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Compare California Polytechnic State University - San Luis Obispo’s Scorecard to Other Colleges

Review California Polytechnic State University - San Luis Obispo’s educational quality, value, diversity and more. How does Cal Poly San Luis Obispo compare to other colleges nationally, regionally, and in the state?

Value for your Money
NationwideGoodB+356 of 1,472
Region (Far Western US)BestA+14 of 604
State (California)BestA 11 of 90
Student Body Caliber
Admissions Selectivity28.4%A+111 of 3,678
Average Combined Old SAT Score (Math & Reading)1,340A 106 of 1,217
Average Combined New SAT Score1400A 106 of 1,217
Educational Resources
Student to Faculty Ratio21 : 1F+3,171 of 3,794
Percentage of Full-Time Teachers68.4%B+857 of 4,040
Average Faculty Compensation$9,996A 229 of 2,371
Expenditures per Student$9,695C+1,079 of 2,572
Degree Completion
Freshman Retention Rate94.0%A+189 of 3,392
Graduation Rate82.0%A 272 of 3,271
Graduation Rate BoostAs ExpectedC-1,210 of 2,108
Post Graduation Earnings
Average Following Graduation
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Student Loan Default Rate
Ethnic DiversityGoodB+1,008 of 3,732
Male to Female DiversityBestA+112 of 3,732
Geographic DiversityGoodB+457 of 3,452

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