“This increase in applications in no way has a negative impact,” Maraviglia said. “It just makes the admission process more selective.”
The cost is $289 per unit for undergraduates and $319 for graduates or those seeking credentialing.
Cal Poly is planning to meet with city and water officials about the university’s water usage in the next few months.
Cal Poly is working toward giving students a registration time slot based on how many units they’ve earned and dropping priority registration altogether.
Undergraduate applications increased roughly 10 percent from last year, Associate Vice Provost for Enrollment and Marketing James Maraviglia said.
The Writing and Rhetoric Center plans to expand its services to help students communicate on different platforms, not just with writing.
The fee increase would bring the College of Liberal Arts college-based fee on par with the rest of the Cal Poly’s colleges, which all stand at $347.19 per quarter. The College of Liberal Arts fee is now $239.19.