California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo

1 Grand Ave., San Luis Obispo, CA
4-year
Large
Suburban

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Majors offered at California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo

Biggest majors
Business Administration, Management and Operations
Mechanical Engineering
Biology, General

Academics at California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo

1240-1430
SAT Score Range
400
1600
Required with application
26-32
ACT Score Range
1
36
Required with application
Student Faculty Ratio
21 to 1
Selectivity
Selective (30% Acceptance Rate)
School type
Public 4-year institution

Demographics for California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo Students

Ethnicity BreakdownAsianBlackCaucasianHispanicMiddle EasternNative AmericanPacific Islander
California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo Students20%5%42%42%3%3%3%
All Bold.org College Students11%21%39%25%2%2%1%
Gender breakdown
California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo Students
33%
64%
Male
Female
< 3% Gender nonconforming
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Common careers for California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo students

Common Careers and Their Average Annual Salary

Senior Mechanical Engineer112k
Software Engineer98k
Project Manager, (Unspecified Type / General)89k
Electrical Engineer82k
Mechanical Engineer77k
Manufacturing Engineer75k
Project Engineer74k
Based on 27,153 student responses
66.4kAvg. Early Career Pay
123.5kAvg. Mid-Career Pay
51%in High-Meaning careers
38%in STEM careers

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