Jessa Rosenthal is a journalism sophomore and Mustang News opinion columnist. The views expressed do not necessarily reflect those of Mustang News. I took the ACT three times, the SAT once and had months of tutoring to prepare myself for the exams. This was normal at my high school. We were taught that if we […]
For the 2020-2021 academic year, 52,411 first-time freshmen and 10,758 transfer students applied, according to University Spokesperson Matt Lazier.
The class of 2023 is already breaking records with an average high school GPA of 4.09, SAT of 1402, and ACT of 31, and acceptance rate of 28 percent. The preliminary data given to Mustang News by Cal Poly’s Office of Institutional Research, which could change before being finalized in November, brings the university’s total […]
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 48,162 applications and admitted 14,202 freshmen and transfer students. This resulted in $1,867,800 made from […]
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.