California Polytechnic State University - San Luis Obispo

California Polytechnic State University - San Luis Obispo Veteran Services & Resources

Is California Polytechnic State University - San Luis Obispo a Good School for Veterans?

As someone with prior military experience, it's a good idea to check how well the school services veterans before signing those admission papers. So we've gathered facts about California Polytechnic State University - San Luis Obispo veterans and their studies to help you make your college decision. If you're looking for information related to military tuition assistance such as the GI Bill® or Yellow Ribbon Program, go to the following page: California Polytechnic State University - San Luis Obispo GI Bill® Information

What You'll Find in Our Veterans Report on Cal Poly San Luis Obispo:

How Does Cal Poly San Luis Obispo Rank for Veterans?

California Polytechnic State University - San Luis Obispo was not ranked on the <nil> [Best Schools for Veterans list[(/rankings/veterans). This could be due to a number of reasons, including insufficent data.

How Many Veterans Go to Cal Poly San Luis Obispo?

Colleges with a large veteran population are better equipped to support and accommodate those who have had military experience.

The VA reports that there are 268 GI Bill® students at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo. There are 22,440 students enrolled at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo. This means that approximately 1.19% use the GI Bill® to help pay for tuition, fees, and other expenses. Putting that into perspective, the Student Veterans of America estimates that about three-four percent of all college students in America are veterans.

Note, this figure includes all chapters of the GI Bill® program (e.g., Post-9/11, Montgomery GI Bill®, Reserve Education Assistance Program, and Veteran Readiness and Employment). This does not include active-duty military personnel who are attending the college via Tuition Assistance. Therefore, the potential total military population could be larger than this.

Federal Veteran Programs at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo

California Polytechnic State University - San Luis Obispo participates in the following federal programs for vets.

Federal Program Participation
DOD Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) Yes

What does this mean to me? Below you can view the specific commitments this school has made by participating in individual programs.

Career and Vocational Support
Regionally or Nationally Accredited - view all accreditations
Provide information that increases accountability and transparency.
Participate in the Military Voluntary Education Review (MVER)
Counseling Support
Referrals to community organizations as needed.

California Polytechnic State University - San Luis Obispo does have a student veterans group.

Does Cal Poly San Luis Obispo Give Credit for Military Training?

Yes Credit for Life Experience
YES Credit for Military Training
Cal Poly San Luis Obispo might offer college credit for knowledge you have gained from life experience. Get in touch with the school to find out more.

If you have specialized military training, Cal Poly San Luis Obispo may take that into consideration and grant college credit for that. Talk with your admissions counselor to learn more.

Cal Poly San Luis Obispo Reserve Officer Training Corp (ROTC)

Implied No Air Force ROTC
Yes Army ROTC
Implied No Navy ROTC
Cal Poly San Luis Obispo does offer Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) programs for the following military branches:

  • Army

Complaints to the VA About Cal Poly San Luis Obispo

There have been no complaints registered to the VA for this college.

Notes and References

More about our data sources and methodologies.

**GI Bill® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). More information about education benefits offered by VA is available at the official U.S. government website at http://www.benefits.va.gov/gibil.

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