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California Polytechnic University

1 Grand Ave, San Luis Obispo, CA 93407-9000
+1 805-756-1111
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I Want To Go Back To College!

My daughter and I went to tour Cal Poly during spring break and absolutely loved everything about... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
misopiso88
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Seattle, Washington
Such a Beautiful Campus

I love walking around campus. The energy from the students is invigorating and the people are so... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
DebSLO
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San Luis Obispo County, California
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good22%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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1 Grand Ave, San Luis Obispo, CA 93407-9000
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Reviewed 2 days ago

My daughter and I went to tour Cal Poly during spring break and absolutely loved everything about it. The grounds, the curriculum, the approach to education, everything! You have to declare your major as you apply so it is probably not the right place for...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I love walking around campus. The energy from the students is invigorating and the people are so friendly.

Thank DebSLO
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Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

Wonderful weekend festivities in a beautiful setting. We enjoyed housing tour, dined on campus , bought swag at the bookstore,saw farmers market and mission last night , attended major presentations and classrooms and labs, quarter plus and rec center info and tour , visited the...More

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Reviewed 6 April 2018

The campus is a garden setting surrounded by rolling hills. The arboretum is lovely and the Plant Shop sells healthy plants for landscaping and tomatoes in the Spring. The hike up Poly Canyon follows a babbling brook where you may see turkeys, quail or even...More

Thank Terizza
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Reviewed 2 April 2018

Such a Beautiful campus with many amenities for everybody, including a bowling alley. Can't beat the concerts and other activities that go on at the PAC (Performing Arts Center). Take the time to just walk around and see all the beautiful architecture.

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Reviewed 12 March 2018

Checked out Cal Poly as a potential college for my High School daughter - the students here love their school and cannot stop talking about how great campus life is

Thank friardomer
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Reviewed 10 February 2018

This school is a five star educational institution. All departments are superior, state of the art gym, warm moderate climate, and beautiful environment in central California.

Thank Colleen K
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Reviewed 22 January 2018

If you are interested in visiting some of the on campus eats, come on the weekend for free parking. You can get eats at the Campus Market, which stocks Cal-Poly student made goods...or get good fresh Bagels at Einstein Bagel shop. If you have a...More

1  Thank Paul M
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Reviewed 13 January 2018 via mobile

One of the most BEAUTIFUL campuses we've had the pleasure to visit. You'd have to be crazy to NOT like this place.

Thank Michael S
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Reviewed 24 November 2017

30 years ago I was put on a one-year waiting list to attend this university. I decided to go somewhere else...bad call

Thank jim m
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