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California Polytechnic University

1 Grand Ave, San Luis Obispo, CA 93407-9000
+1 805-756-1111
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The Best of the Cal States

If you want to send your child to one of the best Engineering schools in California. Then this is... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
David L
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Pasadena, California
Great school

Fantastic education for our son! Great town and location. Safe environment, he loved it and so did... read more

Reviewed 14 June 2017
Teri P
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San Carlos
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good24%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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1 Grand Ave, San Luis Obispo, CA 93407-9000
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you want to send your child to one of the best Engineering schools in California. Then this is the place. While CAL POLY SLO is not the grandest sounding College name. It is very hard to get into and is one of the Nicest...More

Thank David L
Reviewed 14 June 2017

Fantastic education for our son! Great town and location. Safe environment, he loved it and so did we.

Thank Teri P
Reviewed 31 May 2017

Went on a recent field trip with my daughters seventh grade AVID classes. Our tour guides were really great with the kids, very interactive. The campus is BEAUTIFUL and there is so much for the students to get involved in! I left hoping that one...More

Thank Pia T
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

My son knew I was in town to visit but said he had some ceramic work to finish first. I couldn't wait so after arriving on campus I asked several students for directions to the art studio. Staff and students where very inviting. Students appear...More

Thank ngreenberg
Reviewed 17 May 2017

this is one of Californias great universities specializing in agriculture. It is located in a beautiful area unfortunately the buildings are plain ugly mainly hugh blocks of concrete the modern extensions are better and more aesthetic but then you do not go here for the...More

Thank alameagirl
Reviewed 1 May 2017

My kids (ages 8 and 10) and I had a great time exploring the Cal Poly campus for a few hours. It's lovely! We particularly enjoyed the new science building - it has a living periodic table of elements - very cool! Each of the...More

Thank Christina04
Reviewed 26 April 2017

Nice campus. Took self guided tour over Easter weekend. Very well maintained clean campus. Looks like a nice place to go to school.

Thank JimmyJackk
Reviewed 23 April 2017

My son and I flew down to SLO for a tour. We heard Cal Poly had a beautiful campus but the photos never did it justice. Clean, surrounded by nature--gorgeous.

Thank Seredni
Reviewed 19 April 2017

I brought my daughter here when we were in the beginning phases of our search for the right college, and although it was never a place high on her list, she had interest in at least getting acquainted. Mind you, we did not have any...More

Thank kathleencK7427DB
Reviewed 8 April 2017

Lovely campus but lots of people during the open house weekend was a bit crowded, especially with the pouring rains

Thank sdrr97
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