For the 2020-2021 academic year, 52,411 first-time freshmen and 10,758 transfer students applied, according to University Spokesperson Matt Lazier.
Cal Poly received 65,156 undergraduate applications for the 2019-20 academic year, 351 application less than this year.
Cal Poly has been ranked No. 26 in the nation for making the most money off of declined applications in the 2016-17 year, according to a recent study by LendEDU. During the 2016-17 year, Cal Poly had a total of…
Cal Poly has not expanded its lecture space since 2012, but the total student population has increased almost 20 percent.
Cal Poly has the lowest proportion of low-income students in the CSU, but the highest out-of-state cost of attendance.
The recent blackface incident has drawn national and international attention and affected Cal Poly’s image and reputation.
The next application submission period for Fall 2018 will open on Oct. 1 through Cal State Apply.
Cal Poly received comparatively poor scores in economic diversity, low income accessibility and upward mobility.
The change was made to better cater to lower-income students, according to university spokesperson Matt Lazier.