly was brought up on the idea that we learn-by-doing, so this school is very hands on and involved with its student body!

University Information

Admission requirements

1. Submit application November 30th with you rmajor already picked

2. standard test scores on the ACT/SAT

3. be involved with extracurricular activities

Financial Aid

To be eligible for financial aid you need to complete the CA Dream application. This will help you cover the cost of campus life.

Housing at Cal Poly

  • All first time college freshman are required to live on campus!
  • First come First serve

Offered Majors

Major Course

Aerospace EngineeringLinkFaculty Videos

Agricultural BusinessLinkFaculty Videos

Agricultural CommunicationLinkFaculty Videos

Agricultural and Environmental Plant SciencesLinkFaculty VideosStudent Videos

Agricultural ScienceLinkFaculty Videos

Agricultural Systems ManagementLinkFaculty Videos

Animal ScienceLinkFaculty Videos

Anthropology and GeographyLink

Architectural EngineeringLinkFaculty Videos

ArchitectureLinkFaculty Videos

Art and DesignLinkFaculty Videos

BiochemistryLinkFaculty Videos

Biological SciencesLinkFaculty Videos

Biomedical EngineeringLinkFaculty Videos

BioResource & Agricultural EngineeringLinkFaculty Videos

Business AdministrationLinkFaculty Videos

ChemistryLinkFaculty Videos

Child DevelopmentLink

City & Regional PlanningLinkFaculty Videos

Civil EngineeringLinkFaculty Videos

Comparative Ethnic StudiesLinkFaculty VideosStudent & Alumni

Communication StudiesLinkFaculty Videos

Computer EngineeringLinkFaculty VideosStudent & Alumni

Computer ScienceLinkFaculty Videos

Construction ManagementLinkFaculty Videos

Dairy ScienceLinkFaculty videos

EconomicsLinkFaculty Videos

Electrical EngineeringLinkFaculty Videos

EnglishLinkFaculty Videos

Environmental Earth SciencesLinkFaculty Videos

Environmental EngineeringLinkFaculty Videos

Environmental Management and ProtectionLinkFaculty VideosStudent Videos

Environmental Soil ScienceLinkFaculty Videos

Food ScienceLinkFaculty Videos

Forestry and Natural ResourcesLinkFaculty VideosStudent Videos

General EngineeringLink

Graphic CommunicationLinkFaculty Videos 1
Faculty Videos 2


Industrial EngineeringLinkFaculty VideosStudent Videos

Industrial TechnologyLink

JournalismLinkFaculty Videos

KinesiologyLinkFaculty Videos

Landscape ArchitectureLinkFaculty Videos

Liberal StudiesLinkFaculty Videos

Manufacturing EngineeringLinkFaculty Videos

Materials EngineeringLinkFaculty Videos


Mechanical EngineeringLinkFaculty Videos


Modern Languages & LiteraturesLinkFaculty Videos


NutritionLinkFaculty Videos

PhilosophyLinkFaculty Videos

PhysicsLinkFaculty Videos

Political ScienceLink


Recreation, Parks, and Tourism AdministrationLinkFaculty Videos


Software EngineeringLink

StatisticsLinkFaculty Videos

Theatre ArtsLinkFaculty Videos

Wine & ViticultureLinkFaculty Videos

Visit Program: Summer 2012